Liability insurance coverage needs spike with popularity of drones

liability Insurance industry policy for drones

As businesses start to find a use for these unmanned flying devices, insurers are selling more policies. Commercial uses for drones are practically limitless and as businesses start to come up with reasons to use these flying devices, insurers are getting calls to make sure the appropriate liability insurance coverage is in place to cover the various perils that could be associated with them. Particularly the case in the United States for the last year, but other countries like Canada are s seeing similar trends. According to the Insurance Bureau…

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Multi-state regulations are driving up the price of insurance coverage, according to research

Commercial insurance rates

Research suggests that regulations may be causing insurance rate hikes Multi-state regulations are common throughout the insurance industry. Insurance companies are forced to comply with these regulations no matter where they may be in the U.S. Regulators often impose these directives as a way to ensure that companies are not taking advantage of consumers by exploiting regulatory gaps. These expansive regulations are a double-edged sword, however, as they require a significant and ongoing financial investment from each state that adopts them. Research from the University of Iowa suggests that these…

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What should you think about when you consider buying cyber insurance

Data breaches are a form of attack that can come on with absolutely no warning or provocation, and can cause either very little or no damage, or can cripple a business’s ability to function. Because they are so unpredictable, making them extremely challenging to budget for, cyber insurance is considered by many to be a very practical way to offset any of the unanticipated costs that can be associated with them. That said, it remains very important to take additional preventive efforts and security practices to ensure that your data…

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Insurance groups warns companies to take cyber attacks seriously and protect themselves accordingly

As “hacktivism” becomes a major concern for companies all over the world who manage electronic data, the need for insurance protection against cyber attacks is becoming more apparent. Sihle Insurange Group, a Florida-based insurance organization, has begun a campaign to promote this type of protection. The insurer is warning companies in the U.S. that they need to be more proactive about their security lest they fall prey to hackers looking to cause a bit of mischief. Even a hacker looking for a laugh at the expense of others can cause…

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Liberty International Underwriters launches three new cyber liability insurance products to protect consumers and companies from attack

Liberty International Underwriters, a specialty lines division of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has announced that it will be providing three new cyber liability products. Insurers are beginning to take the risk of cybercrime seriously, especially as more hackers become more brazen in their attacks on companies and government institutions. While companies face the potential for major losses as the result of cybercrime, consumers are the ones that are affected most by attacks. Identity theft is rampant in the world of technology, and many have found their sensitive financial information compromised due…

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