Quotes of Note

The fundamental question of whether Uber drivers are employees or independent contractors is not a simple one.

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U.S. District Judge Edward Chen in rejecting an Uber settlement with drivers.

I don’t wear boots. I am me.

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Maria Vullo, acting superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services

These brave men and women selflessly volunteered to help their neighbors during our darkest days and showed the world what it means to be a New Yorker.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Experts say that every dollar invested in more resilient construction can save $4 in insurance claims, which is a significant return on investment.

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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy

Recoveries don’t die of old age.

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Dr. Ray Perryman, president and CEO of The Perryman Group, an economic research and analysis firm based in Waco, Texas.

Companies are not inclined to roll out a new product in New York until the very end of the process because there are such strong disincentives in play.

 

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Ellen Melchionni, president of the New York Insurance Association (NYIA)

Over the past several years, Farmers has been moving toward a one brand strategy to more strongly support the Farmers brand.

 

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Farmers Insurance spokesman Trevor Chapman

A little transparency goes a long way.

 

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Massachusetts State Senator Mike Barrett, D-Lexington

Massachusetts independent insurance agencies remain the distribution channel of choice for consumers in the Commonwealth for both personal and commercial lines.

 

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Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents President and CEO Francis A. Mancini

I want to remind drivers that under state law, a crash involving a deer is considered a not-at-fault accident, and insurers cannot add a surcharge to your premium for an accident with a deer.

 

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Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller