The Hartford News

The Hartford School Of Insurance Launches Small Commercial School

The Hartford School of Insurance has introduced a small commercial training program designed to educate new agency professionals on technical insurance and sales knowledge focused on the needs of a small business owner. According to Rick Newell, vice president and …

2013 in Review: Most Popular Insurance Stories From East

As 2013 winds down, Insurance Journal takes a look back at the most popular news headlines of the year. In the East region, Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath and the challenges of recovering and rebuilding were a major topic. It’s now been …

The Hartford Extends Term of AARP Home, Auto Insurance Program

The Hartford has extended its agreement with AARP to offer home and auto insurance products to its members. With the three-year extension, The Hartford’s relationship with AARP now runs through January 1, 2023. This is the fourth extension since the …

The Hartford Broadens Professional Liability Offerings for Tech Companies

The Hartford has enhanced its FailSafe suite of professional liability offerings to address the evolving needs of technology companies with expanded coverage for data, systems and networks. “Professional liability is one of the most significant risks for technology companies today,” …

Hartford’s Q2 Loss Widens to $190M; P/C Earnings Show Improvement

The Hartford Financial Services Group reported a net loss of $190 million for the 2013 second quarter. The quarterly loss widened compared to the same time a year ago, when the insurer reported a net loss of $101 million. The …

The Hartford Ordered to Pay $20M to Auto Body Shops

A Connecticut judge has ordered The Hartford insurance company to pay $20 million to auto body shops for an unfair trade practice related to hourly labor rates for vehicle repairs. The judge’s decision last week for punitive damages is in …

The Hartford Reports $241M Q1 Loss Mainly Due to One-Time Charges

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. posted a net loss of $241 million for its 2013 first quarter, compared to net profit of $96 million reported during the first quarter of 2012. The latest quarterly net loss was mainly due to …

The Hartford Appoints Chief Claims Officer

The Hartford recently named John Kinney as the company’s chief claims officer and also as president of Heritage Holdings, a unit which oversees The Hartford’s domestic and international property/casualty run-off operations. He succeeds Andrew Pinkes, who recently joined XL Group’s …

The Hartford Restates Q3; Full-Year 2012 Bottom Line Reverses To A Loss

On Friday, March 1, The Hartford announced that it filed an amended Form 10-Q with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to restate its third-quarter 2012 results — a change that turned a previously reported net income figure of $350 …

The Hartford Posts $46M Q4 Net Loss; $350M in Sandy Loss Reported

The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. reported a net loss of $46 million for the 2012 fourth quarter, in contrast to the fourth quarter of 2011 when the company posted $118 million profit. The Hartford, Conn.-headquartered insurer also announced plans …