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  • Hartford Courant
    October 11, 2018

    The Hartford Boys & Girls Clubs hope to raise $20 million in the next four years to open a new center in the South End. The clubs’ board already has secured nearly $12 million, Sam Gray, head of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford, said Thursday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy approved $7 million in state bonds for the project in May; a group of board members contributed more than $3 million; and The Hartford pledged another $1 million Thursday.

  • Property Casualty 360
    October 2, 2018

    A new survey from The Hartford found that 25% of Americans — approximately 57 million people — own a side business (a business that is not their primary source of income), yet most don’t have insurance to protect it. Only 12% of side business owners in America have purchased insurance. Of those who have not purchased insurance: 91% do not plan to purchase.

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal
    September 25, 2018

    More than 300 first-through third-graders at Lynch Elementary got a hands-on safety lesson Sept. 20, exploring a mobile two-story fire simulation house in the school’s parking lot and meeting with about a dozen visiting firefighters. The event was part of The Hartford Financial Services Group’s Junior Fire Marshal Program. The Hartford donated $30,000 each toward the School District and Fire Department to be used for fire safety education, according to the company.

  • 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.