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2019 Cyber Insurance Predictions: Strong Drivers for Growth Ahead

January 15, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

Cyber insurance is trending upward, the industry is growing, and the technology around it is evolving at a very quick pace. While predictions are always hard to make, here are five trends that are likely to catapult the cyber insurance […]


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California Prohibits Auto Insurers From Considering Gender When Setting Prices

January 8, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

Consumer groups applauded the outgoing California insurance commissioner for adopting regulations to prohibit gender use in auto insurance pricing in California. Outgoing California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones issued an order to put into effect rules which the groups say will […]


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Data Show Car Accidents Up in States That First Legalized Marijuana

December 28, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

Crashes are up by as much as six percent in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, compared with neighboring states that have not yet legalized marijuana for recreational use, according to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and […]


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The Bad News About High Auto Insurance Customer Satisfaction

December 10, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

Record high customer satisfaction among auto insurance customers is clearly good news for customers, especially at a time when their overall customer experience is being tested by the rising cost of auto insurance. For insurers, on the other hand, record […]


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Florida Insurance Agents Improvise to Stay Connected During Hurricane Michael Recovery

December 5, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

The page has finally turned on the tumultuous 2018 hurricane season, but for the agents who live and work in the Florida Panhandle the story isn’t over – personally or professionally. “We all still feel like we’re in hurricane mode […]


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Research Finds Fire-Resistant Building Codes Do Not Raise Home Prices

November 27, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

Homes in wildfire-prone areas around the U.S. could be built to better withstand blazes without increasing the cost of construction, according to a new report. The research released Tuesday was sponsored in part by the insurance industry and marks the […]


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Wells Fargo Seeks to Limit Payout for Faulty Auto Insurance Plan

November 26, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

Wells Fargo & Co. is fighting to shut some customers out of a sweeping plan to compensate around 600,000 drivers it pushed into car insurance they did not need, according to court documents and a source familiar with the effort. […]


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Flood Insurance Program to Lapse Nov. 30 Unless Congress Acts

November 19, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

Once again the fate of the nation’s flood insurance program is coming down to the wire. Authorization for the program is set to expire Friday, Nov. 30 unless Congress acts. The most likely action will be another short-term extension. Sens. […]


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New Global Insurance Accounting Rule Could Be Delayed One Year

November 14, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

A global standards body has proposed a one-year delay to implementing its new accounting rule aimed at increasing visibility in how insurers earn money, after the industry said it needed more time to prepare for such a sweeping change. A […]


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What’s Happening and What Lies Ahead for P/C Insurance Pricing: Moody’s

October 30, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

The current pricing environment for property/casualty insurers is “modestly positive,” with commercial and personal auto rates rising by mid-to-high single digits, homeowners and commercial property rates rising by low-to-mid-single digits, and commercial casualty rates showing smaller changes, according to a […]