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Two MetLife companion studies released last week found that experiencing a critical illness, such as cancer, a heart attack or stroke, can reduce a family’s income by more than $12,000 in the first year alone — even with medical coverage in place — primarily due to the inability to work. In addition, these families experience out-of-pocket medical costs of about $3,000 in the first year after diagnosis. Yet nearly half (46%) of full-time working Read the rest of this entry »

Two MetLife companion studies released last week found that experiencing a critical illness, such as cancer, a heart attack or stroke, can reduce a family’s income by more than $12,000 in the first year alone — even with medical coverage in place — primarily due to the inability to work. In addition, these families experience out-of-pocket medical costs of about $3,000 in the first year after diagnosis. Yet nearly half (46%) of full-time working Read the rest of this entry »

Two MetLife companion studies released last week found that experiencing a critical illness, such as cancer, a heart attack or stroke, can reduce a family’s income by more than $12,000 in the first year alone — even with medical coverage in place — primarily due to the inability to work. In addition, these families experience out-of-pocket medical costs of about $3,000 in the first year after diagnosis. Yet nearly half (46%) of full-time working Read the rest of this entry »

Two MetLife companion studies released last week found that experiencing a critical illness, such as cancer, a heart attack or stroke, can reduce a family’s income by more than $12,000 in the first year alone — even with medical coverage in place — primarily due to the inability to work. In addition, these families experience out-of-pocket medical costs of about $3,000 in the first year after diagnosis. Yet nearly half (46%) of full-time working Read the rest of this entry »

Two MetLife companion studies released last week found that experiencing a critical illness, such as cancer, a heart attack or stroke, can reduce a family’s income by more than $12,000 in the first year alone — even with medical coverage in place — primarily due to the inability to work. In addition, these families experience out-of-pocket medical costs of about $3,000 in the first year after diagnosis. Yet nearly half (46%) of full-time working Read the rest of this entry »

Two MetLife companion studies released last week found that experiencing a critical illness, such as cancer, a heart attack or stroke, can reduce a family’s income by more than $12,000 in the first year alone — even with medical coverage in place — primarily due to the inability to work. In addition, these families experience out-of-pocket medical costs of about $3,000 in the first year after diagnosis. Yet nearly half (46%) of full-time working Read the rest of this entry »

Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) — Motor vehicle accidents don’t just impact the people involved, they also impact the economy, to the tune of just under $100 billion for medical care and injury-related productivity losses in the United States each year, according to a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday. That includes $3.6 billion annually toward injuries to children.

On average, each licensed driver in the Read the rest of this entry »

NEW YORK, Aug 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Two MetLife companion studies released today found that experiencing a critical illness, such as cancer, a heart attack or stroke, can reduce a family’s income by more than $12,000 in the first year alone — even with medical coverage in place — primarily due to the inability to work. In addition, these families experience out-of-pocket medical costs of about $3,000 in the first year after diagnosis. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Recent years have been tough for devotees of securitization. Woeful mortgage-backed securities have cast a pall over the practice of packaging risk into bonds and selling them to investors.

But with hurricane season in full swing, there are signs of stirring in a corner of that world: catastrophe bonds. A spate of recent storms and disasters — from Hurricane Bill to Typhoon Morakot in Taiwan — has served as a reminder of why they became Read the rest of this entry »