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Risk in Context

Timely posts from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business — and your bottom line.


California Wildfires: Claims and Risk Management Considerations

Posted by Robert W. O’Brien October 12, 2017

Businesses and individuals can’t control the path of wildfires or the damage that they may cause, but you can take proactive steps to better protect your employees, operations, and finances.

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Optimize Executive Safety Engagement With CARE

Posted by Larry Pearlman October 10, 2017

The number of executives who see themselves as effective safety leaders is growing. Now is the time to further their safety interests and develop their leadership capabilities through the CARE model.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Active Shooter Preparedness and Response Capabilities

Posted by Renata Elias October 09, 2017

Active shooter events and other forms of violence can strike anywhere and any time, and unfortunately they often arise without warning. Businesses cannot fully eliminate these threats, but you can take action now that may reduce the risk to your organization, better protect its people, and hasten its recovery.

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Storm Surge Policy Questions Swell in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

Posted by Duncan Ellis September 14, 2017

In the wake of Irma, be sure to carefully assess the damage, work closely with your insurance advisors, and review your coverage limits and how deductibles are applied.

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4 Property Insurance Policy Features to Review as Hurricane Activity Continues

Posted by Paul McVey September 07, 2017

Managing the effects of a catastrophic storm on your business can be a long and complicated process. By reviewing your insurance coverage early on and laying the groundwork for a claim, you can better position your organization to more quickly return to normal operations and maximize your insurance recovery.

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Seeing Your Way to Better Harvey Claims Management

Posted by Dr. Bev Adams August 31, 2017

Through different perspectives on your loss together with deep analysis, visual intelligence enables you to gather real-time, actionable information to advance your claims while preserving life safety and business operations.

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7 Business Continuity Action Areas Following Harvey

Posted by Chandra Seymour August 30, 2017

The damage associated with Harvey is a reminder of the importance of developing, maintaining, and exercising corporate-level crisis management, emergency response, and business continuity plans.

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Minimizing the Effect of Harvey’s Service Interruptions

Posted by Robert W. O’Brien August 29, 2017

Power outages and other interruptions are an unfortunate reality in the wake of any storm. Regaining service and recouping your loss will be essential to your recovery from Harvey.

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3 Key Insurance Coverage Considerations Following Harvey

Posted by Charles F. Martin August 28, 2017

A disaster such as Harvey can affect several insurance programs. Whether your property is affected by wind, flood, storm surge, or environmental damage, working with your insurance advisors to understand your insurance coverage and give notice on any policy(ies) triggered by the event can help you comply with reporting provisions, maximize your recovery, and minimize disruptions to your normal operations.

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Protecting People and Operations as Hurricane Harvey Approaches

Posted by Robert W. O’Brien August 25, 2017

Managing the effects of a storm or other natural catastrophe can be a challenge, but you can position your organization to better protect your employees and bottom line. And you can work with your risk and insurance advisors to manage your claim and accelerate your recovery.


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