Top News   December 8, 2010
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Public Adjusters and Insurers: Time to End the Cold War
For far too long, many insurers have viewed public adjusters as opponents rather than potential allies. But the head of one public adjusting firm urges industry pros to reconsider their respective stances, making a persuasive case for unification. Read more

Reinsurers Benefit From Quiet Hurricane Season; Nov. Sees Heavy Flooding
The lack of hurricanes making U.S. landfall this season is credit positive for reinsurers, as 2010 experienced worldwide natural catastrophe losses about in line with the average over the last 20 years. Now it's flooding that's causing the losses. Stay up to date with the latest estimated total losses here.

Drivers Must Use Smart Phones Smartly
The increasing necessity of staying constantly connected is not only driving up blood pressure but also the incidence of road accidents. Read about some startling findings from a recent study on distracted driving. Read more

Tweet Suite Digest — December 8, 2010
Claims Magazine is twittering every day about breaking news and timely topics, not to mention keeping readers up to date on the latest postings to What can Twitter do for you? Click to find out.

Fraud of the Week: Off-Roading Offenders
A Penn. couple is in a real rut after they were both arrested and charged with staging an accident to collect more than $15,000 in insurance payments. Read about their journey down a bad road here.

Claims IQ

Each week we test readers on their claim knowledge. This week's question is:

According to a recent study conducted by Manchester, U.K.-based Swinton Car Insurance, what percentage of drivers admit to "exercising little willpower" over using their phones while driving?

A. 37%
B. 72%
C. 44%
D. 52%

Answer Here!

Last week's question was:

In the Atlantic Basin a total of 19 named storms formed — tied with 1887 and 1995 for third highest on record. Of those 19, how many became hurricanes?

A. 12
B. 7
C. 18
D. 13

A little over half of respondents blew last week's question out of the water. Twelve of the 19 named storms that formed became hurricanes this past season.

Here are the final results for last week:

A. 51%
B. 14%
C. 5%
D. 30%

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