By Kathleen E. Schor, CPIW, FLMI While there are some that are born into the insurance industry because of other family members, I think most of you found yourselves taking a position in insurance basically because you needed a J O B. For me it happened when one of my neighbors got a job
By Leslie Door Director of Research, Product Development, Risk & Regulatory Compliance Zephyr Insurance Company Every year weather disasters cause billions of dollars in damages. As climate change continues to affect weather patterns and cause more natural disasters and severe weather events, it is important for insureds to understand the different perils associated with these
By Robert H. Wilson Workers’ Compensation, as an industry, has a marketing problem. It is probably better described as a messaging problem. It has long been true that the industry has been broadly defined by the negative stories that find their way into local and national press publications and media outlets. We have been generally
by Sue C. Quimby, CPCU, AU, CIC, CPIW, DAE Having a roof over your head is one of life’s basic necessities. While essential, a roof can also be the cause of claims and problems. The roof is often the first defense against the elements, and a key to the structural integrity of the entire building.
By Lisa R Hardin, CPCU, CPIW, AIC, AIS, ACS, AINS, CCLA, ACLA, CLP, DAE Claims Specialist, Sentry Insurance The entire insurance industry is built on the idea of a promise – in exchange for a premium payment, the insurance company promises to pay the insured if a covered event occurs. It’s the responsibility of the