What’s Happening in Homeowners

Cyber insurance, autonomous vehicle insurance, on-demand bird scooter rental insurance . . . There’s a lot going on in the trendy areas of the insurance industry right now but it’s also a dynamic time for homeowners insurance. From IoT to big data to weather – in this episode of The Insurance Nerdery we talk about … Read more

InsurTech Fusion 2019

I’ll be the first to admit that when an interesting conference agenda comes around, I get a bad case of FOMO if I’m not able to attend. So I jumped at the opportunity to attend InsurTech Fusion remotely when my calendar prevented a full in-person attendance. I drank a lot of coffee, ate a lot … Read more

Michigan Takes on PIP

Michigan’s No Fault Personal Injury Protection coverage was launched 45 years ago to reduce lawsuits and lower insurance premiums. As auto insurance premiums continued to skyrocket Michigan to the highest auto premium cost in the United States, the public has continued to rally for change. But what does change look like? How can decades of … Read more

An Innovation Sandbox?

When we talk about innovation in insurance, the issue of insurance regulation inevitably comes up. Few industries face the scrutiny and oversight that is present in insurance. What if those barriers were lifted to make room for experimentation? On May 20, 2019, Kentucky passed legislation to do just that. The newly created Insurance Innovation Sandbox … Read more

A Tesla Insurance Policy?

Meet Tesla – your new insurance company! If you live in California, you may soon get the chance to try out Tesla’s latest innovation: insurance. The 4,037 page auto filing has now been approved by the CA Insurance Commissioner. This milestone helps move Tesla toward a policy offering which “will be much more compelling than … Read more