EPLI News

Sharing Economy, Joint Employer Definition Add to Increasing EPLI Exposure

The sharing economy has blurred the line between employees and independent contractors, according to experts who spoke during Marsh’s New Reality of Risk webinar yesterday. The webinar, Managing Wage and Hour and Employment Practices Risks, focused on how employers can …

Insurer May Rescind Policy From Inception if Issued Based On False Answers to Insurance Application Questions

On July 6, 2015 the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, based on California law, applied in the EPLI (employment practices liability insurance) setting the large body of statutory and case law holding that an insurer may …

Top Trending EPLI Claims

Unpaid internships, illegal background checks, pregnancy and health-related employment discrimination continue to be the top trending employment practices litigation cases, according to industry experts. Claims costs are rising, in part due to the length of time it takes to resolve …

Texas Medical Liability Trust to Provide Free EPL Coverage to Policyholders

Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) announced that on Feb. 1, 2013, employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) will be added to all TMLT policies at no extra premium. EPLI covers lawsuits caused by several employment-related events, including harassment, discrimination, FMLA violations, …

Most Commercial Insurance Buyers Accept Coverage Changes, Price Hikes: Survey

The vast majority of commercial insurance buyers renewing their policies appear willing to accept coverage adjustments, moderate price increases, or both, according to a new survey. Still, the survey of risk managers and other corporate insurance buyers by Hanover Stone …