- Lower health insurer profits here to stay?
Deteriorating profits for publicly traded health insurers’ commercial business could be the “new norm,” according to a report by rating agency A.M. Best Co. Inc.
- Chubb shores up commercial marine leadership
Chubb Ltd. has named Mark S. James as head of commercial marine for Chubb’s North America division.
- Doctors dodge repackaging restrictions by dispensing new drug formulations
Physicians frequently dispense prescription drugs with new strengths or formulations to injured workers in states that have enacted legislation to restrict drug repackaging, says a study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
- Ambiguous signature line scuttles employer's arbitration clause
A U.S. District Court has rejected a bank’s arbitration agreement on the basis that its signature line created ambiguity regarding what employees had agreed to.
- JLT to cough up millions in Willis poaching lawsuit
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C. will pay about $31.3 million to settle claims that it poached fine art, jewelry and specie division employees from Willis Towers Watson P.L.C.
- Financier's ex-employee agrees to reduced award
(Reuters) — A Swedish woman has agreed to accept a more than two-thirds reduction to an $18 million jury award in a lawsuit against a New York financier she accused of sexual harassment and defamation, her lawyer said on Thursday.
- Las Vegas Sands pays $9 million to end SEC probe into China and Macau
(Reuters) — Las Vegas Sands Corp. agreed to pay $9 million to end the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s more than five-year probe into whether it violated a federal anti-bribery law.
- Wal-Mart safety citation vacated on appeal
A federal appeals court has upheld the U.S. Department of Labor’s interpretation of a rule requiring employers to conduct hazard assessments in the workplace but has vacated a citation and $1,700 penalty against a Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
- Judge says Google can't google potential jurors for trial
Google can’t google — or at least it can’t google potential jurors in its upcoming trial.