We’re All Risk Managers Now: Anticipating Hurricane Isaac
Mobile apps, social media and the availability of real-time content give everyone -- from insurance company actuaries to private citizens -- sophisticated capabilities to prepare for natural catastrophes, such as the looming Hurricane Isaac.
8 Insurance Industry Impacts of Hurricane Andrew
Technology, regulation, construction and the P&C insurance industry itself all have changed since – and in some instances, because of – Hurricane Andrew, the category 5 storm that made landfall in south Florida on August 24, 1992. Here are eight ways that the catastrophe changed the way insurance companies do business.
Travelers Sues NFL Over Brain Injury Lawsuits
Several subsidiaries of
Travelers Companies Inc sued the National Football
League and a host of other insurers, seeking to avoid paying to
defend the league against a wave of brain injury-related claims
by thousands of former players and their families.
8 Signs the Healthcare Debate Isn’t Dead
Opponents of the Affordable Care Act are finding a variety of ways to delay its implementation, including blocking and evading set up of the health insurance exchanges prescribed by the law. Insurance & Technology takes a closer look at the leaders in various states who have stated their own reasons for blocking these exchanges.
4 Items on Insurance Regulators' Radar
Internationalization was the main focus of the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance's Monday meeting in Washington with Federal Insurance Office director Michael McRaith. It offered a glimpse into the priorities of state and federal insurance regulators, as well as industry observers.