Allstate hit with $632m cat losses

The losses were for six events, plus unfavourable reserve re-estimates


Allstate profits down 57% on investments in Q1

But P&L underwriting income jumps 92% on fewer drivers in pandemic


Whisper it quietly... many UK motor insurers are offering Covid-19 refunds

US motor insurers have caught the headlines with multi-million-dollar rebates to customers. Their UK counterparts seem to be in the slow lane, but under the bonnet they are taking action, as Ronan McCaughey explains


NC Farm Bureau to pay 20% Covid-19 dividend to motor policyholders

US mutual insurer says decision provides $22m in savings for drivers


Insurance Ireland to examine Covid-19 driver refund scheme

The insurance body has been under pressure from Irish politicians to 'do the right thing' by customers


Geico becomes latest US insurer to offer 15% auto premium cut

The firm joins others in providing Covid-19 relief for auto insurance consumers


US motor insurers return $800m in premiums to customers hit by Covid-19

Allstate and American Family move comes as lobbyists pressure insurance industry


InsureTech Connect: What happens in Vegas?

Insurers piled into the Nevada desert last month to meet their technological future at the InsureTech Connect event. It all points to the inviolable certainty that insurtech is no longer just a buzzword. Sarfraz Thind reports


US set for flood of variable annuity exits

More capital and greater desire to sell VA blocks than ever before, says PwC


Three US insurers sue California utility over Camp wildfire

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), the Californian utility, plans filing for bankruptcy