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Property Casualty 360

People on the move in the P&C insurance industry: Nov. 24, 2017

Nov 24, 2017 News from J.D. Power, Casualty Actuarial Society, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and more

Improving inaccurate building valuations

Nov 24, 2017 Adjusters can play an important role in identifying under-insured businesses.

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recreational boat losses estimated at $655 million

Nov 24, 2017 More than 63,000 recreational boats were damaged or destroyed as a result of both Hurricanes Harvey and Irma,...

Keys to successful property insurance recoveries following natural disasters

Nov 24, 2017 Almost all types of insurance policies require prompt notice of loss, and strict compliance with this condition...

Best's Reviews

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation and Its Subsidiaries

Nov 24, 2017 A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a”...

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of The Bahrain National Insurance Company BSC (c)

Nov 22, 2017 A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb+” of The...

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Kelvin Re Limited

Nov 22, 2017 A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” of Kelvin Re Limited (Kelvin Re) (...

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Humboldt Re Limited

Nov 22, 2017 A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” of Humboldt Re Limited (Humboldt Re) (...

Business Insurance

The BI Top 10

Nov 24, 2017 This week's most popular stories include a Fox sexual harassment settlement, an insurer's delinquency proceedings, Markel's CFO succession plan and...

Lockton in talks with Irish government for post-Brexit expansion

Nov 24, 2017 U.S.-based insurance broker Lockton Inc. is in talks with the Irish government to discuss possible...

Allianz to partner with Thai insurer

Nov 24, 2017 Germany-based insurer Allianz S.E. plans to partner with Thai counterpart Sri Ayudhya Capital P.C.L. for its general insurance business in Thailand.

Financial advisers face higher premiums for professional indemnity insurance: Official

Nov 24, 2017 Peter Carter, broker at Australia-based Steadfast Brecknock...

Insurance Journal

Oklahoma Woman Awarded $1M in Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit

Nov 22, 2017 A federal jury has awarded a transgender woman more than $1 million after finding Southeastern Oklahoma State University discriminated against her and...

Best Agencies to Work For Midwest: R&R Insurance — Bronze

Nov 22, 2017 Investing in Growth and Community, Sharing Success From leadership style, to growth in a sluggish economy, to profit sharing, to career opportunities, to doing the...

Best Agencies to Work For South Central: Garrett Insurance Agency – Bronze

Nov 22, 2017 A Century Young and Still Going Strong A family-owned insurance agency doesn’t make it to 100 years and counting without doing a lot of...

Some Businesses in Dickinson, Texas, Still Recovering from Harvey

Nov 22, 2017 Some Dickinson business owners are getting back on their feet — or trying — after flooding from Hurricane Harvey swamped more than 80 shops, restaurants...

Claims Journal

Drug Repackagers, Compounding Pharmacies Continue to Stress Workers’ Comp Systems

Nov 22, 2017 Though the number of physician dispensed prescriptions declined considerably from just a few years ago, the workers’ compensation industry...

Warming to Make Thunderstorms Larger and More Frequent in U.S.

Nov 22, 2017 Summer thunderstorms in North America will likely be larger, wetter and more frequent in a warmer world, dumping 80 percent more rain in some areas and worsening...

Ex-NFL Receiver Terry Glenn Dead After Texas Wreck

Nov 22, 2017 Former NFL receiver Terry Glenn, who caught Tom Brady’s first touchdown pass with the New England Patriots in 2001, died Monday following a one-vehicle rollover...

Flood-Prone New Hampshire Town Looks for Ways to Mitigate Damage

Nov 22, 2017 Standing on his front porch last Sunday afternoon, Michael Fogarty pointed to the hills and mountains that surround Canaan Village. From each of those high points, he...