Could Percentage Deductibles Save a Badly Beaten Property Casualty Market?

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This pivotal question probes whether the shift to percentage deductibles could revitalize a property casualty market suffering from severe strain. The answer hinges on multiple facets that influence the stability and attractiveness of the insurance market. Understanding Percentage Deductibles Percentage deductibles are calculated as a percentage of the insured value of the property, rather than a fixed dollar amount. For instance, if your home is insured for $300,000 and you have a 2% deductible, you would be responsible for $6,000 in the event of a claim. This approach is commonly…

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GEICO Offers New Discounts Amid Rising Auto Insurance Rates

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In a bold move to capitalize on increasing auto insurance rates across states such as California, GEICO Corp., part of Warren Buffet’s empire, is offering an attractive discount initiative, the “Welcome Factor,” aimed at expanding its auto insurance business. GEICO’s Fresh Approach to Auto Insurance With the surge in insurance rates, many insurers are taking a step back from writing new policies. However, GEICO is actively inviting new clients by marketing a special discount for those who apply for personal auto insurance. The discount is designed to taper off gradually…

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Nationwide small commercial insurance satisfaction highest in US, says JD Power

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The insurer earned the highest ranking for overall customer satisfaction in a recent study. A new J.D. Power study has found that Nationwide provides the best customer satisfaction in small commercial insurance. This, according to the findings from the firm’s 2019 U.S. Small Commercial Insurance Satisfaction Study. This isn’t Nationwide’s first time receiving the title. In fact, the insurer has been the top small commercial insurance company for customer satisfaction two years in a row. The company also took the top spot for the claims and policy offerings categories. “Small…

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Auto insurance companies aren’t keeping customers happy

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A new J.D. Power survey revealed a drop in overall customer satisfaction within this market. J.D. Power has now released its report on customer satisfaction through auto insurance companies. What the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Auto Insurance Study revealed was that customers aren’t as happy with insurers. The overall satisfaction customers feel is on the decline. This study measures customer satisfaction through the use of a 1,000 point scale broken down into 5 factors. These five factors – in order of importance – are: Interaction, Policy Offerings, Price, and Billing…

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Auto insurance is improving its customer satisfaction

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A recent report from J.D. Power has shown that this sector of the industry is making consumers happy. According to a the results of a recently released study conducted by J.D. Power, auto insurance companies are continuing to provide an increasing level of customer satisfaction throughout the claims process. This was revealed within the “J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Auto Claims Satisfaction Study.” This study is conducted in order to measure the satisfaction level that consumers feel with respect to their auto insurance company after they have had to make a…

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