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3 Questions for a Litigator-turned-Insurance Broker (Part II)

(Image via Getty) This week, I continue my written interview with Stephen Kyriacou, Jr., who is a Managing Director and Senior Associate in Aon’s Litigation Risk Group, where he structures and places litigation risk insurance policies. Last week Stephen shared a fantastic example of the existing litigation risk insurance market, including some of the specific …

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US Life Insurance and Annuity Market: Report Rising interest rates provide headwinds

Some of the same US entities that generated the highest growth rates in life, annuity, and accident and health direct premiums and benefits in 2021 may be poised to generate above-market expansion rates again in 2022. The list of the fastest-growing US life insurers in 2021, determined by various criteria determined by S&P Global Market …

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Experts stress the importance of renters insurance before a disaster

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – As people in southwest Virginia and parts of Kentucky continue to scramble for help after devastating flooding, the Virginia Red Cross is asking renters to make sure they have every protection in place before disaster strikes. Jonathan McNamara of the Red Cross says that while most people will never deal with …

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Richard Pusey allegedly used gruesome images to commit a $1.5 million insurance fraud

After the horrific collision on the Eastern Freeway that killed four police officers was famously filmed, disgraced Porsche driver Richard Pusey tried to use the footage to make a $1.5 million insurance claim, a court heard. Police allege Pusey, 44, shared graphic photos of the April 2020 crash – some showing the seriously injured officers …

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Using insurance to regulate food safety

Insurers can help farmers manage the risk of microbial contamination in their fields. Foodborne illness is a public health problem of pandemic proportions. The CDC estimates that contaminated food sickens 48 million Americans each year, causing 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths annually. Nowhere is this crisis more acute than in the fresh produce sector, where …

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The Saudi Insurance Symposium aims to be transformative

Saudi Arabia – The 6th Saudi Insurance Symposium will be a transformative, game-changing engagement that lays the groundwork for new and lasting opportunities. Expected to attract more than 1,000 regional insurance experts as well as a selection of local and international administrators and executives, the symposium follows the success of the previous five editions and …

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My insurance company wants to write off my car. Can I get them to repair them as used car prices are going up?

Our 2007 Buick was hit by a flatbed truck while parked at a strip mall. I did all the right things: filed a police report, called Intact, our insurance company, and even found video footage of the incident. The car was evaluated at Intact’s preferred body shop as needing approximately $3,800 worth of repairs. Based …

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Coalition of cyber insurance providers appoints first CFO as it looks to expand

Cybersecurity insurance provider Coalition Inc. appointed its first CFO after raising $250 million in a Series F round. The San Francisco-based company said Jim Young started on July 25 as chief financial officer. Most recently, Mr. Young was CFO at agricultural technology company Indigo Ag. He was previously CFO at investor communications and technology provider …

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Coalition of cyber insurance providers appoints first CFO as it looks to expand

Cybersecurity insurance provider Coalition Inc. appointed its first CFO after raising $250 million in a Series F round. The San Francisco-based company said Jim Young started on July 25 as chief financial officer. Most recently, Mr. Young was CFO at agricultural technology company Indigo Ag. He was previously CFO at investor communications and technology provider …

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Coalition of cyber insurance providers appoints first CFO as it looks to expand

Cybersecurity insurance provider Coalition Inc. appointed its first CFO after raising $250 million in a Series F round. The San Francisco-based company said Jim Young started on July 25 as chief financial officer. Most recently, Mr. Young was CFO at agricultural technology company Indigo Ag. He was previously CFO at investor communications and technology provider …

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