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Articles from Best's Review (December 1, 2001)

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Title Author Type Words
A Different Approach. (Life/Health). Kotlikoff, Laurence Brief Article 1283
A Failure To Communicate: What employees and employers don't know about disability income insurance is hurting the market. (Life/Health). Chordas, Lori Brief Article 4939
A Hard Landing: The Sept. 11 catastrophe accelerated the industry's movement into a hard market, leaving it with challenges in underwriting and customer relationships. (Industry Strategies). Goch, Lynna 2205
AAIS Unveils Terrorism Exclusion. (Briefing). Brief Article 152
Adding to the Mix: Self-insurance is now a multibillion-dollar industry that accounts for as much as one-third of the commercial market. (Property/Casualty). Boughner, Leslie Brief Article 722
Affluent Women More Involved In Major Financial Decisions. (Life/Health). Brief Article 184
AIG's E-Business Division Protects Against Online Credit-Card Fraud, Privacy Breaches. (Property/Casualty). Brief Article 283
Anthrax Scare Could Cause Spike in Health-Care Costs. (Briefing). Brief Article 265
Artificial Butter Vapors Suspected in Lung Disease. (Property/Casualty). Brief Article 259
Assessing the Damage: As claims from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks stream in, insurers offer checks and empathy. (Cover Story). Pilla, David 3871
Auto Insurance to Cost More in Texas. (Briefing). Brief Article 211
Beating the Clock: Increasingly, an insurer's ability to understand and report financial results in real time will be the yardstick by which its overall performance is measured. (Industry Strategies). Teufel, Pat 1365
Best's Rating Changes. (Ratings). Brief Article 3953
Brown & Brown Adds Another Agency. (Briefing). Brief Article 156
Brown & Brown Spearheads High-Tech Cargo Coverage. (Property/Casualty). Brief Article 221
Busy Signals: Insurers are scrutinizing their call centers for potential improvements in cost savings and efficiency. (Technology). Chordas, Lori Statistical Data Included 1815
Cerulli: Annuities Must Evolve To Expand Market Reach. (Life/Health). Brief Article 463
China to Join WTO on Dec. 11. (Political Insight). Noonan, Brendan Brief Article 817
Chubb Breaks New Ground With Community Group Cover. (Property/Casualty). Brief Article 259
Cost Comparison. (Property/Casualty). Ark, William R. Van Statistical Data Included 1432
Cyber-Crime Fighters: Recognizing their own vulnerabilities, insurers tighten security for their online operations. (Technology). Chordas, Lori Statistical Data Included 2498
Employers' Health Costs to Rise More. (Briefing). Brief Article 340
Evan Greenberg Takes Helm At Ace's Reinsurance Unit. (Executives). 229
Extended Family: Agents who combine personal lines and commercial coverages can expand their business to give affluent clients and their family offices the protection both need. (Property/Casualty). Pritchard, Andrew 1371
Farmers Group Forms Alliance That Allows Agents to Sell Health Insurance Products. (Property/Casualty). Brief Article 239
Farmers Unit to Appeal Ruling That It Must Pay Mold Claim. (Companies). Brief Article 123
Few and Far Between: Top insurance executives with technology expertise are hard to come by in an industry struggling to break free of its legacy systems. Bowers, Barbara 2732
Fishman Succeeds Leatherdale As Chief Executive at St. Paul. (Executives). 116
Getting Together to Offer More Insurers need to partner with other financial institutions to provide clients with the customized financial services they want. (Life/Health). Hoeg, Gregory J. Brief Article 718
Giving Customers Full Attention: Health insurers must refocus management strategies on retaining membership and providing better access to information. (Technology). Ostling, Geraldine Brief Article 618
Hartford Teams Up to Offer Workers' Comp Program. (Property/Casualty). Brief Article 210
Insurers Ask Texas Legislators To Consider Mold, Med Mal. (Briefing). Brief Article 280
Insurers See Technology As Driving Dramatic Change. (Technology). Brief Article 474
IPOs: Anthem Raises $2.1 Billion; Principal Sells $1.8 Billion in Stock. (Companies). Brief Article 373
Life Insurers Create Escape Clauses To Guard Against Estate Tax Reform. (Life/Health). Brief Article 303
Life's Dissolution. (Life/Health). Panko, Ron Brief Article 3859
Manulife Annuity Riders Protect. (Life/Health). Brief Article 145
MetLife Adds Pet Insurance To Voluntary Benefit Lineup. (Life/Health). Brief Article 171
Misdirected Management. (Comment). Griffin, J. David Brief Article 292
N.J. Allows Some Auto Rate Hikes. (Briefing). Brief Article 318
NAMIC Establishes Web Site To Track News on Toxic Mold. (Technology). Brief Article 251
New Coating for Oil Tanks Expected to Cut Spill Claims. (Property/Casualty). Brief Article 302
New Products and Services. (Life/Health). Brief Article 125
Prudential Financial. (Technology). Brief Article 98
Quomp to Market Service for Workers' Comp. (Technology). Brief Article 249
Recession Threatens Profit Cycle: A weak economy can shorten the time health insurers enjoy gains, but insurers can take measures to protect themselves. (Life/Health). Cain, Gary Brief Article 708
Safeco CFO Retires After 27 Years. (Executives). 106
SEC Rules That Small Brokers Rate Different Treatment. (Briefing). Brief Article 264
Seeing Is Believing: Insureds may have an easier time showing they have sustained a direct physical loss when mold is visible and deemed harmful. (Property/Casualty). Henkind, Hilary M. Brief Article 691
Staying in the Race: Policy retention affects insurers' product development, operations, pricing and profitability. (Property/Casualty). Bowron, Lee Statistical Data Included 1658
Study: Car Repairs With Original Parts Are Costly. (Property/Casualty). Brief Article 193
Sudden Impact: Inland marine writers are facing diminished reinsurance capacity and higher rates following the terrorist attacks. (Property/Casualty). Goch, Lynna 9253
Swiss Re: If WTC Lease Holder Takes Cash, He Can't Rebuild. (Briefing). Brief Article 357
Teachers' Insurance Plan Gives Lessons in Accident Protocol. (Property/Casualty). Brief Article 188
The Long Arm of Terror. (Editor's Prologue). Brief Article 336
Tufts Posts 'Report Card' Online. (Companies). 93
Under Pressure: Small independent agents could be forced out of business by accelerated market hardening. (Industry Strategies). Bowers, Barbara 1785
Working Behind the Scenes: Some insurers are benefitting from advanced information technology that focuses on operations without shutting down new sales opportunities. (Property/Casualty). Noack, Olav Brief Article 693

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