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Articles from Risk & Insurance (September 15, 2004)

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A 'Tsunami' heaves toward U.S. shores: Using sand-bags to defend corporations against a tidal wave of rising benefits expenses is unlikely to do much good. More drastic measures are necessary, experts say, and employees look as if they most likely will have to bear the burden. Strazewski, Len 2517
Australian claims drop in wake of legal reforms: injury claims plummet from more than 20,000 to 8,000 and some lawyers have trouble finding work. McDonald, John 386
Aversion to risk breeds linguistic absurdity. Crombie, Roger 576
Editor's page. Tuohy, Cyril 244
Employers will come under pressure over the next several years to keep their existing workforce. Here's why. 125
Enter this market at your own risk: for a long-term care insurance policy form, whose lifetime averages three to five years, the startup sales strategy should target a minimum of $5 million of annual new sales premium, says one long-term care industry expert. Cathcart, Dan 1318
For once, a happy ending. Rousmaniere, Peter 566
Hanging up on D&O and E&O. Morris, Gregory DL 1891
Health savings accounts' buzz. Strazewski, Len 536
Industry risk report: telecommunications. 2216
Insuring the services of a thoroughbred: should smarty Jones fail to produce an heir, insuring him may be more expensive than his owners planned. McDonald, John 376
Megawatt analyst's Southern glow. Green, Paula L. 1381
Naked exposure: a new play has the medical community abuzz about what it means to face a world without medical malpractice coverage. Nationwide, very few doctors practice without it. But you can bet that "going naked" has crossed the minds of just about every doctor in the country. Allen, Russ 1893
Reality shows push the limits: which is easier--performing a stunt on a reality TV show or insuring the show? Which would you rather do--eat maggots to win $100,000 or insure a reality TV show? Gurevitz, Susan Cover Story 2378
Save those policies! Mullins, Ronald Gift 1147
Scoring benefits consumers, regulators and taxpayers: credit scores allow underwriters to accurately assess risks, allowing them to charge a fair premium. Sullivan, Kevin T. 603
Scoring is unfair, unjust and undermines public policy: credit scoring is arbitrary, discriminatory and violates actuarial standards for risk classification. Birnbaum, Birny 618
Upcoming events. Calendar 309
Vermont captive conference confronts the limits of growth: new education initiative also announced along with special insurance designation for captive profession. Roberts, Jack 349
Why exchanges crashed: exchanges were tried in every industry and the big players like Ariba and Freemarkets are today trading at a fraction of their value five years ago, But these firms were successful mostly in the trading of commodities and raw materials, not reinsurance. Green, Howard 1516
Worker loses arms, goes "bionic": advances in prosthetics make life easier for double-amputee. Morris, Barbara 443

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