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It will take guts for executives of excess and surplus lines carriers to get through 2010, especially those who head up publicly traded operations, experts said at an investment analysts? conference recently.

?If you tell it like it is, it?s not very good and your stock will go down?even lower than it is now,? said Stephen Way, the managing director of Houston-based Southwest Insurance Partners, speaking at a panel discussion Read the rest of this entry »

BROOKLYN , N.Y. The only real way to test the effectiveness of an organization’s enterprise risk management system is with real-life disasters, and on that score, property-casualty insurers passed with flying colors in 2008, according to analysts.

Speaking at the S&P 2009 Insurance Conference last week, investment analysts who research p-c insurance companies were highly upbeat when S&P Managing Director Mark Read the rest of this entry »

If you’re wondering about the skill of that driver in your rear-view mirror, the one seems to be riding your bumper, you may be right.

Some 41 million drivers – 20.1 percent of licensed drivers — would not pass a written driver’s test today, according to the fifth annual GMAC Insurance National Drivers Test.

About 76.6 percent of drivers know basic road rules, down from 78.1 percent last year, the survey found.

Where are Read the rest of this entry »