We are pleased to host our first “Cavalcade of Risk” with the release of this week's edition, number 187. The "CAV", or "blog carnival", is a biweekly rotating collection of articles and links from insurance and other risk-related resources that provides information and insight about risks and risk management.
Edition #187 proudly features hunger, health care, health care delayed, obesity and everything in between. So without further ado, here is this week's collection:
Insurance fraud? Potentially hundreds of millions of dollars may be at issue- Eric Turkewitz of the New York Personal Injury Attorney Blog conducts an original investigation dealing with medical-legal exams. This includes those done by liability insurers and a doctor getting busted on the stand for lying about a one minute 56 second exam that he performed. ______________________
WorkersCompensation.com's Bob Wilson speculates that the AMA's recent elevation of obesity to the classification as a disease presents a potentially super sized problem for the folks in workers' comp. ______________________
Author Bryce Fowler tells us Umbrella insurance is designed to kick in when the liability on your homeowner's and auto insurance policies have been exhausted. It also provides coverage for claims that may be excluded by other liability policies including: false arrest, libel, slander, and liability coverage on rental units you own. ______________________
And while we are on the subject of identity theft, Khaleef Crumbley tells us how a Red Light Camera Scam which steals your identity is becoming popular. Find out exactly how to recognize it and minimize the risk of identity theft across the board. ______________________
From Jason Hull - Our limbic system tells us that we'll never get old, we're indestructible, and that nothing bad will ever happen to us. Tornadoes also only ever land in mobile home parks. This article examines how our limbic system overrides financially prudent actions we should be taking to mitigate risk.