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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Introduces Motor Truck Cargo Legal Liability Insurance in Canada

Boston, Mass. (Oct. 18, 2017) – Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance today announced that it has expanded its inland marine product line in Canada with the launch of the Motor Truck Cargo Legal Liability Policy, a new product that protects against the legal liability exposure commercial truckers face when carrying third-party goods. “This product provides Canadian… Read more »

Quebec still not prepared to deal with an earthquake

5th edition of the Great ShakeOut Montreal, QC (Oct. 19, 2017) – The news is of concern. Although Quebec has taken part in the Great ShakeOut, an international earthquake preparedness drill, for the past five years, Quebecers still do not know how to protect themselves adequately if there were a quake. In the run-up to… Read more »

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Co-operators Launches Privacy Breach Protection

New business insurance coverage provides privacy breach protection Guelph, ON (Oct. 18, 2017) – To help protect companies from the rapidly growing threat of privacy breach, Co-operators General Insurance Company introduced a new product today that provides insurance coverage and risk management solutions for Canadian businesses. The coverage complements commercial insurance policies and is designed… Read more »

Frank Cowan Launches New Suite of Products for Terrorism Coverage

New Suite of Products for Terrorism Coverage Now Available for Public Entities & Specialty Organizations across Canada Princeton, ON (Oct. 16, 2017) – Frank Cowan Company, a leader in providing insurance, risk and claims management solutions for public entities and specialty organizations, has launched a new suite of terrorism products that will be available to… Read more »

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Progressive Announces New Auto Insurance Bot

Insurer Introduces Auto Quoting Tool with Flo Chatbot for Messenger: Want to chat with Flo? Mayfield Village, OH (Oct. 17, 2017) – Admit it, you’ve always wanted to talk to Flo. You want to ask her where she grew up, what type of car she drives, and most importantly you want to ask her about car… Read more »

Fintech seen as the biggest disruptor for financial institutions, but effective strategies are lagging

57 percent of financial institution respondents say fintech is the greatest source of disruption, and only 46 percent say their institution has a fintech strategy in place: KPMG global report Toronto, ON (Oct. 18, 2017) – As emerging technologies disrupt traditional financial services value chains, many institutions are lagging in implementing effective strategies, according to Forging… Read more »

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The Mutual Fire Insurance Company of BC Moves ISI Enterprise to Cloud-Based Deployment

Langley, BC (Oct. 17, 2017) – Insurance Systems Inc. (ISI), a leading provider of enterprise solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry, is pleased to announce that The Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia (MFI) has officially migrated their on-premise deployment of ISI Enterprise to Amazon Web Services (AWS). “As a longtime customer… Read more »

Ontario Auto Insurance Rates for the Third Quarter of 2017

Toronto, ON (Oct. 16, 2017) – The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) reviews filings from insurance companies which offer auto insurance in Ontario. FSCO has provided an overview of the filings which were reviewed in the third quarter of 2017. Average Rate Changes Fifteen insurers representing 34.52% of the market based on premium volume… Read more »

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Mitchell Releases P&C Industry’s First Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Claim Review Solution

Mitchell WorkCenter™ Assisted Review is an integrated workflow solution that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to help insurance companies improve the collision claim estimate review process San Diego, CA (Oct. 16, 2017) – Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair… Read more »

Totten selects Policy Works to issue commercial policies

Toronto, ON (Oct. 16, 2017) — Policy Works Inc. is excited to announce that Totten Insurance Group (Totten) has selected Policy Works as its commercial policy production system. “Our operational effectiveness is a key component of our strategic success. In this competitive market, we need to be in a position to respond quickly to our… Read more »

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