See You in indY!
Whether you’ll be attending this month’s PLRB claims conference in Indianapolis or
admiring the festivities from afar, you’ll want to tune in for our ongoing coverage,
including chats with industry leaders and tweets from breakouts and networking events. We’ll also be
reporting on the action from the Insurance Services Expo, which will feature more than 300 providers
representing virtually all segments of the p&c industry. A well-dressed Manning lit up the show floor last
year, so who might make a cameo appearance this time around? My money is riding on Sean Connery.
Ok, not really. But to whet your appetite, we have created a
quick preview of the mammoth claims event, including our top
picks for must-see sessions. You can check that out, beginning
on page 49 in this issue. For breaking news and analysis live
from Indy, visit www.propertycasualty360.com/claims, or follow
us on Twitter @pc360_claims.
In the meantime, below are some picks to enjoy while in flight
or when waiting for a celebrity meet-and-greet.
No Dune Too Steep:
Reckless ATV Riders Swarm
By Timothy A. Logsdon
Too many thrill-seekers are traveling public roads in vehicles designed for off-road use, leading to a rising number of serious injuries, claims and even deaths.
Is stricter enforcement of helmet laws the answer to reducing
fatal accidents and heedless driving behaviors? What role will
Using More of What’s
Already in the Box
By Gary Jennings, CPCU, ARM, ALCM, AIC,
We are often advised to “think outside of the box.” This sometimes eye roll-inducing phrase refers to the perceived need to develop extraordinary
and innovative approaches that are not part of the usual or
accepted philosophies or processes. Often, insurers and other
entities erroneously believe they must find an extraordinary
thinker to solve all of their workers’ comp, liability, and property claims management programs. Unfortunately, too often
these same organizations fail to use what’s already “in the
box” to significantly improve their claims programs.