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Hilary Tuttle

NEW ORLEANS—Bringing workers compensation under central control and greater oversight has drastically changed the cost and efficacy of one of Major League Baseball’s biggest expenditures. Here at the final day of the RIMS conference, Anthony Avitabile, vice president of industry risk management for Major League Baseball, shared some of his insight on implementing a unified [...]

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NEW ORLEANS—While controlling workers compensation costs often focuses on mitigating the risk of slip-and-falls or ensuring employees have proper safety gear, some notable exposures exist in employees’ everyday personal lifestyle choices. In the Thought Leader Theater at RIMS 2015, Fred Hubbs, a partner in the lawfirm Hall Booth Smith, P.C., discussed how different trends—from the [...]

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  NEW ORLEANS—At today’s RIMS 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibition Awards Luncheon, RIMS, the risk management society, announced the winners of its top industry awards. Janice Ochenkowski, international director of global risk management at Jones Lang LaSalle, received the society’s most prestigious honor, the Harry and Dorothy Goodell Award for furthering the goals of RIMS [...]

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NEW ORLEANS—Today, Gary E. Bird, James D. Hinton and Reginald A. Pitchford were recognized as the 2015 inductees to the Risk Management Hall of Fame (RMHF), a joint venture between AIG and RIMS that celebrates risk professionals who have made exceptional contributions to advancing the discipline. “With an eye on the future, it’s important that [...]

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