Archive For May 2013

Insurers last year paid out $489 million for claims involving dog bites in the …

on May 31, 2013 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

How costly are dog bites? The cost to the insurance industry last year was $489 million–about one-third of all the money paid out for homeowners’ liability claims overall. That […]

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Dog Bites Insurance Companies: Man’s Best Friend Behind One-Third of All …

on May 29, 2013 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

Getty Images/ Over the last decade, the number of insurance claims related to dog bites has basically remained flat. But the amount of money paid out in claims has […]

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Barrier to post-Sandy recovery: haggling with insurance companies

on May 25, 2013 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

Leading up to Memorial Day weekend, we heard a great deal from N.J. Gov. Chris Christie about how the Shore is open for businesses. “This is the first symbol of […]

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Tornado has insurance industry poised for deluge of claims

on May 23, 2013 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

As Oklahoma communities grapple with the devastation caused by this week’s deadly tornadoes, the financial impact from the loss of homes and other property remains unclear. It could be […]

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Government plans policy sweeteners for insurance industry

on May 22, 2013 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

By Chris Vellacott LONDON | Tue May 21, 2013 5:12pm BST LONDON (Reuters) – Britain plans to boost the insurance industry with policy sweeteners such as tax breaks, hoping […]

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China Allows Private Equity Investment in Insurance Companies

on May 20, 2013 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

May 20 – With the view to encourage private investment in the insurance industry, China’s Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) released the “Circular on Relevant Issues regarding the Investment and […]

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May 15 News: Insurance Industry ‘Heavily Dependent On Scientific Thought …

on May 18, 2013 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

The insurance industry believes climate change is a serious threat to people and property, yet only some companies advocate climate solutions. [New York Times] If there were one American […]

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Hefty Insurance Industry Donation Helped Small Business Group Fight Obamacare

on May 16, 2013 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

The insurance industry helped one of the nation’s leading small business groups to push its anti-Obamacare message with a hefty financial donation, the National Journal reported on Tuesday. According […]

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How the Insurance Industry Funded Small Business’s Anti-Obamacare Message

on May 15, 2013 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

The National Federation of Independent Business, a small-business lobby that opposes the Affordable Care Act, quietly cashed an $850,000 check from a health insurance industry lobby two years ago, […]

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Insurance Companies, Taxes, Politics, and Crony Capitalism

on May 13, 2013 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

From a reader who I appreciate: David, I am curious if you have thoughts about insurance companies (especially PC) hedging political risk … the answer to this question obviously […]

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