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Friday, December 14, 2012 Insured building values in the U.S. now exceed $40 trillion — including residential, commercial and industrial structures, according to a new report from catastrophe modeling firm Karen Clark & Co. When contents and time element exposures are added in, the insured property values swell to over $80 trillion, the report found. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 The overall composite rate for insuring commercial accounts in the United States ticked up 5 percent in November 2012 compared to the same month in 2011. According to MarketScout’s Commercial Lines Market Barometer, by coverage classification, property, excess liability, general liability and workers’ compensation rates increased the most at plus 5 percent. READ MORE >>