Tues, July 19 | Allianz report identifies the top causes of claims worldwide
The annual Global Claims Review 2022 from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) provides a well-documented look at the top loss sources and emerging trends based on claims from more than 200 countries. (continue reading)
Wed, July 20 | Are MGAs Winning the Insurance Talent War?
With more than 1,000 managing general agents writing roughly $70 billion in direct premiums last year, researchers at Conning believe one growth driver is the fact that the MGA model attracts talent. (continue reading)
Thurs, July 21 | Amazon will see you now: Tech giant buys health-care chain for $3.9 billion
Amazon will acquire primary care provider One Medical for $3.9 billion, the companies announced Thursday, in a major expansion of the tech giant’s health-care ambitions. (continue reading)
Fri, July 22 | Insurance department to analyze blockchain use on assessing uninsured motorist
Recent estimates from 2019 estimate that roughly 13% of vehicles in North Dakota are being driven by uninsured drivers. These estimates are thought to be extremely inaccurate since they are derived from known uninsured claims and so do not account for any uninsured property damage claims or small claims resulting in covered claims by no-fault coverage. (continue reading)
Fri, July 22 | Allianz Notes Rising Business Interruption Costs in Global Claims Report
The global insurer’s report on corporate claims highlights the impact of macro issues such as inflation and cyber claims, and also a handful of micro trends that have had a big impact on claims costs, such as the growing use of industrial adhesives by manufacturers and poor-quality steel produced in China. (continue reading)
Fri, July 22 | FEMA report: Flood insurance hikes will drive 1M from market
When questioned by members of Congress, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said its new update to the nation’s flood insurance program will prompt more people to sign up for coverage, even though many will pay more for it. (continue reading)
Supply Chain News
Thurs, July 21 | More Companies Offer Supply Chain Financing to Vendors
Thurs, July 21 | Supply chain disruption changed buying patterns in 2022’s first half
Thurs,, July 21 | Looming copper shortfall threatens business sustainability goals
Tues, July 19 | Nasal vaccines may stop Covid infections. Will we get them soon?
Thurs, July 21 | The Latest Covid Surge – We look at what it means for the country.
Climate & Environment News
Thurs, July 21 | Brutal heat from Phoenix to Boston triggers alerts for 100 million
Thurs, July 21 | Beloved monarch butterflies now listed as endangered