Opioids and Workers’ Compensation

By Max Dorfman, Research Writer, Insurance Information Institute As the opioid epidemic continues to roil the country, it’s easy to forget the number of issues that contribute to its severity. Indeed, for workers injured on the job, compensation can include opioid treatments—which can lead to opioid dependence. With this subjectContinue Reading

Can Wildfires Increase the Risk of Flooding?

Wildfires burn millions of acres of land each year, according to the Insurance Information Institute. But even after a wildfire is put out, danger can still linger. Areas that have experienced a wildfire can be at a higher risk for flooding. Here’s a look at why wildfires increase the risk of flooding andContinue Reading

The USD 5 Trillion global insurance market1 is in the midst of a game-changing course correction that will re-define ‘business as usual.’ A ‘digital first’ urgency is sweeping across the landscape, driven by a new generation of consumers, data, automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Let’s take a look at the topContinue Reading

5 Simple Labor Day Backyard Activities

Labor Day marks the end of the summer season, so it’s a good reason to squeeze in a little more time outdoors. To help observe the occasion, here are five do-it-yourself activities and games you can play in your own backyard this Labor Day weekend. 1. Backyard Bowling Set upContinue Reading

Avoid these pitfalls when buying auto, home, flood and renters insurance. Saving money feels good. And shopping around when you’re looking for insurance coverage is a great way to do it. However, simply reducing your coverage or dropping important coverages altogether is like diet without exercise—focused only on numbers, notContinue Reading