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How to spot potential causes of workplace injuries, fatalities

Uncover four indicators of significant injuries or fatalities on worksites and some tips on mitigating these risks.

Posted: Jan 26, 2021

AmGUARD sued by Big Brothers Big Sisters over Hurricane Laura claim payout

The Louisiana chapter of nonprofit BBBS alleges AmGUARD both surveyed Hurricane Laura damage and paid claims in an untimely manner.

Posted: Jan 26, 2021

12 U.S. cities to find affordable luxury real estate

Insurance agents seeking to grow their high-end homeowner clientele should prospect in these trending locales.

Posted: Jan 26, 2021

How should insureds prioritize terrorism insurance in 2021?

Private-market terrorism insurance policies have emerged over the past two decades that offer fresh options for U.S. businesses.

Posted: Jan 25, 2021

Zurich, AXIS pull coverage for controversial oil and gas projects

The announcements come a few weeks after U.S. lawmakers pressed insurance executives not to insure oil and gas developments in the Arctic.

Posted: Jan 25, 2021

When predictive analytics meets an unpredictable world

Discover how the ever-increasingly unpredictable world is leading to a need to evolve predictive analytics.

Posted: Jan 25, 2021

Top 5 risks of 2021, ranked by likelihood

The social and economic consequences of COVID-19 are severe, and experts say its repercussions will likely change how we mitigate threats for years to come.

Posted: Jan 25, 2021

Who's using what in P&C insurance: January 25, 2021

Insurance technology news from State Auto, Ask Kodiak, Amica Mutual Insurance and more.

Posted: Jan 24, 2021

Coverage denied for vape shop that sold faulty e-cig battery

The insurer questioned its duty to defend after a vape store was sued following the sale of a vaporizer battery that exploded in a consumer’s pocket.

Posted: Jan 24, 2021

N.Y. and N.J. seeing rising bad faith claims in UIM/UM cases

Recent case law can help inform insurance carriers on how to treat uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage complaints.

Posted: Jan 24, 2021

A guide to future-readying your insurance business

Discover why the insurance industry is vulnerable to disruption and how technology can lead to new types of insurance based on better-defined risks.

Posted: Jan 22, 2021

5 cybersecurity threats to watch in 2021

Cybercrime is expected to have a worldwide cost of $6 trillion in damages this year.

Posted: Jan 22, 2021

Biden's $1.9T stimulus bill: 11 key elements of the relief plan

In addition to the 'American Rescue Plan,' more legislation is expected out of the new administration that may impact P&C insurance.

Posted: Jan 22, 2021

People on the move in the P&C insurance industry: January 22, 2021

News from Alliance Group, Applied Underwriters, BMS Group Limited and more.

Posted: Jan 21, 2021

How climate change is impacting hurricane risk

Climate-related risks are among the top threats facing P&C and the world at large, and insurers have a critical role to play in mitigating them.

Posted: Jan 21, 2021

Florida Senate mulling repeal of auto no-fault law

While the bill aims to help drivers save money, efficacy studies on repealing personal-injury protection requirements show conflicting conclusions.

Posted: Jan 21, 2021

Creating an effective Twitter marketing strategy

Insurance agencies that follow these steps can grow their online presence to help generate more business in this new year.

Posted: Jan 21, 2021

Modern workforce: How AI will define the next generation

Looking at how artificial intelligence works in commercial insurance can help illuminate its value in today’s evolving workplaces.

Posted: Jan 21, 2021

'Aloha': Life as a claims adjuster in Hawaii

Working as an adjuster in a place some would consider paradise comes with its own set of unique challenges.

Posted: Jan 21, 2021

How insurance plans to heed the Biden-era call for diversity

Insurance-industry leaders point out that the reasons for fostering diversity and inclusion go beyond humanitarianism.

Posted: Jan 21, 2021

Agency transformation: When to revamp compensation plans

Insurance carriers should consider these questions to find out if it is time to improve agent compensation plans

Posted: Jan 21, 2021

COVID's impact on pricing, coverage & digital trends

Accenture's North American P&C leader shares insights on how the pandemic will shape insurance and the importance of building a digital social presence.

Posted: Jan 21, 2021

Distracted driving trend persists, despite passenger complaints

A ticket for distracted driving can raise auto insurance rates by more than 20% and as high as 63% in some states.

Posted: Jan 20, 2021

Aloha: Life as a claims adjuster in Hawaii

Working as an adjuster in a place some would consider paradise comes with its own set of unique challenges.

Posted: Jan 20, 2021

Insurance employment off to a strong start in 2021

Relatively low unemployment and increased wages indicate stability in the insurance labor market this year.

Posted: Jan 20, 2021