Insurance News

WASHINGTON, February 27, 2004 - Senator Jim Bunning (R-Kentucky) will address insurance agents March 25 during the annual federal legislative summit held by the...
Feb 27, 2004 12:00 AM
The State Supreme Court in New Jersey has ruled unanimously that uninsured drivers cannot sue if they are injured in an accident, even if another...
Feb 24, 2004 12:00 AM
Customers are most satisfied with the services provided by property/casualty insurers, as compared to other insurance and financial services-related industries....
Feb 24, 2004 12:00 AM
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is holding a public policy forum in Washington, D.C. on Monday and Tuesday of this week. The 2004 Symposium:...
Feb 24, 2004 12:00 AM
American International Group (AIG) reported a fourth-quarter profit of $2.71 billion, or $1.03 a share, compared with a net loss of $103.8 million, or 3...
Feb 18, 2004 12:00 AM
Insurance commissioners in Kansas and Wisconsin are warning consumers to beware of companies soliciting discount health cards. "While these cards appear to be a...
Feb 10, 2004 12:00 AM
CNA Financial Corporation announced it would sell its individual life insurance business to Swiss Reinsurance Company's Life & Health America Inc., for about $6...
Feb 10, 2004 12:00 AM
Underwriting has improved, but the property/casualty industry has a long way to go before strong returns can be achieved. That's the conclusion of an annual...
Feb 10, 2004 12:00 AM
Each year before Groundhog Day, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) invites a panel of Wall Street stock analysts and industry professionals to issue a...
Feb 03, 2004 12:00 AM
A livestock group is demanding to know why the federal Risk Management Agency (RMA) stopped sales of new policies for an insurance program for cattle...
Jan 21, 2004 12:00 AM
Have you made your political plans for 2004? Each new year brings new challenges, opportunities and responsibilities. The fact that 2004 is an election...
Jan 20, 2004 12:00 AM
The Insurance Information Institute (III) is out with its annual survey in which a panel of Wall Street stock analysts and industry professionals is asked...
Jan 13, 2004 12:00 AM
The formation of a newcarrier trade group, the Pacific Association of Domestic Insurance Companies (PADIC) was announced on January 6, 2004. The action comes as...
Jan 13, 2004 12:00 AM
The St. Paul Cos.' pending merger with Travelers Property Casualty Corp. is one step closer to being realized. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has given...
Dec 30, 2003 12:00 AM
Homeowners insurance premiums are expected to increase by eight percent in 2004 compared with the 7 percent average increase in 2003, according to the Insurance...
Dec 30, 2003 12:00 AM
The Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) and the National Association of Independent Insurers (NAII) report a surge in the P&C industry's net income after taxe...
Dec 30, 2003 12:00 AM
Larry L. Forrester has been appointed as the president and CEO of the Insurance Education Foundation (IEF). Recently retired as president and CEO of the...
Dec 23, 2003 12:00 AM
WASHINGTON, December 22, 2003 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) will hold its annual Federal Legislative Summit on Marc...
Dec 22, 2003 12:00 AM
Within the past month, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) and National Conference ...
Dec 16, 2003 12:00 AM
Disciplined underwriting and pricing in property and casualty commercial insurance should continue through 2004, but the temptation to cut prices and relax stan...
Dec 16, 2003 12:00 AM