Industry Roundup: Most Connected Car Drivers Aren’t Unlocking Premium Discounts with Data; Chubb Breaks Records In Q2 Earnings; Nearly All Major Commercial Lines Saw Premium Renewal Rate Change Increases in Q2 2022; Hartford, HSB Specialty Sued

Most Connected Car Drivers Aren't Unlocking Premium Discounts with DataOver 70% of drivers are interested in using connected car data for insurance discounts, but less than a quarter do.Chubb Breaks Records In Q2 EarningsIt was a record-breaking quarter for Chubb, the world's largest publicly traded property & casualty insurance company, which released its second quarter earning.​Nearly All Major Commercial Lines Saw Premium Renewal Rate Change Increases in Q2 2022According to the latest Ivans Index report, workers' compensation was the only major commercial line to see a negative change.New York Begins $30M Program to Help Municipalities Boost Cybersecurity EffortsNew York State is beginning a $30 million…

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Industry Roundup: ​What Property Owners Need to Know About Landlord Insurance; Are We Entering the Age of Pay Transparency?; Allstate Files Another Patent; Investigation Launched into Auto Insurer’s Data Breach

What Property Owners Need to Know About Landlord InsuranceRenting out a property also gives rise to a unique set of potential risks, so getting the right kind of protection is crucial.Are We Entering the Age of Pay Transparency?Many employees are becoming more and more curious about what their colleagues are making, in an ongoing effort to institute pay equity.NHTSA Investigating Another Fatal Tesla CrashThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into a fatal crash involving a Tesla, according to documents viewed by TechCrunch.Cyber Insurance Firm Coalition Valued at $5 Billion After Fund RaiseCoalition raised $250 million in a late-stage funding round last…

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Workers Comp Loss Costs To Drop 8.7%

​The New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board announced today that the state Department of Financial Services (DFS)  has approved a reduction in Workers' Compensation insurance loss costs. New York employers will see an average 8.7 percent decrease in the loss costs used to calculate their premiums effective Oct. 1, 2022.You can find the new loss costs in the board's announcement.Separately, the board also announced that DFS has approved new rating values for the New York Experience Rating Plan. The values, which are also effective Oct. 1, 2022, are used to calculate an eligible employer's experience modification factor. This factor increases or decreases an employer's Workers'…

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