Top News   March 24, 2010
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Damaged Document Recovery
One document recovery expert discusses how taking appropriate action based on fact rather than myth can be critical in successfully recovering damaged documents, ensuring business continuity, and controlling costs. Read more

Claim Adjusters Hit Hardest By P&C Employment Drop
The deep recession of the last two years will leave scars that will be with the U.S. economy for a decade in the form of unemployment, and those in the P&C insurance industry will be no exception, most notably those in claim adjusting. Read more

Hurricane Hits Estimated for Atlantic, Gulf Coasts
Take weather predictions with a grain of salt, but if meteorological experts are correct, this year's Atlantic hurricane season could be costly for insurers, especially along the Atlantic Coast. Read more

Tweet Suite Digest — March 24, 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: What Chu Talking About?
Chae Hyong Chu is yet another unfortunate example of a company claim adjuster trying to "work" his employer for some extra cash — and getting busted in the process. Read more

Claims IQ

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

I.I.I. reports that ___ of all homeowners' liability claims are now related to dog bites, for a total of about $1 billion in damages.

A. 2 percent
B. one-third
C. half
D. 78 percent

Answer Here!

Last week's question was:

On St. Patrick's Day 2008, ___of the drivers and motorcyclists involved in fatal crashes had blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 or above, NHTSA reports.

A. 10 percent
B. 37 percent
C. 50 percent
D. 85 percent

Our e-News readers didn't need the luck of the Irish last week. Fifty-two percent were already familiar with what can happen when party-goers file into cars after too many green beers. In 2008 alone, there were 134 crash fatalities on St. Patrick's Day. Of that number, 50 people perished in collisions involving at least one driver or motorcyclist with a BAC of 0.08 or higher.

Here are the final results for last week:

A. 16%
B. 52%
C. 18%
D. 14%

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