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Today's Headlines October 4, 2023

Viewpoint: IT Asset Disposition Is Growing Cybersecurity Threat for All Organizations

Cyber risk headlines are dominated by rising ransomware activity and soaring global data breach costs. The increased ransomware activity, driven largely by threat actor financial motives, has indiscriminately affected all industry segments — from large corporate clients to small-to-midsize enterprises alike. As a consequence, the cyber insurance market has witnessed notable changes. Both from a... read more

Independent Agents Are Shopping Premiums Despite Record High Carrier Satisfaction

Independent insurance agents report unprecedented satisfaction with their carrier partners, but that doesn't mean they aren't keeping their options open due to the rising cost of premiums. According to the J.D. Power 2023 U.S. Independent Agent Satisfaction Study, overall agent satisfaction with insurers of both personal lines and commercial lines has reached an all-time high,... read more

 Brand Spotlight 
See How AEU Streamlined Claims Management

Discover how the American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) transformed their operations and achieved outstanding results. Download the Case Study Now for Insider Insights! In their quest to provide exceptional service and streamline claims management, AEU sought a solution that would empower them to: Improve efficiency ... read more

Temporary Fix Keeps National Flood Insurance Operating, But Only Until Nov. 17

Real estate interests and insurance companies that administer National Flood Insurance Program policies are heaving a sigh of relief after Congress approved a last-minute deal to temporarily fund the federal government, keeping the NFIP in business — but only until Nov. 17. The 45-day funding move averted what the National Association of Realtors had called... read more

U.S. Cities Vulnerable to Low Water Pressure Amid Wildfire Dangers

Hours before devastating fires scorched the historic town of Lahaina on Maui, Kyle Ellison labored to save his rental house in Kula, a rural mountain town 24 miles away, from a different blaze. As high winds whipped burning trees and grass, Ellison and his landlord struggled with plummeting water pressure. Ellison had to wait for... read more

$223.8M Verdict Against J&J in Talc Cancer Case Tossed

A New Jersey appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $223.8 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a trial over four plaintiffs' claims that they developed cancer from being exposed to the company's talc powder products. The Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division found that a lower court judge should not have allowed... read more

Executives on the Move at Nationwide, AIG, Selective

Nationwide has hired Kristina Talkowski from CNA to head up its middle market commercial lines business. Starting Oct. 16, she will be tasked with executing Nationwide's long-term commercial lines insurance strategy for midsize businesses. Talkowski has 20 years of insurance expertise, most recently as senior vice president of middle market segments at CNA, where she... read more
Research and Webinars

Shaping 2023: How MGAs & MGUs Are Evolving with Tech

When the pandemic revealed gaps in insurers' digital capabilities, many had to ...
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Shaping 2023: How MGAs and MGUs Are Evolving with Tech

The MGA and MGU landscape is growing rapidly as the distribution evolution ...
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How to Be an Employer of Choice in Today's Dynamic Labor Market

From the Great Resignation and urban migration to remote/hybrid work models, we ...
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The Business Value of Automation for Insurance (and the Use Cases that Drive It)

If you're not automating, you're already paying for it. Our expert panel ...
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Leaner & More Resilient: How to Use Tech to Retool Your Business

The most effective businesses in their fields - think McDonald's, Amazon, etc. ...
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Tom O’Donnell Talks Primary Risks at WSIA 2023

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