This is an extreme shift that deserves more attention by the regulators that manage the product. Logic would suggest statute, insurance departments and credit rating organizations each play a vital role in how my profession as an insurance agent is governed as well as the insurance carrier community of any given state.
Lumbermen's Underwriting Alliance: Private Company. Unfortunately, I know of no state where a different size or solvency level needs to be in place to have the authority to offer a large deductible. The Company makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy, completeness, or reliability.
The easy scapegoat is the PEO or Staffing Services policyholder, yet in these cases they were the consumer of a very highly sophisticated financial services product.
Of course not.
The full story here… my piece below: I am still very appreciative for him allowing me to present a different perspective; which is the same problem today nearly 3 years later.
This is a product not an industry issue. Just three years ago, author Jon Coppelman was kind enough to allow me a rebuttal to an article inferring that it was the PEO community that rendered another insurance carrier insolvent. Its products include building as well as personal property insurance, specialty policies, employer liability coverage, surety bonds and workers compensation plans.