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  • U.S. Group Disability Market – accentuate the positive

    Von Drew King|May 21, 2012|English

    Is there cause for optimism in the U.S. Group Disability Market? Figures from our latest U.S. Group Disability Market Survey, which covers around 95% of the marketplace, would seem to suggest so, with 2011 seeing some respectable albeit moderate gains. Total...

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  • All in Bad Faith?

    Von Art Harris|May 17, 2012|English

    Bad faith liability is a fact of doing insurance business and no carrier is immune to the exposure. Insurers across the U.S. are susceptible when they deny coverage, reject settlement offers and do not investigate claims promptly. That’s why we’ve...

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  • EPLI - EEOC charges reach all-time high

    Von Mindy Pollack |May 16, 2012|English

    Every year the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission releases its discrimination charge statistics, which we view as a good barometer of emerging claim trends for employers. The 2011 numbers, like those in the preceding year, reached an all-time high....

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  • U.S. Individual Disability Income Market - Good news first…

    Von Drew King|May 12, 2012|English

    It finally looks as though there is some good news in the U.S. Individual Disability Income Market - some encouraging sales figures for 2011. According to our latest US Individual Disability Income Market Survey, there was a measurable increase in new...

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  • U.S. Group Life Business in Need Of Stimulus

    Von Drew King|April 28, 2012|English

    The U.S. Group Life insurance market remains a mixed bag, according to our latest market survey. While in-force premium appears to be holding up, new sales continue to struggle. Thirty-four companies, representing over $22.3 billion in Total Life and...

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  • Personal Injury Exposures - Nothing to LOL about

    Von Charlie Kingdollar |April 24, 2012|English

    How many insurers would have predicted 20 years ago that the Internet would create personal injury exposure for them? Yet with social media use growing exponentially, it’s increasingly clear that cyberspace is becoming a fertile environment for...

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