APRIL 23, 2012
VOL. 116, NO. 13
“Maybe the coolest thing
about anti-lock brakes is
they allow a driver to do
what comes naturally in an
See p. 20
6 AFTER A ROUGH 2011 FOR P&C,
KBW Reports a Positive Kickoff to 2012
7 THE ESSENTIAL 11: The Week in Headlines
8 THE P&C FINANCIAL LEVERAGE PICTURE IN 2011:
AIG’s Recapitalization Biggest Capital Mix Change
8 THOUSANDS OF CLAIMS
from the Plains Head to Insurers
10 AUTO CLAIMS SATISFACTION DOWN,
But Are Drivers the Ones at Fault?
AGENT & BROKER
10 FEMA BANS INSURANCE REBATING on NFIP Policies
NOTES FROM THE SHOW
5 RIMS HIGHLIGHTS
12 EXHIBITORS OFFER SOLUTIONS
in Cyber Risk, Supply Chain Exposures, Workers’ Comp
13 SURVEY: EXECUTIVES WANT
Risk Managers to Show More Initiative
13 RIMS PRESIDENT:
Risk Managers Influencing the C-suite More Than Ever
13 RIMS SEEKS to Bolster Political Influence
NU ON THE SCENE:
INSURANCE RESEARCH LABS
14 FM GLOBAL: The Land of Loss Prevention
15 CHUBB INSURANCE: All Fired Up
20 FAST TRACK TO LOSS CONTROL:
Liberty Mutual’s ‘Skid Pan’ Gives Clients a Visceral
Lesson in the Value of Anti-Lock Brakes
E&S SPECIALTY MARKET UPDATE:
SPORTS CAMPS/AMATEUR SPORTS
22 CONCUSSIONS, SEXUAL ABUSE THE LATEST
Hot-Button Issues for Youth-Sports Insurers
23 EXTREME SPORTS:
Too Tough to Underwrite?
24 SPORTS CAMPS COVERAGE: The Basics
NU takes you on a tour of three
leading insurance-research labs
with video (see p. 15); a slideshow of highlights (see p. 16);
and an in-depth look at how
Liberty Mutual’s Research Institute
for Safety investigates ways to
keep employees safe (see p. 21).
20 CAREER CENTER
24 ADVERTISER INDEX
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