Dr. Robert Hartwig was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the partnership between General Motors and American Family Insurance. The plan is for GM to market car insurance based on real-time data from onboard computers, which is known as telematics. Dr. Hartwig predicts … [Read more...] about The Wall Street Journal 11/19/2020- Car Insurers Struggle to Track Driving Behavior. GM May Have a Better Way to Do It.
The Folks Center, in collaboration with the Risk and Uncertainty Management Center, is very pleased to welcome Dr. Preston Keat (bio attached), Managing Director and Head of Political and Country Risk at UBS, one of the largest and most influential banks in the world. Keat is a … [Read more...] about The Biggest Global Risks for 2021 Forum with Dr. Preston Keat
Dr. Robert Hartwig wrote an article titled, "Despite Challenges, New Year Will Bring Strong, Stable Industry," that was published by Insurance Journal. The insurance industry has been able to remain stable despite unprecedented challenges and uncertainty. This bodes well for the … [Read more...] about Insurance Journal 11/4/2020- Despite Challenges, New Year Will Bring Strong, Stable Industry: Hartwig
Amazon's automated warehouses have a higher rate of workers injured than people working in other types of storage facilities. Washington state's workplace safety regulator is proposing a new "fulfillment center" classification to calculate workers' compensation insurance … [Read more...] about Bloomberg 10/23/2020- Amazon Injuries Risk State Backlash, Higher Workers’ Comp Costs
Dr. Bob Hartwig was interviewed by Claire Wilkinson from Business Insurance about the impact of Presidential politics on the Property and Casualty insurance industry. Watch the interview here. … [Read more...] about Business Insurance Interview 10/19/2020- Bob Hartwig on the Election’s and the Pandemic’s Impact on the P/C Insurance Industry
Click here to view the Fall 2020 Back to School Newsletter in your browser. … [Read more...] about Back to School Fall 2020 Newsletter
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
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?
Dr. Robert Hartwig was featured on A.M. Best's TV panel about the global pandemic's impact on the insurance industry's present and future relevancy. He sat alongside Neil Sprackling the Managing Director at Swiss Re, Pina Albo the Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton Insurance … [Read more...] about A.M. Best TV Panel 8/26/2020- An Industry Transformed: Defending Relevancy