The III’s Michael Barry briefs our membership every week on key insurance related stories. Here are some highlights:
The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, November 6, on how insurance companies are increasingly using private firefighter services to help protect the homes of policyholders in areas prone to wildfires. According to the article, insurers see the service as an opportunity to provide protection beyond what most people get through publicly funded firefighting.
The American Insurance Association named as its new president John Degnan, a former New Jersey attorney general and vice chairman and chief operating officer at Chubb.
Waymo has been testing driverless minivans in Phoenix, Arizona over the past month, Waymo’s CEO announced this week.