- 'Big data' gets its name in part because there is so much of it; it's in identifying discernible patterns that it actually delivers value. And in some cases, discovering hidden threats — or opportunity.
- Lloyd’s of London named Bruce Carnegie-Brown to succeed John Nelson as chairman of the insurance market founded in a coffee house in 1688.
Maine homeowners, auto insurance rates among lowest
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Homeowner and personal auto insurance rates in Maine continue to rank among the lowest in the nation. State Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa says that recent national reports show Maine has the third lowest average auto ...
Smartphone Addicts Behind the Wheel Drive Car Insurance Rates Higher - Wall Street Journal (subscription)Smartphone Addicts Behind the Wheel Drive Car Insurance Rates Higher
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Insurance companies are hiking auto premiums amid a rise in smartphone-related distracted driving accidents. WSJ's Lee Hawkins explains. By. Leslie Scism and. Leslie Scism. The Wall Street Journal. BiographyLeslie Scism · @lesliescism ...and more »
Life Insurance in Saudi Arabia, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020 - Research and Markets - Yahoo FinanceLife Insurance in Saudi Arabia, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020 - Research and Markets
The 'Life Insurance in Saudi Arabia, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides a detailed outlook by product category for the Saudi Arabian life insurance segment, and a comparison of the Saudi Arabian insurance industry with its regional ...and more »
Life Insurance Policies and Premiums in Indonesia to 2020: Market Databook - Research and Markets - Yahoo FinanceLife Insurance Policies and Premiums in Indonesia to 2020: Market Databook - Research and Markets
The "Life Insurance Policies and Premiums in Indonesia to 2020: Market Databook" contains detailed historic and forecast data covering policies and premiums in the life insurance industry in Indonesia. This databook provides data on gross written ...and more »
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Business Wire (press release)
The "Personal Accident and Health Insurance Investments in China to 2019: Market Databook" contains detailed historic and forecast data covering investments in the personal accident and health insurance industry in China. This databook provides data on ...and more »
- You know that sick feeling you get when you’re disappointed in yourself? Use that!
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The 'The Insurance Industry in Rwanda, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides a detailed analysis of the Rwandan insurance industry. It provides key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions ...
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- The CT Mirror
Insurance coverage mandates would face more analysis under Malloy proposal
The CT Mirror
As they do most years, Connecticut legislators are considering a host of proposals that would expand what health insurance plans must cover. This year's proposed coverage mandates include inpatient substance abuse treatment, breast pumps, insulin jet ...and more »
- Millions of homes and condominiums across the country are in high danger zones for environmental hazards. According to the Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index, produced by ATTOM Data Solutions, 17.3 million single family homes and condos with a combined estimated …
- The Inter-Mountain
Insurance agent celebrates new office in Buckhannon
BUCKHANNON — Buckhannon native Jen Kesling recently celebrated the grand opening of her new business, Jen Kesling State Farm Insurance. Kesling, a graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School, took over the Sharon Sabo State Farm office on ...
- Bill would increase profits for big insurance companies
Missouri House Bill 95, also known as the collateral source rule bill, aims to increase the profit margin for big insurance companies by limiting the amount that a car accident victim can claim for injuries. The bill will help a big insurance company ...
7 things insurance agents need to know about P2P insurance
Peer-to-peer insurance companies bring groups of people together to share insurance risks without an insurance agent, broker or carrier. (Photo: iStock). The latest buzzword to float around the insurance industry, especially in communications targeted ...
- Insurance agents and brokers face competition from a variety of sources, including P2P start-ups. Here are seven things you need to know about them.
- The Salem News
Column: Governor's health insurance fee endangers jobs
The Salem News
Gov. Charlie Baker speaks with the North of Boston Media Group at The Salem News.KEN YUSZKUS/Staff photo. prev. next. Under a new proposal from Gov. Charlie Baker, Massachusetts would levy a $2,000-per-head health care tax on businesses with ...and more »
- CBS 8 San Diego
First comes cleanup, then comes insurance claims
CBS 8 San Diego
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) — The recent rainfall toppled trees and damaged cars across the county. The first step is the clean up, but then comes the claims process with insurance companies. "With something like this, as of now we've seen hundreds of claims," ...
Why Aren't Your Teeth Covered by Your Health Insurance?
Dental care is important. However, many Americans aren't getting the dental care they need, and it's not simply because they're afraid of the dentist's chair. UFC sports episode 3 mma spider. More than 17 percent of children from 5 to 19 years old have ...and more »
- Charlene Maurer Finerty: Entrepreneurs shouldn't overlook insurance
Eventually, most owners realize certain insurance is not optional - like liability, maybe property insurance to cover inventory, equipment or structures, perhaps commercial insurance for a personal vehicle. The list of options goes on, including ...and more »
Administration Moves To Block Access To Health Insurance
They can't repeal Obamacare, so the Trump White House wants to make it much harder for you to get insurance with it. By Sarah Okeson / DC Report. February 19, 2017. Print · Comments. Photo Credit: Production Perig / Shutterstock. The following first ...
White House Proposes New Rules to Steady Insurance Markets Under Health LawNew York Times
IRS Pulls Back on ACA Health Insurance Tax RegulationMedscape
Everything a Bride-to-Be Needs to Know About Ring Insurance
From the moment you say "Yes!" chances are, you'll be rocking a shiny new addition on your left hand. While it may be the last thing on your mind during such a happy time, with great rings come great responsibilities—including insurance. Here's what ...
- Crain's Detroit Business
Insurance industry grapples with potential losses from climate change
Crain's Detroit Business
Photo by Getty Images/iStockphoto The insurance industry is working to come to grips with how to measure the risks of climate change as scientists study the effects on a world in which the five warmest years in records dating to 1880 have all occurred ...and more »
Discussing Auto Insurance Options With an Insurance Agent - How to Find Proper Coverage! - Yahoo FinanceDiscussing Auto Insurance Options With an Insurance Agent - How to Find Proper Coverage!
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Compare-autoinsurance.org has released a new blog post explaining how to discuss car insurance options with an agent. Comparing online car insurance quotes is a great way to find affordable ...and more »
- The Week Magazine
Should you buy tuition insurance?
The Week Magazine
The soaring cost of college is leading some families to buy tuition insurance, said Jessica Dickler at CNBC. "A college education is now the second-largest expense an individual is likely to handle in a lifetime — right after purchasing a home ...
Courts gutting real value of property insurance
Rodney Rodriguez on April 13 checks the damage to his 2008 Ford Escape after a severe hailstorm hit the San Antonio area. Traditionally, Texas law protected policyholders from the unequal bargaining power of insurance companies. less. Rodney ...
- Financial Tribune
Bumper Growth for Iran Energy Insurance
Insurance industry's total premium income during the nine months to December 20 amounted to 200 trillion rials ($5.24 billion), registering a 21.33% growth compared with the same period of last year. Insurers sold 38.6 million insurance policies during ...and more »
Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance?
Wearable devices like the Fitbit may someday be able to diagnose diseases. Could that lead insurers to deny coverage to people based on their data alone?and more »
- Seeking Alpha
A European Insurance Company Providing A Real Investment Opportunity
NN Group is a quality insurance company trading at a huge discount despite strong capital generation and a robust balance sheet. The ongoing acquisition of Delta Lloyd will reinforce its competitive position in the Netherlands and Belgium markets.
GOP Leaders Urge Return To 'High-Risk Insurance Pools' That Critics Call Costly
Some Republicans looking to scrap the Affordable Care Act say monthly health insurance premiums need to be lower for the individuals who have to buy insurance on their own. One way to do that, GOP leaders say, would be to return to the use of what are ...and more »
- Insurance investigators use social media to assess liability
Millions of people post pictures on social media and share their life with the world. But they may not know there could be insurance investigators out there looking. (WLS). An ABC 7 I-Team Investigation. WLS. By Jason Knowles and Ann Pistone. Friday ...
- The Recorder
Suicide spotlights intersection between insurance and recovery
The main entrance to Behavioral Health Network's detox facility at the former Lunt Silversmith property in Greenfield. Recorder File Photo. Previous; Next. By JOSHUA SOLOMON Recorder Staff. Friday, February 17, 2017. Print. Addiction · opioid epidemic ...
- San Francisco Chronicle
Oroville shows importance of flood insurance
San Francisco Chronicle
Water flows out of the damaged spillway at Oroville Dam in Oroville, Calif., on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Water flows out of the damaged spillway at Oroville Dam in... The near-disaster at Lake Oroville last week shows once again why homeowners and ...
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- No easy fight: Group wants title insurance biz opened to competition
While much of the attention in the state capitol this session has revolved around bills involving bathrooms, so-called sanctuary cities, school vouchers and union dues, Doug Deason has taken up a decidedly less headline-grabbing cause: title insurance ...
- Business owners should have disability insurance
Business owners buy insurance to protect many things: liability, property, equipment and inventory are a few examples. But what happens if they become disabled and unable to work for a long period of time? There are plenty of good reasons for business ...and more »
- The Advocate
State employees who smoke? You may face higher insurance costs
Quitting cold turkey is the best way to quit smoking, British scientists have reporter. (Fotolia) ORG XMIT: 1182119. Tommey Teague. Buy Now. Liz Condo. Advocate Photo By LIZ CONDO – Tommy Teague, Chief Executive Officer of the state's Office of Group ...
- Sun Sentinel
Fight against insurance claims abuses takes aim at attorneys fees
A Fort Lauderdale homeowner inspects damage from flooding. Increasing water damage claims are the focus of new bills filed before the Florida Legislature meets beginning March 7, 2017. (Susan Stocker / Sun Sentinel). Ron HurtibiseContact ReporterSun ...
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- East Bay Times
Floods and mud: What to know about insurance coverage
East Bay Times
Cleanup continues on a mudslide blocking the roadway along Panoramic Way in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday Feb. 9, 2017. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group). By Annie Sciacca | firstname.lastname@example.org |. PUBLISHED: February 17, 2017 at ...
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- California’s Department of Industrial Relations and its Division of Workers’ Compensation has suspended seven medical providers from participating in the state’s workers’ comp system. The providers were convicted of workers’ comp fraud or have been suspended from the Medicare or …
- Closing times at bars in California could go later if proposed legislation there gets passed. The bill proposed by state Sen. Scott Wiener, a Democrat who represents San Francisco, would let municipalities set their own last call times. The Los …
- Reader's Digest
18 Secrets Your Health Insurance Company Is Keeping from You
From intentional billing mistakes to the truth about your "out of pocket" limit, here's what you need to know from a healthcare insider. By Charlotte Hilton Andersen. secrets-your-health-insurance-wont-tell-476203626-Dean- iStock/Dean Mitchell ...
- U.S. News & World Report
Could Fitbit Data Be Used to Deny Health Coverage?
U.S. News & World Report
Soon, wearable fitness devices will be able to diagnose diseases. Could that lead insurers to deny coverage? By The Conversation | Contributor Feb. 17, 2017, at 1:26 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Could Fitbit Data Be Used to ...and more »
- USI Insurance Services Adds 3 in Independence, Ohio, Office
USI Insurance Services (USI) has added Tammi Barker, Bridget Day and Dave Petno in the USI Independence, Ohio, office. Barker, who joins the firm as account manager, has more than 17 years of insurance experience, including 11 years focused on ...
Texas Mutual Insurance, VFIS of Texas, Distribute $228K in Grants to First Responders - Insurance JournalTexas Mutual Insurance, VFIS of Texas, Distribute $228K in Grants to First Responders
Workers' compensation insurance provider, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., and VFIS of Texas have distributed $228,000 in grant money to 90 volunteer fire departments and nonprofit emergency medical service (EMS) organizations across the state of Texas.
- Workers’ compensation insurance provider, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., and VFIS of Texas have distributed $228,000 in grant money to 90 volunteer fire departments and nonprofit emergency medical service (EMS) organizations across the state of Texas. VFIS of Texas is the …
- Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus has appointed Rep. Larry Phillips, District 62, as chair of the Texas House of Representatives Insurance Committee for the 85th session of the Texas Legislature. This position was previously held by Rep. John …
- USI Insurance Services (USI) has added Tammi Barker, Bridget Day and Dave Petno in the USI Independence, Ohio, office. Barker, who joins the firm as account manager, has more than 17 years of insurance experience, including 11 years focused on …
- New York state announced a final cyber security regulation on Thursday with mandatory standards for banks and insurers to combat the ever-increasing risk of cyber attacks. The regulation, which takes effect March 1, follows a series of high-profile data breaches …
- Wisconsin Farmer Sentenced for Federal Crop Insurance Fraud
John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Mark E. Johnson, 50, a farmer in Dresser, Wis., was sentenced on Feb. 13, 2017, in a federal crop insurance fraud case. During a plea hearing in November ...and more »
- John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Mark E. Johnson, 50, a farmer in Dresser, Wis., was sentenced on Feb. 13, 2017, in a federal crop insurance fraud case. During a plea hearing …
- Louisiana Woman Pleads Guilty to $116K Insurance Fraud
A Monroe, La., woman has pleaded guilty to mail fraud, admitting that she filed a $116,000 insurance claim for $1,000 in assets. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley says 54-year-old Lasandra Edwards filed for bankruptcy in October 2013, saying her furniture ...and more »
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