Amazon Key app raises liability questions – and likely homeowners rate

New system meant to curb package theft could end up costing people who use it a lot more in the form of higher homeowners or renters insurance premiums.

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.

Organic growth stalls but profits soar in 3Q for P&C agencies and brokerages

More favorable pricing, economic trends suggest improved growth ahead according to new report; profitability hits median high of 22.7% in third quarter.

1 in 8 U.S. drivers uninsured, leading to slight overall increase even as several...

Uninsured motorist rates vary substantially among individual states, ranging from just 4.5% in Maine to 26.7% in Florida – driving up auto insurance premium costs by an average of $67.30 per covered car.

Lemonade takes stand on gun control; won’t pay more than $2,500 for firearms damage...

Renters and homeowners insurance startup says it respects gun ownership, but isn’t into gun worship as it unveils limits on firearms coverage in the wake of the Las Vegas mass shooting.

Customer satisfaction with homeowner and renter insurance companies hits all-time high in latest J.D....

Amica once again ranks first in the homeowners while Erie ranks first in the renters category; Satisfaction rates expected to face critical test as losses mount from hurricanes Harvey and Irma; Incumbents also threatened by growing crop of emerging insuretech innovators.

Americans driving less, yet most not aware of money-saving insurance options

New DriveCheck assessment from NAIC intended to help consumers determine if usage-based auto insurance is a fit.

How great credit/no credit impacts auto insurance premiums

People with no credit pay 65% more for car insurance than people with excellent credit, according to WalletHub's 2017 Car Insurance & Credit Scores Report, which examines the extent major auto insurers use credit data in policy pricing.

Autonomous vehicles predicted to radically shrink auto insurance sector, change type, amount of coverage...

New research from KPMG says shifting driving risk to auto manufacturers and rapid adoption of mobility-on-demand will have significant impact on insurance business.

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.