- Court strikes down deferred disability benefits for injured workers
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that deferring workers comp benefits for some injured employees is unconstitutional.
- Edison utility wins dismissal of lawsuit over 401(k) plan
(Reuters) — A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by Edison International employees in California who accused the utility of favoring higher-cost mutual funds over lower-cost ones in its retirement plan, despite a U.S.
- Germanwings crash victim families sue U.S. Lufthansa unit
Families of those killed on a Germanwings flight last year have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Arizona federal court.
- Onsite disability management targets faster recovery, smoother return to work
Unum Group said on Wednesday that it will offer onsite disability management for customers who want their employees to benefit from one-to-one engagement with a trained disability consultant before and after disability leave.
- Shopping around annually in federal health care exchange can pay off
Individuals who enrolled in health plans through the federal health insurance exchange saved, on average, more than $500 than if they had stayed in their current plan.
- Summary of benefit rules leaves one major area unaddressed: Cadillac tax
Employers typically will have until Jan. 1, 2018, to comply with new health benefit coverage summary rules.
- Dropped the phone in the loo? Some insurer claim denials not waterproof
A Swiss insurance ombudsman is doing more than just telling smartphone owners to stick their wet communication devices in rice.
- Cyber risks, consolidation pose challenges for directors and officers insurers
An increasing number of cyber incidents could create more cyber-related D&O actions going forward, Fitch Ratings Inc. said.
- Largest U.S. pension plans' funding steady: Analysis
Funding levels of the largest U.S. corporate pension plans held steady last year amid slightly higher interest rates that lowered the value of plan liabilities, Willis Towers Watson L.L.P. says.