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The opioid epidemic in workers’ comp

The opioid epidemic in workers’ comp

DEC 19, 2017 | BY MARK PEW Repercussions from opioid use in the United States continues at an epidemic level. The CDC has documented there were 64,070 drug overdose deaths in 2016 and approximately 63% (around 40,000 total or 109 per day) of those deaths...

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5 emerging underwriting strategies

5 emerging underwriting strategies

Insurance has a reputation for being slow to innovate. But there's no denying we live in an era of disruption. According to Accenture, 87 percent of insurers agree that tech advancement is no longer linear. It's exponential. Amid this culture of...

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Emerging cyber risks

Emerging cyber risks

Cyber risk exposures have evolved dramatically over the past several years, and in 2016, risk management executives named cyber attacks as the top emerging risk to their business. It is vitally important for claims professionals to understand and be aware...

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Workers’ Comp Industry Grappling With Opioid Addiction

Workers’ Comp Industry Grappling With Opioid Addiction

Click the link to view the full video: https://www.insurancejournal.tv/videos/15753/ The workers’ comp industry is in the midst of an opioid addiction epidemic, according to Karen Derrico, vice president of the workers’ comp and critical care division for...

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