Securities Class Action Lawsuits: A thing of the past?

The Supreme Court of the United States is set to hear Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. this spring with a ruling expected late summer or fall.  If defendants win, federal securities class actions could be eliminated in most circumstances.   This would materially reduce the exposure to directors and officers and insurance carriers providing […]

Product Recall: Is Your Company Covered?

If you are a life science company who manufactures your own products or have your products manufactured by others, you have a Product Recall exposure.  Today, addressing and planning for a product recall is a critical element of risk management.  Recalls can affect a company in two ways; an immediate tangible economic loss to your […]

Got Wellness in Your Workers’ Compensation Program?

One of the largest drivers of workers’ compensation claim costs are medical expenses paid for the treatment of work related injuries and illnesses.  A recent National Council on Compensation Insurance report indicated workers’ compensation medical costs are now approaching 60% of the total cost of WC claims. The medical cost of an individual claim can […]

Is Your Brick & Mortar Store Safe From Cyber Attacks?

Most commercial businesses do not realize their exposure to Cyber attacks.  Every business, large and small, is exposed to these types of attacks, which have serious financial consequences for business owners, customers, employees, and vendors. What is a Cyber attack? Unauthorized electronic access to confidential information. What are examples of types of confidential data? Customer […]