South Napa Earthquake’s Insured Losses Could Reach $1b – EQECAT

(The 6.0 earthquake caused damage to historical buildings in the city of Napa, Calif. Photo of damage to the city’s Post Office by Matthew Keys.) Insurance losses could range from $500 million to $1 billion, according to a report on the incident by CoreLogic EQECAT. The 6.0 magnitude quake, which occurred at 3:20 a.m. local time Read More »


Insurance and Privacy: The NICB Fights Fraud with Social Media Analytics

The National Insurance Crime Bureau has licensed software to monitor publicly available online information, such as Facebook posts, as a component of fraud investigations. What does this mean for insurers’ relationship with policyholders and the public in general?