Claims Magazine April 2011
Some are already dubbing the disaster in Japan the worst (and potentially most expensive) calamity the world has ever known.
Commercial property and casualty insurers could take the biggest hit both in losses and credit worthiness from the earthquake in Japan, according to a Moody’s report.
The global insurance and reinsurance communities are just beginning to grasp the enormity of loss from the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
As any seasoned claims adjuster will tell you, interactions with claimants are sometimes baffling.
In mid-March, one of greater Cincinnati’s beloved floating restaurants—the Waterfront—partially broke from its moorings and floated downriver 85 yards.
For companies with risk managers—whether they are full- or part-time—there remains the recurring challenge: How to accurately measure and evaluate if the risk manager is doing a good job?
Sump pump failures lead to substantial water losses and insurance claims that require the attention of claims representatives.
Insurers are the only entities who are required by law to investigate and help in the prosecution of criminals seeking to defraud the insurer.
Although claims adjusters are generally familiar with the LEED concept, few possess comprehensive knowledge of how LEED certification affects the recovery process following a disaster, such as a flood or fire.
One of the realities of operating in a global economy is the rising number of today’s products liability claims relating to defective products that were manufactured overseas.
The history of third-party bad faith claim decisions brought under state Unfair Claims Settlement Practices statutes consists of more than three decades’ worth of roller coaster battles between plaintiffs and insurers.
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