Roughly 1,100 lawsuits have been filed against insurance companies since the start of the pandemic. Most of these suits involve business continuity or business interruption disputes. So far, the majority of judges have sided with insurance companies. Dr. Robert Hartwig says, … [Read more...] about CBS News 9/21/2020- Companies say insurance companies are stiffing them over coronavirus losses
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Dr. Robert Hartwig, Dr. Gregory Niehaus, and Dr. Joseph Qiu collaborated on a paper titled, "Insurance for Economic Losses Caused by Pandemics," that has been accepted for publication in the Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, which will be released in October. The paper examines … [Read more...] about “Insurance for Economic Losses Caused by Pandemics” by Robert Hartwig, Greg Niehaus and Joseph Qiu
Lemonade's, an online provider of renters insurance, initial public offering highlights the value of utilizing reinsurance to shift startups to public companies. Russ Banham reached out to Dr. Robert Hartwig for comment on this recent phenomenon. Hartwig said, "Reinsurers were … [Read more...] about Russ Banham 9/10/2020- Lemonade Aftertaste: Will Reinsurers Keep Covering Unprofitable InsurTechs?