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Data from the National Council of Compensation Insurance shows that injured workers who were issued at least one opioid prescription in 2016 received three times as many opioid prescriptions as the U.S. opioid prescribing rate. (Credit: Iryna Imago/Shutterstock) Data from the National Council of Compensation Insurance shows that injured workers who were issued at least one opioid prescription in 2016 received three times as many opioid prescriptions as the U.S. opioid prescribing rate. (Credit: Iryna Imago/Shutterstock)

The insurance industry is no stranger to responding to crises. Its inception dates back to the Great Fire of London in 1666, and there has been no shortage of disasters since then.

Denny Jacob

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

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