Liberty Mutual News

Business News

Liberty Mutual Launches SmartVideo Program to Better Communicate With Workers’ Comp Claimants To help aid communications with injured workers, produce better outcomes and deliver superior customer service, Boston-based Liberty Mutual has introduced smart video technology that automatically delivers a personalized …

Smart Home Technology Poses New Opportunities and Challenges for Insurers

The smart home market is a mess, according to a new report from Aite, an independent research and advisory firm. The Smart Home: Opportunities for Insurers, written by Gwenn Bézard, co-founder and research director, said insurers should care about the …

Infrared Cameras Assist Liberty Mutual Commercial Field Adjusters

Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance has rolled out portable infrared cameras to its property field adjusters working commercial insurance claims. Water damage is one of the leading causes of commercial property claims, according to the insurer, with an average claim cost …

Liberty Mutual Appoints Michel to Lead National Insurance Casualty Unit

Boston-based Liberty Mutual appointed Debbie Michel executive vice president and general manager of its National Insurance Casualty unit, which provides general liability, commercial auto and workers compensation coverage and services to risk management accounts across the country through brokers and …

Liberty Mutual Appoints Morelli Engineering Practice Leader for Property

To better meet the property risk engineering needs of commercial insurance policyholders, Boston-based Liberty Mutual has appointed Robert Morelli, National Accounts Engineering Practice Leader. In this role, Morelli is responsible for the development and delivery of engineering products and services …

Liberty Mutual Offers Safety Climate Survey to Commercial Lines Business

Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Risk Control Services is offering its commercial lines customers a service that helps them identify targeted areas for improving safety. The Liberty Mutual Safety Climate Survey helps companies differentiate between the perception of a company’s overall safety …

Kids Take After Their Parents When it Comes to Texting While Driving

Teenagers calling themselves safe motorists overwhelmingly admit to checking phones when behind the wheel, and those who text while driving say they are often distracted by parents who expect immediate responses, a survey found. More than half of the teens …

West Virginia Judge Dismisses Parts Suit Against Liberty Mutual, Shop Owner

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that accused a St. Albans, W.Va., body shop owner of illegally installing junkyard parts on new vehicles. Greg Chandler tells the Charleston Daily Mail that he feels vindicated by the ruling. Former Attorney General …

Top 10 Causes of Workplace Injuries: Liberty Mutual

Overexertion and falls account for more than $25 billion in workers compensation costs in the U.S., according to Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety’s 2014 Workplace Safety Index. In its 15th year, the annual ranking of top 10 causes of …

Liberty Mutual Announces Flexible Cyber Coverage Packages

Liberty Mutual Insurance announced that is now offering flexible cyber coverages on its commercial package products and monoline general liability policies for small to mid-sized businesses. The new Data Security endorsement provides four optional coverages, each with separate and varying …