"Either we've got them totally confused or put them to sleep."
--George Dale, Mississippi insurance commissioner, reacting to a lack of questions from the audience at the Joint Industry Forum 2007, in New York City on Jan. 9
"The nation is nowhere near as prepared as we should be for bioterrorism, bird flu and other health disasters."
--Jeff Levi, executive director, Trust for America's Health
"All you have to do is look at last Saturday (Jan. 6) in New York. It was more than 70 degrees."
--James J. Schiro, CEO, Zurich Financial Services, regarding the planet's current period of heightened warming, at the Joint Industry Forum 2007, in New York City in January
"There's lot more to do than just the rate."
--Brian M. Storms, chairman and CEO, Marsh Inc., on how clients have more on their minds than the current market's good rates, such as their insurance companies' financial strength, getting claims paid quickly and upcoming renewals
February 1, 2007
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