Insurance Roundup, June 30, 2017


Global Risk Insights

Claims Journal

  • Researcher Identifies Cause of Fireworks-Related Eye Injuries
    on 2017-06-30 at 09:07For years, most researchers thought July 4 fireworks-related eye injuries were likely caused by what’s called blast overpressure: that the pressure wave unleashed by the explosion increased the pressure in the eye, causing bleeding and even rupture of the eyeball. … […]

  • Trampolines: Bouncing Fun or Backyard Danger?
    on 2017-06-30 at 09:03It’s summertime. What could be more fun than a group of children bouncing on a backyard trampoline? But, a look at statistics may change a parent’s mind. “Trampolines are a prime culprit in thousands of emergency department visits each year,” … […]

  • Firework Duds Pose Most Danger to Fourth of July Revelers
    on 2017-06-30 at 08:44Fireworks are synonymous with the Fourth of July. The colorful displays, which contain combustible chemicals, are expected to explode shortly after they’re ignited, but sometimes that doesn’t happen and the result can be dangerous. Michelle Pantoya, a professor in the … […]

  • Travelers: Claims Reveal July 4 is Most Dangerous Summer Holiday for Drivers
    on 2017-06-30 at 08:14The Fourth of July is the most dangerous of the three summer holidays for auto accidents, according to the Travelers Companies, Inc. According to the company’s personal insurance auto claim data from 2012 to 2016, there are 7 percent more … […]

  • New Jersey Judge Won’t Close Beach Where Sand Gave Way Causing 3 Deaths
    on 2017-06-30 at 08:09A New Jersey judge is refusing to order the closure of a beach where three people died when the sand gave way beneath them as they walked near the water’s edge. In a ruling issued Monday, Superior Court Judge Julio … […]

Insurance Journal

  • Maine’s Clark Insurance Hires McCarty as Director of Loss Control
    on 2017-06-30 at 13:00Clark Insurance, a Portland, Maine-headquartered, 100-percent employee owned agency, has hired Tim McCarty as the director of loss control services. McCarty has decades of national experience in the safety field. In his new role, McCarty will be providing and coordinating … […]

  • New Jersey’s RPA Insurance Services Hires Kruger from Integro
    on 2017-06-30 at 12:51RPA Insurance Services, a Parsippany, N.J.-based regional insurance agency, has hired Susan Kruger as the head of claims for Innovative Coverage Concepts (ICC) and Restaurant Programs of America (RPA). Kruger brings more than twenty-five years of insurance experience to her … […]

  • Insurers Say They Need Access to Data from Automated Car Systems
    on 2017-06-30 at 12:44Property/casualty insurance carriers want future federal rules governing driverless vehicles to guarantee insurers “reasonable” access to data from cars with automated driving systems. “The increasing automation of the driving function is likely to result in significant change for […]

  • QBE Chile Completes Management Buyout; Rebrands as ‘Unnio’
    on 2017-06-30 at 11:35QBE Chile Seguros Generales S.A. has completed a management buyout by purchasing the company in May 2017 from QBE Latin America Insurance Holdings. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Following the completion of the deal, QBE Chile rebranded … […]

  • Skuld Names Kohmann as Head of Oslo Business Unit as Urdal Retires
    on 2017-06-30 at 10:51Marine insurance provider Skuld announced that Kristoffer Kohmann is the new head of Skuld Oslo 2, one of its Oslo business units. Kohmann will succeed Ketil Urdal who, after 16 years with Skuld and a career spanning 20 years in … […]

Asia Insurance Review

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Car Insurance Roundup, June 30, 2017


Various Car Insurance News

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Health Insurance Roundup, June 30, 2017


Kaiser Heilth News – Insurance News

EINSURANCE – Health

  • Yes, You Need a Dentist. Here’s Why
    by EINSURANCE Health Insurance on 2017-06-21 at 00:00If you want to hear good news from your dentist at your next dental exam, you need to brush twice daily with fluoride toothpaste, floss at least once a day, and avoid foods and beverages high in sugar. If you smoke, quit and if you drink alcohol,… […]

Go Health Pro

  • Why following the Mediterranean diet is better than a quick-fix cleanse
    by GoHealth on 2017-06-27 at 14:36With trendy diets and cleanses widely available and advertised online, a healthy diet with lasting results can be hard to find. Diets that promise extreme weight loss or cleanses that promote great skin rarely produce lasting results. In fact, drastically cutting calories or drinking vegetables for […]

  • Why healthy people should have health insurance
    by GoHealth on 2017-06-22 at 14:30Accidents happen. Even if you are a healthy, young individual who rarely goes to the doctor, you can’t predict the unpredictable. You can however, make sure you are covered in the event of an accident or unexpected illness. Paying for coverage now is a small price to pay should you end up needing […]

Various Health Insurance News


Life Insurance Roundup, June 30, 2017


Various Life Insurance News

Life Insurance News on EIN


Insurance Roundup, June 29, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • Putin’s failure to tackle corruption will be Navalny’s gain
    by Victoria Kelly-Clark on 2017-06-29 at 12:00The recent national protests, on June 13th and March 30th, are the harbinger of a very real challenge for the Russian government. The post Putin’s failure to tackle corruption will be Navalny’s gain appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • New Indonesian counter-terrorism measures deserve scrutiny
    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-06-28 at 12:40New measures to combat extremism have been tabled in Indonesia. Although at first glance they seem logical given the growing regional militant threat – particularly from the ongoing armed conflict The post New Indonesian counter-terrorism measures deserve scrutiny appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • From wannabes to warriors: the Maute group were underestimated
    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-06-27 at 12:00The Maute group have grown into a sophisticated transnational network of militants, posing a serious security threat for the Philippines and broader region. The post From wannabes to warriors: the Maute group were underestimated appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Week Ahead
    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-06-26 at 05:02Brexit negotiations off to a bad start. Venezuela nears crisis points. Vote on healthcare bill will affect 1/6 of U.S. economy. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • What is the most likely outcome of the Qatar crisis?
    by Guest Post on 2017-06-22 at 12:00The diplomatic crisis resulting from sanctions against Qatar raises fresh questions concerning the political and economic environment in the Gulf. The post What is the most likely outcome of the Qatar crisis? appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

Insurance Journal

  • New York Subway Train Derails, Scaring Passengers and Injuring Dozens
    by Elizabeth Blosfield on 2017-06-29 at 14:00A subway train derailed Tuesday as it entered a station, tossing people to the floor, forcing hundreds of shaken-up passengers to evacuate through darkened tunnels and delivering another jolt to a transit system plagued by aging equipment and reliability problems. … […]

  • Global Cyber Attack Affects Shipping, FedEx, Emails and More
    by Andrew G. Simpson on 2017-06-29 at 13:53The global cyberattack that has been wending its way across continents since Tuesday started creating real consequences at some businesses even as the virus’s spread seemed to be abating. FedEx Corp. said it could suffer a “material” financial impact after … […]

  • Burns & Wilcox Expands Footprint in Pennsylvania, Plans More Hires
    on 2017-06-29 at 13:47Burns & Wilcox, a wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, has increased its footprint in Pennsylvania with an office move and expansion for its Pittsburgh office to accommodate its growing team and revenue. Burns & Wilcox has relocated its Pittsburgh … […]

  • Driver Fairness Bill Passes Delaware General Assembly
    on 2017-06-29 at 13:39The Delaware State Senate has voted nearly unanimously (24-1) to pass House Substitute 1 for House Bill 80 (HS 1 for HB 80). This measure, a substitute to the Department of Insurance’s original HB 80, targets unfair discriminatory practices used … […]

  • FM Global Opens Learning Center Facility in Massachusetts
    on 2017-06-29 at 13:25Commercial property insurer FM Global has opened the FM Global Learning Center, a facility in Norwood, Mass., where employees and clients will explore property-loss prevention and insurance-related training through specially designed classrooms. The 27,000-square-foot, $15 million structure more […]

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Car Insurance Roundup, June 29, 2017


Various Car Insurance News

  • Car Insurance

    on 2017-06-29 at 10:41Hiya, I’ve built up 4 years no claims bonus, my car insurance has stayed … I have 20+ years NCD & my insurance has risen this year. The best thing is to … […]

  • West Palm Beach region ranks dead last in car affordability index

    on 2017-06-29 at 10:07Florida has consistently ranked in the top 10 states for average car insurance premiums and the bills tend to run higher in this end of the state. […]

  • What Is Motor Legal Protection On Car Insurance

    on 2017-06-29 at 09:01What Is Motor Legal Protection On Car Insurance – Find free car insurance quotes right here from the best insurance agencies in your area. […]

  • Car insurance

    on 2017-06-29 at 08:40Save Topic. Car insurance. Mar 01, 2017, 9:55 AM. We can find a return flight to the south of France for £17! Hiring a car for 10 days has cost us £500! […]

  • InsurTech Futures: Pay-per-mile broker gets £350000 investment

    on 2017-06-29 at 08:15Blackham added: “We’re not just trying to make car insurance fairer and more transparent, we’re also trying to give drivers the power to make better … […]

  • Rising costs forcing young drivers off the road

    on 2017-06-29 at 07:30Car insurance is a further barrier, with the average cost of a policy just under £3,900 for a 17- to 20-year-old driver. Little wonder, then, that an online … […]

  • Our World in Brief

    on 2017-06-29 at 06:11A Texas man’s daily 3-mile walk to work inspired a group of strangers to collect enough money to buy him a car. Andy Mitchell spotted 20-year-old … […]

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    on 2017-06-29 at 05:37Equity markets in Asia were higher early Thursday, with finance stocks broadly leading gains after all major U.S. financial institutions received … […]

  • Hertz Rental Car Insurance Claims

    on 2017-06-29 at 05:14Hertz Rental Car Insurance Claims – It is easy to find cheap auto insurance policies if you know where to look. All you have to do is compare quotes on … […]

  • Residents wary of health care makeover

    on 2017-06-29 at 04:52… for the government to make health insurance nonprofit, because with it being a business, I don’t see how it’s any different from having car insurance, … […]

  • HAGER: America needs to get a grip when it comes to health care

    on 2017-06-29 at 04:18Like it or not, we are yoked together in this common life; if you don’t believe me, check into how your state-mandated car insurance works sometime, … […]

  • Flash Briefing THURSDAY

    on 2017-06-29 at 04:05It instilled important life lessons in their kids, helped them buy their own clothes, bicycles and cars, and helped with car insurance payments, college … […]

  • Teenage Car Insurance near 88510 Texas

    on 2017-06-29 at 03:07If you get caught driving without car insurance in Montana, the first offense penalty is a misdemeanor with a citation of between $250 and $500 or up to … […]

  • Car Insurance/ Auto Insurance & home insurance bundle at lowest

    on 2017-06-29 at 02:15car insurance/ auto insurance & home insurance bundle at lowest price in gta. i am registered insurance brokers of ontario (ribo). i can help you get … […]

  • Marketing: A Waste Of Money Or The Most Important Business Function?

    on 2017-06-29 at 00:45Add to this the expected job losses in the car insurance, auto repair, hospital and health services, car manufacturing and other related industry sectors, … […]

  • Scale of bin charge rises a mystery

    on 2017-06-28 at 23:48“Citizens struggling with the cost of living crises in mortgages, rents, child care, water charges, the property tax and car insurance will be hit once again … […]

Car Insurance News on EIN


Health Insurance Roundup, June 29, 2017


Kaiser Heilth News – Insurance News

EINSURANCE – Health

  • Yes, You Need a Dentist. Here’s Why

    by EINSURANCE Health Insurance on 2017-06-21 at 00:00If you want to hear good news from your dentist at your next dental exam, you need to brush twice daily with fluoride toothpaste, floss at least once a day, and avoid foods and beverages high in sugar. If you smoke, quit and if you drink alcohol,… […]

Go Health Pro

  • Why following the Mediterranean diet is better than a quick-fix cleanse

    by GoHealth on 2017-06-27 at 14:36With trendy diets and cleanses widely available and advertised online, a healthy diet with lasting results can be hard to find. Diets that promise extreme weight loss or cleanses that promote great skin rarely produce lasting results. In fact, drastically cutting calories or drinking vegetables for […]

  • Why healthy people should have health insurance

    by GoHealth on 2017-06-22 at 14:30Accidents happen. Even if you are a healthy, young individual who rarely goes to the doctor, you can’t predict the unpredictable. You can however, make sure you are covered in the event of an accident or unexpected illness. Paying for coverage now is a small price to pay should you end up needing […]

  • The freelancer’s guide to health insurance

    by GoHealth on 2017-05-23 at 19:32by Brooke Jarchow Freelancing might seem like a dream: setting your own hours, choosing your own projects and working from home. Who wouldn’t want to be their own boss? However, a major advantage to working in a salaried position is having access to employer-sponsored benefits like health […]

  • Health insurance options for recent college grads

    by GoHealth on 2017-05-17 at 21:05by Brooke Jarchow Recent graduates face many challenges as they enter the real world, including looking for their first jobs and moving out of their parents’ homes. So, while recent college graduates don’t need additional responsibilities, there’s one more thing all of them should focus on: […]

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Life Insurance Roundup, June 29, 2017


Various Life Insurance News

Life Insurance News on EIN


Insurance Roundup, June 28, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • New Indonesian counter-terrorism measures deserve scrutiny

    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-06-28 at 12:40New measures to combat extremism have been tabled in Indonesia. Although at first glance they seem logical given the growing regional militant threat – particularly from the ongoing armed conflict The post New Indonesian counter-terrorism measures deserve scrutiny appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • From wannabes to warriors: the Maute group were underestimated

    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-06-27 at 12:00The Maute group have grown into a sophisticated transnational network of militants, posing a serious security threat for the Philippines and broader region. The post From wannabes to warriors: the Maute group were underestimated appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-06-26 at 05:02Brexit negotiations off to a bad start. Venezuela nears crisis points. Vote on healthcare bill will affect 1/6 of U.S. economy. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • What is the most likely outcome of the Qatar crisis?

    by Guest Post on 2017-06-22 at 12:00The diplomatic crisis resulting from sanctions against Qatar raises fresh questions concerning the political and economic environment in the Gulf. The post What is the most likely outcome of the Qatar crisis? appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Uncertain times, uncertain ties: Washington courts Vietnam amid regional tensions

    by Daniele Ermito on 2017-06-20 at 22:37Last week, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Vietnam travelled to Washington for a four-day summit, which is expected to further cement partnership. The post Uncertain times, uncertain ties: Washington courts Vietnam amid regional tensions appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

  • Utah Wildfire Grows as 2 California Blazes Spread

    on 2017-06-28 at 13:28The nation’s largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake. Firefighters battled high winds as they fought a fire that … […]

  • Changes Coming to Claims Talent Management

    by Denise Johnson on 2017-06-28 at 09:39The claims talent management shortage will be relieved somewhat by increased automation and changing skill requirements, according to an industry report released last year by Ernst & Young. Nicole Michaels and Charlie Mihaliak, partners in Ernst & Young’s insurance practice, … […]

  • People News: Texas Mutual, AXIS Insurance

    on 2017-06-28 at 09:03Texas Mutual Announces Two Promotions to Vice President Positions Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently promoted Amy Green-Hinojosa to vice president of the project management office and Nathan Scott to vice president of investments. Green-Hinojosa joined Texas Mutual in 1995 in … […]

  • Minnesota City Settles $3M Police Shooting Death

    on 2017-06-28 at 08:32The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could … […]

  • London Apartment Tower Fire Symptomatic of Larger Global Safety Issues

    on 2017-06-28 at 08:06The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy. But fire-safety experts say governments and builders around the world should take notice, … […]

Insurance Journal

Asia Insurance Review

  • Vietnam: Insurance mart grows to US$1.7 bln in Jan-May

    on 2017-06-28 at 22:05The insurance sector reported growth of 19% in premium income in the first five months of this year to VND38.7 trillion (US$1.7 billion), the Insurance Association of Vietnam (IAV) says. […]

  • China: Govt to promote elderly endowment insurance

    on 2017-06-28 at 22:05China aims to build a mature and comprehensive commercial endowment insurance market by 2020, with endowment polices set to become the main form of family pension plans. […]

  • India: Regulator may tweak structure of pension products

    on 2017-06-28 at 22:05The insurance regulator IRDAI may finetune the structure of pension products sold by insurers, to make them more attractive to the public. […]

  • Australia: Call for commission ban in general insurance

    on 2017-06-28 at 22:05The ban on up-front and trailing commissions in life insurance in default superannuation must be extended to general insurance sales because advisers continue to be incentivised by lucrative commissions, says a joint submission by Industry Super Australia (IST) and the Australian Institute of […]

  • Malaysia: More innovation needed following insurance deregulation

    on 2017-06-28 at 22:05Insurance companies will have to be more creative to increase sales, following deregulation of motor pricing from 1 July, says the CEO of the General Insurance Association of Malaysia (PIAM), Mr Mark Lim. […]

Canadian Underwriter

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Insurance Business Magazine – US


Car Insurance Roundup, June 28, 2017


Various Car Insurance News

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