- Effects of health reform on workers comp sector masked by other factors
A new study by the National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. highlights the effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on workers comp systems.
- FAA fails to ensure pilots' manual flying skills: Report
(Reuters) — The Federal Aviation Administration is failing to ensure that airline pilots maintain their flying skills so they can safely take control of an aircraft from automated systems during an unexpected event, according to a U.S.
- Berkshire Hathaway launches professional liability cover in Canada
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. said Monday it has launched miscellaneous professional liability insurance coverage in Canada.
- Prescription drug prices up more than 10% in 2015
Prescription drug prices soared in 2015, continuing a trend established the previous year and driven largely by increases in the cost of brand-name drugs, according to an analysis published Monday.
- Former St. Louis Cardinals exec pleads guilty to hacking Astros' computers
The former director of baseball development for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team has pleaded guilty to charges of unauthorized access to the Houston Astros’ computers, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
- Vermont licenses 33 captive insurers in 2015
Aided by a record number of redomestications, captive insurer formations in Vermont surged in 2015, state officials said Monday.
- Israel brings tech expertise to protecting connected cars
(Reuters) — Building on its expertise in technology, Israel is emerging as a leader in the race to keep cars secure and prevent the nightmare scenario of a hacker commandeering your vehicle.
- Operating margins, technology to drive insurer trends in 2016
Insurers will see margin pressure in 2016, and technology will continue to take center stage, according to a report released Monday by Standard & Poor’s Corp.
- GM set to go to trial over recalled ignition switch
(Reuters) — General Motors is set to go to trial Monday in a lawsuit over its 2014 recall of millionsof vehicles for a faulty ignition switch linked to nearly 400 injuries and deaths.