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Smoother Ride Ahead for Primary Auto

Smoother Ride Ahead for Primary Auto

The road ahead may be opening up in the primary auto market after last year’s nationwide economic dislocation brought on by the pandemic. The trucking industry, in particular, endured months of turmoil amid massive shifts in demand as people nationwide began not only working from home—but also staying at home after work. In commercial auto, the shutdown-induced reduction in traffic congestion may have brought a decline in accident frequency. That would be welcome news for insurers in a market where the combined ratio overall has remained above 100 for a decade. (source vi)

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Retail Agencies Brace for Coming Wave of E&O Claims in 2021

Retail Agencies Brace for Coming Wave of E&O Claims in 2021

2020 was packed with the kind of events that spark claim lawsuits, including the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns that depressed the economy, stressed healthcare systems, and drained both personal and business funds. Last year also saw an increase in cyberattacks, multiple hurricanes, and other disasters that have helped to solidify a hard insurance market for many lines.

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Understanding & Navigating 2021’s Hard Healthcare Market

Understanding & Navigating 2021’s Hard Healthcare Market

While the COVID-19 pandemic offered new challenges, the healthcare market was already primed to be tough in 2021. After more than 10 years of a soft market and deteriorating results, it started to turn in the latter half of 2019. Launching into the new year, significant rate and retention increases, lower limits, and more policy movement toward claims made, was expected. However, the coronavirus amplified all of these issues, and while market adjustments were sorely needed, it remains unclear how long it will take to bring the business back to profitability.

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Surge in Excessive Fee Litigation is Impacting Fiduciary Liability Insurance

Surge in Excessive Fee Litigation is Impacting Fiduciary Liability Insurance

Excessive fee litigation originally began to emerge in the early 2000s, and has now reached an all-time high.

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Are Your Clients’ Home-Share Rentals Covered?

Are Your Clients’ Home-Share Rentals Covered?

Rapid spread of the coronavirus required social distancing and caused temporary closure of popular tourist sites around the world. As destinations reopen and some rescheduled travel plans, home-sharing is once again a viable option for resuming travel while staying outside crowded areas.

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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