Insurance Roundup, July 3, 2017

Claims Journal

  • Fireworks Sparked 11,000 Injuries, 4 Deaths in 2016

    on 2017-06-30 at 14:24The Fourth of July means fireworks across America and that can mean thousands of injuries and trips to hospital emergency wards. An estimated 7,600 of the total 11,000 fireworks-related injuries in 2016 were treated in hospital emergency departments during the … […]

  • Business News: EPS Settlements Group, NORCAL Mutual, Coverys

    on 2017-06-30 at 13:58EPS Settlements Group Rebranded as Arcadia EPS Settlements Group recently announced the company’s refreshed brand, including its new name – Arcadia – and logo. Arcadia was born out of a desire to create long-term financial security and an improved quality … […]

  • How to Format a Claims Letter

    by Gary Blake on 2017-06-30 at 13:55How do you format a claims letter? Insurance companies seem to be in search of a reliable, reasonable format that will help their letters achieve a consistent, easy-to-read “look.” The following are some tips on gaining consistency in a business … […]

  • Massachusetts Senate Bill Calls for Hands-Free Cellphone Use by Drivers

    on 2017-06-30 at 13:48The Massachusetts Senate is considering a bill that would require drivers to put down their cellphones while behind the wheel. Under the measure scheduled for debate on Thursday, motorists would only be allowed to use their cellphones, or other electronic … […]

  • 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. … […]

Insurance Journal

Asia Insurance Review

  • New Zealand: Competition body defers decision on Tower takeover

    on 2017-07-03 at 22:06The Commerce Commission, New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency, has delayed its final decision on whether insurance company Vero, a unit of Australian financial services group Suncorp, will be allowed to buy 100% of rival Tower after raising some concerns about the proposed deal. […]

  • ASEAN: Tan Suee Chieh first to represent SE Asia on IFoA council

    on 2017-07-03 at 22:06Mr Tan Suee Chieh, a veteran in the insurance industry and previously Group Chief Executive of NTUC Enterprise, has become the first person based in Southeast Asia to be elected to the council of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), the only chartered professional body dedicated to […]

  • Global: 1 July 2017 reinsurance renewals see continued price decline

    on 2017-07-03 at 22:06Mid-year reinsurance renewals have continued with the same downward pricing trends seen at the 1 January and 1 April renewals, despite first-quarter deterioration in many reinsurers’ results, according to the latest 1st View renewals report from Willis Re, the reinsurance division of Willis Towers […]

  • India: Regulator names 6 insurers which could take over Sahara Life

    on 2017-07-03 at 22:06The insurance regulator IRDAI has identified LIC, ICICI Prudential, HDFC Standard Life, Bajaj Allianz, Kotak Mahindra and SBI Life as potential candidates to take over Sahara India Life’s business. […]

  • China: ZhongAn Online files IPO application with HK bourse

    on 2017-07-03 at 22:06ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance, China’s first internet-only insurer, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong worth up to US$1.5 billion, reported Reuters. […]

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