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PEP Talk: Medical Marijuana

The legal use of medical marijuana is continuing to expand at the state level across the country. The impact on workers compensation coverage remains fluid, and questions remain as to how workers compensation insurers will adapt to this evolving landscape.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

Turboprop Fleet Report - Q2 2017

We are reviewing twin- and single-engine turboprop segment activity since 2nd Quarter 2016. While much has changed, including the addition of the Quest Kodiak 100 to our roster, many stalwarts remain.

Tag(s): Aviation;

School Talk: Schools Should Choose Their Insurance Broker First

Today’s challenging and unpredictable economic conditions are forcing schools to scrutinize the price they pay for all products and services, as well as, to evaluate their professional relationships like never before. The costs and relationships associated with property and casualty insurance, claims, third party administrator services, workers compensation and risk management services are no exception.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

Environmental Risk and Insurance Discussion for Schools, School Districts and School Pools

This review is provided by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world’s leading providers of risk management and insurance brokerage services. Gallagher Environmental Practice specializes in providing environmental risk management and insurance services. Our role as an industry leader is to (1) identify the potential environmental risks our clients may be facing, (2) analyze the risks in terms of potential frequency and severity, and (3) review the appropriate risk control and financing mechanisms, including environmental insurance, available to address these risks.

Tag(s): Environmental Risk; Energy; Insurance Discussion for Schools;

Field to Fork: Fall 2017

Welcome to the Fall 2017 edition of Field to Fork. This communication authored by various members of the Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Food & Agribusiness Practice and is designed to be a tool for sharing industry information, new regulations, Gallagher Food & Agribusiness products and much more.

Tag(s): Food & Agribusiness;

Transportation Safety: Professional Excellence

As a professional driver, your workplace is “the road.” The National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course for Professional Truck Drivers has a really challenging section on achieving excellence while behind the wheel. Excellence is defined as, “the state, quality or conditions of excelling (or superiority).”

Tag(s): Transportation Safety Topics;

Healthcare News: September 12, 2017

In this issue, regulatory developments in medical device cybersecurity; plaintiffs make progress with claims following data breaches; how the “failing firm” defense justifies mergers; the profile of thefts by employees; and skilled nursing’s increased ownership by and affiliation with hospitals and their investors.

Tag(s): Healthcare;

Medical Device Cybersecurity

The world of cyber risk continues to develop and expand since our May 2016 paper on Medical Device Cybersecurity. The threat of ransomware has come to the forefront as demonstrated by global attacks such as Wannacry2 and Petya. These attacks show how hackers have become more sophisticated in their ability to use malware to exploit vulnerabilities in systems, hardware and devices, as well as highlighting the vulnerabilities of devices and systems that, through their lack of patching and support, and outdated operating systems, are exposed to hacking, worms, etc., that can affect patient safety, system security and data integrity.

Tag(s): Healthcare; Cyber Risk; Cyber Liability; Life Sciences; Management Liability;