Insurance Roundup, March 21, 2019

General Insurance

News – Insurance Journal Insurance Journal delivers the latest business news for the Property/Casualty insurance industry

News – Claims Journal Insurance news and resources for the claims industry

  • Investigators may Probe Houston Chemical Fire
    by Rachel Adams-Heard and Ben Foldy on 2019-03-21 at 05:00Federal and local investigators are weighing a probe of the Houston chemical blaze as hazardous compounds waft near the burned-out site. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board “is following up on the incident and should be making a decision to send […]

  • Studies Find Misdiagnosis Most Common Reason for Malpractice Claims
    on 2019-03-21 at 05:00Two studies released this week underscored the significance of misdiagnosis as a source of medical malpractice claims. Coverys, a malpractice carrier based in Boston, reported that a review of 1,800 closed claims against physicians from 2013 to 2017 showed 46% […]

  • Fraudster Admits Scamming $100M from Facebook and Google
    by Chris Dolmetsch on 2019-03-21 at 05:00A Lithuanian man admitted he helped trick Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google into sending more than $100 million through a phishing scheme. Evaldas Rimasauskas, 50, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud before U.S. District Judge George Daniels […]

  • N.Y. Legislature Passes Bill to Expand School Zone Speed Cameras
    by Chris Carola on 2019-03-21 at 00:14ALBANY, N.Y — The Democrat-controlled state Legislature has passed legislation aimed at improving pedestrian safety in New York City school zones by adding hundreds of traffic surveillance cameras designed to catch speeders. The Assembly and Senate on Tuesday easily passed […]

  • Devastating Nebraska Floods Threaten to Stretch into the South
    on 2019-03-20 at 16:42BROWNVILLE, Neb. — Emergency officials in Southern U.S. states kept a wary eye on the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as massive flooding that killed four people and caused more than $1 billion in estimated damages to homes, businesses and crops […]

  • Butterball Recalls Ground Turkey after 4 Salmonella Cases
    on 2019-03-20 at 16:30Butterball LLC issued a voluntarily recall of more than 78,000 pounds (35,400 kilograms) of raw ground turkey products nationwide Thursday as Wisconsin health officials investigate four salmonella cases in the state. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection […]

  • Houston Chemical-Fire Smoke Set to Descend, Closing Schools
    by Joe Carroll and Stephen Stapczynski on 2019-03-20 at 16:21About the photo: Residents look on at the plume of smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Co. petrochemical storage site on Tuesday. As a towering plume of black smoke billowed a mile above Houston for a third […]

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  • Tunisia: Structural issues affect insurance industry’s profits
    on 2019-03-21 at 15:53The Tunisian insurance industry is estimated to have posted net profits of up to TND100m ($33.2m) for 2018, according to Mr Hafedh Gharbi, president of the insurance regulator, the General Insurance Committee (CGA). […]

  • Algeria: Weak demand for public liability insurance products
    on 2019-03-21 at 15:53With the exception of public liability insurance purchased for public carriers of goods, there are only occasional subscriptions for other forms of public liability insurance, says the president of the Algerian Union of Insurance Brokers (UACA), Mr Boudraa Abdelaziz. […]

  • UAE: ADNIC declares 30% dividend payout for 2018 financial year
    on 2019-03-21 at 15:53Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC), one of the leading regional multi-line insurance providers for corporates and individuals, has announced the distribution of 30% cash dividends for the financial year ended 31 December 2018. The total dividends amount to AED112.5m ($30.6m) which is an increase of 20% from that declared for FY2017. […]

Global Risk Insights Political Risk for the 21st century

Canadian Underwriter Insurance and Risk News and Analysis. #1 in Canada

  • How BC Hydro fares in managing its cyber security risk
    by Jason Contant on 2019-03-20 at 21:53British Columbia’s electric utility is managing its cyber security risk for system components that must conform to mandatory reliability standards, but not for components to which the standards do not apply, the province’s auditor general has found. “We concluded that… The post How BC Hydro fares in managing its cyber security risk appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • The challenges in navigating the ridesharing insurance minefield
    by Jason Contant on 2019-03-20 at 21:12Despite using a wholly-owned captive insurance subsidiary and third-party insurance, ridesharing company Lyft Inc. cannot ensure its coverage will sustain all of its business risks and costs, the company acknowledged in a recent stock-listing prospectus of risk factors. San Francisco,… The post The challenges in navigating the ridesharing insurance minefield appeared first on Canadian […]

  • Collision damages ships in Vancouver Harbour
    by Greg Meckbach on 2019-03-20 at 20:40RICHMOND, B.C. – Transport Canada says two ships collided in Vancouver Harbour Sunday after one lost power, but no one was injured and no pollutants were released. The federal department says in a statement that the bulk carrier MV Caravos… The post Collision damages ships in Vancouver Harbour appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • How small potatoes from federal budget can help insurers
    by Greg Meckbach on 2019-03-20 at 19:53The federal government’s commitment Tuesday to spend $1 million a year on hazard awareness training – from a total budget of nearly $350 billion – will go a “long way” towards helping Canadians understand property risk, the Insurance Bureau of… The post How small potatoes from federal budget can help insurers appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Economical clears major hurdle to demutualization
    by Greg Meckbach on 2019-03-20 at 18:26Economical Insurance is a step closer to demutualization and becoming publicly traded on the stock exchange. An overwhelming majority (99%) of the insurer’s mutual policyholders voted Wednesday in favour of a demutualization proposal released in January. Several more steps are… The post Economical clears major hurdle to demutualization appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

insuranceNEWS.com.au General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world

InsureZero Blog All you need to know about Insurance

  • 4 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Business
    by Jasmine Williams on 2019-03-19 at 21:06When it comes to shopping for insurance policies for your small business, it’s important to understand exactly what kind of coverage you are going to need. There are several different forms of insurance specifically designed to protect you from a variety of unfortunate incidents. Unfortunately, most small business owners are not aware of the legal […] 4 Types of Insurance You Need to […]


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Car Insurance Roundup, March 21, 2019

Car Insurance


Health Insurance Roundup, March 21, 2019

Health Insurance

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Life Insurance Roundup, March 21, 2019

Life Insurance

Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis Compelo Insurance brings the latest news, analysis and trends within the global insurance industry

  • Munich Re expects to increase 2019 profit to €2.5bn
    by BV Swagath on 2019-03-21 at 06:44Munich Re expects the bulk of the profit, at about €2.1bn to come from its reinsurance business, and nearly €400m to be made by its ERGO business, which The post Munich Re expects to increase 2019 profit to €2.5bn appeared first on Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis. […]

  • Legal & General wraps up £230m buy-in pensioner deal with Howden
    by BV Swagath on 2019-03-20 at 06:45According to Legal & General, the Howden Group Pension Plan covers roughly 2,000 members, out of which a majority of them are current pensioners. The transaction follows on The post Legal & General wraps up £230m buy-in pensioner deal with Howden appeared first on Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis. […]

  • How is Europe preparing for the Brexit insurance impact?
    by Peter Littlejohns on 2019-03-20 at 06:00Insurance companies in the UK are concerned about the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the industry, and agreements between UK and EU regulators have done little The post How is Europe preparing for the Brexit insurance impact? appeared first on Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis. […]

  • Amalgamated Life Insurance Company introduces new voluntary group level term life insurance product
    by BV Swagath on 2019-03-20 at 01:22Because of its portability feature, insured individuals can take the coverage with them if they change jobs or retire. Spouses can be added to the plan and covered The post Amalgamated Life Insurance Company introduces new voluntary group level term life insurance product appeared first on Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis. […]

  • NFP acquires BD Capital Partners
    by Surya Rao Akella on 2019-03-19 at 13:05Headquartered in Mason, Ohio, BD Capital is an insurance broker that offers property and casualty solutions to clients across the Midwest. BD Capital serves as a trusted advisor The post NFP acquires BD Capital Partners appeared first on Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis. […]

Life Insurance Plans Online Learn about Life Insurance, Compare Plans and Rates Online

  • Life Insurance with Living Benefits?
    by termlifeonline on 2019-03-20 at 14:50What is life insurance with living benefits and how does it work? It is life insurance that provides you with the option of accessing a portion of your policy’s death benefits while you are still alive. If you become ill with a terminal diagnosis of less than one year to live (or six months), you […]

  • Life Insurance for Funeral Costs
    by termlifeonline on 2019-03-17 at 13:51Is there life insurance to cover funeral expenses? There are guaranteed-issue life insurance plans designed for seniors, between the ages of 45 to 85, that offer guaranteed approval without any medical exam or health questions asked. These life insurance policies offer up to $25,000 of insurance to pay for your funeral and any related end […]

Life Insurance – InsuranceNewsNet Your industry. One source.™

  • Report: Life Insurance Distribution Needs Reinventing Globally
    by user on 2019-03-20 at 07:49Boston Consulting Group, a management consulting firm, issued the following news release, dated March 18:. After decades of limited innovation, distribution is on the cusp of major change, which will unlock benefits for all stakeholders, according to a joint research report from Boston Consulting Group and Morgan Stanley Research, Reinventing Life Insurance… The post Report: Life Insurance […]

  • Amalgamated Life Introduces Voluntary Group Term Life
    by user on 2019-03-19 at 13:38White Plains, NY…March 19, 2019 Amalgamated Life Insurance Company (www.amalgamatedlife.com), a leading provider of comprehensive insurance solutions, announced today its… The post Amalgamated Life Introduces Voluntary Group Term Life appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • MoneyLion Launches Financial Heartbeat, A Fitness-Inspired Mobile Tracker
    by user on 2019-03-18 at 17:00–MoneyLion, America’s most powerful financial membership designed to help the hardest-working Americans save, borrow and invest, today launched the industry’s first health tracker for finances, the Financial Heartbeat. Similar to smartwatches and fitness wearables, the MoneyLion Financial Heartbeat simplifies the tracking and understanding of one’s… The post MoneyLion Launches Financial […]

  • Here’s What Clients Need To Know To Pick Good Life Insurance
    by user on 2019-03-17 at 08:00Ask someone why they’re investing for retirement, and they’ll usually give two answers: to cover post-retirement living expenses and to help provide for a spouse after they’re gone. But what if “gone” comes far earlier than you expect? Term life insurance is a great but often misunderstood safety net. The post Here’s What Clients Need To Know To Pick Good Life Insurance appeared first on […]

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  • The best cities for working moms
    by Tom Anderson on 2019-03-20 at 10:00Moms across the country face a delicate balancing act between their work and family life. Luckily, some cities make it far easier than others. The post The best cities for working moms appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • How much does life insurance cost?
    by Kim Rotter on 2019-03-19 at 10:00Life insurance comes in many varieties at a wide range of costs. Find out what factors influence your premiums and how to choose affordable coverage that meets your needs. The post How much does life insurance cost? appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • MyLifeScore360 shows how your health measures up
    by Tom Anderson on 2019-03-18 at 10:00MyLifeScore360 provides a risk-based score after you answer 10 simple health questions. It’s an easy way to understand how your health may compare to your peers. The post MyLifeScore360 shows how your health measures up appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • 6 retirement calculators to help keep your nest egg on track
    by Dayna Diamond on 2019-03-17 at 10:00Are you on track for your retirement savings? Use these retirement calculators to figure out how you can improve. The post 6 retirement calculators to help keep your nest egg on track appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

National Agents Alliance – NAA Life National Agents Alliance offers a wide variety of mortgage protection plans to meet any budget and coverage need through NAA Life.

  • NAA Life Mortgage Protection Center
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance offers a wide variety of mortgage protection plans to meet any budget and coverage need through NAA Life. […]

  • Life Insurance Blog
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00NAA Life Insurance Blog – Your source for information on life insurance and financial guidance. […]

  • Term Life Insurance
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance provides term life insurance coverage at a fixed rate of payments for a limited period of time. […]

  • Term Life Insurance Services
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance term life insurance plans protect your loved ones, allowing life to go on without the risk of financial loss. […]

  • Term Life Insurance Reviews
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance provides term life insurance coverage at a fixed rate of payments for a limited period of time. […]


Insurance Roundup, March 20, 2019

General Insurance

News – Insurance Journal Insurance Journal delivers the latest business news for the Property/Casualty insurance industry

News – Claims Journal Insurance news and resources for the claims industry

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog THE POLICYHOLDER’S ADVOCATE®

  • Florida Investigative Report Highlights Florida Legislators Taking Away Policyholder Protections
    by Chip Merlin on 2019-03-19 at 04:15Reporter Steve Andrews ran a televised story highlighting that some Florida legislators are listening to insurance company lawyers and lobbyists rather than taking care of their constituents in Consumers Would Take Hit If Insurance Lobby Gets Its Way, and Change in Insurance Law Would Take Away Consumers’ Day in Court. The story references Florida House…… Continue Reading […]

  • Are Market Conduct Examiners Listening to Common Property Insurance Claims Complaints?
    by Chip Merlin on 2019-03-18 at 04:15Market conduct examinations of insurance company claims practices are important. Do you think that examiners are listening to the same repetitive complaints I hear from policyholders, contractors, roofers, public adjusters and other lawyers at the various seminars and trade shows I attend? Many market conduct studies never analyze internal operation analysis insurance companies own […]

  • Insurance Agent Error and Omission—Merlin Law Group Wins Trial
    by Chip Merlin on 2019-03-17 at 17:12An insurance agent has many responsibilities which to do correctly, requires a great amount of specific education and a lot of attention to detail. Insurance agents are important because they sell one of the most important financial products any of us can purchase. The entire purpose of the insurance product they sell protects us from…… Continue Reading […]

  • China: 2 listed companies eye separate insurance start-ups
    on 2019-03-20 at 15:43Hainan Haiqi Transportation Group and Chengdu Haoneng Technology, both of which are listed on the Shanghai stock exchange, yesterday announced separately that they plan to establish insurance companies, to be called Haijin Property Insurance and Western Agricultural Insurance respectively. […]

  • India: Local reinsurance giant raises premium rates
    on 2019-03-20 at 15:43Businesses in several sectors such as pharma, textiles and steel have seen their property insurance rates soar by as much as eight times after national reinsurer GIC Re revised its reinsurance rates with effect from 1 March. […]

  • Asia: 5G to turbo-charge health insurance industry
    on 2019-03-20 at 15:43The advancement of 5G technology would allow insurers to process health data at an unprecedented rate and perform more dynamic underwriting based on real time information from consumers. As the industry moves into the next generation of wearables recording all forms of health data, “5G will put the insurance sector on rocket power” with it significantly increasing the speed of networks by 100 […]

  • Organisers of Asia Insurance Technology Awards welcome nominations
    on 2019-03-20 at 15:43Nominations are open for the Asia Insurance Technology Awards (AITAs), an annual award programme organised by financial technology consulting firm Celent in partnership with Asia Insurance Review. […]

  • Australia: Health insurance costs top household worries for the 1st time
    on 2019-03-20 at 15:43Health insurance has overtaken electricity as the main household cost concern in the latest quarterly survey of more than 1,000 Australians by CHOICE, the leading consumer advocacy group in Australia. This is the first time health insurance costs is the topmost concern for households since the survey began in 2014. […]

  • Morocco: Non-life business outstrips life operations at Saham Assurance
    on 2019-03-20 at 15:43One of Morocco’s biggest insurers, Saham Assurance, has posted a 7.8% increase in overall turnover to MAD5.22bn ($544.6m) for the financial year ended 31 December 2018, compared to 2017. […]

  • Bahrain: Insurance industry discusses VAT
    on 2019-03-20 at 15:43Insurance companies should develop a consistent approach to industry-wide issues, rather than developing individual stances that may or may not be accepted by the National Bureau of Revenue (NBR), Bahrain’s tax authority, according to Mr Omar Hisham, an adviser to the insurance industry. […]

  • Turkey: Umbrella trade body sets up committees to develop insurance agencies
    on 2019-03-20 at 15:43The TOBB Insurance Agencies Executive Committee (SAIK)has established six committees to improve the profession in order to enable agencies to perform more effectively, systematically and efficiently. […]

Global Risk Insights Political Risk for the 21st century

Canadian Underwriter Insurance and Risk News and Analysis. #1 in Canada

  • Trisura Guarantee announces new CEO
    by David Gambrill on 2019-03-19 at 21:37Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company has appointed Chris Sekine as president and CEO. He succeeds Mike George, who will continue to work with Trisura Guarantee on a consulting basis. Sekine has led Trisura Guarantee’s surety group since its inception. He has… The post Trisura Guarantee announces new CEO appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • BFL Canada appoints vice chair
    by Jason Contant on 2019-03-19 at 20:32Commercial insurance brokerage BFL Canada has announced the appointment of Norman M. Steinberg as vice chair. Steinberg was appointed to BFL’s board of directors in June of 2018. He was previously global chair of international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright.… The post BFL Canada appoints vice chair appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • This Supreme Court ruling could drive environmental insurance sales
    by Greg Meckbach on 2019-03-19 at 20:18Brokers could see more demand for environmental liability insurance because of a recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling in favour of the Alberta Energy Regulator, a Toronto underwriter suggests. In Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Ltd., the Supreme Court… The post This Supreme Court ruling could drive environmental insurance sales appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • How this broker is binding Lloyd’s policies online
    by Greg Meckbach on 2019-03-19 at 20:05A Calgary-based Lloyd’s coverholder has re-launched its website to make it easier for brokers to bind policies for special events without having to deal with a lot of paper forms. PAL Insurance Brokers Canada Ltd. has allowed clients to apply… The post How this broker is binding Lloyd’s policies online appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Manitoba flooding could be worse than 2009
    by Greg Meckbach on 2019-03-19 at 19:58WINNIPEG – Heavy snowfall in the United States has raised the threat of flooding in Manitoba’s Red River Valley this spring. The Manitoba government says conditions have worsened since its first flood outlook last month. The province says, with average… The post Manitoba flooding could be worse than 2009 appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

insuranceNEWS.com.au General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world

InsureZero Blog All you need to know about Insurance

  • 4 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Business
    by Jasmine Williams on 2019-03-19 at 21:06When it comes to shopping for insurance policies for your small business, it’s important to understand exactly what kind of coverage you are going to need. There are several different forms of insurance specifically designed to protect you from a variety of unfortunate incidents. Unfortunately, most small business owners are not aware of the legal […] 4 Types of Insurance You Need to […]

  • 5 Insurance Tips for Entrepreneurs and Startups
    by Alexander Hunkin on 2019-03-17 at 19:28The business world is a scary place even for those who are experienced entrepreneurs. Being a new kid on the block is much scarier, which is why you need all the protection, reassurance and guarantee that you can get. The simplest way to achieve this is to get proper insurance, yet, how are you supposed […] 5 Insurance Tips for Entrepreneurs and Startups Author: Alexander HunkinInsureZero […]


Car Insurance Roundup, March 20, 2019

Car Insurance

  • China’s VC deal value surged 89% to $78.2b in 2018
    on 2019-03-20 at 07:38… is developing AliOS, an in-car operating system, has invested in … at least four self-driving car manufacturers Xpeng, Banma Technologies, Cenntro … issues such as parking, car sales, financing, and insurance. “Autonomous driving aligns […]

  • Go out shopping in small, midcaps, uptrend may last up to 5 yrs: Vivek Mavani
    on 2019-03-20 at 07:35… listed company, life insurance company, a general insurance company plus sundry other … of the insurance companies — both general insurance and life insurance — probably … Motors, which has a domestic car business that is too small […]

  • Why Drivers, Like Pilots, Should Be Trained to Use Autonomous Features
    on 2019-03-20 at 05:39… an answer. Despite autonomous car systems being designed to … While they applaud that car makers, insurance firms, government agencies and … they operate a partially automated car. The paper, which … date? Get the latest insurance news sent straight to your […]

  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: A Mixed Review
    on 2019-03-20 at 04:50… it, “It’s not the car; it’s the behavioral data … from driving the car. It’s not the map … , or shutting down your car engine when an insurance payment is late […]

  • Ola raises $300 m from Kia, Hyundai to build EVs
    on 2019-03-20 at 04:05… Hyundai’s vehicles, financing and insurance, lowering the total cost of … crore funding round in Indian car rental startup Revv in August … in Ola will mark the car maker’s further foray into … continue to hedge against slowing car ownership globally. In India too […]

  • Liberia: In Motor Accident: Lawmaker’s Car Kills Motorcyclist – Front Page Africa
    on 2019-03-20 at 03:53Following the accident, Rep. Kargon along with his driver hurriedly escaped the scene due to fear of reprisal from other motorcyclists and passersby Kakata – Representative Gonpue L. Kargon’s official vehicle Tuesday morning reportedly killed a commercial […]

  • Graham: You’re never too old to embarrass yourself
    on 2019-03-20 at 03:39… woe: a late night, a car, and as these revelations often … spotlight on top of my car: a little too slow going … the back window of my car, but it had been a … knew the routine of license, insurance and registration. And in the […]

  • Westport Fuel Systems Inc (WPRT) CEO David Johnson on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript
    on 2019-03-20 at 02:58… am the son of a car dealer. My entire professional career … of expected D&O insurance recoveries and higher professional fees … weakness for example in Pass Car [ph] in Argentina, Russia and […]

  • Budget to budge it
    on 2019-03-20 at 02:57… that of: cash, debt, risk (insurance) and wealth management. And for … , life insurance is like an airbag in a car that suddenly … investment paying off, life insurance policies actually do the betting … debt payments over your life insurance premiums. You may end […]


Health Insurance Roundup, March 20, 2019

Health Insurance

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Life Insurance Roundup, March 20, 2019

Life Insurance

Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis Compelo Insurance brings the latest news, analysis and trends within the global insurance industry

  • Legal & General wraps up £230m buy-in pensioner deal with Howden

    by BV Swagath on 2019-03-20 at 06:45According to Legal & General, the Howden Group Pension Plan covers roughly 2,000 members, out of which a majority of them are current pensioners. The transaction follows on The post Legal & General wraps up £230m buy-in pensioner deal with Howden appeared first on Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis. […]

  • How is Europe preparing for the Brexit insurance impact?

    by Peter Littlejohns on 2019-03-20 at 06:00Insurance companies in the UK are concerned about the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the industry, and agreements between UK and EU regulators have done little The post How is Europe preparing for the Brexit insurance impact? appeared first on Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis. […]

  • NFP acquires BD Capital Partners

    by Surya Rao Akella on 2019-03-19 at 13:05Headquartered in Mason, Ohio, BD Capital is an insurance broker that offers property and casualty solutions to clients across the Midwest. BD Capital serves as a trusted advisor The post NFP acquires BD Capital Partners appeared first on Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis. […]

  • Capgemini joins Hartford InsurTech Hub

    by Surya Rao Akella on 2019-03-19 at 13:04Powered by Startupbootcamp, the Connecticut-based hub is a global accelerator set up to help the insurance industry advance its innovation goals by scouting technology solutions provided by startups The post Capgemini joins Hartford InsurTech Hub appeared first on Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis. […]

  • Majesco to buy India based insurance software business from parent firm

    by Surya Rao Akella on 2019-03-19 at 13:01Majesco’s Indian subsidiary Majesco Software Solutions India Private Limited (MSSIPL) will acquire the insurance software company, from its parent company Majesco Limited, after receiving shareholders’ and statutory regulatory The post Majesco to buy India based insurance software business from parent firm appeared first on Compelo Insurance – Latest industry news and analysis. […]

Life Insurance Plans Online Learn about Life Insurance, Compare Plans and Rates Online

  • Life Insurance for Funeral Costs

    by termlifeonline on 2019-03-17 at 13:51Is there life insurance to cover funeral expenses? There are guaranteed-issue life insurance plans designed for seniors, between the ages of 45 to 85, that offer guaranteed approval without any medical exam or health questions asked. These life insurance policies offer up to $25,000 of insurance to pay for your funeral and any related end […]

Life Insurance – InsuranceNewsNet Your industry. One source.™

  • Amalgamated Life Introduces Voluntary Group Term Life

    by user on 2019-03-19 at 13:38White Plains, NY…March 19, 2019 Amalgamated Life Insurance Company (www.amalgamatedlife.com), a leading provider of comprehensive insurance solutions, announced today its… The post Amalgamated Life Introduces Voluntary Group Term Life appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • MoneyLion Launches Financial Heartbeat, A Fitness-Inspired Mobile Tracker

    by user on 2019-03-18 at 17:00–MoneyLion, America’s most powerful financial membership designed to help the hardest-working Americans save, borrow and invest, today launched the industry’s first health tracker for finances, the Financial Heartbeat. Similar to smartwatches and fitness wearables, the MoneyLion Financial Heartbeat simplifies the tracking and understanding of one’s… The post MoneyLion Launches Financial […]

  • Reinventing Life Insurance Agency Distribution Globally

    by user on 2019-03-18 at 08:01After decades of limited innovation, distribution is on the cusp of major change, which will unlock benefits for all stakeholders, according to a joint research report from Boston Consulting Group and Morgan Stanley Research, Reinventing Life Insurance Agency Distribution Globally.. This report draws on more than 50 interviews with senior insurance… The post Reinventing Life Insurance Agency […]

  • Here’s What Clients Need To Know To Pick Good Life Insurance

    by user on 2019-03-17 at 08:00Ask someone why they’re investing for retirement, and they’ll usually give two answers: to cover post-retirement living expenses and to help provide for a spouse after they’re gone. But what if “gone” comes far earlier than you expect? Term life insurance is a great but often misunderstood safety net. The post Here’s What Clients Need To Know To Pick Good Life Insurance appeared first on […]

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  • How much does life insurance cost?

    by Kim Rotter on 2019-03-19 at 10:00Life insurance comes in many varieties at a wide range of costs. Find out what factors influence your premiums and how to choose affordable coverage that meets your needs. The post How much does life insurance cost? appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • MyLifeScore360 shows how your health measures up

    by Tom Anderson on 2019-03-18 at 10:00MyLifeScore360 provides a risk-based score after you answer 10 simple health questions. It’s an easy way to understand how your health may compare to your peers. The post MyLifeScore360 shows how your health measures up appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • 6 retirement calculators to help keep your nest egg on track

    by Dayna Diamond on 2019-03-17 at 10:00Are you on track for your retirement savings? Use these retirement calculators to figure out how you can improve. The post 6 retirement calculators to help keep your nest egg on track appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • How to negotiate a work from home arrangement that works

    by Dayna Diamond on 2019-03-16 at 10:00Want to work remotely but don’t know the best way to ask? Here are four steps to help you negotiate a work from home arrangement. The post How to negotiate a work from home arrangement that works appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

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  • NAA Life Mortgage Protection Center

    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance offers a wide variety of mortgage protection plans to meet any budget and coverage need through NAA Life. […]

  • Life Insurance Blog

    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00NAA Life Insurance Blog – Your source for information on life insurance and financial guidance. […]

  • Term Life Insurance

    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance provides term life insurance coverage at a fixed rate of payments for a limited period of time. […]

  • Term Life Insurance Services

    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance term life insurance plans protect your loved ones, allowing life to go on without the risk of financial loss. […]

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Insurance Roundup, March 19, 2019

General Insurance

News – Insurance Journal Insurance Journal delivers the latest business news for the Property/Casualty insurance industry

News – Claims Journal Insurance news and resources for the claims industry

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog THE POLICYHOLDER’S ADVOCATE®

  • Florida Investigative Report Highlights Florida Legislators Taking Away Policyholder Protections
    by Chip Merlin on 2019-03-19 at 04:15Reporter Steve Andrews ran a televised story highlighting that some Florida legislators are listening to insurance company lawyers and lobbyists rather than taking care of their constituents in Consumers Would Take Hit If Insurance Lobby Gets Its Way, and Change in Insurance Law Would Take Away Consumers’ Day in Court. The story references Florida House…… Continue Reading […]

  • Are Market Conduct Examiners Listening to Common Property Insurance Claims Complaints?
    by Chip Merlin on 2019-03-18 at 04:15Market conduct examinations of insurance company claims practices are important. Do you think that examiners are listening to the same repetitive complaints I hear from policyholders, contractors, roofers, public adjusters and other lawyers at the various seminars and trade shows I attend? Many market conduct studies never analyze internal operation analysis insurance companies own […]

  • Insurance Agent Error and Omission—Merlin Law Group Wins Trial
    by Chip Merlin on 2019-03-17 at 17:12An insurance agent has many responsibilities which to do correctly, requires a great amount of specific education and a lot of attention to detail. Insurance agents are important because they sell one of the most important financial products any of us can purchase. The entire purpose of the insurance product they sell protects us from…… Continue Reading […]

  • Is A Licensed Public Adjuster Disqualified To Act As An Appraiser For Somebody Other Than A Policyholder?
    by Chip Merlin on 2019-03-16 at 04:15Public adjuster Stephanie Lee approached me at the Win The Storm conference with an intriguing question—could she be appointed by a contractor holding an Assignment of Claim as the contractor’s appraiser in an appraisal? My first thought, and I bet it is the same thought most reading this blog, was “why not?” Most states only…… Continue Reading […]

  • Can a Policyholder Litigate Bad Faith in the Breach of Contract Lawsuit?
    by Kay Morgan on 2019-03-15 at 04:15Texas policyholders have been through somewhat of a drought lately when it comes to favorable opinions regarding the disposition of motions to sever and abate filed by Defendant insurers. A break in this dry spell, however, arrived with the recent decision of Donald v. Metropolitan Lloyds Insurance Company of Texas.1 This suit presents the typical…… Continue Reading […]

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  • What 5G technology means for the insurance and collision repair industries
    by Jason Contant on 2019-03-18 at 20:34The promise of 5G technology was one of the top stories coming out of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. But what does that mean for the insurance and collision repair industries? A massive increase in connected devices that respond seemingly… The post What 5G technology means for the insurance and collision repair industries appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • How the Big 5 banks insure their directors’ liability
    by Greg Meckbach on 2019-03-18 at 20:17Canada’s five biggest banks are paying nearly $8 million a year collectively in premiums, for billions in directors’ and officers’ liability insurance with no deductibles, recent security filings show. The total coverage limit and the circumstances under which those policies… The post How the Big 5 banks insure their directors’ liability appeared first on Canadian […]

  • Flood victims win lawsuit against neighbour over laneway access
    by Greg Meckbach on 2019-03-18 at 20:08A commercial property owner who was sued for $100,000 by neighbours over water damage is unable to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. The top court announced March 14 it is denying Marilyn Marks leave to appeal a Court… The post Flood victims win lawsuit against neighbour over laneway access appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • How to onboard your new sales managers
    by Jason Contant on 2019-03-18 at 19:46Proper manager onboarding and development can have high payback for any sales force, noted the blog Why New Sales Managers Need More Training, published late last week in Harvard Business Review. Onboarding is the process of integrating a newly hired… The post How to onboard your new sales managers appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Poison reports up in wake of cannabis legalization
    by Greg Meckbach on 2019-03-18 at 19:17HALIFAX – Atlantic Canada’s largest children’s hospital is warning parents about the risks of edible weed after a flood of cannabis-related calls to its poison centre. The IWK Health Centre says it fielded three times as many cannabis calls to… The post Poison reports up in wake of cannabis legalization appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

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  • 5 Insurance Tips for Entrepreneurs and Startups
    by Alexander Hunkin on 2019-03-17 at 19:28The business world is a scary place even for those who are experienced entrepreneurs. Being a new kid on the block is much scarier, which is why you need all the protection, reassurance and guarantee that you can get. The simplest way to achieve this is to get proper insurance, yet, how are you supposed […] 5 Insurance Tips for Entrepreneurs and Startups Author: Alexander HunkinInsureZero […]


Car Insurance Roundup, March 19, 2019

Car Insurance

  • Is race a factor in insurance?
    on 2019-03-19 at 08:02… whether the same applies to insurance premiums. When an insurer … factors that the short term insurance industry admits to using … claims history and whether the car has been modified, for starters … once a year to get car insurance quotes. Chances are your […]

  • One eye on the road: Have your children obtained their license?
    on 2019-03-19 at 07:45… of vehicle-safety systems. Leading car manufacturers from around the world … for a discount from some insurance providers (depending on your provider […]

  • Toms River woman who exorcised drug demons, now helping others do the same
    on 2019-03-19 at 06:33… was waving. I stopped the car, looked over and I saw … I lived out of my car.” She would park her … car at the Bay Head Train … information on how to navigate insurance coverage for putting someone in […]

  • GoCompare Car Insurance survey shows new drivers are spending on average £4,300 for first car
    on 2019-03-19 at 05:27… in 2018  The GoCompare Car Insurance found the average price of … said the study by GoCompare Car Insurance. It found the average … insurance expert, Matt Oliver, said: “Buying your first car … the cost of the insurance before committing themselves to […]

  • How to make budgeting money easier
    on 2019-03-19 at 04:17… A trip overseas, a new car, a fridge, a deposit … Then breakdown the cost (trip, car, fridge etc) into a monthly … living: rent, mortgage, life insurance, groceries. Follow that up with … timings of irregular payments like car registration. Record any incidental […]

  • Make budgeting great again by putting future fun first
    on 2019-03-19 at 04:14… A trip overseas, a new car, a fridge, a deposit … Then breakdown the cost (trip, car, fridge etc) into a monthly … living: rent, mortgage, life insurance, groceries. Follow that up with … timings of irregular payments like car registration. Record any incidental […]

  • Industry-Specific CRM: Which One is Right for Your Business?
    on 2019-03-19 at 04:04… , marketing, and service. It allows car dealerships to collect customer data … Management – Inventory management features help car dealerships manage and keep track … six best insurance CRMs for 2018. Specialized Insurance CRM Features Insurance CRM software […]

  • Make budgeting great again
    on 2019-03-19 at 02:55… A trip overseas, a new car, a fridge, a deposit … Then breakdown the cost (trip, car, fridge etc) into a monthly … living: rent, mortgage, life insurance, groceries. Follow that up with … timings of irregular payments like car registration. Record any incidental […]

  • Hockey coach waiting for kidney donor trying to stay positive, despite hurdles
    on 2019-03-19 at 02:07… he says tore through his car “like a bear claw.” The … appointments, when the car rental company his insurance sent him to wouldn … a deposit. Now driving a car loaned to him by Michelle […]