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Cybersecurity Within the Insurance Industry

Cybersecurity efforts with the insurance sector have faced many of the same struggles and demands as other industries. While the same cyberattack techniques have been used by criminals wanting data to hold ransom, insurers are especially at risk because of the sheer volume of unique consumer data they process on ...
6/24/2021

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Florida Home Insurance Costs on the Rise

Florida Home Insurance Costs on the Rise Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (FOIR) announced that insurance rate increases up to 33% would be approved in 2021 because of the market hardening statewide. Carriers have requested significant hikes in home insurance premiums in the double digits to help them recoup further ...
5/20/2021

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How Will Texas 2021 Freeze Impact Insurers Going Forward?

Being lauded as one of the costliest winter weather events in Texas History, the February freeze that struck the Lone Star State has billions in claims piling up quickly. It is expected there will be over a million insurance claims submitted because of the damage caused to property, business, and ...
4/21/2021

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On-Demand Claims Solutions

On-Demand Claims Solutions 2020 has been quite the year, and especially so on the insurance front. Besides the obvious and ongoing pandemic and the challenges it brings, we also saw record-breaking activity this Atlantic hurricane season that was true to many predictions. With a steady onslaught of damage and devastation, ...
12/10/2020

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Minimize The Risk Of A Cyber Breach

Minimize the Risk of a Cyber Breach Cyber breaches have always been there, just below the surface. But looking over the past decade it is clear that their scope and scale have escalated. All day, every day, malicious online actors are working to breach networks – both yours and your ...
11/11/2020

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Next Generation Claim Handling: Use Technology to Your Best Advantage

As technologies continue to grow and thrive the insurance industry will increasingly see changes on this front. Insurtech–the use of technology to enhance insurance operations and the customer experience–is already in wide use when it comes to insurance underwriting. Implementation across the varied landscape of claims handling is the next ...
10/14/2020

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Insurance Claims and Litigation Management 101 – Top Tips for Success

In the wide world of insurance claims and litigation management, details will vary wildly from one case to the next. Novel situations will arise and sometimes the facts can be tricky. But no matter the complexity, there are some basic operating procedures for insurance claims professionals to hold to. When ...
9/18/2020

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Examining the Disconnect Between Insurance Agents and Clients

If you are an insurance industry professional, you know that there’s an inherent perception gap between what you may think you’re offering clients and what they think they’re receiving. A recent study commissioned by Nationwide examines the extent to which this gap exists, along with the ways that other variables ...
8/24/2020

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Multi-Level Customer Service: An Insurance Adjuster’s Reality

For insurance adjusters, great customer service begins with being the type of person that you would want to do business with. Learn more about multi-level customer service and what the Bar List insurance network can do to help you.
7/15/2020

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The Other Side: COVID-related Insurance Claims and Recovery

The United States is still caught in a plateau of the ‘first wave’ of coronavirus infections and deaths. But the passage of time and lifting of restrictions have many of us looking to get back into some sort of routine – working from home, mask wearing, and social distancing could ...
6/22/2020

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