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Collisions claims continue to inch up overall: Allstate Canada study

November 30, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Auto collisions claims among Allstate Insurance Company of Canada customers in four provinces rose 1.7% over the previous study period, reflecting increases in some jurisdictions and decreases in others. Results of the eighth annual Allstate Canada Safe Driving Study show

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Zurich Insurance Group’s 2016 business operating profit down in H1, up in Q2 over prior-year periods

August 11, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Continuing to build on its efforts to simplify and become more agile, Zurich Insurance Group reports that its business operating profit (BOP) for the first half of 2016 was US$2.194 million, down 2% from US$2.238 million for 2015 H1. Figures

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Government of Alberta to review Fort McMurray wildfire response

June 16, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Alberta’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has reported that it is reviewing its response to the Fort McMurray wildfire, which is being held, but estimated to cover nearly 590,000 hectares as of Wednesday afternoon. The review will look at the

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U.S. insurers paid US$5.37 billion in total hail claims for 2008-14; 2011 and 2014 costliest years

June 13, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The years of 2011 and 2014 were the costliest years for hail-related vehicle claims in the United States during a 2008-14 study period, with losses concentrated in the country’s midsection, according to an updated analysis by the Highway Loss Data

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As risk of farm losses rise, so too do number of farmers buying crop insurance

May 10, 2016 Ian Bickis - THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – Kelly McIntyre has tilled the soils of northwestern Alberta for more than 30 years, but only this spring did he conclude that he needed crop insurance. “There just seems to be increased risk, more risk all the time,”