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    21 emerging risks for the insurance industry and the global economy

    June 14, 2016

    This year's Swiss Re SONAR report offers insights into emerging risks such as human-induced earthquakes, mass migration and turmoil in emerging markets.

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    Ford: Redesigned F-150 Should Lower Insurance Costs for Buyers

    January 27, 2014

    Ford Motor Co told dealers on Sunday that the radical redesign of the upcoming F-150 pickup will be easier and cheaper to repair than the outgoing model, helping hold down insurance costs for buyers.

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    Sans State A.G., Mississippi Commish Moves Ahead to Sue U.S. Over Flood Rate Hikes

    September 18, 2013

    The Mississippi insurance commissioner is going it alone in filing a lawsuit aimed at delaying the onset of flood insurance rate hikes after the state attorney general declined to represent him.

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    Snuffing Flame Claims: Fire Prevention a Part of HNW Market Competition

    July 11, 2013

    While wildfires raged this year in California, Colorado and Arizona, high-net-worth insurers were there too, providing fire deterrent services to the mansions and sprawling estates of their private-client insureds.

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    Tornadoes Destroy Oklahoma Town, Take Lives in Texas

    June 03, 2013

    On May 20 an EF5 tornado more than mile wide ripped through the suburbs of Oklahoma City for 40 minutes and laid to waste the 55,000-population city of Moore. Meanwhile, mid-May tornadoes in north-central Texas also damaged multiple homes, killing six people and injuring 100.

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    Top 5 Things Heard at Insurance Telematics 2012

    September 10, 2012

    I was in Chicago last week for Insurance Telematics 2012 and listened to presentations from about two dozen speakers on how telematics and usage-based insurance will affect both the commercial lines and personal lines of insurance. Heres a sampling of quotes from the conference.

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    Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Avoiding NFIP Non-Compliance for 75,000 Properties

    April 17, 2012

    Mississippi's governor signed a bill which avoided the possibility of 75,000 properties having to secure more expensive private insurance.

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    Revving Your Analytic Horsepower

    October 26, 2011

    Most P&C insurers across the country are at various stages of upgrading their core claims management systems. A fortunate few have already completed the journey of an information technology (IT) transformation.

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    Oil Spill Administrator Says $5B in Claims Paid

    August 24, 2011

    The fund set up to compensate victims of last year's BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has paid more than $5 billion in claims, the fund administrator said Tuesday.

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    Motivations Behind the Hood/Feinberg Lawsuit

    August 22, 2011

    Well over a year since the Deepwater Horizon explosion, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has filed suit against Ken Feinberg. We talk with both parties about the lawsuit and its implications.