8 ways to improve cyber insurance

Here are eight ways insurers, reinsurers and brokers can put cyber insurance on a more sustainable footing and take advantage of the opportunities for profitable growth.

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What happens when a workers’ comp carrier goes broke?

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that an employer has to repay the state’s for amounts paid by an insolvent insurer as workers’ comp benefits.

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For kids who have nothing, here’s what changes everything

My son is 6 years old, and he has a lot of toys. Truth be told, so does his father.

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4 referral myths that might be slowing you down

Don’t let these four myths about securing referrals become a brick wall in your marketing strategy.

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BREAKING NEWS: Broker permanently banned by ASIC

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Brokers: we can improve industry’s approach to mental health

More can be done by the industry to enable coverage for mental health issues, say insurance workers

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Aviva CEO sees end of insurance agents

The agency era is now over – at least in some markets – as digital sales start eating into commissions, insurance boss says

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Brokers face ‘considerable’ change thanks to tech

Broker models could be “considerably altered” as insurtech continues its rise

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Suncorp, nib announce extended partnership

Expanded partnership between two industry giants will see a suite of new products launched

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Subsidies to live in areas that are vulnerable to natural disasters may end

Unsurprisingly, the areas where households are most likely to repeatedly request FEMA Individual Assistance aid are generally along coasts.

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10 most common dog and cat illnesses and costs

According to the , 26 percent of rehoming instances were the result of a pet parent’s inability to pay for their pet’s medical care.

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Trucking Facility Blaze May Have Caused $1M In Damages

Damage to a Harmar trucking facility that burned to the ground Friday night could cost more than $1 million. Joe Luera¸ assistant chief at Allegheny Valley Volunteer Fire Company¸ said that figure could climb as the Fire Marshal’s office and insurance companies continue their investigation at . Luera and ¸ chief of Allegheny County’s emergency services¸ said the cause has not been determined of the fire that consumed a 60- by 60-foot pole building on . Also destroyed were five tractor-trailers — three that were inside the building and two nearby.

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Legislator Makes Another Attempt To Repeal Florida’s PIP System

Sen. will once again file legislation to repeal the state’s no-fault auto insurance requirement¸ saying it’s time for Florida to move away from the troubled system. The St. said repealing the state’s Personal Injury Protection () system will be one of his top priorities during the 2017 legislative session. The decision to file the bill comes just a few months after a study revealed Floridians could save an average $81 a car if the state drops the system. “We believe that is not the right product for Floridians going forward¸” said Brandes.

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Albuquerque Residents Use Social Media To Combat Auto Theft

These days¸ most locals know someone affected by property crime. The National Insurance Crime Bureau Ranked Albuquerque number two last year for most auto thefts in the nation. Now¸ residents are fed up. The probability of finding your stolen car or truck varies by state. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau¸ the national average is less than 50-percent. In Albuquerque¸ organizers say a group of about 5¸000 locals are finding several stolen vehicles a week. It’s become all too common in Albuquerque.

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People Flee Gatlinburg Area As Wildfires Torch Buildings

Fanned by strong winds and the Southeast’s worst drought in nearly a decade¸ at least 14 wildfires burned in and around Gatlinburg¸ Tennessee¸ forcing evacuations from the popular tourist destination and nearby communities. “If you’re a person of prayer¸ we could use your prayers¸” Gatlinburg Fire Chief Greg Miller said Monday evening as crews battled wind gusts of up to 70 mph. On Monday afternoon¸ a wildfire from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park spread rapidly into nearby communities. Strong gusts scattered embers across long distances¸ starting fires that fed off drought-stricken trees.

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10 worst paying cities for women

Here are the 10 cities women would be well advised to avoid, if they care about their financial well-being, both now and in the future.

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11 tips for modernizing your insurance brand

The internet has forever changed the way people and businesses interact — except in the insurance industry.

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Study Predicts More Days of Record Heat in the Future

The United States is already setting twice as many daily heat records as cold records, but a new study predicts that will get a lot more lopsided as man-made climate change worsens. Under normal conditions, without extra heat-trapping gases from …

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People News: XL Catlin, The Hanover Group, Specialty Markets Plus

XL Catlin Appoints New Multinational Casualty Insurance Leader XL Catlin has appointed James Barbuti to lead its Multinational Casualty Insurance Segment, part of XL Catlin’s Global Risk Management Division. Based in , James will report to Ken Riegler, president …

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People News: XL Catlin, The Hanover Group, Specialty Markets Plus

XL Catlin Appoints New Multinational Casualty Insurance Leader XL Catlin has appointed James Barbuti to lead its Multinational Casualty Insurance Segment, part of XL Catlin’s Global Risk Management Division. Based in , James will report to Ken Riegler, president …

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