- Willis Towers Watson revenue up 7.6% in second quarter
Willis Towers Watson P.L.C. said Friday that its second-quarter revenue rose 7.6% to $1.95 billion, its second earnings report since its $18 billion January merger of Willis Group Holdings P.L.C. and Towers Watson & Co.
- Commercial insurance rates drop again in July
Commercial property/casualty insurance rates dropped 1% in July, matching declines in June, electronic insurance exchange MarketScout said Friday.
- OSHA cites roofing firm after worker falls 33 feet to death
A South Dakota roofing company has been cited and faces $77,000 in proposed fines from federal workplace safety regulators as a result of a 24-year-old employee falling more than 30 feet to his death.
- PwC must face MF Global malpractice lawsuit
(Reuters) — A federal judge rejected PricewaterhouseCoopers L.L.P.’s bid to dismiss a $1 billion lawsuit accusing it of professional malpractice for helping cause the October 2011 bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings Ltd.
- Drug compounders get cleanliness guidance from FDA
Federal regulators have released suggestions for drug compounding companies on how to maintain a clean work environment.
- Refinery chemical incident probe highlights safety culture gaps
A U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board report about two sulfuric acid releases at a California refinery owned by Tesoro Corp. highlighted multiple concerns about the refinery’s safety culture.
- Judge sticks with Aetna-Humana merger case, reassigns Anthem-Cigna
Judge John D. Bates says he’ll keep Aetna and Humana’s case because it “must proceed” before a merger deadline of Dec. 31.
- Steel mill faces safety fines after sling bolt failure
An Arkansas steel mill has been cited and is facing $56,000 in proposed fines from federal workplace safety regulators after an employee fatality.
- Insurer group opposed to latest comp opt-out efforts
Opt-out legislation isn’t the way to reform Illinois’ workers comp system, the American Insurance Association says.