In the two years since Post last conducted its loss adjusting survey, consolidation has changed the market considerably. Content director Jonathan Swift takes a closer look.
Lloyd’s of London has paid $738m for Harvey, Irma and Maria claims.
Manjit Takhtar, finance director and interim CEO of Charles Taylor Insurance Services, talks about hurricane claims and the role of the business in incubating maanging general agents.
Scor estimates the cost of the Harvey, Irma and Maria hurricanes and the mexico earthquakes at €430m.
Hurricane Nate, the fourth hurricane to make landfall in the US in the past two months, has weakened to a tropical depression.
London market insurer Hiscox anticipates the combined net cost of claims from hurricanes Harvey and Irma to be around $225m (£170m).
Beazley expects to take a $150m (£112m) hit on earnings as a result of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria as well as the recent earthquakes in Mexico.
Lloyd's has suspended the release of first-half profits until it can accurately assess the financial impact of Harvey and Irma, the market's chief financial officer has said.
There has been a long history of conflict between insurers and claimant lawyers. Shirley Woolham, chief operating officer at Minster Law, urges mutual understanding and cooperation.
Industry insured losses for Hurricane Maria in the Caribbean will be between $40bn and $85bn, according to AIR Worldwide.
The third Claims Club meet in 2017 focused on getting claims right through communication and customer service. Terry Renouf, consultant at BLM, explains.
The offshore energy insurance market is “sinking”, the chairman of IUMI's Offshore Energy Committee has warned.
Hiscox anticipates the impact Hurricane Harvey to produce net claims of $150m (£110.6m).
The chief operating officer of Co-op Insurance has called on the insurance industry to collaborate better during major flood events.
The insurance industry is not doing enough to protect clients from underinsurance in liability claims as a result of the Ogden discount rate changes, the sector has been warned.
A significant proportion of the flood losses generated by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana will be uninsured, highlighting the existence of a global protection gap, Aon Benfield has said.
The global reinsurance sector is at an inflection point in how it is utilised by the humanitarian sector, according to Willis Towers Watson’s CEO of capital science and policy.
Industry veteran Stephen Catlin has called on the reinsurance and insurance sector to cooperate and work together in closing the protection gap.
The active hurricane season is a timely reminder for underwriters to maintain discipline and adequate catastrophe loading on rates, Lloyd’s Jon Hancock has said.
The financial fallout from hurricanes Harvey and Irma will not be enough to turn the market, according to Lloyd’s performance director Jon Hancock.
Hurricane Irma could result in insured losses of $20bn to $65bn, according to a preliminary estimate from AIR Worldwide.
Hurricane Irma could see industry property losses of $131bn, according Lloyd's realistic disaster scenario analysis.
Hurricane Harvey is unlikely to trigger ratings downgrades for property and casualty insurers and reinsurers, said Fitch Ratings.
Hurricane Harvey could be the most expensive natural disaster in American history, costing the US economy $190bn, according to AccuWeather.