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Excess & Umbrella REDY® Index September 2021

Excess & Umbrella REDY® Index September 2021

The REDY Index leverages CRC Group’s collection of actionable data – the wholesale industry’s largest. It provides critical pricing analysis monthly, giving you a snapshot of the marketplace. The REDY Index generates instant intelligence on pricing trends by industry or coverage, enabling our retail partners to set accurate data driven expectations with their clients. Removing the guesswork empowers CRC team members to negotiate competitively, consistently producing better outcomes, better deliverables, and better results.

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2021 Excess Casualty Market Remains Firm

2021 Excess Casualty Market Remains Firm

Following a soft market cycle characterized by marked underpricing, an excess casualty market that was hardening at the start of 2021 is now firm. Underwriters continue to look for rate increases and cut capacity as large claims climb the tower.

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Excess Liability: Do Follow-Form Policies Really Follow Form?

Excess Liability: Do Follow-Form Policies Really Follow Form?

Follow-form policies are meant to help simplify and provide consistent coverage for excess liability programs. Ideally, follow form policies would provide excess coverage under the same terms and conditions as the underlying policy, that is follow the underlying form. In the real world, such policies often fall short of that ideal. Even though the coverage is labeled follow form, it’s not safe to assume that the policy actually provides the same coverage.

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Rough Road Ahead in Excess Casualty

Rough Road Ahead in Excess Casualty

The excess casualty market faces a rough road ahead. After a difficult 2020, the market is likely to remain hard at least through 2021 and possibly into the following year. Carriers continue to reduce limits and increase premiums as they grapple with the aftereffects of underpricing in the soft market. Much of the hardening is being driven by losses in auto, and also where social inflation is leading to more so-called ‘nuclear’ verdicts. Along with auto fleets, construction, real estate, habitational and hotels stand among the more difficult markets.

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Are Your Casualty Limits Adequate? Don’t Chance It

Are Your Casualty Limits Adequate? Don’t Chance It

During economic slowdowns, including the global coronavirus pandemic, many insurance buyers are tempted to pare the size of their programs. With the property and casualty insurance marketplace hardening across virtually all lines, the cost of maintaining existing levels of coverage is going up. Deciding to buy less liability coverage, however, may be a big mistake.

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Property REDY® Index October 2021
Property REDY® Index October 2021
Prepare for Property Renewals in a Transitioning Market
Prepare for Property Renewals in a Transitioning Market
CRC Group’s Claims Advocacy Team Resolves Stalemate and Helps Avoid Bad Faith Litigation
CRC Group’s Claims Advocacy Team Resolves Stalemate and Helps Avoid Bad Faith Litigation
Cyber REDY® Index September 2021
Cyber REDY® Index September 2021
Excess & Umbrella REDY® Index September 2021
Excess & Umbrella REDY® Index September 2021
Private D&O REDY® Index September 2021
Private D&O REDY® Index September 2021
Stresses Ease in California Earthquake Market
Stresses Ease in California Earthquake Market
Claims Advocacy Team Gets Carrier to Rescind Denial of Defense for Slip-and-Fall
Claims Advocacy Team Gets Carrier to Rescind Denial of Defense for Slip-and-Fall
Creativity Holds the Key to Dealer Open Lot Market
Creativity Holds the Key to Dealer Open Lot Market
Marketplace Tight for Healthcare Risks Despite New Capacity
Marketplace Tight for Healthcare Risks Despite New Capacity
2021 Excess Casualty Market Remains Firm
2021 Excess Casualty Market Remains Firm
New York Construction Market Steady Post-Pandemic
New York Construction Market Steady Post-Pandemic