Top News   March 3, 2010
WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Cadmium Crisis and Its Impact on Liability Insurers
If prior instances of contamination related to products manufactured in China prove to be any indication, then the recent discoveries of cadmium-tainted children's jewelry may result in extensive litigation. As the authors explain, determining liability will be tricky. Read more

Chile Economic Damage Could Hit $30 Billion, Modeler Estimates
Although insured loss estimates are not yet available, Equecat believes that economic damage resulting from Saturday's earthquake could reach between $15 and $30 billion, or 8 to 6 trillion pesos. What percentage of the country's real GDP does that equate to, and what types of facilities were most heavily affected? Find out here.

Teen Driving: Girls Behaving Badly
The findings of a recent Allstate Foundation study suggest that girls are racing ahead of boys in their need for speed and "aggressive" driving behavior. Teenage girls also admit to excessive multitasking while maneuvering their rides. Read more

Tweet Suite Digest — March 3, 2010
Claims Magazine is twittering every day about breaking news and timely topics, not to mention keeping readers up to date on the latest postings to What can Twitter do for you? Click to find out.

Fraud of the Week: Medical Mismanagement
After receiving illegal kickbacks for referring workers' comp medical payments, two business owners must pay a total of $1.5 million in a settlement that will allow the duo to avoid prison time. Read more

Claims IQ

Each week we test readers on their claim knowledge. This week's question is:

Coastal Chile has experienced __ quakes of magnitude 7.0 or greater since 1973.

A. 5
B. 13
C. 22
D. 100

Answer Here!

Last week's question was:

Almost 13 percent of viewers were also surfing the Web while watching the Vancouver Olympics opening ceremony, according to Nielsen. What was their Web site of choice?

A. Yahoo
B. Twitter
C. Facebook

Great job, e-News readers! More than half of you answered correctly. According to preliminary data from Nielsen's panel of TV and Internet users, multitaskers averaged 32 minutes of simultaneous activity (per use) during the opening ceremony. An estimated 41 percent of these users spent time on Facebook. Google and Yahoo were the next two most popular sites.

Here are the final results for last week:

A. 25%
B. 12%
C. 53%
D. 10%

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