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Opioid Crisis Risks Rising for Healthcare Industry

Opioid Crisis Risks Rising for Healthcare Industry

The health care sector is caught in the crosscurrents of the opioid crisis. Easing pain is an integral goal of medical treatment, and when it comes to severe pain, prescription opioids have proven very effective. Opioid pain relievers, however, can be highly addictive and are often abused.

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Insurers Move to Raise Rates in Property Market

Insurers Move to Raise Rates in Property Market

Buyers have grown used to price cuts in the property market in recent years, but insurers are now taking a harder stance. Insurers are seeking additional premium wherever possible and applying stricter underwriting, particularly to property valuations. Rate increases seem to be gaining traction as leading markets pare back on unprofitable lines. Still, those viewed as good risks can expect to do better than more challenging exposures.

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Insurisk Exclusive Patent Facility

Insurisk Exclusive Patent Facility

This is a brand new and unique policy offering three levels of coverage depending on type of Patent Infringement.

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How to Prepare Clients for Changes in the Senior Living Insurance Market

How to Prepare Clients for Changes in the Senior Living Insurance Market

A market correction in liability insurance for senior living care facilities is already underway. Accounts in this segment are beginning to see steep increases at renewal. Continuing claims frequency and increasing severity in senior services are prompting insurers to raise the cost of coverage. Retail agents can provide valuable guidance to their clients through these changing conditions. Providing underwriters with additional details — especially about improvements to facilities’ operations and staffing procedures — can enhance a client’s risk profile and result in more favorable consideration of the client’s account. Here are some tips to prepare operators of senior living care facilities for the market shift and to state their case to underwriters.

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Complexity Clouds Market for Financial Institutions

Complexity Clouds Market for Financial Institutions

Financial institutions have rebounded and are stronger overall since the subprime loan crisis more than a decade ago, and nonbank lending has emerged as a high-growth business. Even though capacity for financial institution risks remains plentiful, some insurers have become more conservative in their appetites for certain classes and sizes of business. While certain accounts are seeing higher premiums rise due to increased exposure, some new market entrants are pricing accounts aggressively low. What does all this mean for retail agents? Financial institution clients need help to navigate a complex marketplace to obtain the best coverages and pricing.

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Private D&O REDY® Index June 2022
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