Insurance industry benefits from favorable economic climate in the US

State of the Economy - Insurance industry

Report shows that new jobs have been added to the insurance sector A favorable economic and business climate has had a beneficial impact on the insurance industry last month. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released a report that shows that the insurance industry has added thousands of new jobs in June, marking modest growth for the industry and highlighting economic activity. The demand for employees among insurers has begun to rise, especially in the health sector where insurers are being forced to comply with new regulations coming from…

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NICB reveals top cities and states known for suspicious insurance claims

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has released a report that has indicated that almost half of all of the suspicious property/casualty insurance claims made to insurance companies come from California, New York, Texas, Florida, and Michigan. In fact, those five states alone make up 49 percent of the total number of “questionable claims” in the entire country, according to the NICB’s calculations, as presented in the report. The NICB’s definition of a questionable claim is one that is passed on to the NICB by insurance companies who are members…

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