The old days of one person being able to deal with all of a customer’s insurance needs have gone by the wayside.
Underwriters need to think about how they invest time and capital in launching new products and searching for new opportunities.
A panel of insurance experts says specialists are held to higher professional standards—and consumers expect to get what they pay for.
While much attention is focused on Florida, storms have wreaked havoc on the property markets in other coastal states, particularly Louisiana, Texas and South Carolina.
States are suffering because of the lack of strong building codes and mapping, industry leaders say.
With the Federal Reserve in an aggressive rate-raising mode for the first time in a decade, its moves could create a fault line between newly issued life and annuity products. After years of shifting to products that are less interest-sensitive, the industry may also see a move back the other way.
Travelers Group and Hartford Insurance Group retain the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in a ranking of workers’ compensation direct premiums written, according to AM Best research. See the Best's Rankings list of US Workers' Compensation — 2022 Edition.
AM Best defines Florida personal property specialists as regional insurers domiciled in Florida with predominant exposures to Florida personal property insurance.
Pie distributes direct, through wholesale and retail agencies and via partnerships with payroll and small and medium-sized businesses.
Artificially manipulated audio and video could soon present risks to insurers. Researchers are creating tools to better segregate real from artificial.
With new innovations come new risks. Here are three emerging hazards that should be on the radar for insurers and their customers.
Insurers must not derive a false sense of security if claims severities were mitigated amid the COVID-19 era.
The November issue also includes coverage of developments with workers’ compensation and homeowners insurance.
Insurers ranked by 2021 direct premiums written.
Insurers were ranked by 2021 total admitted assets.
Filings were based on a disposition date from Jan. 1 to Oct. 1, 2022.
Risk professionals turn to machine learning and artificial intelligence to forecast the financial risks of extreme events.
Goose Insurance says insurance shopping shouldn’t always fall on the shoulders of brokers and agents.
SiriusPoint fills permanent chief executive officer spot, Allstate taps a new executive vice president and chief information officer and Axis Capital welcomes a new group chief underwriting officer.
Best’s Underwriting Reports and Best’s Loss Control Reports provide insight into the lines of coverage, exposures and loss control for craft breweries, microbreweries and brewpubs.
Assurant Life of Canada, Wichita National Life Insurance and Maison Insurance are among the North American life/health and property/casualty insurers that have experienced a corporate change.
Nationally, 9% of claims are filed in Florida, but 81% of litigated claims, or 107,000, originated in the state in 2021.
See Best's Rankings list of Florida Homeowners Multi-Peril Filings by Rate Impact Greater Than 10%.
Additional coverage includes Marshall Dennehey’s celebration of 60 years in the industry and the addition of three attorneys at Secrest Wardle.
As a European insurer, Miris said it can only accept members from the European Union and European Economic Area.
Other trending research includes reports on global reinsurance, U.S. surplus lines and U.S. personal auto.
Also, industry professionals discuss growth in Africa’s reinsurance market and explore the robust international specialty market.
Professionals also discuss how insurers are readying for attitudinal shifts in the courtroom as well as how they can prepare for economic downturns.
Progressive leads web analytics provider Semrush's ranking of the top 10 U.S. Homeowners Multiperil Writers based on 2021 direct premiums written.
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