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Social Inflation and the Risk of D&O-GL Clash

Social inflation is the primary explanation offered for the need to increase general liability and excess casualty premiums in the last two years. With social inflation, injured parties are more ...

AI Insurance: Who Is Insuring the Algorithms?

There are some algorithms in life that, even with the very best marketing, don't really matter too much. For example, if Netflix's recommendation algorithm points me toward the first episode of a ...

State Farm Makes an Acquisition for the First Time

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. is acquiring Dallas-based nonstandard auto insurer, GAINSCO, in a $400 million cash transaction. It will be the first time in State Farm's 98-year history ...

The Big Re: What You Missed

Launched during the week of what would have been the Reinsurance Rendez-Vous de Septembre, Big Re, Carrier Management's hub for reinsurance, aims to provide complete reinsurance coverage of, by and ...

The Insurance Jobs ‘Revolution’

Earlier this year, I wrote a series of articles about insurance carriers that got top ratings on an online job site. To do my research, I had to sign up to provide information about my job. Ever ...

What Happened to Hedge Fund Reinsurers?

The latest group of reinsurers to emerge in the Bermuda market is starting to look different. Even the name that once described the cohort has changed in the past five years. And at least one member ...

Stop Nuclear Verdicts: Hire Plaintiff Lawyers

Why have nuclear verdicts skyrocketed in the last 10 years? Did the law change? Did Congress pass a sweeping bill in favor of plaintiffs that mandates they must recover tens of millions of dollars in ...

Travelers Starts Using AI for Ergonomic Assessments

The Travelers Companies said it has started using artificial intelligence to offer business customers virtual and onsite ergonomic assessments. Travelers, which is based in Hartford, Conn., claims to ...

Hippo Completes Acquisition of Spinnaker Insurance

Hippo, an InsurTech and managing general agent focused on home insurance, has completed its acquisition of Spinnaker Insurance Company, with an expansion into additional states next on its plate. The ...

‘Finding Meaning’ Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only caused a tremendous amount of death, but it has also altered society's ability to perform and experience the traditional rituals of dying, which are necessary to ...

No Rendez-Vous, No Problem

Reinsurance executives who would normally be heading to the Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo are missing the experience but carrying on business just fine without the in-person interactions in ...

MetLife Looking to Sell P/C Auto and Home Biz: KBW

MetLife is pursuing a sale of its property/casualty auto and home insurance business, according to a report by analysts following the company Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) analysts, Ryan Krueger ...