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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:32:17 +0000
Chubb Workplace Benefits in Chicago has promoted Jon Wayland to senior vice president of sales. Wayland has 30 years of insurance industry experience and previously served as vice president of brokerage channel sales. In his new position, Wayland will ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:28:29 +0000
The Missouri Department of Insurance helped consumers who filed complaints against their insurance company receive an additional $4 million in claim payments in the first half of 2017. Health insurance generated the most complaints in the first half of...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:24:22 +0000
Louisiana-based Centauri National Insurance Co. has earned a Financial Stability Rating (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess exceptional financial stability related to maintaining positive s...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:20:30 +0000
Louisiana will spend nearly $277 million in federal cash it received after last year’s floods to fortify communities against future disasters, mainly through drainage improvements and buyouts of flood-prone properties. Gov. John Bel Edwards is travelin...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:15:56 +0000
Houston-based Dean & Draper Insurance Agency LP has promoted Stephen B. Smith to executive vice president, chief operating officer and limited partner over its group of agencies. For the past year Smith has served as executive vice president of Soules …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:11:32 +0000
The Ohio county that includes the capital city of Columbus is spending $200,000 on an insurance policy to cover cyberattacks. The Columbus Dispatch reports Franklin County’s $10 million policy will provide protection for the increasing worldwide threat...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:14:26 +0000
Firefighters are bracing for the possibility of dry lightning as they battle a stubborn blaze that has scorched nearly 120 square miles near California’s Yosemite National Park. The wildfire burning in the Sierra Nevada foothills was 50 percent contain...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:11:11 +0000
A former altar boy at a Portland, Ore. church has filed a $3.1 million lawsuit against the church contending he was repeatedly sexually abused by a choir director in the early 1960s. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that the Portland man now …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:04:44 +0000
Authorities have lifted evacuations prompted by a wildfire burning near a heavily populated area in Colorado. The fire burned almost half a square mile of brush-covered foothills south of Fort Collins, triggering an evacuation south of Horsetooth Reser...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:50:39 +0000
Tom Fallon, 63, of Long Beach, Calif., is being arraigned today in Superior Court in Long Beach on multiple felony charges including theft by embezzlement and money laundering. Fallon’s daughter, Christina Fallon, 28, also of Long Beach, is scheduled to …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:38:06 +0000
British lawmakers launched an inquiry on Monday into how banks and insurers could maintain access to the European Union market after Britain leaves the bloc in 2019. The House of Lords financial affairs committee said it will examine how regulation …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:14:08 +0000
Insurtech funding volume hovered close to $1 billion in the 2017 second quarter, a result nearly 150 percent larger than the same period a year ago, according to a quarterly report on the sector from Willis Towers Watson and CB …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:54:09 +0000
Britain faces a future of record-breaking wet winters, potentially leading to more of the widespread flooding seen in recent years, according to new modeling that incorporates changing climate patterns. England and Wales now have a 34 percent chance of...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:35:18 +0000
Crews of experts began examining the damage to cultural monuments and infrastructure on the eastern Greek island of Kos on Saturday, a day after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others in the Aegean Sea region …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:32:41 +0000
Brit Global Specialty USA  said it has reached an agreement for the exclusive renewal rights for part of XL Catlin’s directly written yacht portfolio. The agreement relates to legacy policies written by Catlin, prior to its acquisition by XL. BGSU …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:17:38 +0000
Specialist insurer Markel International has appointed Deepika Mathur to lead its entry into the Indian market. Capacity will be provided by Markel’s Syndicate 3000 at Lloyd’s and business will be written through the Lloyd’s India platform, based in Mu...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:04:16 +0000
Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide announced it has released a severe thunderstorm model for Australia, which captures all three sub-perils – hail, tornado and straight-line wind – to help companies assess and manage severe thunderstorm r...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:35:51 +0000
A Boston federal jury has indicted a West Virginia man on charges he tried to sell paintings he did not have access to and falsely claimed were stolen in the largest art heist in U.S. history. Prosecutors allege that 47-year-old …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:32:26 +0000
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration announced plans Thursday to sue the Environmental Protection Agency, if the agency doesn’t respond to Maryland’s request to make sure power plants in neighboring states use pollution controls. Ben Grumbles, ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:24:10 +0000
Brooks Insurance Agency, a Manalapan, N.J.-based multi-line wholesale insurance agency, has hired Ben Hoover as vice president and broker. Hoover joins the team with a commitment to providing the best service to current and future clients as Brooks Ins...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:54:36 +0000
A hailstorm that pounded down on a Subaru dealership in Plano, Texas, barely lasted 30 minutes, but left behind a trail of smashed windows, dented hoods and millions of dollars’ worth of claims for an insurer to cough up. Damage …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:17:44 +0000
Health officials say the number of people diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease in an outbreak at the hotel at Graceland has risen to nine. The Shelby County Health Department said in late June that four people contracted the illness after staying …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:11:03 +0000
Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc., a national property and casualty insurance provider, has opened a new recreational marine operation in High Point, North Carolina. Jason Norman will be leading the office as the underwriter production manager. Norman will b...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:00:47 +0000
Ride-hailing provider Lyft Inc., emboldened by public stumbles by larger rival Uber Technologies Inc., is taking the leap into developing its own fully autonomous vehicles. Lyft is opening a self-driving vehicle development facility in Palo Alto, Calif...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:00:46 +0000
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is facing another class-action lawsuit by a disgruntled shareholder over its alleged inability to keep its restaurants clean, a further hurdle for a company still trying to regain consumer and investor confidence after a foo...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:00:38 +0000
Deutsche Bank AG and JPMorgan Chase & Co. have agreed to pay a combined $148 million to end private U.S. antitrust litigation claiming they conspired with other banks to manipulate the yen Libor and Euroyen Tibor benchmark interest rates. The …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:00:17 +0000
“We’re curious and we don’t know. When regulators don’t know what’s going on, they get suspicious.” That was Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Ted Nickel acknowledging that like the industry they regulate, state insurance commissioners face challenges k...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:21:13 +0000
A family whose daughters were injured when they fell from a Ferris wheel at a Tennessee county fair has filed lawsuits against the ride’s owners and manufacturer. News outlets report the Reynolds family and Lorena Cowhy, another woman who was …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:16:40 +0000
An accident at a Florida power plant last month has claimed a fifth life. BRACE Industrial Group said its employee, 56-year-old Armando Perez, died Thursday of injuries he sustained in the June 29 accident at the Tampa Electric Big Bend …
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:13:37 +0000
An apartment fire has displaced 19 residents and sent two people to the hospital in Tennessee. News outlets report the fire was reported Thursday night at a four-unit apartment building in North Knoxville. Knoxville Fire Department spokesman D.J. Corco...