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Three Direct-to-Consumer Insurance Sales Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore
The direct-to-consumer (D2C) model has gained steam in recent years, and it shows no sign of slowing down. Consumers comparison[...]
Will P&C Insurers Be on The Hook for Business Interruption?
The P&C insurance industry might not be as immune to COVID-19 as previously assumed. Although many P&C policies exclude losses[...]
How Auto Insurers Can Win Gen Z Drivers
A new generation is stepping into the driver’s seat. Here’s what auto insurance can do to earn their business. Getting[...]
Don’t Get Bitten by EKANS, the Newest Ransomware Risk
Is there a snake in your computer system? Snake ransomware has emerged as a new threat, and industrial control systems[...]
Is Location Data Fair Game for Auto Insurance Claims Adjusters?
Let’s say that an adjuster is reviewing a suspicious claim. The claimant’s story doesn’t seem quite right, but there's no[...]
Bias in Insurance Underwriting: Does AI Help or Hurt?
In insurance, pricing varies with risk, and risk is a pretty situational concept. Different people face different degrees of it,[...]
Auto Insurance Shopology: New Study Highlights
Last year, LexisNexis Active Insights released a new report – “Insurance Shopology” – all about the way people shop for[...]
Imagining the Insurance Business in 5G
If you’ve read much yet about 5G, you’ve probably heard plenty of starry-eyed imaginings about what this new development will[...]
Social Inflation’s Impact on Auto Insurance Claims
Social inflation is on the rise, and that spells trouble for auto insurers – as well as the policyholders who[...]
Four Predictive Underwriting Trends: State of the Market
It’s that time again – ready for a news roundup on the state of underwriting? This time, let’s focus specifically[...]