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Nine Questions Mutual Company Directors Should Ask When Assessing Their ERM Culture

Every year our Mutual Practice team looks forward to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) Annual Convention. With nearly 2,000 attendees, it is a great opportunity to experience the rich tradition of the mutual insurance industry, enjoy a diverse a range of talented keynote speakers and listen to a multitude of stimulating panel discussions.

  • Genetics and Insurance - One Perspective on Future Directions

    By Dr. John Chevers, PHG Foundation, Cambridge, UK (guest contributor) | Mar 15, 2018 | English

    Insurers understand better than most that predicting ill health is more about probability than certainty. The industry’s predictive expertise is developed from objective analysis of medical reports and claim histories. Underwriters never have definitive...

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  • Assessing Elderly Heart Disease Risk

    By Dr. John O'Brien | Mar 08, 2018 | English

    The prevalence of cardiovascular disease - hypertension, coronary heart disease, heart failure or stroke - increases with age. Often, multiple cardiac conditions coexist with other illnesses, and this makes risk assessments for applicants aged 70 and...

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  • How to Avoid Florida’s Bad Faith Minefield

    By Tim Fletcher | Mar 07, 2018 | English

    It starts innocently enough - a seemingly routine “rear-ender” car accident that involves a policyholder wintering in Florida. The claimant driver of the other vehicle quickly seeks medical treatment and attorney representation. Then the attorney sends...

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  • Krebserkennung durch Bluttest?

    By Andres Webersinke | Mar 05, 2018 | Deutsch | English

    Das Jahr 2018 begann mit vielversprechenden Neuigkeiten zum Thema Krebs: Durch einen einfachen Bluttest können nun acht verschiedene Krebsarten erkannt werden. Der sogenannte CancerSEEK-Test wurde am Krebsforschungszentrum der Johns Hopkins University...

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