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  • The Hartford Courant
    September 12, 2018

    As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, Connecticut’s insurance companies are moving into place, ready to assess what’s expected to be enormous property damage and begin a long process of reviewing claims immediately after the massive storm moves on.

  • Bloomberg
    September 11, 2018

    Hurricane Florence is still hundreds of miles off the U.S. East Coast, but insurers are starting to see their potential costs from one type of claim mount as companies halt operations to let employees flee. Mass evacuations in the Carolinas and Virginia are starting the clock ticking on business-interruption insurance policies, which help replace lost income for companies when natural disasters strike. 

  • Best's Review
    September 1, 2018

    Claims data proves a valuable weapon in the fight against opioid misuse. Every night, 25 machine learning models scan the 130,000 workers' comp claims files The Hartford receives each year. If a new piece of information is added to a file, it will be analyzed the same day. In isolation, a notation by a claims handler or a comment by an injured worker may appear innocuous. The data has shown, however, that harmless statements aren't always harmless.

  • Risk & Insurance
    August 30, 2018

    AI in the real world is providing vital clinical support for doctors, allowing retailers to offer curated shopping experiences and driving efficiencies and performance across a broad range of industries. Unfortunately, the cyber-crime industry is no exception. A 2014 study from McAfee estimated the global cost of cyber crime at $445 billion. The firm’s most recent analysis places that figure at an astounding $600 billion — about 0.8 percent of global GDP.

  • The Wall Street Journal
    August 22, 2018

    The Hartford agreed to buy insurance underwriter Navigators Group Inc. for $2.1 billion, as the firm looks to specialty lines of business for growth. The purchase of Navigators, which will bring its global marine, construction and energy liability lines of business to Hartford, comes less than a year after the company agreed to acquire an Aetna Inc. unit that provides insurance products to U.S. employers’ benefits programs.

  • Insurance Business Magazine
    July 26, 2018

    A number of insurers made it to Forbes magazine’s list of top employers for women in America. Out of the 300 companies that comprise the “America’s Best Employers for Women 2018,” 26 were insurers, including The Hartford.

  • Hartford Business Journal
    July 9, 2018

    Hartford officials on Monday confirmed receipt of a $10 million donation from Hartford's largest insurers, which pledged to financially support the city if it got its fiscal house in order. Mayor Luke Bronin says the city received the combined $10 million payment from Aetna, The Hartford and Travelers Cos. The funds are included in the city's 2018-19 fiscal year budget to support the Hartford Public Library, law enforcement and recreation.

  • Business Insurance
    July 5, 2018

    Renewable energy projects feature some of the same workplace safety risks as those existing at other work sites, but the unique nature of these projects can exacerbate these dangers, and safety experts are exploring new standards and solutions to mitigate these risks, experts say.

  • Hartford Courant
    June 28, 2018

    The Hartford's CEO, Chris Swift, and more than 150 of the company’s employees gathered to patronize V’s Trattoria in Hartford as a show of customer appreciation, manifested in endless rounds of Focaccia, antipasti and brick oven pizza. Since 2012, employees of The Hartford have held HartMobs — the company’s version of a cash mob, where employees dine at or buy services from a small business customer of the insurer — nationwide. 

    June 28, 2018

    Since 2012, The Hartford has held "Cash Mobs,"what they also call "Hart Mobs". On Thursday, about 120 employees from The Hartford showed their support by having lunch at V's Trattoria, one of their small business clients.