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Content tagged with Claims posted in April 2012
Insurers Dodge a Bullet on Q1 Catastrophes
Slideshows  |  4/26/2012  | 
Although insurers’ exposure to costly catastrophes in the first quarter of 2012 was much less severe than what they experienced in the same period a year ago, they are facing new and complicated challenges in areas as diverse as healthcare claims, mobile security and domain/brand protection. Here’s some of what was top of mind for the industry this past week.
Managing Expectations in Real Time: The Talk of the Week in Insurance
Slideshows  |  4/19/2012  | 
I&T takes a look back at this week's best commentary.
Dispatches from the Weekend Tornado Outbreak
News  |  4/16/2012  | 
This weekend's tornadoes wreaked havoc within the traditional Tornado Alley, with Woodward, Okla. taking the brunt of the force.
Are P&C Insurers Clamming Up in the Face of Catastrophes?
Commentary  |  4/11/2012  | 
A report says that companies are dropping homeowners as dangerous weather events become more widespread.
Aon Benfeld: March U.S. CAT Losses Nearly $2 Billion
News  |  4/6/2012  | 
Tornadoes have already made their mark on insurers' balance sheets this year, the reinsurance broker reports.
In Dallas, Mobile Claim Centers Celebrated for Checks
News  |  4/6/2012  | 
A Dallas-area TV station shows Allstate employees at work with policyholders affected by recent tornadoes.
El Nino Possible after U.S. Summer, CPC says
News  |  4/6/2012  | 
The U.S. Climate Prediction Center raised the prospect that El Nino conditions could return after the Northern Hemisphere summer, causing adverse weather that could potentially disrupt the harvest of vital crops such as cotton, corn and soybeans.
Top Quotes of The Week From The Insurance Tech Industry
Slideshows  |  4/6/2012  | 
Devastating tornadoes, confrontation over healthcare reform, examination of the risks and rewards of consumerization – all in a week’s work for the insurance industry. Insurance & Technology collected some of the words of wisdom, concern and inquiry from insurance executives and other industry influencers about some of the week’s big developments that could have a big impact on the insurance business.
Could New Tornado Warnings Save Lives?
Commentary  |  4/4/2012  | 
"UNSURVIVABLE!" comes the cry in a new tornado warning system spurred by recent intense and deadly outbreaks.
Assessing the Impact from Dallas Tornadoes
News  |  4/4/2012  | 
There were scattered injuries, but no reported deaths, after yesterday's outbreak.
Disaster Response: Changing the Face of CAT Risk
News  |  4/2/2012  | 
The risk areas for catastrophe events are wider than traditionally thought, and the insurance industry is adjusting its risk models to better understand its exposure.

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