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  • Claim Costs - How to Keep Control of Your Defense Dollars

    Von Paul Ruiz|February 05, 2015|English

    The increasing cost of defending cases in litigation is a concern for all casualty companies. The reasons are varied and may be related to upward claim severity trends, and more aggressive plaintiff attorneys. Whatever the cause of rising litigation...

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  • Compensating the Victims of the Paris Terror Attacks

    Von Jean-Pierre Mlynarczyk|January 29, 2015|English

    France is still recovering from its worst terrorist episode in decades, following two deadly attacks by extremists in the capital. Twelve people were massacred at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on 7 January 2015. The next day a...

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  • Latin America - A Framework for Growth

    Von Joaquin Orejas |January 22, 2015|English

    The Latin American insurance market has grown at an average annual rate of 17% over the last 10 years, from around USD42 billion to USD167 billion. Yet Latin America still accounts for only 4% of global insurance premium, well short of the region’s...

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  • Question Marks Hang Over Casualty Business

    Von Liz Kramer|January 20, 2015|English

    How would you characterize the casualty reinsurance market today? That broad question was put to me in an interview I did recently with WRIN TV. The short answer is that the casualty reinsurance market is quite competitive, but to date underwriting...

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  • Why Are Reserves for Motor Liability Personal Injury Claims Being Geared Up?

    Von Martin Peiffer |January 13, 2015|English

    The main driver behind the increase in loss reserves for major personal injury claims in motor insurance portfolios across Europe is routinely identified as the disproportionate growth in care costs, alongside loss of earnings. To get a more precise...

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  • When Commercial Lines Exposures Are Close to Home

    Von Matt Burns |January 06, 2015|English

    We never cease to be surprised by the wide range of legal developments we encounter when compiling the content for our Casualty Matters publication. The latest edition was no exception, with diverse court news on risk issues crossing over both commercial...

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