The Lloyd’s of London insurer has committed to an intended coverage consortium for the purpose. Hiscox has announced its commitment to a planned shipping insurance consortium that will offer coverage for ships moving through a safe passage corridor from Ukraine. The Lloyd’s of London insurer faced notable first-half losses, sending its shares downward. Ukraine has now finally had its first grain-carrying ship head out of its port since the start of Russia’s war there. This has occurred following a deal brokered by the United Nations and Ankara. The ship departed…Read More
InsuranceBee and Hiscox launch insurance agent partner program
Agent portal provides instant access to markets with no fees, long-term contracts, or quotas A new insurance agent partner program is being launched today to give independent agents instant access to general liability, professional liability and business owner’s policies. The program, ‘InsuranceBee for Agents’, is a partnership between Hiscox and small business insurance broker, InsuranceBee, and will cover more than 180 professions. The easy-to-use portal enables agents to quote and bind online within minutes, with competitive commission rates which are earned for the lifetime of the policy. Benefits to agents…Read More
Hiscox report shows that “super losses” are becoming more common in the U.S.
A new report from Hiscox, a specialist health insurance company in the U.S., shows that so called “super losses” are having an impact on the country’s health insurance industry. Super losses is a term that refers to claims that exceed $50 million. The report notes that these costly claims are becoming more common in the health care sector. Because these claims hold such a large price tag, they often find their way to courts. Juries often side with consumers in these cases and in the past two years have awarded…Read More