Auto insurance fraud is a costly problem in Ireland

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Report highlights the growing costs associated with auto insurance fraud Auto insurance fraud is beginning to weigh on consumers in the United Kingdom. According to the Automobile Association, Ireland is feeling a significant degree of financial pressure caused by fraud. A recent report from the organization shows that, on average, drivers are paying approximately $50 more a year on their coverage, largely due to the fact that insurers are attempting to recover from the financial losses they experience as a result of fraud. Anti-fraud system has not yet been launched…

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Cyber insurance sales boom in Ireland

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Businesses are beginning to look to insurance in order to protect themselves from digital threats Cyber insurance policies are beginning to gain more attention as hackers begin focusing more heavily on businesses with lackluster protection in place. Hackers have been taking advantage of businesses for several years and businesses have often failed to keep up with the pace at which security software as well as hacking techniques have advanced. As such, insurance protection is becoming vital to the longevity of business large and small. In Ireland, the sale of cyber…

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Health insurance market in Ireland may be in trouble

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Health insurance market shows “death spiral” symptoms The health insurance industry in Ireland is showing some troubling symptoms. Ireland is one of the countries that suffered a powerful blow from the European financial crisis. The crisis causes severe economic damage to the country, which continues to have an impact on various industries therein. The health insurance industry is one of those that have been impacted and some insurers are beginning to claim that the market is showing symptoms that suggest it has entered into a death spiral. Death spiral may…

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AIR Worldwide Updates European Wind and Earthquake Catastrophe Models

MONTE CARLO, Sept. 12, 2011 – Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) released updates to its Extratropical Cyclone and Earthquake Models for Europe. Both models were significantly expanded to include additional European countries and provide a consistent and comprehensive assessment of the extratropical cyclone and earthquake risk throughout Europe. “AIR Worldwide offers complete and robust extratropical cyclone and earthquake models for Europe,” said Dr. Jayanta Guin, senior vice president of research and modeling at AIR Worldwide. “With the expanded regions and enhancements to these models, insurers and reinsurers now…

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