Between The Lines

March 2017 | Between the Lines

A recent ISO survey revealed, in part, that 44 percent of insurance professionals consider autonomous vehicles (AVs) to be highly important compared with other emerging issues. But that doesn’t mean they’re all prepared to address the issue. Almost half of these survey respondents said they’ve only begun to have some informal discussions concerning AVs. A third of respondents said they haven’t discussed the issue at all. These findings are just a few of the insights…
Imagine for a moment that you’re living in an old house in the Northeast when a flood strikes your neighborhood. Your basement is underwater, along with your boiler and circuit breaker, your septic tank is overflowing, and the motels nearby are booked. If you’re one of the millions of people across the United States who purchased coverage from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), you have some protection. But even with that coverage, you may…
Every March, the ISO Emerging Issues Bracket pits 32 emerging trends and risks against one another, tournament-style. Insurance professionals from various parts of the industry are surveyed and asked to choose their favorites in each matchup, with the issues of most concern advancing to each subsequent round. The issues are seeded based on web traffic to the Emerging Issues Portal (ISOnet® login required), past Bracket performance, and ISO customer feedback. The 2017 Winner Click to…

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