Product Fraud is Surging During the Pandemic. How Are Insurance Companies Dealing With Liability Determinations?

Every crisis presents an opportunity for bad actors to commit fraud. Covid-19 scams have cost Americans a total of $13.4 million since the beginning of the year, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Fraudulent or mis-advertised products constitute one major category of these scams. It’s likely that plaintiff’s attorneys will take advantage of the fraud surge … Read more

3 Types of COVID-Related Litigation, and How Employers Can Protect Themselves

With the numbers of new infections at or close to peak levels around the globe, it’s possible that the COVID-19 pandemic may soon begin to subside. But the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel may be dimmed by scores of employment-related lawsuits likely to arise from the event. At the end of the … Read more

Employers: Here Are Two Litigation Trends to Watch in 2020, and How to Stay Out of Trouble

Global legal firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP released in January its 16th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report, detailing key trends of 2019 and what employers can expect to see in 2020. The report does have a few nuggets of good news — namely that government-enforced litigation is dropping off slightly under a more business-friendly administration. … Read more

How to Protect Your Business from Hacking and Data Breaches

In this day and age, it’s common to see large breaches and hacks, whether they be data-related or, quite frankly, a bit more personal. In 2018, the biggest data breaches included T-Mobile, Quora, Google, BestBuy and Facebook. More recently, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had his personal text messages leaked amidst his divorce. How does this … Read more

Top 9 Certifications for Risk Management Professionals

So, you’re officially working in the industry. Now what? We collaborated with our friends at CEU Institute to learn more about continuing education and how to become well versed in your profession. Some roles require a professional license – such as adjuster, agent, attorney, or accountant. From there, it’s up to each professional to continue … Read more

Understanding Continuing Education Credits and Specialty Certifications for Risk Professionals in the Insurance, Legal, and Finance Industries

As they say, even teachers need teachers, too. No matter how expert or well versed we are in any subject matter, it’s important to keep growing. Whether it’s learning about new trends in your industry or exploring the same topics in a new light, there’s never a better time to advance your education than now. … Read more

5 Ways To Know If Your Company Needs Legal Spend Management

Does Your Company Need Legal Spend Management? LegalNet Inc weights in.

When strung together, legal spend management can sound daunting and intimidating. To break it down, it’s the simple act of managing your company’s legal budget. Legal spend management has been around as long as litigation has (so, forever), but it’s now being recognized as a necessary solution for companies with a lot of litigated claim … Read more

Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2018

As we transition from 2017 and usher in the New Year, there have been several milestones in workers’ compensation that PRIUM has been monitoring as these issues continue to have an impact on the opioid epidemic, overall medication safety, and our ability to achieve a more balanced biopsychosocial approach in treating injured workers. These are … Read more

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