As COVID-19 cases surge in the United States, businesses say they fear a California court ruling has increased the likelihood that companies will be sued for infections, even by people who are not employees or customers.
The rippling effects that hurricanes such as Ida have had on surrounding states, has left insurers desperately trying to figure out how to minimize losses in 2022.
Always a pressing challenge, the security of your insurance business’ computer network is facing an even greater threat given the stubborn persistence of the coronavirus, according to security pros.
During the final quarter of 2021, personal property & casualty lines saw rates increase an overall 4.25%, according to MarketScout, which reported the commercial line composite rate showed moderation during the fourth quarter with a 5.8% increase compared with 6.8% growth the prior quarter.
As the raging omicron variant of COVID-19 infects workers across the nation, millions of those whose jobs don’t provide paid sick days are having to choose between their health and their paycheck.
For agents to navigate the market successfully, it takes plenty of information, and a lot more diligence.
Consolidation in the insurance brokerage space is expected to continue at a rapid pace through 2022, following a trend from the last 12 months where brokerage transactions drove the majority of announced insurance merger and acquisition (M&A) activity worldwide.
When employees are not operating in an office or controlled environment, it makes it more difficult for businesses to manage the risks those workers invariably encounter. It also becomes increasingly difficult to know when a worker needs emergency assistance.
The Global Risks Report 2022 has identified the key risks facing the world as it enters the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shipping companies and software developers are experimenting with self-driving trucks as a way to solve a driver shortage worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic, drawing fire from safety advocates who call the technology a risk to motorists.