Social inflation: 800lbs gorilla or 80lbs monkey?

Casualty insurers are complaining about rising liability losses, driven by a litigious US culture and changing social attitudes. But could a far worse catastrophe be ahead of them? Sarfraz Thind reports


Insurers face $425m claim for victims of Lawrence Nassar sexual abuse case

USA Gymnastics urges insurers to pay as a new settlement is disputed


Storm Henri hits north-eastern US

The storm knocked out power to 140,000 homes and caused deluges


Chubb posts record results one year after warning biggest industry loss was looming

Insurer is "firing on all cylinders," boasts CEO Evan Greenberg


Chubb hit with $44m lawsuit by US drama The Morning Show

Apple+ hit producers say insurer failed to provide business interruption coverage during pandemic


US climate risk: towards global alignment?

The US response to climate change has been complicated by inconsistent disclosure, muddled models and divergent state standards. Now the federal government is beginning to act, is the country's insurance sector ready to step up? Sarfraz Thind reports


Scor drops support for Trans Mountain pipeline

Climate campaigners are also planning protests and demonstrations about the issue in 25 cities


People moves: Pacific Life Re, ERS, Chubb

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest risk-related people moves in the insurance industry


Chubb says Hartford chapter now closed

Insurers posts strong Q1 profits spurred by favourable P&C market rates


Oasis LMF receives $2m funding to expand open modelling system

A total of 10 major insurers and brokers pledge funds over next two years