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Options Abound

The events that typified 2013 and 2014 are near polar opposites in some respects, particularly with respect to the number of catastrophes and severity. That said, certain things remain consistent for the property and casualty industry despite... See More
10 hours ago
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U.S. P&C industry sees $2.9 billion profit in first nine months, despite higher cat losses

Underwriting performance in the U.S. property and casualty industry in the first nine months of this year still lagged behind 2013, but remained favorable, rating agency A.M. Best said Thursday. See More
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Q&A: Drones can peer inside big Midwest storms, might help explain how tornadoes form

DENVER - Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form. See More
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New Brunswick government introducing moratorium on hydraulic fracturing

FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government is introducing a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing that the premier says won't be lifted until five conditions are met. See More
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Remote sensing, cognitive computing useful tools for insurers, report suggests

Insurance carriers need to change the tools they use to manage risk, and insurance professionals can help clients manage risk by using cognitive computing, Aite Group LLC suggested in a recent research note. See More
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Sony faces losses on multiple fronts from unprecedented cyberattack linked to North Korea

NEW YORK - The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business. See More
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Allianz to sell Fireman's Fund personal insurance business to ACE

Allianz Group plans to sell the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company’s (FFIC) personal lines insurance business in the United States, which is focused on high net worth customers, to ACE Limited for US$365 million by means of renewal... See More
17 hours ago
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Ontario court ruling helps clarify municipalities' legal obligations to motorists: lawyer

A recent Court of Appeal for Ontario ruling will be "very well received by municipalities" concerned about legal liability for keeping roads and bridges in a reasonable state of repair, a municipal liability and auto insurance expert with... See More
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Report says 'unprecedented' flood at root of Calgary bridge failure

CALGARY - The Transportation Safety Board says unprecedented flood water was to blame for a derailment and partial bridge collapse in Calgary last year. See More
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U.S. insurance, risk management industry disappointed at failure to pass TRIA

Property and casualty insurance industry groups in the United States are expressing disappointment and frustration at the Senate’s non-passage of legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). See More
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TSB to release report into 2013 CP Rail derailment, bridge failure during flood

CALGARY - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is to release its report today about a bridge failure and freight train derailment in Calgary during a devastating flood. See More
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XL Group in preliminary talks to acquire Catlin

Dublin-based XL Group plc confirmed Wednesday that it is in preliminary talks with Catlin Group Ltd. to potentially acquire the company and form a combined entity. See More
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Global disaster events cost insurers $34 billion in 2014: Swiss Re

At US$34 billion, estimated insured losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2014 were still high, despite being well below recent annual averages and being significantly below the US$45 billion tab for 2013, note preliminary... See More
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SPECS Limited – New Appraiser – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Edmonton, AB – SPECS Limited, the country’s leading provider of independent property damage and consulting services is pleased to announce that Peter Keefe has joined SPECS as an Appraiser... See More
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Manitoba rivers, lakes above normal levels for this time of year: forecasters

WINNIPEG - Flood forecasters in Manitoba say most major rivers and lakes are at above normal water levels for this time of year. See More
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