insurance industry News

Don’t Stop Before You’re Done

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). It never fails. When faced with a difficult challenge, it is tempting to give up. We will find any reason to give up. It’s not going to …

Insurance Journal Blog Seeks Input to Feature ‘Flipsides’ of Insurance Industry

Insurance Journal has launched a blog titled “Insurance Flipsides” to highlight stories that don’t often get told about the insurance industry. The editors would like this to be a collaborative effort and are asking for help from readers with suggestions …

Opinion: The Insurance Industry’s Image Problem & How They Can Fix It

The insurance industry has an image problem. That is probably not really breaking news to anyone reading this, but it’s an important topic to discuss and one the industry can address and, believe it or not, an issue that can …

Willis GB CEO Tells Insurance Industry It Must Embrace Diversity

Willis Great Britain CEO Nicolas Aubert issued a call to the re/insurance industry to embrace diversity. Challenging the status-quo, he said the industry needs to employ a truly meritocratic approach to hiring. Aubert was speaking at the start of the …

Calif. Auto Insurance Down over Quarter-Century, Groups Debate Why

The average California auto insurance expenditure fell from 1989 to 2010, while every other state in the nation saw substantial increases over that same period, according to a Consumer Federation of America analysis auto insurance expenditures. The group attributes the …

Montana Man Deliberately Crashes Into Insurance Office

Police in Missoula, Mont. say a man who rammed his sport utility vehicle into an insurance office three times was apparently expressing his frustration with the insurance industry. Police say the driver rammed the building Tuesday and then twice backed …

Insurance Executives Say Ongoing Budget Battles Will Harm U.S. Economy

Leaders of the property/casualty insurance industry believe Washington’s ongoing budget fracas will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy, according to a survey conducted by the Insurance Information Institute at its 17th annual Property/Casualty Insurance Joint Industry Forum, held …