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Critical Thinking for Property and Casualty Professionals

People may assume critical thinking, the ability to objectively analyze and evaluate an issue, comes to us naturally. Yet most would also agree that our thinking is biased and sometimes uninformed. For those in the Property and Casualty insurance industry, profitability depends on the quality of our thought processes and ultimately, the quality of our decisions. Better thinking … critical thinking…


Underwriting Wildfires

Wildfire exposure has gotten the attention of property underwriters across the country. How do you manage this emerging risk? This article highlights important things to consider as part of your underwriting due diligence.


Insuring Historic Properties

Historic properties come with additional exposures, alongside the standard ones. This blog highlights three key exposures underwriters should consider, to help formulate a sound underwriting decision.


New Primary Unit

GenStar is pleased to announce the launch of a new team of dedicated Primary Casualty Brokerage underwriters.


Succession Planning ... Guidelines for Success

An organization’s success depends, in large part, on having the right people in the right roles. Without advance planning, an organization can find itself in a difficult situation when an important role suddenly becomes vacant. This article offers some suggestions on how to prepare for succession.


A Quick Look at 3 Fast-Moving Trends in Telemedicine

Telemedicine is evolving quickly and has the potential to significantly affect healthcare. This blog post provides insight into three fast-moving telemedicine trends that are impacting healthcare consumers, providers and professionals who assess risk.


Changing Hail Patterns...a Concern for Property Underwriters

Hail activity has become a major driver of change in the property market over the past two years. This article provides further insight into how hail has impacted property underwriters recently and will continue to do so in the future.


It Takes a Village to Raise Real Property Valuation

When it comes to Property underwriting, one critical element that is often overlooked or misunderstood is Commercial Property Valuation. This post contains some key insights on the subject.