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Extreme Weather & the Insurance IndustryExtreme Weather & the Insurance Industry

Hurricane Sandy wasn't the only catastrophic natural event to hit this year. Weather extremes have emerged as a universal phenomenon this year, and it could have a significant impact on the insurance industry.

China is having its coldest winter in nearly 30 years. Eastern Russia marked a temperature of minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit, a cold so piercing that traffic lights stopped working in one of their cities. Australia is besieged by a record heat wave, and combating bush fires as..



Posted:March 19, 2013

Insurance-Agencies-Face-Juror-Bias-in-CourtInsurance Agencies Face Juror Bias in Court

A recent study found that insurance carriers get the short end of the stick when it comes to juror bias in court cases.

A national association for defense attorneys, DRI and in-house counsel found in a recent poll that the majority of people hold a bias against insurers. In particular, participants said as jurors in an insurance case, they would be more likely to support an individual suing a carrier. Only twenty percent said they would not favor either party. Ten..



Posted:March 19, 2013

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