Not at fault? Your client’s auto rates likely spike anyway

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Safe drivers who are in accidents caused by others often see auto insurance rate hikes, according to new research released Feb....

Totaling Your Car After An Accident: The Insurance Ins and Outs

"Should I total my car?" Not a question you hear every day!  But today we did hear it - one of our forum members...

Auto insurers to benefit from new IBM, Weather Company partnership to bring advanced weather...

ARMONK, N.Y. and ANDOVER, Mass. – IBM and The Weather Company through WSI, its global B2B division, on March 31 announced a groundbreaking global...

The Hartford ranks highest in auto claims satisfaction while Gen Y carries industry to...

COSTA MESA, Calif. – The Hartford ranks highest among all carriers in auto claims satisfaction according to the recently released J.D. Power 2016 U.S....

With Google in the mix, should agents worry?

In January, independent agents woke up to the news that Internet giant Google had plans to sell insurance. A Jan. 18 New York Times article...

Strange but true: Wacky things and trivia nuggets from the world of insurance

No doubt insurance is a serious business. But that doesn’t mean a lot of silly or curious things related to insurance won’t pop up in the news from time to time.

Truthful or not: New consumer study reveals 51% of insurance shoppers don’t disclose correct...

SAN FRANCISCO – Fifty-one percent of consumers provide false information either intentionally or by accident when shopping for an auto insurance quote online. This according...

Study sheds light on just how much auto insurance premiums spike after a claim

State-by-state analysis shows that claim-induced premium spikes remain high, but percentage-wise don’t jump by as much as last year.

Premium increases become sticking point for U.S. auto insurance customers, J.D. Power finds

A combination of record numbers of miles driven, increased frequency and severity of collisions, and extreme weather has resulted in rate increases for 26% of customers and put a strain on customer satisfaction.

New study finds U.S. car insurance rates at all-time high

Annual report from auto insurance search engine The Zebra examines auto insurance pricing across the U.S., uncovers local and national trends in context of disastrous weather events, technological advances, distracted driving, and other behavioral changes.