AM Best Posts Interactive Webinar Highlights for “How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Changing the Insurance Industry”

OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Viewers can access highlights from an AM Best webinar sponsored by LexisNexis Risk Solutions to learn about the fallout of COVID-19 and both the pitfalls and opportunities that could await insurers going forward.

Panelists include:

  • Patrick Sugent, vice-president, data science, LexisNexis Risk Solutions;
  • Adam Pichon, vice-president, auto insurance, LexisNexis Risk Solutions; and
  • Christopher Rice, senior director, data science, LexisNexis Risk Solutions.

The video-based interactive presentation is available here. The webinar was compiled into the following stand-alone segments:

  • Slowing Economy Prompts Insurance Shopping.
  • Insurers’ Shutdown Responses Slows Switchers.
  • New Driving Patterns Create Openings for Telematics.
  • A Surge for Agency Based Carriers.
  • Life Heeds the Call to Digital.
  • Shutdown Sends Seniors Online.
  • Shutdowns Shift Severity Payment Patterns.
  • Claims Frequency Charts a New Course.
  • In Commercial, Shopping and Claims Patterns Diverge.
  • Staying Home Reduces Some Risks, Creates Others.
  • A Gusher of Water Claims.
  • Life Insurance Draws New Interest.
  • New Competitors Drawn to Market Dislocation.

The complete video replay for this event is also available now.

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