Don Jergler

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18 07, 2019

Report: California Wildfires Will Get Worse, Blame Climate Change

By | July 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Report: California Wildfires Will Get Worse, Blame Climate Change

Hot, dry weather in California has resulted in a dramatic increase in wildfires. It will get worse – and you can blame climate change, according to a new report out. The report, Observed impacts of anthropogenic climate change on wildfire …

9 07, 2019

Southern California Quakes Push Interest in Coverage

By | July 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Southern California Quakes Push Interest in Coverage

Visits to the California Earthquake Authority website reportedly increased by nearly 10 times normal following the largest earthquakes to hit Southern California in 20 years. The quakes over 4th of July holiday weekend were big. A 6.4 magnitude occurring on …

27 06, 2019

Poll: Majority of Americans Say Global Warming is Affecting U.S. Weather

By | June 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Poll: Majority of Americans Say Global Warming is Affecting U.S. Weather

The majority of Americans say global warming is important to them, and that it’s affecting the weather in the U.S. A national survey by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change …

13 06, 2019

Climate Change and the Reinsurance Implications

By | June 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Climate Change and the Reinsurance Implications

Climate change presents “high exposure risk” to insurers and their policyholders on many fronts: General liability claims for third-party bodily injury and property damage, directors and officers claims for a company’s failure to properly disclose climate-related or failure to align …

29 05, 2019

Early Cannabis Insurance Claims Experience Differs from Expectations

By | May 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Early Cannabis Insurance Claims Experience Differs from Expectations

It’s still early, but claims experience thus far in the cannabis insurance market is encouraging, according to one leading writer. “So far, we’re optimistic that we’re going to see that our experience is going to be better than our other …

16 05, 2019

California’s Deputy Commissioner for Climate and Sustainability in Talks with Insurers

By | May 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on California’s Deputy Commissioner for Climate and Sustainability in Talks with Insurers

Michael Peterson has had about five months to come in and tackle a what promises to be unique job. Peterson is California’s deputy commissioner for climate and sustainability. After California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara named Peterson to the newly created …

26 04, 2019

Expert Discusses Potential Solutions to Ease the Pain of California’s Severe Wildfires

By | April 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Expert Discusses Potential Solutions to Ease the Pain of California’s Severe Wildfires

James Woods has his sights set on finding ways to help California deal with repeated years of severe wildfire seasons, and the prospect of more seasons in which record losses from large blazes may lie ahead of us. Woods has …

24 04, 2019

Workers’ Comp Claims in Colorado’s Cannabis Industry Not as High as You Think

By | April 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Workers’ Comp Claims in Colorado’s Cannabis Industry Not as High as You Think

It’s a safe bet that there are a number of those among us who envision workers in the marijuana industry as mostly a bunch of mellow bud-blazers haphazardly performing the daily tasks of trimming, potting, transporting or selling cannabis. Those …

23 04, 2019

California Insurance Commissioner Rejects Petition to Require Fossil Fuel Underwriting Disclosure

By | April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on California Insurance Commissioner Rejects Petition to Require Fossil Fuel Underwriting Disclosure

California’s new commissioner wasn’t getting along so well on Earth Day with groups of climate change and consumer activists. California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, who put battling climate change on top of a liberal and consumer friendly platform on his …

23 04, 2019

California Wildfires Helped Drive Homeowners Premium Volume in Surplus Lines

By | April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on California Wildfires Helped Drive Homeowners Premium Volume in Surplus Lines

Wildfires have evidently been driving more Californians into the surplus lines market, pushing up homeowners surplus premium volume to more than $122 billion in 2018, according to the Surplus Line Association of California. “We have seen over the last five …