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Competition Softens Rate Hikes for Architects, Engineers in 2014: Survey

Although most insurers providing professional liability insurance for architects and engineers sought to raise rates last year, the size of the increases generally failed to meet their expectations. Nevertheless, nearly all leading insurers offering this specialty coverage did see premium …

Atlas General Insurance Services Recognized as a Top Workplace and a Medallion Winner in the Workplace Excellence Awards by the U-T San Diego and the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management

San Diego, CA, 11/13/13 – Atlas General Insurance Services is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a winner in the small business category in the First Annual U-T San Diego Top Workplaces Awards. Atlas has also been recognized …

J.D. Power: Personal Lines Agents Missing out on Opportunities in Renters Segment

Insurance agents who only focus on homeowners insurance customers are missing a golden opportunity to build long-term relationships with renter customers as their insurance needs grow due to life or circumstance changes—such as having a family or purchasing a home …

Combined Insurance Survey Reveals Top Job Differentiators for New Agents

A survey by Illinois-based Combined Insurance of more than 400 of its new sales agents reveals that sales training and career advancement opportunities rank top when applying to and choosing an insurance sales employer, the company announced. Combined Insurance provides …

Survey: Healthcare Reform Driving Demand for Provider Excess Insurance

Evolving reimbursement models for healthcare providers are fueling a surge in demand for provider excess insurance with industry experts forecasting a jump in premiums of 15-30 percent in 2013, according to a ReSource Intermediaries survey. Traditional fee-for-service contracts that reward …

Survey: Specialty Carriers Look to Grow Through Program Business in 2013

Guy Carpenter & Co., LLC, a global risk and reinsurance specialist and member of Marsh & McLennan Cos., has released the findings of its eighth annual Specialty Insurance Program Issuing Carrier Survey. The survey, which analyzes trends and benchmarks movement …

Survey: Michigan Businesses Confident About Growth

The latest Michigan Future Business Index survey of small and midsize business leaders shows unequalled confidence in the state’s business economy and a rekindled desire to reinvest in their own future, according to Accident Fund Insurance Company of America. Business …

Survey: Nonprofits Unprepared, Under-Insured Against Risks

Crystal & Co., a worldwide risk and insurance advisor, has released the results of its Nonprofit Risk Survey, presenting a snapshot of risk awareness and exposure among U.S. nonprofit organizations, including human services, foundations, and community service, educational and religious …

Survey: Michigan Voters Support No-Fault Reform

According to a recent statewide poll commissioned by the Coalition for Auto Insurance Reform (CAIR), an overwhelming number of Michigan voters believe their auto insurance premiums are too high and support no-fault reform legislation that would lower their auto insurance …

Nearly 40% of Texans Admit Being Scared by Texas Weather: Survey

Thirty-seven percent of Texans say Lone Star State spring storms scare them, and more than a third say they feel the weather is getting worse year after year, according to a new survey by Allstate Insurance Co. The number of …