6 06, 2022

Moving Past the Pandemic: Working together with insureds and defense counsel to understand claim trends and manage plaintiffs’ tactics

By |2022-05-26T09:49:40-05:00June 6, 2022|@PLUS, Events, Guest Blog, International Conference|0 Comments

Larry Griffin, Claims Team Leader - Professions, Beazley  Social inflation hit hard in 2018 and 2019.  As we continue to sort through its effects on the insurance industry, it really drove home the need for sustainable rates, but also new strategies to manage the emerging threats in the claims environment.  While there were dips in certain types of claims activity during the pandemic (including the suspension of most US jury trials), litigation activity is now rebounding.  Plaintiffs’ lawyers are advertising heavily again.  We expect to see more trials this year and next.  There may also be a backlog of potential [...]

24 01, 2022

The Evolving Global Risk Landscape

By |2022-01-24T14:07:34-06:00January 24, 2022|@PLUS, Events, Guest Blog, International Conference, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Andy ZollerHead of International Programs, U.S. National Accounts and Middle MarketZurich North AmericaAndy Zoller is the Head of International for Zurich North America in the U.S., responsible for Zurich’s overall international value proposition and go-to-market strategy. Previously, Andy was the Area Executive in Zurich North America’s South-Central Area and Director of International Programs for Zurich's Midwest and West regions. Since joining Zurich in 2009, he established the Commercial Markets international underwriting practice in the U.S., where he led product development, created department guidelines, designed underwriting and marketing tools and implemented several strategic business plans for multiple regions. Prior to joining [...]

1 11, 2021

PLUS Content Recap for October

By |2021-11-01T11:19:51-05:00November 1, 2021|@PLUS, Events, International Conference, PLUS Foundation|0 Comments

We’re coming up on the PLUS Conference just next week, and content on the blog has been going strong. With in-depth looks at court decisions from industry experts to best practices regarding cyber crime, this month’s blog authors share their knowledge and insight with the PLUS community. We also have a spotlight on this year’s Conference Cause! Written content for October: Pennsylvania Federal Court Takes a Bite Out of Restaurant’s COVID/Business Interruption Coverage Claims Against Insurance Broker—Dana Gittleman and Timothy Ventura discuss recently dismissed COVID-related business interruption loss claims from a Pennsylvania federal court.The Shifting Discoverability of Incident Response Forensic [...]

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