Risk News

A Turbulent Year for the Aviation Industry, Despite Improving Safety

First, Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 mysteriously disappeared in March, dominating the news cycle and baffling aviation experts, government officials and civilian observers alike. This month, three tragedies in short succession have kept the industry in the hot seat. Malaysia Airlines made headlines once again on July 17 after Flight MH 17, a Boeing 777 flying [...]

Costliest Man-Made Disasters

From oil spills to nuclear waste to a floating garbage patch containing 3.5 million tons of plastic, man-made disasters are some of the most expensive, and, in some cases, the most difficult to clean up. Here is a list of the costliest, and the strangest, man-made disasters on the planet. Source: Emergency-Management-Degree.org Share this on [...]

7th Circuit: ‘Common Damage’ Not Required for Class Certification

On July 2, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit entered its opinion in IKO Roofing Shingle Products Liability Litigation, No. 14-1532 (7th Cir. July 2, 2014), and vacated a district court’s decision denying class certification. A Seventh Circuit panel of Judges Wood, Easterbrook, and Kanne found that the district court erred when it [...]

More News

Chapter Announcements

New Local Job Posting

Insurance Administrator @ Benchmark Senior Living

New Local Job Posting

Financial Analyst @ BJ's