Insurance Roundup, July 12, 2017

Global Risk Insights

Claims Journal

  • Wearable Technology is Transforms Injury Management and Rehab in Workers’ Comp

    on 2017-07-12 at 09:34Wearable and smart technologies are revolutionizing the way we manage workplace injuries, deliver quality care and facilitate rehabilitation in workers’ compensation. To help case managers understand the scope of this exciting, new area of technology, Zack Craft, ATP, vice president … […]

  • People News: Gallagher Bassett, AXIS

    on 2017-07-12 at 09:31Gallagher Bassett Appoints Wright as Executive Director Personal Injury Darrin Wright has been appointed to the newly established position of executive director personal injury, effective July 1, 2017. Based in Adelaide, Wright will drive product management, integrity and consistency across … […]

  • NICB Releases Latest Hot Wheels Theft Report

    on 2017-07-12 at 09:13The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) … […]

  • The Case of the Monroe Billiards Table

    on 2017-07-12 at 09:06Billiards is a cue sport that includes a variety of games that generally include a cue stick that is used to strike billiard balls on a table bounded by elastic bumpers known as cushions. Generally regarded to have evolved from … […]

  • Weather Extremes Highlighted by Record Drought, Rainfall

    on 2017-07-11 at 14:17Texas struggled through its driest year in history in 2011. Four years later was its wettest ever. The Mississippi River rose to all-time-high flood levels in 2011. In 2012, its second-lowest. After a six-year drought that made agricultural irrigation a … […]

Insurance Journal

Asia Insurance Review

  • New Zealand: Insurers urged to cut red tape for car repairs

    on 2017-07-12 at 18:02The average time taken to repair a vehicle in New Zealand could be reduced by a third if insurers reduce unnecessary red tape according to a survey released by the Collision Repair Association (CRA), an industry body representing hundreds of panel beaters across NZ. […]

  • India: 48% of parents fund schooling from insurance/savings

    on 2017-07-12 at 18:02Around half (48%) of Indian parents fund their child’s education from general savings, investments or insurance, says an HSBC report, “Higher and Higher — The Value of Education”. […]

  • Singapore: Great Eastern’s nonlife unit receives new name and brand

    on 2017-07-12 at 18:02Great Eastern Holdings’ general insurance arm, Overseas Assurance Corporation (OAC), has been rebranded Great Eastern General Insurance (GEG) in Singapore, with its operations in Malaysia targeted to follow suit at the end of next month. […]

  • Taiwan: Investment services firm snaps up 25% of life insurer

    on 2017-07-12 at 18:02Investment services company, China Development Financial (CDF), has announced that its board of directors has approved a proposal to launch a tender offer to acquire a stake of up to 25.33% in China Life at NT$35 (US$1.15) per share. The acquisition will complete the suitor’s range of services by […]

  • Japan: Sales of cyber policies more than triple

    on 2017-07-12 at 18:02Three major nonlife insurance companies saw sales of cyberattack policies more than triple to over 1,000 clients combined in the financial year ended March 2017 (FY2016). […]

Canadian Underwriter

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Insurance Business Magazine – US


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