In CAT-Prone Haiti, Microinsurance Gains Steam
Sandy struck Haiti late last year, the home Guerda Pierre shares
with her three children and mother in Cabaret, north of
Port-au-Prince, was flooded - and so was the merchandise she
sold to make a living.
Grading Insurers' Sandy Claims Response
The picture of how well or how poorly insurers responded to Hurricane Sandy is complex. While some carriers did outstanding work, others were slow to respond, disappointing the public, agents and brokers. Some carriers' legalistic wrangling about claims has magnified that disappointment.
P&C CEOs Speak Out on Regulation & Technology
At the recent Property/Casualty Joint Industry Forum in New York, six insurance company CEOs took the opportunity to evaluate Sandy response, debate the merits of regulation, and ruminate on the role of technology in the business. Here are some of the most interesting soundbites.
Joplin Losses Still Not Settled 18 Months Later
With insurance companies still tabulating losses from the May 2011 Joplin, Mo., tornado, it's folly to expect any clarity on the full scope of even larger events like Hurricane Sandy for years.