Quotes of Note

It’s called death row because we’ve had so many accidents.

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Sheriff Larry Busby in Texas’ Live Oak County refers to the increase in traffic fatalities along a stretch of road serving the Eagle Ford Shale oil and gas producing area of the state.

We have, in my view, a process and a standard that is stacked against policyholders.

 

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U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)

Last year was an unprecedented year for high volume and high profile data breaches. I alone had my information breached four times.

 

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Massachusetts Undersecretary of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation Barbara Anthony

The hard market is a very, very small portion of the cycle. From 1970 to 2012 we had three hard markets. They lasted about three years each.

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Art Davis, president of Colony Specialty, a member of the Argo Group.

Write Your Own (WYO) insurers’ first priority is our policyholders.

 

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Don Griffin, Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

Today, with a focus on growing profitable businesses, the company’s prospects are bright.

 

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Liam McGee, executive chairman, The Hartford

From a cat modeling point of view, there are three main components to worry about for any good Sharknado model – hazard, vulnerability, and financial.

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Scottt Stransky, manager and principal scientist in AIR Worldwide’s research and modeling group

The private insurance industry has been at the vanguard of these issues for decades.

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Robert Hartwig, economist and president of the Insurance Information Institute

Setting up common-sense rules of the road is vital to the long-term future of the virtual currency industry, as well as the safety and soundness of customer assets.

 

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Benjamin Lawsky, New York’s superintendent of financial services

Be proud of your child’s accomplishments but also be aware that having children in college raises new insurance considerations.

 

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Mark R. Desrochers, The Hanover Insurance Group