20 Managing Risk at the Happiest Place on Earth
By Patricia L. Harman, Claims Magazine
At twice the size of Manhattan, Walt Disney World faces many of the same risks as a large city. It’s how they manage those risks that makes them unique.
24 How Businesses Can Prepare for Active Shooters
By Kathleen M. Bonczyk, Esq., Workplace Violence Prevention Institute
Personal and business stresses are just some of the triggers for business-related shootings. Recognizing the signs early can be the difference between life and death.
27 Picking up the Pieces after the Storms
By Moshe Beauford
Industry professionals discuss lessons learned from the 2017 hurricane season.
30 With Age Comes Wisdom…and Larger Workers’ Comp Claims
By Scott Berglund, Esq. & Jose Pagan, Esq., Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP
The aging working population is growing and so are workers’ comp claims and the issues affecting them.
33 Weather CSI: Verifying the Impact of Wind, Rain & Storm Surge
By Megan D. Walker-Radtke, CCM, Blue Skies Meteorological Services
Like the crime scene investigators on popular television shows, insurers are using forensic meteorology to verify the real source of hurricane-related claims.
12 The Rise of CAT Claims
By Christine G. Barlow, CPCU
14 Disaster Preparation: What Happens if the Natural Disaster Never Comes?
By Michael Brown
16 Insurance Technology Lessons from 2017
By Bill Brower and George Hosfield
62 It Just Isn’t Fair!
By Ken Brownlee, CPCU
6 Editor’s Note
8 National Report
10 Reporter’s Notebook
18 And the Verdict Is…