Wildfire Season Is Here, and More Homeowners Are Losing Insurance
California homeowners with mortgages are required by law to have home insurance, leaving many to scramble to find a new plan before a potentially devastating blaze hits.
Insurers Could End Football. It Won't Be the First Industry They've Transformed.
With CTE lawsuits mounting, the NFL can’t find a general-liability insurer to cover head injuries. Fraternities and police departments have faced similar problems.
How Health Insurers, Big Pharma, and Slanted Science Are Ruining Good Mental Health Care
In Saving Talk Therapy, Enrico Gnaulati argues that in-depth, long-term, interpersonal psychotherapy remains one of the best tools for alleviating emotional suffering.
As PG&E Files for Bankruptcy, Who Is Liable for California's Wildfires?
Climate change and development have undoubtedly increased fire risk in California, but if utilities don't pay the damages, someone else will.
The Camp Fire's Costs Force an Insurance Company Out of Business
The Central Valley company faced $64 million in claims from the thousands of people who lost their homes in the Camp fire.
Can Insurance Help Californians Recover From Natural Disasters?
SB30 has bipartisan support in the state, and also enjoys the backing of Southern California Edison and representatives from the insurance industry.
For North Carolina, Hurricane Florence Could Bring a Financial Reckoning
The state has bet against a megastorm for years, but now as Florence bears down on the state it could face a major money shortage to rebuild from the damage.
The Lede, Issue #29: Fire Insurance in California, Filing a FOIA Request, the Evolution of the Celebrity Profile, and More
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As Fire Seasons Intensify, California Homeowners Struggle to Stay Insured
A changing climate, increasingly destructive fires, and disappearing insurance policies have left homeowners wondering how much risk is too much.
PS Picks: Molly Osberg's Grim Picture of Life in America Without Health Insurance
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
California's October Wildfires Cost Insurers More Than $9 Billion
More than 21,000 insured homes and 2,800 businesses were damaged or destroyed in California in October.
Why It's Vital for the U.N. to Agree on a Plan for Loss and Damage
Advocates say an agreement on Loss and Damage is crucial for less-wealthy countries. But where's the cash?
A Terrorism Insurance Salesman Explains Why America's Artists Are So Frightened
Lockton Companies Vice President John Tomlinson sells terrorism insurance to the stars. Business is booming.
Florida Lawmakers Are Reviewing a Law Targeting Undocumented Workers Injured on the Job
A top Florida lawmaker and a national insurance fraud group criticized a law used by insurers to turn in injured undocumented workers and avoid paying workers' comp benefits.
A New CBO Analysis Shows How Trump's Health-Care Policies Would Spell Bad News for Americans
A recent CBO analysis shows what would happen if Trump stopped making cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers.
These Charts Show Who Wins and Loses Under the Senate's ACA Repeal Bill
A new analysis explores what would happen to silver plan premiums under the Better Care Reconciliation Act.
The Future of Medicine Depends on Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions
Biomedical researchers can see a future where genetic tests are used to treat and prevent many diseases before major symptoms even present themselves. But that future won't be possible without strong insurance protections for pre-existing conditions.
California Is Investigating Racial Discrimination in Auto Insurance Premiums
The state's insurance department is following up on our findings that eight auto insurers charge more in minority neighborhoods than in other neighborhoods with similar risk.
The Insurance Industry Needs to Break Its Ties With Coal
Insurance companies have warned about the risks of climate change for more than 20 years, and it's time for them to walk the walk.
Uber Raises Rates in Eight States to Offer Drivers Limited Injury Insurance
Riders in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and West Virginia will pay $0.05 more per mile to cover the optional insurance.