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    Fraud: The Price We Pay

    October 31, 2013

    Seven Detroit firefighters were seriously injured when an office building engulfed in a gasoline-fueled fire collapsed on them. One was paralyzed and several had crushed bones. The man who set the fire did so for a very simple reason: the insurance money.

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    #9 Ted Kelly: Extending Liberty

    June 25, 2012

    Edmund Ted Kelly says he never dreamed of being a CEO, but he ended up becoming one of the most successfuland outspokenleaders ever of an insurance company.

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    Top 25 Living Legends of Insurance -- Slideshow

    June 25, 2012

    The contributions of the figures selected as the industrys Top 25 Living Legends to P&C insurance have been epic, monumental, and are sure to be discussed and studied for decades to come. Each profiled visionary has fundamentally changed the way insurance is done, likely forever.

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    Small & Regional Carriers: Still Raring to Go, After 2011 Cat Losses

    March 15, 2012

    After enduring a catastrophe-filled 2011, small and regional carriers emerge wiser and committed as ever to the personal-service edge they enjoy over their larger competitors.

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    Outsourcing Options Help Level the Tech Playing Field for Small/Regional Carriers

    March 15, 2012

    When comparing small carriers with international giants, one common competitive edge ascribed to the big guys is their advantage in the technology realm: They have the economies of scale to make substantial investments in sophisticated technology, such as advanced predictive-modeling tools.

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    R&O Insurance Societies and Associations: Plenty on the Plate

    November 30, 2011

    With a host of state and federal legislative issues up for grabs (NFIP, NARAB II, health care reform and more), insurance trade associations are busier than ever representing the needs of their members to legislators. Find out about what the industrys top associations have in store for 2012 and beyond.

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    NAMIC Execs Voice Support for Independent Agent System

    September 20, 2011

    As mutual insurers increase their dependence on technology to sell and service insurance, companies must demonstrate their value to independent agents while not cutting them out of the client relationship, says the incoming chairman of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.

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    NAMIC’s Parrillo: Keep the Passion Alive

    September 19, 2011

    Mutual insurance executives need to express their passion for the industry by telling their stories and pointing to the mission that the protection of policyholders is the backbone of insurers business, says the outgoing chairman of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.

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    Foreshadowing Federal Insurance Rate Regulation

    June 20, 2010

    Before Congress and the administration turned their attention to health insurance reform, it was possible to believe insurers could escape rate regulation if they had the option of choosing federal insurance regulation over state regulation.

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    AIG No Reason For Systemic Risk Rules For Insurers, Says Report

    September 22, 2009

    A new industry-sponsored academic study finds that the government bailout of American International Group during the financial crisis is no reason for optional or mandatory federal insurance regulation.