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Artificial Intelligence (AI), chatbots, and wearables are just some of the technologies increasingly embedding themselves into our lives, and the insurance industry is working to employ these technologies as part of or throughout the product life cycle.
This report summarizes the significant California appellate decisions which impact the insurance industry, including in the areas of ERISA, excess coverage and failure to cooperate.
“So, how long do you need to be off work?” This was the question posed to me by the urgent care physician following a brief examination and discussion of my back pain symptoms.
Chronic pain has been estimated to affect more than 100 million people in the United States and is the reason for about one in five office visits to a physician.1 Chronic pain is often accompanied by psychological problems, especially depression, and frequently has an adverse impact on the occupational and social lives of those affected.
This matter originated out of a challenge by Plaintiff of the termination of his disability benefits under his Company’s ERISA Plan. The District Court granted the insurer’s motion for summary judgment – based upon an abuse of discretion standard of review – from which Plaintiff appealed.
The Tax Cut and Jobs Act requires taxpayer disclosures and IRS returns in connection with Reportable Policy Sales.
Amy Van Dyken is a 6-time Olympic gold medal champion swimmer who made history as the most successful athlete at the ’96 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia and the first American female athlete to win four gold medals in a single Olympic games.
The ICA is pleased to welcome Linda Pierre, Conference Manager and Andrew Bird, Director of Operations, as the newest additions to headquarters staff.
June is a time when the temperatures rise, days grow longer and according to custom, it becomes acceptable to wear white pants again. Additionally, there is a lesser known but equally important event that occurs each June: the opening of registration for the International Claim Association’s Annual Education Conference.
The International Claims Association has been dedicated to partnering with law enforcement to supply pertinent policy information in the course of criminal investigations that may have a financial etiology since 1999. As the Law Enforcement Inquiry Director (aka volunteer) I receive numerous inquiries from local, state, and federal law enforcement on a weekly basis asking for our members to assist them in looking for potential life insurance/annuity policy information that may be a critical turning point in their investigation.