Monthly Archives: August 2018

In regulatory news:

OSHA announced that new FAQs and training videos on the agency’s standard for respirable crystalline silica in construction are now available online.

In medical news:

Researchers developed an experimental painkiller option that’s as powerful than morphine at a dose that’s 100 times smaller.

In industry news:

Roberto Ceniceros’ latest column for Risk & Insurance addresses a new report that found claims that are denied and then paid cost significantly more than those that are initially accepted.

In industry news:

Mid-year results for U.S. property/casualty insurers and reinsurers show they are on the mend following a trying 2017, according to Fitch Ratings.

In local news:

Otto Candies, LLC (Des Allemands) has agreed to pay a former employee $165,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC

In regulatory news:

The FDA announced that it has warned four additional online networks, operating a total of 21 websites, for illegally marketing misbranded opioid medications.