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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.


Calculate Your Implied Risk Charge to Manage Catastrophic Casualty Risk

Posted by Steven Jones March 24, 2017

Once you calculate the costs of unexpected losses, you can take steps to reduce it.


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Related to: Analytics , Casualty

3 Ways to Prepare for Flooding Following Winter Storms

Posted by Duncan Ellis March 17, 2017

Flood risks will increase as temperatures rise, but you can take steps now to protect your people and assets

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Related to: Property , Flood Services

Think Beyond Insurance to Manage Total Cost of Casualty Risk

Posted by Christopher Flatt March 10, 2017

If you’re only focusing on insurance premiums, you’re probably missing opportunities to reduce casualty costs.

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Related to: Casualty

Financial and Professional Insurance Outlook: Rates Decrease, Uncertainty Increases

Posted by Greg Spore March 02, 2017

Despite eight straight quarters of rate declines, several trends suggest insureds must remain vigilant.

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Looking to Cut Your Workers’ Comp. Medical Costs? Consider Telemedicine

Posted by Thomas F. Ryan February 24, 2017

Telemedicine enables injured employees to get the timely care needed for better outcomes.

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Related to: Workers' Compensation

Property Insurance: 5 Risks to Watch

Posted by Duncan Ellis February 21, 2017

Not limited to natural disasters, principal property exposures include cyber-attacks and active shooters.

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Related to: Property

Staying Ahead in the Property Insurance Market

Posted by Duncan Ellis February 16, 2017

Ample capacity and competition have meant declining rates for some time, but arising issues could reverse the trend.

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Related to: Property

Political Risk Insurance Outlook: Still a Buyer’s Market

Posted by Evan Freely February 15, 2017

Globally, nearly 60 insurers currently offer political risk coverage, creating significant competition and giving buyers many choices.

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How to Make It All Add Up: Quantifying Cyber Business Interruption Exposures

Posted by Tom Fuhrman February 13, 2017

Cyber business interruption exposures are notoriously difficult to quantify, but a scenario-based analysis can be a big help.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Three Common Safety Leadership Errors to Avoid

Posted by Larry Pearlman February 09, 2017

Avoiding common pitfalls can better enable company leaders to champion safety and reinforce expectations across the organization.

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting