Insurance

Preparing for Disaster: A 12-Step Program for the Practical Policyholder

Preparing for Disaster: A 12-Step Program for the Practical Policyholder

To prepare for disaster, policyholders must learn to think more like insurance companies.

 
Drones Take Flight

Drones Take Flight

Unmanned aerial vehicles offer insurers the opportunity to enhance the way they do business, while also demanding they come up with new solutions.

 
Big Easy Resilience

Big Easy Resilience

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans navigates the road to recovery.

 
In the Event of an Emergency

In the Event of an Emergency

Events like RIMS 2015 require hospitality professionals to become risk managers.

 
Risks of the Sharing Economy

Risks of the Sharing Economy

Peer-to-peer companies like Uber and Airbnb face a host of unforeseen risks.

 
Q&A: Reining in the Risks

Q&A: Reining in the Risks

RIMS President Richard Roberts discusses his risk management program and industry trends.

 
Robots Take the Wheel

Robots Take the Wheel

As driverless cars enter the market, complex liability issues will need to be solved.

 
The Bumpy Road to Automobile Autonomy

The Bumpy Road to Automobile Autonomy

As driverless vehicles become more common, the insurance industry’s ability to transfer and manage the risks will be vital.

 
How Not to Void Your Cyberinsurance Policy

How Not to Void Your Cyberinsurance Policy

Misrepresentations, warranties and exclusions in cyberrisk policies could result in coverage loss.

 
Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Given that severe weather always has been a driver of property and casualty claims, it is no surprise that the insurance industry is carefully considering the impact of climate change.

 
Kidnap and Ransom in the Wake of ISIS

Kidnap and Ransom in the Wake of ISIS

The brutal actions of ISIS terrorists only scratch the surface of today’s kidnapping risk.

 
P/C Pricing Inching Down for 2015

P/C Pricing Inching Down for 2015

After almost three years of premium increases, the property/casualty market may be softening.

 
Upswing in Construction Enhances Liability

Upswing in Construction Enhances Liability

Commercial construction may be on the rise, but so are contractors professional liability concerns.

 
Insurers Unprepared for Climate Risks

Insurers Unprepared for Climate Risks

Only about half of property/casualty insurers are comprehensively addressing climate risks.

 
Avoiding Headaches with Certificates of Insurance

Avoiding Headaches with Certificates of Insurance

Certificates of insurance may be common but may states have issued regulations governing their proper use.