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Deloitte: Most U.S. insurers expect faster growth in late 2021

Insurers recognize the need for innovative thinking and decisive action to become part of their core culture and business model.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

2021 Cyber insurance market update

Web of Risks: Cyber insurance rates swell and capacity tightens as digital threats and losses become more frequent and severe.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

Amazon’s fight against product liability is in full swing

A lawsuit against Amazon could clarify whether the retailer is responsible when a third-party product hurts or kills someone.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

People on the move in the P&C insurance industry: July 30, 2021

News from FM Global, BMS, CFC and more.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

More than 30 charged, prosecuted in auto insurance fraud ring

Operation Dealer’s Choice busted up a car ring that had filed nearly $1 million in fraudulent insurance claims.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

Regulations reduced opioid prescriptions for injured workers

While policies aimed to catch potential abuse, they did not hinder the ability of injured workers to access opioids, a WCRI study found.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

Construction constrained: Market dynamics under U.S. infrastructure plan

Potential government spending of $1.2T would be a massive boon for the construction sector but with serious impact on risk and insurance.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

OSHA levies nearly $1M in fines after six deaths at poultry plant

Nitrogen leaking from a malfunctioning freezer caused five employees to die immediately.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

Cyber experts warn of ransomware risks during Tokyo Olympics

Should the Summer Games face a cyberattack, the losses would be significant.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

Top-rated life insurance for young adults in 2021

These companies offer competitive rates, an array of policies and helpful customer service, according to Investopedia.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

Lessons from Hurricane Maria's devastation in Puerto Rico

A catastrophic event like a hurricane can be devastating for the people who live in areas prone to extreme weather. It can also be one of the most…

Posted: Jul 28, 2021

More states impose cannabis potency laws

In addition to THC limits, some states are likely to adopt potency-related taxes.

Posted: Jul 28, 2021

P&C insurers' net income increased in Q1 2021

However, their combined ratio worsened during the same period.

Posted: Jul 28, 2021

Personal cyber risks: Working smart in a hybrid environment

Chubb's Christie Alderman discusses the cyber risks involved with remote work and how to prevent some of these hazards in a hybrid environment.

Posted: Jul 28, 2021

Aviation insurance trends to watch as 2021 unfolds

From new aircraft to ‘air rage,’ discover the challenges hitting the aviation sector.

Posted: Jul 28, 2021

Smaller companies, remote work reveal cyber vulnerabilities

Ransomware demands increased nearly threefold during the past 12 months, while less sophisticated intrusion techniques were deployed.

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

Calif. couple faces manslaughter charges for allegedly igniting fire

A smoke bomb used at the couple's gender reveal party sparked the El Dorado Fire that caused the death of one firefighter.

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

Insurance coverage when a pool collapses

Coverage Q&A: A neighbor's pool collapsed, causing damage to the insured's property.

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

Around the P&C insurance industry: July 28, 2021

News from Aite Group, Tractable, Hippo and more.

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

How to shift social media marketing from branding to sales

Here are three ways to make insurance social-media marketing more performance driven.

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

M&A boom is under threat in Washington as Aon-WTW deal dies

The Aon-WTW deal was the first valued greater than $10B that has died for regulatory reasons from Biden's tougher stance on consolidation.

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

Former Ga. insurance official convicted on fraud, money laundering charges

Jim Beck was found guilty on 37 charges related to a five-year scheme that siphoned more than $2M from the Georgia Underwriting Association.

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

Novarica: RPA leads 2021 P&C insurer technology deployments

Despite the buzz among insurance-industry leaders and technologists around the potential impact of such tools such as smart devices, wearables and…

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

Seniors are more susceptible to overpaying for home insurance

Across cohorts, policyholders with low credit scores were disproportionately impacted by rising home insurance rates.

Posted: Jul 26, 2021

Growth in SPACs increases demand for D&O insurance coverage

Moves by the SEC regarding proper accounting of warrants are also driving premiums up for D&O coverage.

Posted: Jul 26, 2021