Insurance

Chopped Chef

Chopped Chef

Celebrity chefs have become big business. Not having adequate disability insurance can be a recipe for disaster.

 
The New Normal: The P/C Insurance Market Finds Its Balance

The New Normal: The P/C Insurance Market Finds Its Balance

Current rate changes in the insurance market do not signify a hard market. They mark the beginning of a new future.

 
A Universe Full of Risk

A Universe Full of Risk

Insurance has provided one small step for the industry, one giant leap for managing space exploration risk.

 
The Healthy Firming of the Insurance Market

The Healthy Firming of the Insurance Market

Despite the upward pricing trend, few would be willing to categorize this as a hard insurance market. It is something altogether different.

 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Claims

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Claims

With increasing FCPA enforcement, companies must be protected. Tailored D&O policies are a good place to start.

 
Insurance Coverage in the Absence of Property Damage

Insurance Coverage in the Absence of Property Damage

Some property insurance policies provide coverage for losses of business income even when there is no property damage at all.

 
Insurance Does Good

Insurance Does Good

Philanthropy, volunteer work and social outreach by the industry is plentiful, but targeted giving could do more.

 
Grading State Insurance Commissions

Grading State Insurance Commissions

Connecticut and Mississippi each received an “A,” but the news wasn’t so good throughout the rest of the nation. The average insurance commission grade was a “D+.”

 
Insurers to Hire in 2012

Insurers to Hire in 2012

More companies now say they expect to increase staff than at any time since before Lehman Brothers collapsed in September 2008.

 
How the New SEC Settlement Policy Affects Your D&O Coverage

How the New SEC Settlement Policy Affects Your D&O Coverage

A new SEC policy regarding admission of allegations could raise important issues for D&O liability policyholders.

 
The Girl with the Riskiest Tattoo

The Girl with the Riskiest Tattoo

The production of any blockbuster film is a challenge, but none were more difficult in 2011 than The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

 
Property Insurance and Disaster Recovery

Property Insurance and Disaster Recovery

Developing a disaster recovery plan and assembling a team to implement that plan, before a loss occurs, is invaluable.

 
More Courts Discouraging Policyholder Settlements in Excess Claims Cases

More Courts Discouraging Policyholder Settlements in Excess Claims Cases

Recent court decisions have gone against long-standing case law regarding excess insurance claims recovery.

 
Time to Modernize U.S. Insurance Regulation

Time to Modernize U.S. Insurance Regulation

The patchwork, state-by-state regulatory scheme is an anchor on all businesses operating in the United States.

 
Is Your Terrorism Coverage Giving You a False Sense of Security?

Is Your Terrorism Coverage Giving You a False Sense of Security?

Terrorism insurance can be vital, but be prepared for a drawn-out claims process if an attack occurs.