February 07, 2019

P&C Firms Respond to Government Shutdown

President Trump signed a bill on January 25 to temporarily reopen the government after a 35-day shutdown that impacted 800,000 federal employees. While the property and casualty insurance industry is mostly state regulated, there is a potential for increased filings of lawsuits and insurance claims in cases of longer-term shutdowns. Most troubling, the Federal Emergency […]

January 28, 2019

Recent P&C Mobile Trends, Highlights & Innovations

P&C firms devoted significant time and effort to improving their mobile apps in 2018. The space was an area of intense competition: several coverage group firms released new tools and features, while five—Amica, Chubb, Liberty Mutual, Nationwide and State Farm—launched brand-new apps, often with drastic structural changes.   Amica introduced a new app in September […]

January 25, 2019

What Blockchain Technology Could Mean for P&C Insurance in 2019

The insurance industry is historically slow to adapt, often placing it behind the curve when it comes to digital innovations. With 2019 underway, many people still call insurance brokers on the phone and legacy systems continue to hinder insurers’ efforts to fully embrace modern technology. However, the industry is surprisingly at the forefront in using […]

December 06, 2018

2018 PIR Conference Takeaways

Corporate Insight recently attended the 2018 Property Insurance Report National Conference at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California. Every year, host Brian Sullivan of Risk Information invites industry leaders and key decision makers to offer their takes on the latest industry trends and home-related products and services. Over two days, a diverse lineup of speakers highlighted a variety […]

October 19, 2018

Property & Casualty Insurance Monitor Firms Experiment with Augmented Reality

Over the past two months, USAA and Allstate released augmented reality (AR) features on their mobile apps, representing insurers’ initial foray into the space. The AR market is expected to explode and reach nearly $210 billion by 2022, adding layers of digital information over users’ real world settings. The enhanced experience of AR differs from […]

July 03, 2018

P&C Quarterly Mobile Highlights and Innovations

Following a stellar first quarter of 2018, property and casualty insurance firms continued to innovate in the second quarter by embracing the latest technology, employing dramatic design updates and improving accessibility on mobile platforms. April was an important month for mobile app features, as two firms in our P&C Insurance Monitor coverage group sought to […]

June 07, 2018

Americans Are Growing More Afraid to Ride in an Autonomous Car

When Corporate Insight attended the 2018 Auto Insurance Report National Conference, host Brian Sullivan predicted that we are at least five years away from a fully autonomous car. Recent setbacks to Tesla’s and Uber’s autonomous research programs indicate that numerous hurdles remain before a vehicle is designed that can drive itself completely independently of a […]

May 16, 2018

AIR Conference Telematics Takeaways

Corporate Insight recently attended the 2018 Auto Insurance Report National Conference at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California. Every year, host Brian Sullivan of Risk Information invites industry leaders and key decision makers to offer their takes on the latest industry trends and auto-related products and services. This year, the traditionally diverse conference was […]