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July 21, 2017
The Insurance Council of New Zealand said that less than 30% of the value of insurance claims related to the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquakes has...
July 21, 2017
Tim Lombard, senator at Ireland's upper house, said that high insurance premiums in the country need to be curtailed to ensure that they are...
July 21, 2017
A 6.7-magnitude struck the Turkish resort cites of Bodrum and Marmaris and the Greek island Kos in the Aegean Sea on July 21 causing a small tsunami.
July 21, 2017
A report by Australia-based QBE Insurance Group Ltd. found that about half of the firms surveyed in Asia do not have any business liability insurance.

Claims Journal

July 21, 2017
Louisiana will spend nearly $277 million in federal cash it received after last year’s floods to fortify communities against future disasters,...
July 21, 2017
The Florida sinkhole that swallowed two homes last week isn’t getting any deeper, but it’s getting wider, officials said Wednesday...
July 21, 2017
Every day, tens of thousands of U.S. airline passengers settle into their seats, lower the window shades and reach up to twist the air vents without...
July 21, 2017
A House panel on Wednesday backed legislation designed to allow automakers to increase the testing of self-driving cars on U.S. roads. The bill would...

Insurance Journal

July 21, 2017
A fired U.S. whistleblower investigator says his old employer didn’t take whistleblowers seriously enough. So he’s lodging a complaint...
July 21, 2017
Castel Specialty, a division of Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd., has expanded its portfolio with the launch of Castel Construction. London-based...
July 21, 2017
Hannover Re has completed the acquisition of the UK holding company Argenta Holdings Ltd., which owns the companies Argenta Syndicate Management and...
July 21, 2017
Neon announced it has hired Mark Gibson as Reinsurance and Alternative Capital director, reporting to Managing Director Ian Martin. Gibson is...

Property Casualty 360

July 21, 2017
If your goal is to retain clients and to grow your business, you should not run from confrontation.
July 21, 2017
Insurance agents often have P&C insurance clients that are avid cyclists. Here's an article to share that offers helpful tips for dealing with an...
July 21, 2017
Here are 5 steps that can redirect your mind away from a fearful future and toward a happy present.
July 21, 2017
Public areas provide the greatest risks when traveling.

Best's Review

July 20, 2017
A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A++ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “aaa” of New York Life Insurance...
July 20, 2017
Attorneys for four life insurers challenging Florida’s new unclaimed property law have asked a circuit court judge to put a limit on the amount of...
July 20, 2017
Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd. said its specialty managing general agency division launched a construction unit with the backing of Lloyd’s and...
July 20, 2017
Competition is driving down premiums for RLI Corp., as the property/casualty insurer focuses on profitable niche markets while stepping back from...