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  • Industry Reps Concerned About Some Language in Senate's TRIA Extension

    Insurance associations are welcoming the Senate’s introduction of a TRIA extension, but some industry officials are concerned about language in the bill.

  • Carriers: 8 Steps to Strengthen Agent Relationships

    The agency distribution channel remains the dominant interface between consumers and insurance carriers. Carriers hoping to increase profitable growth should create preferred relationships with agency partners through these 8 steps.

  • 2013 P&C Results in Charts

    The P&C industry reported favorable 2013 results, but the environment in which carriers are operating appears to favor a softening market. See a visual breakdown of the industry's performance for 2013.

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  • This Week in Damaging Weather

    This has been a busy week for weather forecasters and insurance adjusters across much of the country’s midsection, as severe thunderstorms brought large hail, flooding and damaging winds to the Midwest, Great Plains and Southeast, injuring more than a dozen people.

  • Fla. Citizens Upgrades Personal Lines Claims Handling System

    Florida's Citizens Property Insurance launched its most recent computer system upgrade, Personal Lines Claim Center.

  • Power Cuts Reported After 7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

    Buildings swayed in Mexico City and some neighborhoods lost power after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck about 164 miles southwest of the capital of Latin America’s second-largest economy.

  • 9 Tips to Select a Workers' Comp TPA

    An exceptional third-party administrator (TPA) provides optimal system support for its claims representatives, communicates clearly to you and your organization and is flexible to your needs.

  • Homeowners Policy Motor Vehicle Exclusion Bars Coverage for Teen Death

    An appellate court in Georgia ruled an exclusion in a homeowners insurance policy for bodily injury arising out of the use of a motor vehicle barred coverage of a claim seeking damages for the death of a teenager killed in a car after allegedly drinking alcohol at the insured’s house.

  • PWG TRIA Report Largely Supports Industry's Arguments

    The private market does not have the capacity to provide reinsurance for terrorism risk to the extent currently provided by the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, according to a special presidential report issued today.

  • Aspen Adopts 'Poison Pill' After Endurance’s $3.2B Bid

    Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. adopted a so-called poison pill to discourage a hostile takeover after rebuffing a $3.2 billion buyout offer from Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Aspen declined the most since February in New York trading.

  • Flood Issue Turns Political as Pro-Democratic Ad Brings Up Koch Brothers

    Democrats are exploring a new attack line against the Koch brothers and Republican allies, telling voters the billionaire energy executives want to let home flood insurance premiums soar to help corporate America.

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    News from Brightway Insurance, USI, Ironshore, Dovetail Insurance, The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers and more

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  • This Week in Damaging Weather

    This has been a busy week for weather forecasters and insurance adjusters across much of the country’s midsection, as severe...

  • 9 Tips to Select a Workers' Comp TPA

    An exceptional third-party administrator (TPA) provides optimal system support for its claims representatives, communicates clearly to you and your organization...

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