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Employers will likely have an easier time combating claims of Title VII sexual orientation discrimination in front of a high court without Justice Anthony Kennedy, but he took more conservative positions on other key labor and employment issues, experts say.
Validus Specialty Underwriting Services Inc. has recruited Bob Eells from XL Group to be senior vice president and chief operating officer of Validus Specialty, Western World Insurance Group and Crop Risk Services, the insurer said in a statement Thursday.
Acend Inc., doing business as REIN, has launched DroneInsurance.com., its first digital portal designed to allow commercial drone operators to safeguard their business and self-manage coverage online, the company said in a statement Thursday.
A child’s death caused by an apartment management company employee shooting — and encouraging others to shoot — a handgun was the result of gross negligence, said a federal appeals court in overturning a lower court decision in an insurance coverage dispute.
Total workers compensation insurer combined losses and expenses incurred in 2017 were $16.2 billion, or 91% of calendar year premium, compared with $16.9 billion, or 94% of calendar year premium, in 2016, the Oakland, California-based Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau reported Tuesday.
A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling and held that Uber Technologies Inc. cannot compel plaintiffs in a putative class action suit to arbitrate their claims because the arbitration agreement provided during its registration process was inconspicuous.