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Insurance Journal South Central 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal Southeast 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal Midwest 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal East 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Property Casualty 360

In defense of the difficult insurance client

Jan 23, 2018 When customers ask lots of questions, it’s not to be difficult. They’re particular about how they spend their money and they expect value.

The many uses of drones

Jan 23, 2018 These eyes in the sky capture critical information for adjusters on a myriad of claims.

The aftermath of wildfires: Insurance coverage questions answered

Jan 23, 2018 In order for insureds to have coverage for the mudslides, landslides and mudflows, the insureds may look to a flood policy...

Who's using what in P&C insurance: Jan. 22, 2018

Jan 22, 2018 Insurance technology news from EIS Group and CSAA Insurance, InsuredMine, Betterview, FICO and Barbican, Bankers Insurance Group,...

Business Insurance

Factories closing amid lack of supplies, inflation

Jan 23, 2018 Factories across Venezuela have been forced to shut down amid lack of supplies and raw materials, skyrocketing inflation and a...

QBE Insurance records $1.2 billion loss

Jan 23, 2018 Australia-based QBE Insurance Group Ltd. recorded a loss of about $1.2 billion in 2017 due to payouts related to wildfires in California, storms in...

World Bank launches $1-billion cat bond

Jan 23, 2018 The World Bank Group has launched a $1-billion catastrophe bond to provide earthquake cover to the member nations of the Pacific Alliance trade bloc...

Natural disasters to cost $1.2 billion annually

Jan 23, 2018 Tim Grafton, chief executive of the Insurance Council of New Zealand, said that natural disasters are expected to cost the country...

Claims Journal

Freezing Temps Break Water Pipes Across Texas

Jan 23, 2018 Several days of subfreezing temperatures resulted in frozen water pipes which are now leaking in homes across the state of Texas. With temperatures now warming above the freezing...

Avalanche Risk at Highest Level, Top Ski Resorts in Europe Cut Off

Jan 23, 2018 Some of Europe’s top ski resorts, including Zermatt in Switzerland and St. Anton in Austria, are cut off as the avalanche danger was raised to the...

Business News: JLT Specialty USA, Betterview, The Institutes, CapSpecialty

Jan 23, 2018 JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc., a global specialist risk advisor and broker, announced the company has...

Under New Law Maine Sees Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

Jan 23, 2018 A report released this month shows doctors in Maine are writing fewer opioid painkiller prescriptions in a state that rolled out one of the nation’s toughest prescription...

Best's Reviews

US Senators Agree to Lift Government Shutdown, Extend NFIP

Jan 22, 2018 After a three-day government shutdown, Republican and Democratic U.S. Senate leaders crafted another short-term budget deal to fund federal agencies and...

Conning: Federal Tax Reform Likely to Impact M&A Activity

Jan 22, 2018 Federal tax reform should impact mergers and acquisitions as valuations change and multinational property/casualty insurers reduce an estimated $90...

Pennsylvania Bill Would Limit Life Insurance Payouts to Families of Terrorists Who Die in Attacks

Jan 22, 2018 A Pennsylvania House lawmaker has introduced a bill that would limit life insurance payouts of those who die...

US Senator Seeks Answers on Ethics Questions Over CMS Handling of Waivers

Jan 22, 2018 U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has questioned whether Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator, violated her...