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Click here for the source.   Last week we asked “Where are the best drivers?” This week we find out where the worst ones are. Seattle-based insurance comparison shopping site QuoteWizard wanted to find out where the best and worst drivers in the nation are located, and found that drivers on the West Coast tend…
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JAN 12, 2017 | BY MATT LIVINGSTON   As we enter the heart of winter and turn our attention toward cold weather conditions where freezing water can wreak havoc on commercial and residential property, the threat of catastrophic failure to boilers looms large (as seen in Figure 1). Figure 1 and an inside view of…
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    PEABODY, Mass. – eServices, a specialized platform focused on providing turn-key risk management, claims, marketing and technology solutions through its various entities, today announced the 2017 Risk Management Summit at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas from October 15-19. The Summit will continue to be open to any and all attendees interested in the…
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Click here for the source.   Top cyber threats during 2017 are expected to include nation state cyber espionage, a rise in data integrity attacks and an increase in attacks harnessing Internet of Things (IoT) devices, according to a report published by Stroz Friedberg, an Aon company. Cyber attacks will intensify this year as “exploit…
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Click here for the source.   The U.S. DOT is honing the techniques it uses to perform on-site compliance reviews of trucking companies by expanding the number of interviews performed with carrier employees and checking carriers’ social media accounts. The DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has in recent years found an appreciation for “Enhanced…
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Click here for the source. Done well, return to work (RTW) programs can significantly benefit both employers and injured employees. Such programs help employers better control the total impact and cost of workers being away from work, and strengthen employee engagement by helping individuals through potentially uncertain times. They also help employees more quickly recover…
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December 06, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time   PEABODY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Energi today announced the launch of the eGlass Program. The new program will be administered by Safelite Solutions, a provider of end-to-end management of auto glass claims including multi-channel FNOL to scheduling, pricing assessment, repair/replacement service, data collection and retention, desk review, analytics and…
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Click here for the source.   By: Denise Johnson Reductions in emergency room visits and total claim costs prompted employers, a small business insurance specialist, to expand its Injured Employee Hotline nationwide. The service, which began as a test in Florida in 2014, gives injured workers the option to receive a professional nurse consultation by…
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Click here for the source.   The US Geological Survey said Tuesday that it found what could be the largest deposit of untapped oil ever discovered in America. An estimated average of 20 billion barrels of oil and 1.6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids are available for the taking in the Wolfcamp shale, which is…
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Click here for the source.   NOV 08, 2016 | BY JEFFREY G. RAPATTONI, ESQ., JAMES HULETT, KIM KUSTER   Technology’s role in insurance continues to grow and its impact on special investigation unit (SIU) investigations has helped to make them more efficient and effective. The advent of social media allows carriers to gain personal…
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