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


Insurance industry's complexity revealed by Insurance Risk Data

UK groups have 85 entities on average; Aviva has close to 900


UK insurers reveal climate change readiness in SFCRs

Some divulge extent of rise in claims from climate stress-tests


Ohio judge rules in favour of plaintiff in Zurich BI case

Restaurant wins key ruling against Zurich as more cases likely to be decided in the coming months


Lloyd's sets record straight on its coal policy

Insure Our Future had slammed Lloyd's for not doing enough


Travelers' quarterly profit more than doubles in Q3

Pre-tax catastrophe losses rose to $397m compared with $241m in Q2


Travelers posts Q2 loss of $40m

US insurer hit by high catastrophe losses, but Covid-19 loss was modest


Travelers warns of $114m Q2 Covid-19 losses

Insurer also expects $400m subrogation wildfire-linked recoveries in Q3


Re/insurers face wider scrutiny from climate activists

Unfriend Coal becomes Insure Our Future to cover all fossil fuels


Travelers takes $86m Covid-19 hit

The US insurer's core income also took a nosedive