Category Archives: Insurance Carriers

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Fortegra Financial Corporation’s Insurance Subsidiaries

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” of the U.S.-based operating subsidiaries of Fortegra Financial Corporation (Fortegra) (headquartered in Jacksonville, FL). 

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200916005931/en/AM-Best-Affirms-Credit-Ratings-of-Fortegra-Financial-Corporation%E2%80%99s-Insurance-Subsidiaries

Department of Financial Services announces settlement with mobile insurance provider

Superintendent of Financial Services Linda Lacewell announced on August 20 that The Signal, LP, an Assurant Company, has been fined $2.8 million following inadequate consumer disclosures.

Full Article: https://www.informnny.com/top-stories/department-of-financial-services-announces-settlement-with-mobile-insurance-provider/

WEBINAR RECORDING | RETHINKING THE LOSS DATA EQUATION: MAKE BETTER DECISIONS FASTER AND INCREASE PROFITABILITY

Webinar Recording Link: https://info.csgi.com/warranty-news/rethinking-the-loss-data-equation

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Using traditional actuarial data sources leads to gambling on important decisions that have a large impact on your business. Making calculated decisions requires good data, but data from traditional actuary sources are lagging and expensive. Make better decisions and improve CX with real-time loss data from CSG Dash. New solutions, CSG Dash enables:

• Real-Time loss data
• Improved CX
• Interactive Dashboards & Reporting
• Cost-Savings

Speakers: 

Sean Hicks, CEO, NewLeaf Service Contracts Inc

Matt Wrobel, Sales Director – Field Service Management, CSG

Mark Seaman, Data Scientist, CSG

Assurant Expands On-Demand Mobile Device Repair with Acquisition of Fixt

Assurant announces it has acquired Fixt, a leading provider of on-demand mobile device support and repair.

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200817005054/en/Assurant-Expands-On-Demand-Mobile-Device-Repair-Acquisition

New Virtual Events Added to the Service Contract Association

August 12th – Rethinking the Loss Data Equation:
Make Better Decisions Faster and Increase Profitability

August 25th – From Business Continuity to Business Transformation:  How to Succeed in a Post-COVID Field Service Industry

October 13th/15th – 11th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations

The Service Contract Association provides an innovative platform showcasing solutions, services, events, career opportunities and an extensive directory of participants. Visit the Service Contract Association’s website.

Rethinking the Loss Data Equation: Make Better Decisions Faster and Increase Profitability

Exclusive Free Webinar for Home Warranty and Service Contract Professionals

Using traditional actuarial data sources leads to gambling on important decisions that have a large impact on your business. Making calculated decisions requires good data, but data from traditional actuary sources are lagging and expensive. Make better decisions and improve CX with real-time loss data from CSG Dash. New solutions, CSG Dash enables:

  • Real-Time loss data
  • Improved CX
  • Interactive Dashboards & Reporting
  • Cost-Savings

Who Should Attend:

Senior Management from:

• Home warranty service contract providers
• Extended service contract third party providers

With Responsibility for:

• Contractor operations/relations
• Service provider network
• Service operations and claims
• Field technician operations
• Finance

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 1 p.m. EDT

Full Details: https://info.csgi.com/service-contract-association-csg-webinar-promotion

Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations

SSN has structured this event as a Virtual and In-Person event so you can safely register for the event today. If a continuing COVID-19 outbreak, self-quarantine rules and social distancing rules make it impossible to attend the in-person event, you will still benefit from our full agenda and all the networking opportunities at the virtual event.

Join us at the 11th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations! This year’s all new agenda takes a deep-dive into new frontiers in extended warranty and service contract innovations!

Event Highlights Include:

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Blurred Lines: Another Case of Service Contract v. Warranty v. Insurance Confusion

By Brian T. Casey and Jon L. Gillum

In a brand new opinion, the Oklahoma Supreme Court in Sparks v. Old Republic Home Protection Co., Inc. [1] held that what appeared (and was likely intended) to be a “service contract” was actually an insurance contract by way of also being a warranty, thereby preventing enforcement of an arbitration clause in the contract. Say what?

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Tiptree Financial (TIPT) to acquire Smart AutoCare

Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT) and Peter Masi announced that Tiptree Insurance has agreed to acquire Smart AutoCare, a rapidly growing vehicle warranty solutions provider led by its founder and CEO, Peter Masi…

Full Article: https://www.streetinsider.com/Corporate+News/Tiptree+Financial+%28TIPT%29+to+acquire+Smart+AutoCare/16251086.html

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