In light of numerous foodborne illness outbreaks, government regulators are taking every measure possible and utilizing every technology at their disposal to prevent and respond to product contamination exposures in food facilities. New technologies allow regulators (and others) to quickly detect and trace harmful pathogens “hiding” in food facilities, raw materials or finished products.
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Shipping, receiving and storing grain is a highly volatile process that carries with it a wide variety of hazards and associated risks that can result in damage to property and physical injury to individuals. Taking preventive measures to avoid potential hazards, including grain dust explosions, fire, employee engulfment and asphyxiation, are imperative for every business operation in the industry.
Unfortunately, scenes of violence marked by individuals acting out in dramatic fashion have become a fixture of the daily news cycle, too often taking place in a hospital, medical office building or other care centers. Clinicians and healthcare executives carry the responsibility of initiating actions to minimize and mitigate the risk of these events at their facilities.
Hedge funds and private-equity firms are deepening their involvement in big-ticket personal-injury lawsuits against drug companies and medical device manufacturers — and are branching into other areas including automobile claims, which may impact your claim strategies
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The purpose of this paper is to explain the basis of liability for a public company, discuss the D&O marketplace with respect to IPO exposures, and set forth what you can expect from us as your broker in the process.
Businesses of all kinds and sizes need to protect their customer information and other data. It is beyond dispute that non-tangible assets - especially those stored on computers - are critically important to virtually every business. Consider: most buildings are replaceable. The formula for Coca Cola is not.
The Private and Nonprofit D&O market trends have remained static over the last few years. Rates have continued to remain flat for the most part barring any significant changes or increased risk profile. As such, capacity is still vast and competition among markets can be fierce, so coverage enhancements are readily available despite an increase in both the frequency and severity of claims.
Every year insurance buyers are eager to learn about what pricing they should expect for the next year. The insurance market has been pretty benign the last few years—with the exception automobile liability.
The events following the unconstitutionally-held 1 October referendum in Catalonia are both historic and unprecedented.