Articles by Don Jergler

Half of Insurance Shoppers Giving Inaccurate Information

It seems there’s no shortage of financial dishonesty. Two recent surveys seem to indicate that many of us are perfectly willing to lie to save a few bucks. A survey of 2,115 American adults from NerdWallet released last month shows …

Farmers CEO Remembers Joplin Tornado at California Gala

Jeff Dailey, CEO of Farmers Insurance, turned what could have been a mere acceptance speech into a lesson-filled personal account of his first time seeing the devastation wreaked by the May 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo. “Joplin was a major …

Climate Change Easy Bet to Be Hot Topic at Insurance Regulators’ Meeting

Mark down the Climate Change and Global Warming Working Group as the odds-on favorite committee to produce the most interesting chatter during the National Association of Insurance Commissioners meeting next week in The Big Easy. Climate change buzz has continued …

Farmers CEO Remembers Joplin Tornado at California Gala

Jeff Dailey, CEO of Farmers Insurance, turned what could have been a mere acceptance speech into a lesson-filled personal account of his first time seeing the devastation wreaked by the May 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo. “Joplin was a major …

How Will Paris Agreement Change The Insurance Industry?

The sweeping agreement to reduce carbon emissions and battle climate change hammered out by world leaders last year could be greatly transformative for the insurance and reinsurance industry, according to industry experts who have read and thoroughly analyzed the document. …

Survey Shows Many Americans Fine with Lying to the IRS, or Their Insurer

Call it a “little green lie.” A number of Americans apparently find it acceptable to lie when there’s money at stake. A survey of 2,115 American adults from NerdWallet conducted in February shows a surprising number of people will fib …

Report: Most California Workers’ Comp Medical Review Decisions Upheld

An examination of California workers’ compensation independent medical review decisions shows roughly nine-in-10 of disputed medical service requests reviewed by an IMR physician agree with the utilization review determination that the service is not medically necessary. The IMR and UR …

Scientist Closer to Making Climate Modeling More Accurate

A University of Wisconsin professor believes she’s come up with a way to remove some of the uncertainty in modeling, and she thinks her findings will help scientists and modelers more accurately take into account the impacts of climate change. Galen …

Compare.com CEO Encouraged by Admiral Group’s Record 2015 Profit

Admiral Group plc on Thursday announced record profit for last year, and the CEO of one of its biggest brands is taking that as an endorsement of his popular online insurance shopping business model. Compare.com CEO Andrew Rose called out …

Few Rideshare Drivers Have Insurance, But Interest is Growing

A large portion of rideshare drivers do not have the required insurance – but more are buying it, or seem to be more interested in it. According to a recent survey by the Rideshare Guy, roughly one-in-five rideshare drivers have …