Insurance Roundup, August 31, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • Indonesian and Malaysian palm oil at a crossroads

    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-08-31 at 08:00Europe’s war against palm oil and overall western pressure risks pushing Indonesia and Malaysia closer to less regulated markets. The post Indonesian and Malaysian palm oil at a crossroads appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-08-28 at 04:45UN Secretary General attempts to reanimate peace talks. Kurdish referendum plans in limbo. Venezuela begins drafting a new constitution amid sanctions. German general election heats up. All in The Week The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Trump’s wall threatens Mexican environmental progress

    by Nancy Palencia on 2017-08-22 at 12:00The US decision to leave the Paris Agreement is likely to affect the environments of other nations and the US-Mexico border wall is an example of the risk. The post Trump’s wall threatens Mexican environmental progress appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The myth of fingerprints: Russia and Kazakhstan’s legacy of ghost assets

    by Nicholas Trickett on 2017-08-21 at 12:00The USSR’s fall led to a vast cavalcade of unclaimed objects and land in Russia and beyond. These assets aren’t just lying around: they’re being used. The post The myth of fingerprints: Russia and Kazakhstan’s legacy of ghost assets appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-08-21 at 05:49India to host Nepalese Prime Minister as tensions continue over Doklam. UK releases more Brexit position papers. Jackson Hole Summit. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

  • South Korea Court Rules Worker’s Rare Disease Linked to Samsung Factory

    on 2017-08-31 at 14:05South Korea’s Supreme Court said a former worker in a Samsung LCD factory who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis should be recognized as having an occupationally caused disease, overturning lower courts’ verdicts that held lack of evidence against the worker. […]

  • Many Harvey Flood Victims Will Have to Pay Out of Pocket for Home Repairs

    on 2017-08-31 at 09:36Homeowners suffering flood damage from Harvey are more likely to be on the hook for losses than victims of prior storms – a potentially crushing blow to personal finances and neighborhoods along the Gulf Coast. Insurance experts say only a […]

  • Federal Probe Finds Abuse in Nursing Homes Largely Unreported Despite Law

    on 2017-08-31 at 09:13More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, says a government audit that faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law requiring immediate notification. The Health […]

  • Harvey Makes Another Landfall on Battered Gulf Coastline

    on 2017-08-31 at 08:57On Tuesday morning, disaster analyst Chuck Watson pegged $42 billion as a reasonable estimate for the cost of destruction Tropical Storm Harvey would leave in its wake. By dawn Wednesday, he had raised that to much as $75 billion. Harvey’s […]

  • When Perils Combine – Concurrent Causation and Texas Law

    on 2017-08-31 at 08:28Hurricane Harvey is the strongest hurricane to hit the Texas coast in over 55 years. Like all hurricanes, in some locations Harvey produced strong winds causing wind uplift and projectile property damage. Such damage was widespread in the Rockport area. […]

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Car Insurance Roundup, August 31, 2017


Various Car Insurance News

Car Insurance News on EIN

  • How to Avoid Buying a Flood-Damaged Car
    on 2017-08-31 at 15:19… car has been declared a total or near-total loss by an insurance … the car was declared a total loss by an insurance company because … your insurance company and lender, if you have one. A salvage-title car … you think your insurance company will insure the […]

  • Kris Sims: Turning ICBC into driver-owned co-op would lower rates
    on 2017-08-31 at 15:18… get to pick their own car insurance, and they benefit from the … jockeying to sell basic auto insurance. Yet today, British Columbians have … . driver spent $1,316 on car insurance. In neighbouring Alberta, it was … a blended system of auto insurance, with private […]

  • ‘Historic’ first-of-its-kind ‘living drug’ for childhood leukemia approved
    on 2017-08-31 at 15:12… children who have insurance coverage through their parents’ insurance, Medicaid or the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program. Novartis … to help families who lack insurance or have coverage that falls … for use of its own CAR T-cell therapy in lymphoma […]

  • Wells Fargo Boosts Fake-Account Estimate 67% to 3.5 Million (1)
    on 2017-08-31 at 14:57… at Wells Fargo involving unwanted car insurance imposed on auto-loan customers. And […]

  • Uninsured driver who sped from garda checkpoint with car door open is jailed
    on 2017-08-31 at 14:30… but lost control of the car, a court heard. Judge David … him to provide proof of insurance and Hemedi handed him a … across a roundabout, abandoned the car and ran off. However, he […]

  • Rodent chews up car wires, costing owner $9K in repairs
    on 2017-08-31 at 14:03… surprise when her brand new car, an Acura Infiniti, had a … was just incredible.” The car’s wires and insulation … of Francine Paradis’s car, a squirrel gnawed at the … was also warned by her insurance company to keep an eye […]

  • Brit mum and daughter “have lost everything” after tropical storm Harvey left their home and car underwater
    on 2017-08-31 at 13:28… and she saw that her car was completely submerged. “She … they have, including their home, car and all their personal belongings … we don’t think insurance will cover a flood like … their personal belongings and the car is completely gone. “Ultimately, […]

  • Lerner & Rowe Partner with KUPD and The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Sponsor 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb 2017
    on 2017-08-31 at 13:15Lerner and Rowe in partnership with KUPD and The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation are sponsors of the 3rd Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb. SCOTTSDALE, AZ, UNITED STATES, August 31, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Lerner and Rowe Injury […]

  • UK Private Motor Insurance: Market Dynamics & Opportunities 2017
    on 2017-08-31 at 12:47… , 2017 ) “UK Private Motor Insurance: Market Dynamics & Opportunities 2017 … /uk-private-motor-insurance-market-dynamics-and-opportunities-2017 The private motor insurance market grew significantly in GWP … because of an insurance premium tax rise, increasing car […]

  • Non-Life Insurance in Iran Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020
    on 2017-08-31 at 12:42… Iranian non-life insurance segment, and a comparison of the Iranian insurance industry … Iranian insurance industry -Details of the competitive landscape in the non-life insurance … the Iranian insurance industry -It profiles the top non-life insurance […]

  • Tuition is expensive enough
    on 2017-08-31 at 12:31… away. 3. Optimize your health insurance When you register for a … already have health and dental insurance through your parents, you shouldn … your school name plus “health insurance opt out” for instructions or … perspective, the […]

  • Overdrawn at your car’s circuit bank
    on 2017-08-31 at 12:21… . And thanks to some auto insurance companies’ Big Brother eyes, our … the largest drivers of blown car fuses is the handy 12V … of data collection devices by insurance companies to keep track of … . These little insurance big-brothers can keep several of a […]

  • Asia Is A Hub Of Good Opportunities For Chemicals Companies
    on 2017-08-31 at 12:00LONDON, GREATER LONDON, UK, August 31, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Asia, being the major hub for emerging markets, is an attractive region for chemicals companies to focus on. Chemicals companies are expected to receive a considerable growth […]

  • Pays to check capped price car servicing details
    on 2017-08-31 at 11:16… car sales, instead making their money on servicing, parts, finance and insurance … per cent. In recent years car companies and dealers have won … will cost to service your car over a certain period. Independent … $150, plus a free loan car while […]

  • Startup Neos gives home insurance a smart makeover
    on 2017-08-31 at 11:13… ‘smarter home insurance’ and a significant improvement over traditional home insurance. It … they spend on their insurance cover. The wider insurance industry is now … from it; insurance is an everyday essential, protecting your property, car, health […]

  • Federal flood insurance program nears its limit in time and money
    on 2017-08-31 at 11:09… after he realized his homeowners insurance doesn’t cover floods. “Honestly … Burtt, who works as a car salesman. At least 80 percent … federal government’s National Flood Insurance Program, which is already struggling … solution […]

  • Buying car insurance? Here’s how you can save up to 60% on premium amount
    on 2017-08-31 at 10:38… to buy a comprehensive motor insurance policy. Secondly, before purchasing a … .  Motor insurance has annual renewal. Can one buy a motor insurance policy … to renew their lapsed motor insurance cover online instantly. Though there … , in the […]

  • Mumbai rains: What to do if your car is submerged in flood water
    on 2017-08-31 at 10:27… have a rooftop parking, your car will be parked downstairs at … to consider buying a new car altogether. Mechanical components and the … area, is not covered under insurance. The first thing to do … the dipsticks again after the car has done some […]

  • There are 1 million uninsured drivers on Britain’s roads – your rights if you’re hit by one
    on 2017-08-31 at 09:27… of £15 to each motor insurance premium. Uninsured drivers: The facts … also face disqualification. Read More Car insurance: What you need to know … More The tricks to cheaper car insurance Direct Line and the AA … […]

  • The worrying trends driving the car hire industry to new lows
    on 2017-08-31 at 08:57… the insurance excess. Many are buying their own much cheaper insurance in … selling their own very expensive insurance premiums to compensate. So the … own insurance cover; otherwise they won’t let you hire the car … have bought your own independent […]

  • VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Lend a hand and support your community
    on 2017-08-31 at 06:49… or alcohol. Using your own car, you will offer door-to-door transport … will need access to a car and car insurance that covers the use […]

  • Admiral: One Of Britain’s Top Insurers Is Motoring Ahead
    on 2017-08-31 at 05:45… with 11% market share in car insurance across four brands: Admiral, Bell … price comparison website for car, van and motorbike insurance – a useful asset … UK operations include commercial vehicle insurance, household insurance, and two legal firms … for […]


Health Insurance Roundup, August 31, 2017


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Various Health Insurance News

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  • Your back-to-school health checklist

    by GoHealth on 2017-08-28 at 20:16After a summer of having the freedom to stay up late, eat sweet summer treats and run wild, kids are in for a wake up call as they return to school. Transitioning into a routine can be difficult for kids, so it’s important to prepare for the first day of school to ease the process. […]

  • August is National Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

    by GoHealth on 2017-08-17 at 19:46August is National Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. While you’re likely focused on back-to-school shopping and planning, this is a reminder to schedule your annual eye exams as well. Eye exams are especially important at a young age, since good eyesight leads to better learning. […]


Life Insurance Roundup, August 31, 2017


Various Life Insurance News

Life Insurance News on EIN

  • Nigeria’s grave oversight: Unpacking life insurance!

    on 2017-08-31 at 13:50… with the basics: what is life insurance? Life insurance is a protection against financial … population with life Insurance and Kenya also with 15% adult life insurance. In summary … have Bonus Life. Bonus Life allows Nigerians to benefit from life insurance […]

  • Gov. Rauner issues amendatory veto of life insurance bill

    on 2017-08-31 at 02:30… in unpaid death benefits from life insurance policies that beneficiaries don’t … out from Frerichs about a life insurance policy for the children. But … was the beneficiary of any life insurance policies. But a state treasurer … the Life Insurance Reform Act, […]

  • Illinois treasurer calls to override Rauner’s veto of life insurance plan

    on 2017-08-30 at 18:44… may not get all the life insurance benefits they are entitled to … (The Live insurance Reform Act). The legislation would require life insurers to … ’ administrative rules which only require insurance companies to keep lapsed or … , Lynn Lucchese-Soto […]

  • Sun Life launches speedy life insurance application

    on 2017-08-30 at 18:07… Sun Life Financial Inc. has launched Sun Life GO, a 10-minute streamlined life insurance … . > Simplified term life insurance The simplified term life application has only three … $100,000. > Term life insurance For term life insurance, the application […]

  • Pharmacist helps save man’s life, insurance company denies coverage

    on 2017-08-30 at 12:31… save man’s life, & why insurance company denying coverage. See … covered under Cook’s insurance and instead of paying $6 … in several calls to the insurance company to plead the case … . WPXI reached out to the insurance company for answers, which told […]

  • BRIEF-Soochow Securities to acquire stake in Suzhou-based life insurance firm for 220.9 mln yuan

    on 2017-08-30 at 03:41… 199 million shares of Suzhou-based life insurance firm for 220.9 million … raise voting power in the life insurance firm to 5 percent Source […]

  • How insurance firms plan to make your life easier

    on 2017-08-29 at 18:11… systems & technology at HDFC Life Insurance. A whole lot of work … Rochlani, chief operating officer, IndiaFirst Life Insurance. “Any collaboration is taken apprehensively … , chief information officer, IDBI Federal Life Insurance. KPMG has […]

  • Uber to offer free life, disability and medical insurance to driver-partners in India

    on 2017-08-29 at 14:05By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:August 29, 2017 7:13 pm Uber’s insurance will cover accidental death and disablement, hospitalisation and outpatient medical treatment in case of an accident while the driver-partner is using the Uber app. US-based cab […]

  • BRIEF-Uber to provide life, disability and medical insurance to its 450,000 driver partners in India

    on 2017-08-29 at 11:40… says to provide life, disability and medical insurance to its 450,000 driver partners in India * Uber says insurance policy to be provided by ICICI Lombard General Insurance Source … first ridesharing insurance program. In partnership with ICICI Lombard General Insurance, […]

  • Woman faked death to claim $800k life insurance

    on 2017-08-28 at 23:35… to collect $800,000 in life insurance and then tried to repeat … get a $800,000 life insurance policy with Asteron Life. Calderon listed someone … Calderon took out another life insurance policy with Pinnacle Life for $1 million … a third life insurer, AA Life. […]

  • Woman faked her own death to collect $800k in life insurance

    on 2017-08-28 at 12:42… Calderon collected $800,000 in life insurance after forging and altering documents … $800,000 life insurance policy online with the company Asteron Life, using her … out another life insurance policy online, this time with Pinnacle Life and for … […]

  • Zimbabwe’s life insurance industry more of an oligopoly

    on 2017-08-26 at 22:15Life assurance premium income dropped by … , the latest report by the Insurance and Pension Commission (IPEC) shows […]

  • Governor rejects treasurer’s unclaimed life insurance plan

    on 2017-08-26 at 17:28… powers to rewrite an unclaimed life insurance benefits proposal backed by the … measure would’ve required insurance companies to compare lapsed policies … it’ll guard against insurance companies’ unscrupulous practices. The […]

  • What happens if you outlive your life insurance?

    on 2017-08-26 at 10:13… of capital gains. For most life insurance policies and policyholders, taxing as … use for your life insurance policy at age 100. Life insurance is not for … and a decreased family income, life insurance is important. However, for retirees … spouses, life insurance […]

  • Man kills sister to claim Rs 50 lakh in life insurance

    on 2017-08-25 at 19:59… accused, Kamal, had insured her life for Rs 50 lakh as … killed her to claim the insurance amount. He tried to frame … (45), to not only claim insurance but also to usurp her […]

Term Life Insurance News

  • Sun Life launches speedy life insurance application

    on 2017-08-30 at 18:07… of $25,000. > Simplified term life insurance The simplified term life application … of $100,000. > Term life insurance For term life insurance, the application includes 11 questions […]


Insurance Roundup, August 30, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • The Week Ahead

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-08-28 at 04:45UN Secretary General attempts to reanimate peace talks. Kurdish referendum plans in limbo. Venezuela begins drafting a new constitution amid sanctions. German general election heats up. All in The Week The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Trump’s wall threatens Mexican environmental progress

    by Nancy Palencia on 2017-08-22 at 12:00The US decision to leave the Paris Agreement is likely to affect the environments of other nations and the US-Mexico border wall is an example of the risk. The post Trump’s wall threatens Mexican environmental progress appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The myth of fingerprints: Russia and Kazakhstan’s legacy of ghost assets

    by Nicholas Trickett on 2017-08-21 at 12:00The USSR’s fall led to a vast cavalcade of unclaimed objects and land in Russia and beyond. These assets aren’t just lying around: they’re being used. The post The myth of fingerprints: Russia and Kazakhstan’s legacy of ghost assets appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-08-21 at 05:49India to host Nepalese Prime Minister as tensions continue over Doklam. UK releases more Brexit position papers. Jackson Hole Summit. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Cambodia 2018 election: Issues and implications

    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-08-20 at 12:00With the general election less than one year away, Cambodia is set for a rocky twelve months, defined by intense politicking and political unrest. The post The Cambodia 2018 election: Issues and implications appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

  • Harvey May Be Sign of Future Storms

    on 2017-08-30 at 14:26By the time the rain stops, Harvey will have dumped about 1 million gallons of water for every man, woman and child in southeastern Texas – a soggy, record-breaking glimpse of the wet and wild future that global warming could […]

  • Domino’s, Ford Team Up for Autonomous Pizza Delivery

    on 2017-08-30 at 14:18No ring of the doorbell, just a text. No tip for the driver? No problem in this test, where Domino’s and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless cars. […]

  • Experienced FEMA Chief Not a Newcomer to Government Disaster Response

    on 2017-08-30 at 14:05Hurricane Katrina. Deepwater Horizon. And now, perhaps the worst disaster Texas has ever seen. Brock Long, the man directing the Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Harvey, is a veteran of disaster management in government and the private sector. But the […]

  • Government’s $3B Disaster Balance Enough for Immediate Harvey Response

    on 2017-08-30 at 08:32The federal government has – for now – enough disaster aid money to deal with the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, but the ongoing storm appears sure to require a multibillion-dollar recovery package as did Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. […]

  • Heavy Rains From Harvey Raise Flooding Fears in Louisiana

    on 2017-08-30 at 08:28Bands of heavy rain from Harvey lashed southwest Louisiana on Monday, and the state’s governor said potential flooding could pose a “dangerous situation.” Gov. John Bel Edwards told reporters he expects the potential for flood damage to increase as the […]

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  • Fires spark evacuation order for three northern Manitoba First Nations

    by Jason Contant on 2017-08-30 at 16:04WASAGAMACK, Man. – Forest fires are prompting the evacuation of some 3,700 people from three First Nation communities in northern Manitoba. The fires are closest to the Wasagamack First Nation, some 600 kilometres north of Winnipeg, and all 2,000 residents… The post Fires spark […]

  • Inattentive drivers causing more collisions than impaired and speeding drivers combined: OPP

    by Canadian Underwriter on 2017-08-30 at 14:32Inattentive driving is linked to more collisions on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads so far this year than speeding and alcohol/drug-related collisions combined, the police service reported on Tuesday. Since Jan. 1, 2017, driver distraction has been reported as the… The post […]

  • Saskatchewan Party leadership candidate proposes rolling back PST on insurance products

    by Canadian Underwriter on 2017-08-30 at 13:42Jeremy Harrison, a candidate for the leadership of the Saskatchewan Party and MLA for Meadow Lake, said on Tuesday that he would roll back the charging of provincial sales tax (PST) to insurance products as announced recently as part of… The post Saskatchewan Party leadership candidate […]

  • InsurTechTO: Highlighting InsurTech in Toronto

    by Cathy Donaghy on 2017-08-30 at 13:33Toronto, ON (Aug. 30, 2017) – Insurance-Canada.ca, the leading provider of high-quality events focused on the use of technology in property & casualty insurance in Canada, is pleased to announce InsurTechTO, the first event of its kind, putting the spotlight… The post InsurTechTO: […]

  • Beyond Intent

    by Canadian Underwriter on 2017-08-30 at 12:18A New Brunswick court recently addressed a rarely litigated exclusion in liability policies, which are meant to ensure an insured’s intentional conduct does not attract coverage. The ruling, plus an earlier one in British Columbia, show that although a plaintiff may allege the insured’s […]

Canadian Insurance Top Broker

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Car Insurance Roundup, August 30, 2017


Various Car Insurance News

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Health Insurance Roundup, August 30, 2017


Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

Health Insurance Daily

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Various Health Insurance News

  • Health Insurance Costs with Consilient, 29.08.2017

    on 2017-08-30 at 04:16Robin Ali, Head of Practice at Consilient, joins us in the studio to answer your questions on UAE residents and companies facing ever-rising bills for … […]

  • health insurance

    on 2017-08-30 at 03:21health insurance. ‘Genome cloaking’ and the quest to keep DNA test results private · Ricki Lewis | August 29, 2017 | Genetic Literacy Project … […]

  • Gallagher Student Health and Special Risk Formerly Gallagher Koster

    on 2017-08-30 at 00:46Reaching the age limit of another health insurance plan; Loss of health insurance through a marriage or divorce; Involuntary loss of coverage from … […]

  • Federal employee health insurance 2017

    on 2017-08-30 at 00:17Health Care Reform – State Health Insurance During the open season, employees can take certain actions for the Federal Employees Health Benefits … […]

  • Hcc health insurance

    on 2017-08-30 at 00:03Hcc health insurance. com/travel. Our insurance agents are experts and can help you. This business provides Insurance – Health in Indianapolis, IN. […]

  • 17000 Kids in Connecticut Could Lose Health Coverage

    on 2017-08-29 at 21:56One of the major federal programs currently caught in limbo is the one that provides health insurance to hundreds of thousands of children around the … […]

  • Los Angeles Man Without Health Insurance Dies After Posting Plea On Social Media

    on 2017-08-29 at 21:45A Los Angeles man, who suffered injuries following a motorbike accident, made a dying plea on Facebook Aug. 22 after deciding to forgo hospital … […]

  • Long Term Care

    on 2017-08-29 at 21:42Bureaucracy is complicated and time-consuming, Age Scotland warns. Older people living in Scotland need more help to understand their long-term … […]

  • State Extends Deadline for Insurers To Decide Future In Health Exchange

    on 2017-08-29 at 21:22Uncertainty over federal health insurance policy has forced Connecticut officials to give more time to the two remaining insurers to decide if they will … […]

  • Obamacare premium costs in Maryland set to jump as state approves rates

    on 2017-08-29 at 21:22“Kaiser Permanente is committed to maintaining affordable pricing in the Maryland Health Insurance Exchange,” Kaiser said in a statement. “We look … […]

  • Czech republic health insurance for foreigners

    on 2017-08-29 at 20:59Czech republic health insurance for foreigners. VZP is the largest medical provider with 24hr worldwide service in English. cz and choose the best one … […]

  • Health Insurance

    on 2017-08-29 at 20:59McMahon & Hadder Insurance offers your choice of group and individual Pensacola health insurance plans from several outstanding companies. […]

Go Health Pro

  • Your back-to-school health checklist

    by GoHealth on 2017-08-28 at 20:16After a summer of having the freedom to stay up late, eat sweet summer treats and run wild, kids are in for a wake up call as they return to school. Transitioning into a routine can be difficult for kids, so it’s important to prepare for the first day of school to ease the process. […]


Life Insurance Roundup, August 30, 2017


Various Life Insurance News

Life Insurance News on EIN


Insurance Roundup, August 29, 2017


Global Risk Insights

  • The Week Ahead

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-08-28 at 04:45UN Secretary General attempts to reanimate peace talks. Kurdish referendum plans in limbo. Venezuela begins drafting a new constitution amid sanctions. German general election heats up. All in The Week The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Trump’s wall threatens Mexican environmental progress

    by Nancy Palencia on 2017-08-22 at 12:00The US decision to leave the Paris Agreement is likely to affect the environments of other nations and the US-Mexico border wall is an example of the risk. The post Trump’s wall threatens Mexican environmental progress appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The myth of fingerprints: Russia and Kazakhstan’s legacy of ghost assets

    by Nicholas Trickett on 2017-08-21 at 12:00The USSR’s fall led to a vast cavalcade of unclaimed objects and land in Russia and beyond. These assets aren’t just lying around: they’re being used. The post The myth of fingerprints: Russia and Kazakhstan’s legacy of ghost assets appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Week Ahead

    by Global Risk Insights on 2017-08-21 at 05:49India to host Nepalese Prime Minister as tensions continue over Doklam. UK releases more Brexit position papers. Jackson Hole Summit. All in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • The Cambodia 2018 election: Issues and implications

    by Alexander Macleod on 2017-08-20 at 12:00With the general election less than one year away, Cambodia is set for a rocky twelve months, defined by intense politicking and political unrest. The post The Cambodia 2018 election: Issues and implications appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

  • Commentary: Start Preparing for the Next Hurricane Harvey

    on 2017-08-29 at 14:13My heart goes out to the people who have borne the brunt of Hurricane Harvey and still face continued flooding and a long recovery. As a nation, we need to be better prepared for such catastrophic floods so as to […]

  • Bond Bailout Could Plug Flood Financing Hole

    on 2017-08-29 at 14:08The images from Houston, Texas, in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey are horrific and heartbreaking, with homes fully submerged and residents being rescued by boats and helicopters. And that’s just the physical toll. Many residents of the fourth-largest U.S. city […]

  • Officials Release Water From Reservoirs to Protect Downtown Houston

    on 2017-08-29 at 13:36Officials released more water from Houston-area reservoirs overwhelmed by Harvey early Monday in a move aimed at protecting the city’s downtown from devastating floods but that could still endanger thousands of homes, even as the nation’s fourth-largest city anticipated more […]

  • Not All Equipment is Alike: The Need for Expertise in DME

    on 2017-08-29 at 08:54Part One: Knowledge is Key in DME – The role of the ATP Assistive Technology Professional There is a growing trend in the workers’ compensation industry for carriers and excess carriers to contract with network services providers, under the belief […]

  • Many Houston Properties Not in FEMA Flood Zones Get Soaked

    on 2017-08-28 at 17:38Rising floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground Sunday in Houston, overwhelming rescuers who fielded countless desperate calls for help. A fleet of helicopters, airboats and high-water vehicles confronted flooding so […]

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  • California Bill Targets Sexual Harassment by Venture Capitalists

    by Don Jergler on 2017-08-29 at 14:28A rash of sexual harassment scandals this summer involving venture capitalists has laid bare a major weakness in laws meant to protect workers from unwelcome advances. While legislation is clear on many workplace interactions, there’s next to nothing on the […]

  • AXIS’ Acquisition of Novae Approved in Shareholder Vote

    on 2017-08-29 at 13:49AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. announced that shareholders of Novae Group have approved the company’s acquisition by AXIS. Approximately 99.97 percent of shareholder votes were cast in favor of the deal. AXIS announced last week it had substantially sweetened its offer […]

  • IGI Appoints Jabsheh as Executive Director, IGI UK, in Expanded Company Role

    on 2017-08-29 at 13:38International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. (IGI), the specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer, has announced the appointment of Waleed Jabsheh as executive director of IGI UK as part of the company’s plans to grow in new and existing markets. Jabsheh will […]

  • New York’s Cybersecurity Regulation Compliance Requirements Go Into Effect

    on 2017-08-29 at 13:36Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo reminded all entities covered by the New York State Department of Financial Services’ (DFS) cybersecurity regulation that yesterday, August 28, 2017, was the first compliance date of this first-in-the-nation cybersecurity regulation. […]

  • Trial Nears for Final Defendant in Delaware Murder-For-Hire Case

    on 2017-08-29 at 13:29A judge is holding a final case review for the last of four defendants charged in the murder-for-hire killings of a Delaware couple. Monday’s court proceeding comes as a trial looms for Dominique Benson in the 2013 deaths of Joseph […]

Asia Insurance Review

  • Philippines: Malayan Insurance ranks as No. 1 for 47th year

    on 2017-08-29 at 22:34Malayan Insurance has retained its position as a leader in the non-life insurance industry in the Philippines for 47 years, in terms of gross premiums written (GPW) and net premiums written (NPW) in 2016. […]

  • India: 13 insurers in blockchain cooperation

    on 2017-08-29 at 22:34Thirteen Indian insurance companies have rallied together to use a blockchain-like technology to create a central repository of policyholder data, to avoid repeating the registration procedure for holders of multiple policies. […]

  • China: PICC Group to acquire ASEAN insurers

    on 2017-08-29 at 22:34Chinese nonlife insurance giant PICC Group is in talks to either acquire or buy a stake in several Southeast Asian insurers and expects some deals to close before the end of the year, reported Reuters citing a senior executive of the company. […]

  • Malaysia: Pension fund eyes stakes in several foreign owned insurers

    on 2017-08-29 at 22:34Malaysia’s second biggest pension fund Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP) has narrowed down its investment options among foreign-owned insurance companies which have to reduce their stakes in their Malaysian businesses in order to comply with foreign ownership limits. […]

  • New Zealand: Insurance body says quake claim tribunal is bad idea

    on 2017-08-29 at 22:34The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ), which represents general insurers in the country, has rejected the opposition Labour Party’s plans to set up an arbitration tribunal against insurers in Christchurch. […]

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Canadian Insurance Top Broker

  • The change manager

    by stephv on 2017-08-28 at 20:34If you regularly read this page, you will have already noticed that I am not Gloria Cilliers. If you have attended our annual Top Broker … […]

  • IFRS 17: What will change?

    by stephv on 2017-08-28 at 20:33Brokers place a client’s risk with a particular insurer based on a number of factors—one of which is the company’s financial performance. International Financial Reporting … […]

  • Cross-Canada collaboration

    by stephv on 2017-08-28 at 20:32One year into his appointment as CEO of Marsh Canada, Chris Lay’s priorities include continuing to grow the middle-market business, and growing his people through flex opportunities across the Marsh family of companies […]

  • The terrorism talk

    by stephv on 2017-08-28 at 20:31After Paris, Berlin, Manchester and London, what should clients know about the “new” terrorism risks? […]

  • Has telematics stalled?

    by stephv on 2017-08-28 at 20:30A few years ago, many predicted that usage-based insurance would transform personal auto insurance in Canada. It hasn’t worked out that way. […]

Insurance Business Magazine – US


Car Insurance Roundup, August 29, 2017


Various Car Insurance News

Car Insurance News on EIN

  • Schwarzenegger to Raise Awareness of UK’s Payment Protection Insurance Scandal

    on 2017-08-29 at 14:03… to complain about Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) they may have been … were mis-sold the debt repayment insurance policies. But the regulator estimates … to other areas such as car finance and people’s new […]

  • Jersey City man charged trying to register stolen car: police

    on 2017-08-29 at 13:19JERSEY CITY — A 19-year-old Jersey City man was charged with attempting to register a stolen vehicle using an expired insurance policy at the Bayonne Motor Vehicle Commission Office on Wednesday. Davon R. Womack, of Virginia Avenue, is charged with […]

  • 12 Things To Do After a Car Accident

    on 2017-08-29 at 12:49… to serious injuries. While many car accidents focus on the vehicle … severe paralysis and even fatality. Car accidents often involve legal battles … , addresses, license plate numbers, and insurance information. Communicate with the police … false […]

  • Uninsured driver claims rise, pushing up car insurance costs

    on 2017-08-29 at 12:18… for adding to already high car insurance costs. Claims against uninsured drivers …  an annual levy paid by insurance companies and is set each … their customers through higher annual car insurance premiums.  Ashton West, chief executive […]

  • Man sentenced for role in car insurance fraud scheme

    on 2017-08-29 at 12:12… a scheme to defraud insurance companies through staged car crashes. Jacques Fleurijeune … people who staged about 50 car crashes from 2011 through 2014 … vehicle. They then filed fraudulent insurance claims, collecting from $10,000 […]

  • British regulator enlists Schwarzenegger in insurance mis-selling campaign

    on 2017-08-29 at 11:37… to complain about Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) they may have been … were mis-sold the debt repayment insurance policies. But the regulator estimates … to other areas such as car finance and people’s […]

  • The perverse incentives of the National Flood Insurance Program

    on 2017-08-29 at 11:00… : up into your yard, your car, your living room, your books … its subsidiary, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Together, FEMA and … Orleans-based Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance once put it, this means … transitioning back to private flood […]

  • The Future Of Insurance: The Digital Transformation Imperative

    on 2017-08-29 at 09:59… changing consumer and business environment. Insurance providers across the world are … sensors and instantly provide usage-based insurance. In addition to providing ever-important … ’s insured. For a connected car, services might include parking or … […]

  • UK Private Motor Insurance Market Analysis 2017 (By Segment, Key Players and Applications) and Forecasts To 2021

    on 2017-08-29 at 07:58… Insurance: Market Dynamics & Opportunities 2017”. Summary “UK Private Motor Insurance … because of an insurance premium tax rise, increasing car repair costs, and … private motor insurance GWP 12 2.3. Motor insurance […]

  • Auto body program receives car for studies

    on 2017-08-29 at 06:32… ,” Lubiato said. The car was donated by Meemic Insurance Thomson Agency. “This … asked for a newer model car because technology changes so fast … representative Mitchell Sell said the car has about $13,000-14,000 … work and practice on […]

  • If insurance holder dies, kin must get policy transferred

    on 2017-08-29 at 06:03… owned a car which was insured through HDFC Ergo General Insurance. The … insurer. The forum upheld the insurance company’s stand and … ‘s death to the insurance firm nor made arequest for … National Commission concluded that the insurance firm was justified in […]

  • Car companies like Maruti, Hyundai are wooing cash-rich babus, faujis after arrears pay

    on 2017-08-29 at 06:00NEW DELHI: Automakers are in an overdrive mode to woo government employees, trying to boost sales in a segment where the potential customer just got more money on hand with a pay-out of salary arrears. Government employees including armed forces personnel […]

  • DIY tips during car break down

    on 2017-08-29 at 05:47… get stranded due to a car breakdown. The first thing to … to ensure that the stalled car is parked safe and well … be considered. A lot of insurance companiestoday offer roadside assistance. Reliance … 500 on purchase of a car insurance policy. 6. Try to […]

  • Virginia Beach Car Insurance Agency Awarded Platinum Status By Progressive

    on 2017-08-29 at 05:06Hampton Roads Insurance Services Earns Prestigious Platinum Designation From Largest Car Insurance Provider … in the insurance world. Progressive, which is America’s largest car insurance provider, bestowed the prominent Hampton Beach insurance agency with […]

  • You may consider switching your car insurance under these 3 scenarios

    on 2017-08-29 at 04:34… any additional documentation unlike, health insurance portability where a good amount … your vehicle. A comprehensive motor insurance plan has two components – … , of course, besides selecting necessary insurance coverage/add-on’s: One … into account age of […]

  • How to get ready for your insurance claim: What to do if your home is storm-damaged

    on 2017-08-29 at 03:58… you have flood insurance, contact your agent or flood insurance provider and … your car or other recreational vehicle(s) and you carry comprehensive insurance … mailing address Current telephone number Insurance information Total household annual […]

  • Rise in victims of uninsured drivers

    on 2017-08-29 at 03:24… of insurance and people’s propensity to drive without insurance,… rise further following rises in Insurance Premium Tax. Changes to the … organisation says average cost of car insurance for a driver aged between … of vehicles being driven without insurance […]

  • Man sentenced for role in bogus 2013 Norwich car crash

    on 2017-08-29 at 02:24… role in an insurance fraud scheme involving a staged car crash on … deliberately crashed Fleurijeune’s car, which was in poor condition … could receive money from his insurance provider to buy a new … the crash, they submitted fraudulent insurance claims, […]

  • Why Britons always earn less than we had hoped 

    on 2017-08-29 at 01:07… average Briton owns their first car at 21 and leaves home … of running a vehicle. Although car owners expected to spend a … expenses – such as petrol, MoT, car insurance and maintenance – they admitted they […]

  • International gangs staging car crashes to claim insurance

    on 2017-08-29 at 01:04Motor crashes staged by international gangs have emerged as one of the most common types of fraud in Ireland. The Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) warned that international fraudsters are taking advantage of the country’s high compensation payouts […]

  • Car crashes into church in Lawrence County

    on 2017-08-29 at 00:31… a red car with a suspended license and no insurance, according to […]

  • We don’t want to be the next Carolina Forest

    on 2017-08-29 at 00:21… many cars. This raises the car insurance rates for all of us […]

  • Uninsured driver victim numbers rise

    on 2017-08-28 at 23:36… of insurance and people’s propensity to drive without insurance,… rise further following rises in Insurance Premium Tax. Changes to the … organisation says average cost of car insurance for a driver aged between … of vehicles being driven without insurance […]