Claims Magazine-December 2009

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  • Health Care on Hold

    Ken Brownlee

    After reading and listening to all of the volatile responses in the media, I have reached the conclusion that there will probably won't be health-care legislation in 2009, 2010, or any other year in the coming decade.

  • NY No-Fault Claim Costs Climb

    Christina Bramlet

    Auto insurers in the Empire State have even more of an incentive these days to hone fraud-detection capabilities, as no-fault claim costs have risen 56 percent since 2004.

  • Measuring Success

    Eric Gilkey

    For me, measuring true success in goal setting has always meant knowing where the finish line is, no matter what month.

  • Speaking Of: Executive Management

    Eric Gilkey

    Columbus, OH-based Nationwide Insurance announced in October that Mark Pizzi was assuming the role of president for the company, effective immediately.

  • Legal Year in Review

    James T. Byrnes, Iv

    While this piece is not intended to be a complete review of all 2009 insurance cases, it will provide a quick summary of some of the important cases decided by courts around the country in 2009.

  • Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame

    James Quiggle

    Welcome to the unwelcome world of America's biggest insurance mea-culprits. These are the Barons of Bleak, all dishonored for this year's Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame.

  • Emerging Technology Trends

    George Grieve

    A recent Novarica study found that improvements in claim handling was the second-most frequently cited initiative amongst P&C carriers looking to create competitive advantage.

  • Lost Business Income 101

    Rebecca Maguire,CPA, Cva, Cff

    In a perfect world, lost business income would be a straightforward calculation upon which the insured and the insurer would agree.

  • Tiny Objects, Big Concerns

    Staff Writer

    "Good things come in small packages," is a comment we often hear around Christmas time. For those in the burgeoning field of nanotechnology, though, the maxim has year-round relevance.

  • No Reservations

    Diana B. Reitz, CPCU

    One of the most critical elements of claim handling is managing the reservation-of-rights (ROR) process.

  • Flu Cases Could Spur Homeowners' Claims

    Daniel Hays

    P&C insurers may be hit by a swirl of claims arising from swine flu that include actions against homeowners and businesses, a medical malpractice defense attorney predicted.

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