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August 6, 2013
First Notice
Insurer Payout for Costa Concordia Disaster Rising: Munich Re
By Reuters
Insurance industry payouts related to last year's sinking of cruise liner Costa Concordia have continued to rise and are likely to top $1.1 billion as salvaging of the wreck continues, reinsurer Munich Re said on Tuesday.…Read more
Bicycle Insurance: 5 Myths and Misconceptions
By Hannah Bender,
Bicycle insurance is not just for professionals—learn how to advise amateur and recreational bikers …Read more
Industry News
Obamacare Months Behind in Testing IT Data Security: Government
By Sharon Begley, Reuters
The federal government is months behind in testing data security for the main pillar of Obamacare: allowing Americans to buy health insurance on state exchanges due to open by Oct. 1. …Read more
July Commercial Rate Increases Moderate as Market Goes 'Quiet'
By Phil Gusman,
Commercial lines rate increases moderated in July and the market has become “quiet” due to the time of year and lack of catastrophic events, according to MarketScout’s chief executive.…Read more
Liberty Mutual Group Subsidiaries Challenge Closure of N.Y. Reopened Cases WC Fund
By Arthur D. Postal,
Liberty Mutual Group subsidiaries have filed a suit challenging New York’s decision to close a state workers’ compensation fund dealing with settled claims that are later reopened.…Read more
Strictly Sales: 5 Steps to Engage With Social Media
By Jack Burke
Too many companies ignore consumer comments on social media…Read more
Munich Re Profit Falls Sharply on Flood Claims
By Alexander Hübner, Reuters
The world's biggest reinsurer, Munich Re, on Tuesday reported a 35 percent fall in second-quarter net profit due to more than $794 million in damage claims that included the heavy floods in central Europe in June.…Read more

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Collaboration Leads Agenda for ISCS User Group Meeting
By Staff Writer
Insurance solutions developer ISCS, finalized the program schedule and set the dates for the annual SurePower User Group (SPUG) Conference.…Read more
By Laura Mazzuca Toops,
Jocks, Freaks, Geeks and the Workplace
By Laura Mazzuca Toops,
A recent study shows high-school type cliques are alive and well in the U.S. workplace. What does it mean for your agency?Read more
Data Rider
Comment of the Day

They sound a lot like our local weatherman who can't predict anything with accuracy even two days from now. If they miss the forecast, they just say I told you there was just a 30% chance.

rookergolf1, As Forecasters Adjust Hurricane Predictions, New Model Predicts 2 U.S. Landfalls

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