Insurance Roundup, July 5, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • Will a peace agreement boost the Colombian economy?

    by Nicola Bilotta on 2017-07-05 at 12:00The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)’s insurgency has slowed down Colombia’s potential for economic growth for decades. The post Will a peace agreement boost the Colombian economy? appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-07-03 at 18:12G20 meets. Jinping visits Russia and Germany. Japan makes deals. Mongolia votes. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Elections and economics: What lies ahead for the DRC?

    by Dimitrios Perdikoulis on 2017-07-03 at 12:00The DRC faces continued political instability, with persistent violence and economic downturn in the region and insufficient opposition to Kabila. The post Elections and economics: What lies ahead for the DRC? appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Shadow banking in China: the potential for financial domino effect

    by Arthur Guarino on 2017-07-03 at 09:35Limits in acquiring capital push Chinese firms to rely on shadow banking, in turn finding a large and willing customer base, risking China’s stability. The post Shadow banking in China: the potential for financial domino effect appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Under the Radar: Kenya Votes 2017 – Bloody ghost of 2007 set for comeback

    by Jeremy Luedi on 2017-07-02 at 14:28Hopes that Kenya’s 2017 vote won’t be an encore presentation face worrying signs that risks from 2007 – and some new ones – are priming Kenya for violence. The post Under the Radar: Kenya Votes 2017 – Bloody ghost of 2007 set for comeback appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

  • Hawaii Workers’ Comp Insurer Drops Pot Dispensaries Over Concerns

    on 2017-07-05 at 09:55Hawaii’s largest workers’ compensation insurer is canceling insurance policies for seven medical marijuana dispensaries preparing to open this summer. Hawaii Employers’ Mutual Insurance Co., citing concerns over criminal liability since the drug is considered illegal by the […]

  • Study Finds Ambulances Respond More Slowly in Summer and Winter

    on 2017-07-05 at 09:46Services are vulnerable to disruptions from both hot and cold weather, with the speed of ambulance response beginning to suffer when the mean daily air temperature drops below 2°C or rises above 20°C. This is thanks, largely, to more emergency … […]

  • Oklahoma’s Rural Roads, Bridges Among Nation’s Worst

    on 2017-07-05 at 09:15Oklahoma’s rural roads and bridges are among the worst in the nation, according to a new report from a national transportation group. TRIP researchers said 16 percent of Oklahoma’s rural bridges are structurally deficient, The Oklahoman reported. That’s the seventh … […]

  • A Drone Pilot’s Perspective on Insurance Claims

    on 2017-07-05 at 09:13Drones are proving to be an affordable, scalable solution for conducting aerial inspections. For large businesses looking to conduct adjustments more efficiently, drones are the optimal way to conserve time and money. In 2016, the FAA’s updated regulations granted insurers … […]

  • Pulse Nightclub Victims Drop Gunman’s Wife From Lawsuit

    on 2017-07-05 at 09:03The wife of the gunman in the Orlando, Fla., nightclub shooting has been dropped from a civil lawsuit brought by survivors of the massacre and victims’ families. An amended complaint filed last week in state court in South Florida dropped … […]

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