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Who’s using what in P&C insurance: Dec. 11, 2017Open in a New Window

Technology news from Metromile, Progressive, APT, Insurity, Sirius Group, Fortegra, Clearcover, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and more.

 

U.S. commercial insurance prices stay nearly flat during Q3Open in a New Window

Price changes reported by carriers averaged less than 1% for the ninth consecutive quarter, following a moderating trend in price increases that began in the first quarter of 2013.

 

Marijuana use could be jeopardizing safety on the roads, survey findsOpen in a New Window

A new survey conducted on behalf of the PCI has found that more Americans consider using social media and texting to be more dangerous while driving than being under the influence of marijuana.

 

Why agency aggregation must continue to evolveOpen in a New Window

Today, many billions of dollars of written premium are generated through agency aggregations.

 

A dozen ways to prevent theft during the holidaysOpen in a New Window

It's the most wonderful time of the year — not just for you and your family, but for thieves, too.

 

California wildfire torment far from over as winds keep blowing [photos]Open in a New Window

Firefighters trying to contain blazes raging in Southern California won’t get much relief from the weather this weekend.

 

Delta cancels 375 flights as snowstorm hits Atlanta's airportOpen in a New Window

Unusually wintry weather blanketed the U.S. South from Alabama to parts of Texas.

 

10 tips for a safe and successful fundraising campaign this holiday seasonOpen in a New Window

Travelers’ non-profit D&O product manager Tom Herendeen offers 10 tips for non-profit organizations to keep in mind during this season of giving.

 

Appeals court rules against insurer on ‘assignment of benefits’Open in a New Window

An appeals court has ruled against a Florida property insurer’s effort to place restrictions on a controversial practice known as 'assignment of benefits.'

 

America's roadway needs to be digitalizedOpen in a New Window

There are few networks in the United States that are relied upon as much as its roadways.

 

California wildfires rage: Update from catastrophe modeling firm AIR WorldwideOpen in a New Window

As of 11:30 a.m. EST on Dec. 7, more than 100 structures have been destroyed by the still active Thomas, Skirball, Creek, and Rye Fires, which have burned 116,080 acres in total.

 

California Dept. of Insurance issues formal notice about wildfire claimsOpen in a New Window

When out-of-state adjusters come in to help after a disaster, they don't always provide correct information. The California Dept. of Insurance wants insurers to be sure staff is trained on state insurance law first.

 

3 challenges of modern supply chain cybersecurity managementOpen in a New Window

The most complex and troublesome challenges of managing vendor cyber risk.

 

The (somewhat) good news and bad news of corporate cyber readinessOpen in a New Window

The NACD's recently released Public Company Governance Survey contains both troubling and encouraging findings concerning the current state cybersecurity risk readiness.

 

Sedgwick's new acquisition pushes it further into loss-adjustment spaceOpen in a New Window

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire global loss-adjusting, claims management and risk-solutions firm Cunningham Lindsey.

 

Catastrophe losses triple for P&C insurers in 2017, Fitch Ratings reportsOpen in a New Window

A new Fitch Ratings special report analyzes GAAP financial results for the first nine months of 2017.

 

Wells Fargo insurance license at risk after investigationOpen in a New Window

The California Department of Insurance is seeking to suspend or revoke Wells Fargo's licenses to transact personal insurance in California.

 

Los Angeles 405 Freeway closes in rush hour as wildfires spread [photos]Open in a New Window

A major commuter artery in Los Angeles closed Wednesday morning and some of the city’s wealthiest estates were ordered evacuated as Southern California firefighters battled several wind-fanned wildfires.

 

Around the P&C insurance industry: Dec. 6, 2017Open in a New Window

News from H.W. Kaufman Group, Beazley, Brightway Insurance and more.