Physicians, medical practices and health care entities are unfortunately all high-visibility lawsuit targets. Many think insurance is the only viable protection tool to shield their practices, businesses and themselves from such litigation risks. However, as we will explore...
Security breaches are detrimental to any business. In addition to the financial costs involved, a tarnished reputation is difficult to overcome — and customer trust is undoubtedly tough to regain once personal information has been compromised.
The number of countries deemed to be an "extreme risk" for human rights abuses has increased by 70 percent since 2008. According to Maplecroft's Human Rights Risk Atlas, the number of countries in the category rose from 20 to 34. Factors in locations of increased risk included...
While some economy watchers have been disappointed by lackluster retail sales over the long Black Friday weekend, two other data points recently released suggest the economic recovery is picking up steam. The Institute for Supply Management's index of manufacturing activity...
It's nearly the end of the year, so better start planning your awesome holiday party — and the legal team you may need to field afterward. Robin E. Shea, writing on the Employment & Labor Insider blog, came up with five sure-fire ways to throw a legally treacherous...
The Atlantic hurricane season ended without a major hurricane and with the fewest named hurricanes since 1982. That will lead to a low double-digit decline in related catastrophe reinsurance pricing in the 2014 renewals, according to Fitch Ratings. Insurance industry earnings...
Canadian mining companies need to change the way they do business to weather ongoing market volatility and remain viable into the future, a recent Deloitte report found. "Mining is a tough business. Costs keep rising, grades keep going down and miners are unable to replace...
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