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Driverless cars are not yet proven to be safer.

Baribeau Recognized for Actuarial Review Award

Annmarie Geddes Baribeau was recognized June 25 for her thought-provoking editorial content published in Actuarial Review. Her article, Driverless Utopia, won…Read More

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Commercial Auto Unprofitability Not All That It Seems

May 29, 2019 Insurance Topics 4

Commercial auto insurance is an unprofitable mess. It’s putting some companies out of business. Among the other commercial lines, commercial…Read More

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Marijuana Industry Insurance Options Grow, But Practical and Moral Issues Remain

May 21, 2019 Insurance Topics, Opinion 0

The marijuana industry is attracting more attention from business insurance agents and brokers. As I explain in my Leader’s Edge…Read More

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The experts weigh in on emerging risks.

Emerging Risks Insurers Are Watching — and So Should You

Emerging risks are a mixture of perception and reality. If you asked executives in 1999 to name one of their…Read More

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Legalizing marijuana introduces greater risk.

Legalizing Marijuana Expands Auto and Workers’ Comp Risk

Legalizing marijuana expands its use. And that widens the risk potential of on-the-road and on-the-job accidents. Just how much is…Read More

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Cyber risk and insurance is expanding.

Cyber Risk and Insurance Continue to Grow

Cyber risk and insurance continue to gain momentum. More companies realize they need it. And insurers are expanding coverage – and…Read More

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The CATs of 2017 are warning us, will we listen?

Lessons to Learn from the CATs of 2017

July 12, 2018 Insurance Topics 0

There is a lot to learn from the weather CATs of 2017. My most recent article, 2017-The Year of the…Read More

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Driverless cars are not yet proven to be safer.

Driverless Cars Not Proven To Be Safer

May 11, 2018 Insurance Topics 1

There is no proof that driverless cars will be safer than human drivers. I found myself saying that aloud to…Read More

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Rising sea levels threaten coastal properties.

Insurers Begin to Include Rising Sea Levels into Rates

March 27, 2018 Insurance Topics 1

Insurers are beginning to introduce rising sea levels into rates, according to my latest article, “The SLR Factor: As sea…Read More

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Successful actuarial consulting depends on effective communication.

Actuarial Consulting: Is It For You?

At some point, most actuaries consider a career in actuarial consulting. It’s easy to see why. Generally, the variety of…Read More