• Innovation Awards deadline extended

    Due to multiple requests for an extension, Business Insurance extended the deadline for the 2019 Innovation Awards until Friday, July 21.

  • The BI Top 10: Week of June 10, 2019

    This week’s leading stories feature ILS hires by Aon, an investigation of misconduct allegations at Tokio Marine, a crane fatality and more.

  • US can’t sue state over nuclear presumption law: Federal judge

    The U.S. government has no legal recourse over the state of Washington’s one-year-old law that provides workers compensation benefits for workers suffering from ailments stemming from employment on the 75-year-old decommissioned nuclear site in Hanford, Washington, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

  • Negligence claim against employer for carpool deaths tossed

    A poultry processing plant worker who had been giving two of his co-workers a ride to work was not acting “in the course and scope of his employment” when the car collided with a school bus, killing the two workers, the Supreme Court of Mississippi ruled in tossing a negligence suit filed by family of the deceased.

  • Comp commission can consolidate related claims

    Two workers compensation claims filed by a man who injured his knee twice in two and a half years while working for different companies can be consolidated and paid in equal parts, the Supreme Court of Idaho ruled Thursday.