How to Structure Language in a Medicare Settlement Release

Protect the insurance carrier, the attorney, and the insured by effectively structuring language in a settlement release.

Photos: Joplin One Year Later

On a Sunday evening in May 2011, the Missouri town of Joplin was devastated by an EF-5 tornado. Take a look at the progress made in reconstructing the town, due in large part to the help provided by the insurance industry.

Workers’ Comp and Predictive Modeling

The benefit of bucking convention and taking that leap of faith into the world of predictive modeling.

When Kids Bring Guns to School

Here are some of the entities that may be named in suits involving kids who bring firearms to school and the premise for their alleged liability.

How Not to Settle a Wrongful Death Claim

Beware of the heir that is not so apparent.

Personal Foul, Personal Injury

Will the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal tackle the NFL and its insurers?

Continuing Your Education

A look at CLM’s revised Reservation of Rights and Choice of Counsel training program.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Case Reporting

Here is a list of what every status report needs in order to be useful for claims professionals.

Claims in the Cloud

The cloud is more than just an inexpensive place for data storage; it also has powerful uses in the claims process.

Head in the Clouds

Thinking about hosting your claims system in the cloud? Be sure to look at these five key points before selecting a provider.

Between the Lines, April 2012

Kris Kennet and other CLM members answer the question, “What do you consider to be the most challenging and most costly claim errors that are made due to inadequate skill development?”

Inside Risk: Scott B. Clark, Miami-Dade County School Board

Scott Clark, a former president and current board member of RIMS—and CLM member since 2011—discusses the job he’s done for 26 years as the risk and benefits officer of the Office of Risk and Benefits Management for the Miami-Dade County School Board.

Around the Nation, April 2012

Claims, risk, and litigation news from around the country.

Learning from the 2011 Tornado Season

A historic year offers coverage lessons for insurers in 2012.

Legislative Issues, ERM Top Risk Managers’ List of Concerns

We provide insights into what risk professionals will be talking about at this year's RIMS conference.

From the C-Suite: Stephen Hunckler

State Auto Group’s Vice President and Chief Claims and Risk Control Services Officer speaks about the developing talent war in claims management, why it’s important to emphasize that claims management is truly a noble profession, and more.

Why Keep Workers in the Dark About Comp Claims Management?

Why are employees kept in the dark about workers’ compensation? Is this merely an oversight, or could it be intentional?

In Your Shoes

While waiting to see a friend in the ICU at the University of Cincinnati’s University Hospital in March, I unexpectedly had my first hands-on experience of what it’s like to be a catastrophe adjuster.

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