Jeff De Turris

Jeff De Turris

Jeff DeTurris is assistant vice president – Personal Lines at ISO. He is in charge of all aspects of producing and developing the company’s personal lines rules, forms, and pricing products. He is also ISO's point person on emerging issues. He facilitates the company’s customer advisory panel on emerging issues and coordinates ISO’s study of and responses to topics identified as important concerns for the future.

    Posts by Jeff De Turris

    The Promise and Perils of 3D Printing

    “Will 3D printers change the world?” Recently, the New York Times offered a range of views in response to that question, including those of an economist, an engineer, and a set designer. If you’re looking for an insurance perspective, you should read the new ISO white paper, The Promise and Perils of 3D Printing. The […]

    Reducing the Risk of Insuring the American Dream

    Home ownership has been a long-standing dream for many Americans, but various events over the last few years have made it more problematic to buy and maintain a home. For example, more intense extreme-weather events, such as hurricanes and other natural disasters, have become concerns for those who can handle the upfront cost of buying a […]

    The Effect of the Slow Economy on the Personal Lines Insurance Market: Part 2

    As I discussed in Part 1 of this post, several risks have emerged in the personal lines market as a result of the 2008 economic downturn. The effect on both individuals and business continues to spread. That’s why it’s critical to recognize how the economic environment affects risk management. Here are some risks that are […]

    The Effect of the Slow Economy on the Personal Lines Insurance Market: Part 1

    The slow economy that began in 2008 has had a magnifying effect on risks in the personal lines insurance market. Although we’ve seen an upward trend in auto sales and homeowner spending in recent months, there’s still a way to go to recover jobs and regenerate business lost as a result of the Great Recession. […]