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"The more we're able to understand that person and what they're dealing with, the better we're able to help them get back to where they were prior to where their injury occurred," says Ives. (Credit: Steve Heap/Shutterstock) “The more we’re able to understand that person and what they’re dealing with, the better we’re able to help them get back to where they were prior to where their injury occurred,” says Ives. (Credit: Steve Heap/Shutterstock)

Nearly everything one can think of falls under the vast umbrella that is insurance. This can place a heavy burden on those in the industry to nip risks in the bud before they bloom. One risk, in particular, that has the attention of both the insurance industry and the public at large is the opioid crisis.

Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is an associate editor for NU PropertyCasualty360. Contact him at djacob@alm.com.

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