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Articles from Risk & Insurance (September 1, 2004)

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13th Annual National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference[R] & Expo. 5570
A law's uneven spoils: a certification process to protect companies from liability in the development of anti terrorism products and services appears to favor big firms at the expense of small ones. Deering, Ann 248
A state regulatory system serves buyers best: when a single, national regulator makes a mistake, it will have significant consequences. Chamness, Charles M. 520
Alternative risk. Schmidt, J.P. Letter to the Editor 295
Bridging a divide: administrator and educator Weili Lu first crossed the Pacific Ocean bridging China and the United States nearly two decades ago. Now she's hoping to bridge the generational divide by bringing risk management to a generation of young talent. Green, Paula L. 1413
Cozen O'Connor. 104
Every so often there rises to the surface sentences so clear and prescient. Tuohy, Cyril 228
Health summit: costs have nowhere to go but up: experts may--or may not--be able to agree on how to fix the nation's health care ills. Yet they all agree that providing health insurance will keep on getting more expensive. Allen, Russ 414
Imagining a Brave New World. Rousmaniere, Peter 590
It's hip--or HIP--to be healthy. Strazewski, Len 530
Musings on the runoff racket. Crombie, Roger 622
Not-so-cheap sleeps: expensive beds drive a wedge in workers' comp programs: when beds were made of slats and springs and cost a few hundred dollars, tacking the cost of a bed onto an insurance bill was a no-brainer. But with some beds costing as much as $30,000, it pays to think twice before signing on the dotted line. Dolan, Thomas G. 405
PMA Insurance Group. 88
Proceeding with caution: the consequences of a bad risk management decision in the freight transportation industry can be devastating and freight rails and the motor carriers have had to take a hard look at their risk management practices and their vulnerabilities. Vowinkel, Patricia 4090
Regaining control: vehicle tracking systems have come a long way in the last decade. New systems have features that do even more for the bottom line than just prevent theft. Insurers are taking notice. Kurin, Owen 1660
Riddled in mystery: the development of insurance products is sometimes shrouded in mystery. Other products and services develop incrementally, without a whiff of a "Skunkworks" mentality. Perhaps most surprising, though, is the role regulators play in spurring firms to develop new products. Some of the most successful products took off in the wake of federal and state laws. Slattery, Thomas J. 2503
Risk management & benefits software directory. 12657
Running off with the cash. Hammesfahr, Robert W. 997
Singing the praises of a federal charter: the patchwork of state rules has left the insurance industry in a dysfunctional straightjacket. Berrington, Craig A. 508
Smaller cities turn to software to fight terror: when raising taxes is not an option, the efficient allocation of manpower and resources is a town's best bet. Tuohy, Cyril 408
Staking a claim: a spate of mergers and acquisitions activity in the RMIS world shows how difficult it is for independent shops to survive as the marketplace thirsts for "value-added" services. Tuohy, Cyril 1451
The CRO: a species at risk: the position of chief risk officer is struggling to find a niche within many organizations. Beyond a few sectors, notably the energy and financial services industries, the need for a CRO is still hotly debated. Quinn, Lawrence Richter Cover Story 2353
The new scrutiny. 2414
Title insurance. Olsen, Curt Letter to the Editor 95
Upcoming events. Calendar 279
Vanishing--slowly but surely--into thin air: in 1981, there were 124 U.S. reinsurers reporting to the Reinsurance Association of America. Only 45 of them were left by 2002, according to the RAA, and some of those that are left are now in runoff. Vowinkel, Patricia 1334
Worth repeating. 152

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