Citations with the tag: INSURANCE claims
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// All Hands; Jul96, Issue 951, p2
Advises Navy personnel on the steps to take in order to receive additional compensation from insurance claims. Increase in maximum payment if the claim arose from an emergency evacuation or from extraordinary circumstances; Retroactive payment; Deadline for submission of claims for personnel...
- Survey reveals record 30% of companies have faced claims against directors/officers in past 9...
// Insurance Advocate; 12/28/96, Vol. 107 Issue 50, p18
Reports that 30 percent of companies have been hit with claims against their directors or officers over the nine years leading up to 1996. Basis on responses from 1,010 companies; Average indemnity payment for all claims; Decline in premiums; Financial disclosure as the most important issue.
- Combating the slip-and-fall suit can help keep costs down.
Fleischer, Jo // Westchester County Business Journal; 9/4/95, Vol. 34 Issue 36, p14
Focuses on law suits in insurance claims in the United States. Avoidance of lawsuits as the best way in keeping insurance rates stable; Percentages of result on claims against insurers; Roles of insurers in advising business owners.
- Cost of AIDS claims increases.
Roberts, Sally // Business Insurance; 8/14/95, Vol. 29 Issue 33, p2
Reports on the increase in AIDS-related claims paid by group life and health insurers in the United States in 1994 according to a survey by the American Council of Life Insurance and the Health Insurance Association of America.
- Oil tanks can leak red on company profits.
Thomases, Mark // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Aug95, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p60
Focuses on the increase in the frequency and cost of insurance claims resulting from leaking residential fuel-oil tanks in the Northeastern United States. Concern for the variable cost of clean-up; Implementation of compliance strategies by contractors; Efforts of insurance companies to retain...
- The 2% solution.
Banks, Brenda; Apte, Uday // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Oct97, Vol. 98 Issue 6, p51
Provides insights on how to minimize excessive loss payments for insurers or leakage through quality claims management. Definition of insurance leakage; Importance of achieving appropriate staffing level; Development of best claims practices; Use of appropriate performance measures; Components...
- OASDI benefits.
Banks, Brenda; Apte, Uday // Social Security Bulletin; Jun90, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p21
Deals with the total amount of payment benefits given by Old-age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program to its beneficiaries as of February 1990.
- Fear of future illness.
Grebow, Arthur; Lees-Haley, Paul R. // CPCU Journal; Spring94, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p49
Presents the history of fear of future illness claims in insurance. Description of fear of future illness; Two distinct theories affecting fear of future illness claims; Recommended techniques for the defense against fear of future illness claims.
- Insurance claims for sprains and strains increase, even as the number of crashes declines...
Grebow, Arthur; Lees-Haley, Paul R. // CPCU Journal; Summer95, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p127
Reports on the result of the study conducted by the Insurance Research Council on insurance claims between 1987 and 1992 in the United States. Decline of property damage claims; Increase of bodily injury claims; Contact information for copies of the report.
Montague, Jim // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 01/05/97, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p12
Summarizes the report on catastrophic insurance claims by the Society of Actuaries. Gender difference in health care claims; Total average charge for women of all ages; Ages with the highest percentage of claims.
- Fundamental questions for coverage--protocols of claim reporting/duty to defend.
Montague, Jim // Insurance Advocate; 07/12/97, Vol. 108 Issue 27, p23
Looks at an article written by Paul L. Langer and published in `For the Defense' magazine which provided guidelines that insurance policyholders, insurers and their counsel can follow to avoid some of the problems associated with notice and duty to defend. Notice provision in a commercial...
- Asbestos liability exposure growing.
Niedzielski, Joe // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 01/27/97, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p3
Looks at the warnings of insurance industry observes about the emerging liability stemming from so-called third and fourth-tier defendants with reference to the problems associated with asbestos. Views of Eric Simpson, vice president of A.M. Best's property-casualty division in Oldwick, N.J.;...
- Art and science: The challenge of claims handling.
Hillman, Bruce // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 08/11/97, Vol. 101 Issue 32, p35
Looks at the role of creative interpretation in insurance claims handling. Standardization of many aspects of insurance policy interpretation; Disputes which can arise in handling of claims.
Hillman, Bruce // Family Practice Management; Jan1998, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p14
Quotes Pennsylvania lawyer Joseph Romano on suing American health insurance companies on behalf of patients whose claims are denied.
- Connecticut cutting second-injury costs.
Hillman, Bruce // Business Insurance; 11/13/95, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p67
Reports that improved insurance claims settling practices and other reforms will save employers up to $500 million in assessments in Connecticut. Progress in controlling expenditures.
- How to help workers avoid holiday stress.
Roberts, Sally // Business Insurance; 12/25/95, Vol. 29 Issue 53, p40
Offers tips on how employers can mitigate disability claims during the holiday season. Use of notes in paycheck envelopes reminding employees to take care of themselves; Offering of healthier foods; Reduction of employee stress by offering flex vacation time; Offering of flu inoculations prior...
- '47 Monsanto disaster illustrates change in claims handling.
Simpson, Holly // Business Insurance; 08/18/97, Vol. 31 Issue 33, p3
Provides information on the Monsanto Chemical Company's insurance claim made after a freighter carrying ammonium nitrate fertilizer, exploded at the company's pier in Texas City, Texas, on April 16, 1927, and the impact it has had on the way insurance claims are handled. Amount which the...
- Events on hold as U.K. mourns.
Shapiro, Stacy // Business Insurance; 09/08/97, Vol. 31 Issue 36, p1
Reports that organizers of events in Great Britain filed insurance claims for cancellation or postponement of events during the week of the mourning of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died on August 31, 1997. Reference to claims filed for two concerts that were canceled; Comments...
- Insurer advice sought in disaster education.
Tilley, Kate // Business Insurance; 09/08/97, Vol. 31 Issue 36, p23
Provides information on the educating of policy holders and the public about insurance risk. Comments from Alan Hodges, director general of Emergency Management Australia; Criticism of insurers and loss adjusters.
- AIDS is claiming a bigger chunk of insurance payouts.
Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics; 10/09/95, Vol. 72 Issue 19, p16
Focuses on an increase in AIDS-related insurance claims as of October 9, 1995. Warning on the understatement of findings; Reason for error; Exclusion of payouts to workers covered by self-insured employers.
- Blizzard claims come in slowly as insurers assess damages.
Niedzielski, Joe // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 1/15/96, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p3
Reports that insurance claims from the blizzard of 1996 in the United States have been relatively slow in coming. Weather-related damage benchmarks; Estimated amount of damages.
- You're on hold--we're still looking.
Mangan, Joseph F. // Insurance Advocate; 03/15/97, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p12
Provides information on reservation of right letter, a formal statement by the insurance company which informs the insured that his claim is under investigation. Duty of agents and brokers to inform their clients about the implications of the reservation of rights and the proper to take;...
- Environmental claims messier to handle.
Hobbs, Randall E. // Business Insurance; 10/20/97, Vol. 31 Issue 42, p21
Focuses on environmental claims as it relates to insurance. Suggestion that these claims are complex; Circumstances surrounding the claim filed for the oil spill on the Houston ship; Role of the state in environmental claims; Details on the assessment and verification of property damage claims.
- Approval of claim padding doubles: Survey.
Hays, Daniel // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 02/02/98, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p7
Presents information on a survey which was conducted by the Insurance Research Council of Wheaton, Illinois relating to Americans views of insurance claim padding. Percentage who say it is all right to overstate their insurance claim to get back money paid in premiums in previous years;...
- Switch in stones doesn't make ring claim a ringer.
Wolters, Eugene F. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 12/18/95 - 12/25/95, Vol. 99 Issue 51/52, p11
Answers questions on insurance claims. Damage to personal articles such as jewelry with a wrong appraisal description; Importance of mutual consent and agreement between two parties; Refusal of insurer to cover greenhouses.
- Loss control can begin in underwriting process.
Pollack, Mindy // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 10/14/96, Vol. 100 Issue 42, p13
Focuses on the elimination of unwanted insurance claims through the underwriting process. Division of the underwriting process into various categories: Tighter policy writing; Evaluating of new risks; Utilization of the claims database; Tailoring the policy to suit the client; Examination of...
- Bodily injury study launched.
Pollack, Mindy // International Insurance Monitor; 1996 4th Quarter, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p27
Presents information on a study focusing on trends in bodily injury claims in the United Kingdom, which was conducted by the London International Insurance and Reinsurance Market Association's (LIMRA) Technical Underwriting Standing Committee. Identification of persons who were appointed to the...
- Partner benefits.
Pollack, Mindy // Business Insurance; 10/07/96, Vol. 30 Issue 41, p6
Reports that the University of Maine has decided to allow its academic staff's with same-sex partners to collect benefits reserved for spouses. Examination of the negotiations between the university's board and the union representing the academic staff; Guidelines that the partners of the...
- Claims Excellence in The Big Easy.
COURETAS, CATHERINE // Claims; May2011, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p14
The article offers information on America's Claims Event (ACE) which will take place at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 15 to June 17, 2011.
- Insurers refusing to pay.
P.F.C. // Cortlandt Forum; 05/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p151
Comments on a health insurance company's disallowing of the claim of a man who had a history of hypertension and had several diseases treated in San Diego, California. Diagnosis of hypertension secondary to pheochromocytoma; Adrenalectomy for bilateral pheochromocytoma.
- RBI gets a grilling over missing giant gorilla.
P.F.C. // Marketing Event; May2000, p78
Focuses on the investigations made by insurance men on the claims of inflatable firm RBI which mislaid a 20-feet high gorilla.
- Back strain claim a pain in the neck for one auto agent.
Wolters, Eugene F. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 4/22/96, Vol. 100 Issue 17, p29
Presents the answer to the question on whether a back strain injury by an insured while she was reaching from the front seat of her car to buckle her child into a car seat, would be covered under auto medical pay. Denial of coverage of the chiropractor's bill for treatment; Answer given.
- Claims service is the most important factor in winning renewals.
Wolters, Eugene F. // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Sep96, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p88
Reports on the importance of claims service in winning insurance renewals, according to a survey by CNA Insurance Cos. Decision making with commercial accounts; Finding the best price and terms of insurance.
- `Private right of action' bill in Minnesota is withdrawn.
Wolters, Eugene F. // Insurance Advocate; 03/22/97, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p26
Reports that a House bill in Minnesota which called for the creation of a private right of action in situations involving claims under insurance policies, has been dropped by its sponsors. Opposition from the Alliance of American Insurers; Addition of unnecessary costs to the insurance system...
- Get the most from your insurance dollars.
Wolters, Eugene F. // Westchester County Business Journal; 5/26/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 21, p19
Provides tips in filing an insurance claim in the U.S. Immediate notification of the insurance agent or company on the incident; Documentation of the loss; Recruitment of an independent appraiser.
- U.K. freeze loss at 350 million pounds.
Goddard, Sarah // Business Insurance; 1/15/96, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p39
Reports on the losses incurred by Great Britain-based insurers from claims due to the freezing weathers in December 1995.
- Overreserving law causes uproar.
Ceniceros, Roberto // Business Insurance; 8/26/96, Vol. 30 Issue 35, p2
Reports on the uproar over the US Department of Insurance's final implementation of legislation aimed at discouraging insurers from overreserving for claims. Issue on favoring policyholders; Administrative burden issues; Call for insurers to revise employers' experience modifications.
- My first death claim: My father.
Russ, Scott // LAN: Life Association News; Sep97, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p178
Relates the author's experience related to his first insurance policy sale. Development of selling skills of the author; Strengthening of the bond between the author and his parents; Acquisition of policies by the author's parents from him; Insurance proceeds from the author's father's death...
- Reinsurers tally tosses from Chile quake and windstorm Xynthia.
Russ, Scott // Asia Insurance Review; Apr2010, p24
The article reports that major reinsurers in Europe and Bermuda have tallied their estimated damage claims and losses from the simultaneous occurrence of the earthquake in Chile and windstorm Xynthia in Europe.
- Kuwait's loss adjuster seals deal with Charles Taylor.
Russ, Scott // MiddleEast Insurance Review; Nov2010, p12
The article reports that major insurance claims will be tackled by the partnership between the companies Charles Taylor adjusting (CTa) and Neshami Loss Adjusters in Kuwait.
- AIR Editorial.
Subramaniam, Sivam // Asia Insurance Review; Aug2007, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the insurance claims of insurance companies and another on the potential of Vietnam to lure new foreign players as competition intensifies.
- Using claims data to improve underwriting.
Berger, Lawrence A. // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Dec95, Vol. 96 Issue 8, p64
Reports that there are several statistical techniques used to maximize the use of information in insurance claims databases. Where techniques are used; Design of techniques; Future trends.
- Linking claim trends with the underwriting process--a reinsurer's claim viewpoint.
Pollack, Mindy // CPCU Journal; Summer97, Vol. 50 Issue 2, Reinsurance. p23
Details emerging insurance and reinsurance claims issues in the United States. Link between emerging claims and underwriting profit; Product liability claims generated by latex gloves and latex dust sensitivities; Targets of latex product suits; Rise of hospital workers compensation claims;...
- Just the facts.
Pollack, Mindy // Business Press; 3/15/96, Vol. 8 Issue 46, p1
Provides information on insurance claims in Texas in 1994 that would have been affected by 1995 tort reform laws in the United States.
- Protecting the innocent.
D'Antonio, Dennis T.; Mallin, Joshua L. // ABA Journal; Feb97, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p78
Discusses the protection of the rights of innocent co-insured in insurance claims. Definition of innocent co-insured; Background information on rulings and court decisions regarding innocent co-insureds; Inconsistencies of court rulings and decisions; Rights of innocent co-insured as a matter...
- Filing an insurance claim--without the hassle.
Davidson, Jean // Good Housekeeping; Feb97, Vol. 224 Issue 2, p141
Cites techniques in claiming insurance. Significance of filing fast in claiming insurance; How to find market cost of the damage before claiming; Importance of filing the receipts and records in filing insurance claims; Options if the claims for insurance has been denied. INSET: Know your rights..
- Third-party administrators paid $21 billion in claims in 1995, 40 percent more than previous year.
Davidson, Jean // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services; 9/09/96, Vol. 100 Issue 37, p46
Reports on the increase in the amount of claims paid by third-party administrators in 1995 for welfare benefit plans. Annual national survey by Charles D. Spencer & Associates; Data management and reporting; Managed care plans.
- Deja vu all over again.
Wojcik, Joanne // Business Insurance; 2/26/96, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p2
Compares arguments between policyholders and insurers to those which occurred in 1976. Details of recurrent themes in environmental coverage cases; Reference to Mealey's Emerging Insurance Battles Conference; View of Robert Chesler, attorney Lowenstein, Sandler, Kohl, Fisher & Boylan.
- `Lateral thinking' helps settle claim.
Tilley, Kate // Business Insurance; 10/21/96, Vol. 30 Issue 43, p32
Reports that the national chief adjuster of GAB Robins Australia Pty Limited Tony Morgan stated that interpretation rather than strict adherence to a contract was the best way to settle claims.
- Changes to small claims procedure.
Tilley, Kate // Credit Control; 1998, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p3
Features the consultation paper published by the Lord Chancellor's Department on proposed changes to the small claims procedure in Great Britain. Plan to increase the small claims limit in April 1999; Benefits for more people; Proposals to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of county...