Plexus Points: Insurance stories we're reading

At The Plexus Groupe, we love reading about all things insurance. And we suspect you do, too. With that in mind, here are links to five interesting industry-focused stories we're checking out:

-- Notre Dame star linebacker Jaylon Smith, whose NFL stock has been hurt by a serious knee injury, has a $5 million insurance policy to protect him, among other things, against a loss of income from being picked later in this week's draft, ESPN reports. According to the report, Smith will receive $700,000 if he goes unselected on Thursday in Round One and $100,000 for every pick he goes unselected thereafter, with a maximum value of $5 million.

-- Live action role playing enthusiasts might want to think about insurance.

-- A company is partnering with carriers to provide on-demand insurance in Australia and the United Kingdom, with the U.S. also on the firm's radar.

-- From Insurance Journal, a look at what younger agents like about working in insurance.

-- Here's a state-by-state analysis of how much auto insurance rates increase after a DUI conviction (via The Columbus Dispatch).