How Good is Your Insurer at Handling Claims – Know Before You Buy

Posted by Albert Sica on Mar 12, 2013 11:38:09 AM

When business owners shop commercial insurance coverage, the solvency rating of the proposed insurance company is one critical factor they consider. However, savvy commercial insurance buyers should consider another vital factor — how will the proposed insurer handle your claims?

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Topics: Claim Reporting, Claims Handling, Claims Management, Claims Management Process, Strategic Risk Management, Worker's Compensation

Doing Business Abroad: Worker Injury & Workers Compensation

Posted by Albert Sica on Jan 31, 2013 9:40:02 AM

There is no doubt business is going global. With more workers traveling abroad and spending extended times in foreign locations the risks for both traveler and company increase. In addition, travel abroad exposes staff to potentially serious financial risk from personal illness (i.e. sickness not related to a WC injury) and, in certain countries, kidnap and ransom, terrorism and war risks.  Many of these exposures are not adequately covered under your standard Worker’s Compensation (WC) and Benefit policies.  Prudence dictates the time to address these issues is before the traveler has left on their trip and not when the phone rings at 3:00 in the morning.

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Topics: Claims Management, HCP, Human Capital, Risk Management Blog, Strategic Risk Management, TCoR, Total Cost of Risk, Total Cost of Risk (TCoR), Travel Risk, Worker's Compensation

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