Claims Magazine-July 2007

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  • The Flat World of Claims - Part Two

    Ken Brownlee

    In the 21st century's flat world predicted by Tom Friedman, national borders will become less important, something this writer who is exploring the future believes.

  • Did You Miss Out?

    Phil Schreiner

    If you weren't in Las Vegas last month for ACE, America's Claim Event, you missed a perfect opportunity to learn and network.

  • Mississippi, State Farm Lock Horns Again

    Eric Gilkey

    In what is sounding more and more like a broken record, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has filed another complaint against State Farm Fire and Casualty Company.

  • Speaking Of: Catastrophe Modeling

    Eric Gilkey

    A recent decision by Florida insurance regulators to reject Risk Management Solutions' short-term catastrophe model illustrates the controversial nature of the science of prediction.

  • Experts Say Ignore Hurricane Predictions

    Eric Gilkey

    Affirming what several other agencies and authorities have predicted, ReAdvisory released a study last month that predicts increased hurricane activity for the 2007 summer.

  • Road Rage Most Popular in Miami

    Eric Gilkey

    A study analyzing the driving behaviors and habits of several major metropolitan areas concluded that Miami, Fla., has the least courteous drivers in the country.

  • Cold Feet? No Problem

    Michael Houts

    Fireman's Fund said its Weddingsurance Change of Heart coverage will provide help in recovering expenses if the bride or groom experiences cold feet during the planning process.

  • Deconstructing Tragedy

    Staff Writer

    Doubtlessly, ample time will spawn second-guessing of the administration of Virginia Tech in minute detail about what it could have done or should have done.

  • A Good First Impression

    Greg Powers

    How can one balance achievement of a carrier's targeted claims loss ratio with the delivery of a streamlined customer experience that enhances and differentiates its brand versus the competition?

  • Freeze Frame

    Craig Fries

    Picture this: Your client has been involved in an accident where serious injuries were incurred by one of the parties.

  • Recreational Claims

    Greg Helm

    The RV industry is growing rapidly and with that growth, adjusters will naturally see more claims.

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