LexisNexis US Auto Insurance Trends reveals pandemic’s impact

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The market was affected by dangerous driving increases, shopping volatility, fewer claims and policy renewal delays. LexisNexis Risk Solutions recently released its 2021 US Auto Insurance Trends report, which examined a spectrum of data revealing the directions certain activities are taking in this market. The report helps insurance carriers to better understand their evolving landscapes. In the 2021 US Auto Insurance Trends report, there was an analysis of the 2020 data, which provided insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on this industry. This included measures of change in…

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State Farm auto insurance rate cut gets the nod in Louisiana

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State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon gave his approval to the decrease of 9.6 percent. Last week, Live Insurance News reported that State Farm had requested permission for an auto insurance rate cut. Now, state Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has given the necessary approval for the rate to be reduced by an average of 9.6 percent. This means that Louisiana drivers who are covered by State Farm have more savings ahead. State Farm’s auto insurance rate cut follows several others that have occurred over the last while. In 2018, the insurer…

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Progressive auto insurance premium growth slows due to COVID-19 crisis

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The pandemic hasn’t stopped the insurer from seeing a rise in its profitability. The short-term impact from the pandemic on Progressive auto insurance may turn out to be a rise in underwriting profitability while premium growth shrinks. S&P Global Market Intelligence conducted a monthly earnings report analysis on the insurer. The analysis revealed that Progressive auto insurance saw improvement in its personal vehicle combined ratio, but at the same time its premium growth was applying the brakes. That impact was recorded on both the month-to-month and year-over-year data for March…

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