A new global report, analyzing over 470,000 corporate insurance claims over the period July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2018, has identified the top 10 causes of loss and other trends across a number of different business sectors. The top 10 list is below.
Here are a few big takeaways...
When it comes to our physical health, the immune system is the body's defense against infectious organisms and other invaders. Through a series of steps called the immune response, the immune system attacks organisms and substances that invade body systems and cause disease.
Protecting ourselves and our families from personal risk works very much the same way. We have to go through a series of steps to boost our personal defense against unexpected, uninsured loss.
We’re killing people, causing life-changing injuries, damaging vehicles and other property, destroying families (including those related to distracted drivers who end-up incarcerated)…not to mention, driving automobile insurance rates through the roof!
It’s an epidemic…one that we have to stop!
Each day in the United States, approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.1
Business income insurance (also known as business interruption insurance) helps a business stay in business when a covered loss forces the business to close temporarily. It is one of the most misunderstood, and commonly underinsured, business insurance coverages.
Here is a to-the-point explanation and easy digital resources to super simplify the process of buying proper business income insurance.
WHAT DOES BUSINESS INCOME INSURANCE COVER?
The simple truth is that many commercial auto and trucking insurers are moving away from transportation risks. They’re not just pulling back…they’re actually leaving. And few new carriers are coming in.
Sadly, for the last 20 years, commercial auto insurance (along with workers compensation) has been a loss leader for the property/casualty insurance industry. Increasing market pressure for more freight business means the need for more drivers, and an increased risk of putting untrained drivers behind the wheel, which means more exposure to accidents.