Property insurance

Neptune Flood & The NAPA Insurance Center Partner to Provide NAPA Businessowners Flood Insurance

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Neptune Flood, the first AI-driven flood insurance company to provide faster, easier, and better flood insurance, has partnered with National Automotive Programs, LLC, a Texas based specialty insurance broker.

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  • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Neptune Flood, the first AI-driven flood insurance company to provide faster, easier, and better flood insurance, has partnered with National Automotive Programs, LLC, a Texas based specialty insurance broker.
  • "With climate change and increasing flood risks nationwide, every business owner should consider flood insurance.
  • "We are thrilled to join forces with Neptune Flood to provide the NAPA family Neptune's instant flood solution," said Dan Pierro, President of National Automotive Programs, LLC.
  • Neptune Floodis the largest entirely digital flood insurance company in the United States and is the alternative to the NFIP.

Georgia's Private Flood Insurance Marketplace Grows with Wright's Launch of Exclusive, Admitted Product

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:23pm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright National Flood Insurance Services has announced its expansion into Georgia with the introduction of an exclusive, admitted, stand-alone flood product: Wright Residential Private Flood Insurance.

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  • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright National Flood Insurance Services has announced its expansion into Georgia with the introduction of an exclusive, admitted, stand-alone flood product: Wright Residential Private Flood Insurance.
  • "Properties in Georgia are unique and individualized," said James R. Watje, senior vice president of private flood at Wright National Flood Insurance Services.
  • That's why the Wright Residential Private Flood Insurance product was designed with the flexibility to customize flood protection to the individual needs of each Georgia property owner."
  • Wright National Flood Insurance Services LLC (WNFIS) offers primary and excess flood products in numerous markets across the United States and are building out our growing Flood Insurance Marketplace.

Homeowners keeping a 'smart' eye on their residences

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 4:24pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct.11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Events over the past 18 months have kept homeowners at home more than ever before.

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  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct.11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Events over the past 18 months have kept homeowners at home more than ever before.
  • Homeowners are turning to insurance-based smart home technology to monitor their homes and alert them if something goes wrong.
  • Nationwide's Agency Forward survey found that 2 in 3 homeowners have already embraced smart home technology to reduce anxiety (42%) or make their homes more energy-efficient (33%).
  • However, the survey found that only 7% of homeowners use smart sensors that monitor for water leaks, leaving their homes vulnerable to severe nonweather-related water damage.

Pair of 35-year-old Machines Earn Top Honors in UniMac Longevity Contest

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 8:38pm

The legendary cleaner won the contest with a pair of 35-year-old washer-extractors that run six days a week.

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  • The legendary cleaner won the contest with a pair of 35-year-old washer-extractors that run six days a week.
  • "In the end, Zengeler Cleaners stood alone with their pair of UniMac machines boasting an impressive run."
  • As winners of the contest, Zengeler Cleaners will receive a new UniMac washer-extractor and matching tumble dryer to help them increase capacity at their facilities.
  • To learn more about the UniMac Longevity Contest and read a story about Zengeler Cleaners, visit unimac.com/zengeler .

97% of Humana’s Medicare Advantage Members Are in Contracts Rated 4-Star or Higher for 2022, Reflecting Strong Commitment to Quality of Care, Patient-Centered Clinical Outcomes and Customer Service

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 7:12pm

With these results, Humanas Star Ratings continue to reflect the companys strong focus on ensuring high quality of care, patient-centered clinical outcomes and reliable customer service for its members.

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  • With these results, Humanas Star Ratings continue to reflect the companys strong focus on ensuring high quality of care, patient-centered clinical outcomes and reliable customer service for its members.
  • In addition, Humana received a 4.5-star rating for eight MA contracts offered in 33 states and Puerto Rico.
  • Over 99% of retirees in Humanas Group Medicare Advantage plans remain in 4-star or above contracts for 2022.
  • We are pleased to once again be recognized by CMS with such high ratings for our Medicare Advantage plan offerings.

Les Dames d'Escoffier International Announces Winners of 2021 M.F.K. Fisher Prize for Excellence in Culinary Content

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 5:59pm

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) has selected the winners of the 2021 LDEI M.F.K.

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  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) has selected the winners of the 2021 LDEI M.F.K.
  • Fisher Prize recognizing excellence in print, broadcast and digital content that broadens peoples' understanding of the intersection of food and culture.
  • Fisher Prize supports women creators and is named in honor of renowned culinary writer M.F.K.
  • For more information, visit www.ldei.org and follow on Instagram @lesdamesintl and Facebook Les Dames d'Escoffier Int'l.

Los Angeles Says: It Ain't Safe to Block Streets and Sidewalks!

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:04am

According to an August 2020 CDC report, both African-Americans and Latinx were at dramatically greater risk of trauma or stress disorders related to COVID-19.

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  • According to an August 2020 CDC report, both African-Americans and Latinx were at dramatically greater risk of trauma or stress disorders related to COVID-19.
  • This has manifested in increased suicidal ideation and the initiation of or increase in substance use, as compared to other ethnic or racial groups.
  • Our communities are recovering from the most severe health crisis of our time, expansion of alcohol consumption should not be our priority.
  • California currently suffers over 10,500 alcohol-related deaths, 165,000 alcohol-related hospitalizations and $35 billion in related economic harm annually.

EQS-News: Swiss Re estimates Hurricane Ida claims at USD 750 million

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 6:07am

Zurich, 5 October 2021 -Swiss Re estimated its preliminary claims burden from Hurricane Ida at approximately USD750million[1].

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  • Zurich, 5 October 2021 -Swiss Re estimated its preliminary claims burden from Hurricane Ida at approximately USD750million[1].
  • On an industry level, Swiss Re estimated total insured market losses to be in the range of USD28-30billion[2].
  • Hurricane Ida, the second-most intense hurricane on record to hit the US state of Louisiana, also caused extensive wind and flood damage across the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic parts of the US.
  • The foregoing estimates are subject to uncertainty and may need to be subsequently adjusted as the claims notification and assessment process continues.

Archer Recognized as Leader in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for IT Risk Management

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:41pm

Archer, an RSA business, today announced it has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for IT Risk Management report.

Key Points: 
  • Archer, an RSA business, today announced it has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for IT Risk Management report.
  • The 2021 IT Risk Management Magic Quadrant represents the sixth consecutive time Archer has been positioned as a Leader in this report.
  • To download the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Risk Management report, visit https://go.rsa.com/gartner-it-risk-management-mq .
  • Gartner, Magic Quadrant for IT Risk Management, Brent Predovich | Claude Mandy, 13 September 2021.

RATESDOTCA Reveals the Most Expensive Ontario Cities for Home Insurance

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 12:00pm

Insurance providers offer bundle discounts of up to 15 per cent if home and auto policies are purchased together.

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  • Insurance providers offer bundle discounts of up to 15 per cent if home and auto policies are purchased together.
  • Maintain a good credit score or find a home insurance provider who does not use credit score to determine premiums.
  • RATESDOTCA isCanada'sleading rate comparison website that offers a quick and simple digital experience to compare the widest selection of insurance and money products in the market.
  • More than 10 million Canadians rely on RATESDOTCA every year to get a better rate on car, home, and travel insurance, mortgages, and credit cards.