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Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:49:47 +0000
Uber Technologies Inc. drivers suffered a major defeat in one of the gig economy’s most closely watched labor fights with a ruling barring hundreds of thousands of drivers from suing as a group for better pay and benefits. Tuesday’s decision …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:45:30 +0000
Insurance Office of America (IOA) has added Leroy Maxwell to its Charleston, S.C., location as a risk management specialist. Before joining IOA, Maxwell served as a commercial producer with Turbeville Insurance Agency, where he primarily focused on con...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:30:51 +0000
Paladin Cyber, a cyber protection and remediation firm, has developed a cyber insurance product tailored for small and mid-sized businesses. Along with its existing software products and services, the new product will enable Paladin to offer a comprehe...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:27:11 +0000
The Iowa Insurance Division has ordered Covals Douze, of Coconut Creek, Florida, to pay administrative fines and fees totaling $43,895 and revoked his non-resident insurance producer license in a “bait and switch” scheme. The division has also prohibit...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:10:20 +0000
More than two dozen homes in north and central Texas have blown up since 2006 along a network of pipelines operated by one of the largest natural gas companies in the U.S, leading to nine deaths and badly injuring at …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:07:55 +0000
A South Texas company has recalled nearly 700 pounds (317.52 kilograms) of beef jerky after regulators say a consumer reporting finding hard metal in a product. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday announced Junior’s Smokehouse Processing Plant...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:06:57 +0000
Risk Strategies, a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired Texas-based firms, Select Insurance Markets LLP (SIM) and Preferred Personal Insurance Agency LLP (PPIA). Terms of the deal were not disclosed. SIM, ...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:02:43 +0000
No injuries have been reported after a train derailed in northwest Iowa and 20 cars carrying soybean oil and sand fell into the flooded Floyd River. The Des Moines Register reports the bridge beneath the Union Pacific train collapsed as …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:00:27 +0000
New federal maps show that fewer buildings in Dubuque, Iowa, are at risk of flooding. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that the Federal Emergency Management Agency recently updated flood insurance maps for the area that were last changed in 2011. …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:04:05 +0000
The number of people killed in fatal crashes in Oregon has gone up by 13 percent from last year. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that the total number of deaths on city streets, freeways and county highways was driven up this summer …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:01:48 +0000
The Idaho Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case that could determine whether individuals have the right to sue if they think someone implied, but didn’t outright say, something defamatory. The issue arose in a lawsuit brought last year …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:39:49 +0000
A group of the world’s top oil and gas companies pledged on Monday to slash emissions of a potent greenhouse gas by a fifth by 2025 in an effort to battle climate change. The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:30:03 +0000
Insurance software and consulting firm Majesco has appointed Adam Elster as chief executive officer, effective October 1, 2018. The company said that Ketan Mehta, Majesco co-founder and current CEO, has decided to retire from the operational role after...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:35:20 +0000
Chubb has named Jeremiah Konz as executive vice president, reinsurance officer for Chubb Overseas General Insurance, the company’s international general insurance business in over 50 countries and territories. Konz is currently senior vice president, C...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:32:37 +0000
Johnson & Johnson’s latest trial over claims that its baby powder causes cancer ended in a stalemate when jurors couldn’t agree on a verdict. A state judge in Pasadena, California, declared a mistrial Monday after jurors deadlocked on Carolyn Weirick’s …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:19:37 +0000
Imagine landing at a major airport and the only human official you meet on your way through the terminal is a customs officer. Singapore’s Changi Airport, voted the world’s best for the past six years by Skytrax, is pursuing that …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:04:13 +0000
The U.K. opposition Labour Party plans to vote down Theresa May’s divorce agreement with the European Union, and sees a second referendum as a way of avoiding a chaotic no-deal Brexit. Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer set out what he …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:44:46 +0000
A significant majority of global insurers understand that innovation is increasingly becoming a competitive differentiator in the global marketplace, according to the results of an A.M. Best survey of its rated entities. More than 80 percent of survey ...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:56:20 +0000
Alliant has hired Arlene Potts as vice president within its Employee Benefits Group. Potts is based in Suffolk, Va., and will work with a portfolio of clients to provide strategic employee benefits services that aim to reduce healthcare costs and …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:28:08 +0000
A Massachusetts medical transportation business and its managers has been cited $460,945 in restitution and penalties for violating workers’ rights and state wage laws. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s office began investigating Watertown,...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:55:01 +0000
Pioneer Underwriters appointed Andrew McMellin as chief executive officer, effective Oct. 8, 2018 and pending regulatory approval. Dane Douetil, CEO of Pioneer’s parent company, Minova Insurance Holdings Ltd., and currently CEO at Pioneer, will become ...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:00:54 +0000
Insurance industry losses from Hurricane Florence, which hit the Carolinas mid-September as a Category 1 storm, will be manageable and not have a severe impact on insurers, according to experts. As the storm turned out to be less of a …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:00:53 +0000
Chubb has appointed Tim Barziza as head of its North American Property Claims. In this role, Barziza will be responsible for leading the technical and administrative operations of the Property Claim Service, including the recovery and the special inves...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:00:40 +0000
The Treasury Department announced that as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, eligible employers who provide paid family and medical leave to their employees during tax years 2018 and 2019 may qualify for a new business credit. …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:00:26 +0000
As three Massachusetts towns continue to face the after effects of a series of natural gas explosions, finding some normalcy may seem nearly impossible. However, this is something MAPFRE Insurance was seeking to offer as it reached out to the …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:00:09 +0000
Stormy Daniels’s libel lawsuit over a tweet by Donald Trump looks to be doomed after a judge said the president was engaging in free speech. The adult film star, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, claims she was threatened by …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:00:07 +0000
National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner Adam Silver wants all teams to hire more women, especially in leadership and supervisory positions, and is urging them to take some of the mandates that the Dallas Mavericks must now adhere to as an …
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:23:15 +0000
Houston International Insurance Group (HIIG) has agreed to purchase the remaining shares it did not own of Creative Risk Underwriters (CRU), a managing general underwriting agency (MGU) based in Marietta, Ga., specializing in Medical Stop Loss (MSL). F...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:03:21 +0000
Thousands of people in and around the city of Georgetown, South Carolina, were urged to evacuate on Monday as two rivers gorged with rain from long-departed Hurricane Florence will flood the area this week. More than 10 days after the …
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:31:05 +0000
Newport Beach, Calif.-based Pacific Health Care Organization Inc. today announced the launch of a strategic acquisition search for an insurance company to add to its suite of comprehensive workers’ comp solutions. The acquisition strategy in the state ...