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Insurance Journal National 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal West 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal South Central 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal Southeast 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Business Insurance

Cyber insurance market is divided: Best report

May 18, 2018 The cyber insurance market is bifurcated, A.M. Best Co. said in a report issued Friday.

Best's Reviews

U.S. House’s Effort to Pass Farm Bill Put Out to Pasture – for Now

May 18, 2018 The U.S. House has failed to pass a five-year reauthorization of the Farm Bill, to the disappointment of the National Association of Professional...

A.M. BestTV: Flood Modeling, Mapping Science Continue to Develop

May 18, 2018 In this A.M. BestTV episode from the RMS Exceedance 2018 conference in Miami, modelers and risk experts say current U.S. flood designations do...

Allianz Completes Partial Life Insurance Portfolio Sale in Taiwan to China Life Insurance

May 18, 2018 Allianz has completed the partial sale of its traditional life insurance portfolio in Taiwan to China Life Insurance Co....

A.M. Best Affirms Issue Credit Rating of Fairfax Financial Holding Limited’s Re-Opened 2.75% Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2028

May 18, 2018 A.M. Best has affirmed the Long-Term Issue Credit Rating (Long-Term IR) of “bbb” to...

Claims Journal

Lithium Battery Boom Hits Roadblock With Fire-Fearing Cities

May 18, 2018 The new era of big batteries has already drawn scrutiny after fiery electric-car crashes across America and Europe. Now, U.S. city planners are worried about the same...

Report: NJ Transit Has Far to Go to Meet Safety Deadline

May 18, 2018 New Jersey Transit had installed a federally mandated emergency braking system on less than 10 percent of its fleet of locomotives nine months before the deadline, according...

Florida Boating Accidents Rose Nearly 14% in 2017

May 18, 2018 With the release of the 2017 Boating Accident Statistical Report, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourages boaters to focus on simple, effective...

Washington Fraud: Plumber’s Work Comp Scam, Woman’s Bogus Theft Claims

May 18, 2018 Wash. Plumber’s Workers’ Comp Scam Nets Him 45 Days in Detention An Auburn, Wash., plumber who lied about working while he was receiving...

Property Casualty 360

Tackling the U.S. flood insurance challenge

Feb 28, 2018 Flood risk is one of the most severe natural hazards in the United States, yet one of the least well-managed. Nearly all the risk is borne by one...

A monumental disaster

Feb 28, 2018 If insurers stopped taking statements — and written, signed ones are better than recorded — they will spend more defending lawsuits than they would settling owed claims.

Around the P&C insurance industry: Feb. 28, 2018

Feb 28, 2018 News from Ryan Specialty Group LLC, J.S. Held, RIMS and more.