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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:08:54 +0000
After 11 nursing home residents died in the sweltering heat of hurricane-induced power outages, Florida’s nursing home industry is now on a collision course with Gov. Rick Scott. Days after Hurricane Irma ravaged the state, Scott used his emergency pow...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:00:50 +0000
Travelers has introduced a new online tool, ZoneCheck, to help contractors identify areas surrounding a jobsite that could be affected by vibrations from heavy equipment – a common cause of construction-related damage and project delays. ZoneCheck de...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:39:54 +0000
The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of “unidentified, potentially hazardous material” from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey. The agency has not provided ...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:34:38 +0000
A judge dismissed a $100 million lawsuit against Little Caesars Pizza that alleged that pork was sold as “halal pepperoni” at a restaurant in a Detroit suburb that has a large Muslim population. Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Susan Hubbard …
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:30:56 +0000
A dispute over a multi-million-dollar insurance claim for a suburban Cincinnati mansion that burned down in 2014 has been settled weeks before a scheduled trial. A federal court filing says attorneys for Jeffrey and Maria Decker and their insurer infor...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:27:32 +0000
ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co. and ISMIE Indemnity, based in Chicago, announced the companies are expanding service and product offerings in Michigan. Having operated in Michigan for many years, with a recent updated rate filing the companies will offer me...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:26:00 +0000
Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty Inc., based in Boca Raton, Florida, has acquired RateGenius Insurance Agency Inc., an affiliate of RateGenius, headquartered in Austin, Texas. Serving all of Texas for almost 10 years, RateGenius Insurance provides auto...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:24:29 +0000
Storm watches have been issued for North Carolina as the U.S. is threatened by a hurricane for the fourth time in a month. Tropical storm watches, meaning winds of at least 39 miles (63 kilometers) per hour could reach the …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:48:46 +0000
Americans are still buying homes in areas with high risk of natural hazards and the homes in those cities continue to appreciate in value far faster than homes in low natural hazard locales. However, the effect on home values of …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:39:37 +0000
A.M. Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “a” from “a-” of Prime Insurance Company (PIC) in Chicago, Ill. The outlook of these ratings has been revised …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:36:37 +0000
Ohio’s environmental regulators have more than doubled the proposed fines against a company building a natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Michigan, saying the two sides are at an impasse. The fines now stand at $2.3 million and stem …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:19:49 +0000
Lawyers expect a spate of force majeure contract lawsuits after Hurricane Harvey tore through Southeast Texas and parts of Louisiana last month, paralyzing a fifth of U.S. fuel output and pushing some oil production offline. Hurricanes and other natura...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:13:46 +0000
The United States and European Union have scheduled a ceremony for today for the signing of a bilateral agreement on prudential insurance and reinsurance measures. Both sides announced in July their intention to sign the agreement, also known as a …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:06:27 +0000
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s flood plain maps for parts of southeastern Houston were woefully out-of-date long before Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas coast, a new study suggests. Researchers at Rice University and Texas A&M University a...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:04:19 +0000
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton blasted federal health officials on Sept. 20 for holding up approval of a program meant to lower health insurance costs and threatening millions of dollars in cuts to health care for the working poor. State lawmakers …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:45:50 +0000
Texas has a new insurance commissioner. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has named Kent Sullivan to serve as insurance commissioner and head of the Texas Department of Insurance. His term expires Feb. 1, 2019. The post has been vacant following the …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:41:18 +0000
A major computer hack at America’s top stock market regulator is the latest sign that data stored in the highest reaches of the U.S. government remains vulnerable to cyber attacks, despite efforts across multiple presidencies to limit high-profile brea...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:10:23 +0000
Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab this week tested new bridge designs with connectors they say are innovative and created to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction efforts after major quake damage. University of Nevada, Reno eng...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:06:56 +0000
General Star Management Co. has crated a new Primary Casualty Specialist Team within the Casualty Brokerage Division. The new team will consist of Maria Manuli (Primary practice leader), Ed Felcyn, Michelle Yoshida and Brianna Gatto. Manuli is vice pre...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:00:09 +0000
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has suspended six more medical providers from participating in the state’s workers’ comp system, bringing the total number of suspended providers to 38. The suspensions were made possible by the passage ...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:48:23 +0000
Heffernan Insurance Brokers has promoted Brenda Grootendorst to branch manager of the firm’s Portland, Ore. Grootendorst, who is a senior vice president in the firm, has more than 30 years of insurance and risk management. Grootendorst was a principal ...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:46:20 +0000
XL Catlin’s insurance operation in Iberia announced new local underwriting capabilities with the appointment of Santiago Herrero as head of Political Risk, Credit & Bond (PRCB) – Iberia. Herrero will be based in Madrid and reports to Dan Riordan, XL …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:16:52 +0000
London stripped Uber on Friday of its license to operate from the end of September in a huge blow to the taxi app that will affect more than 40,000 drivers in one of the world’s biggest cities. Regulator Transport for …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:57:13 +0000
A profit warning from one of the world’s largest reinsurers is the latest sign that the death and destruction from a spate of hurricanes and earthquakes in North America are now taking a toll on the titans of global finance. …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:47:48 +0000
Federal safety investigators say a charter bus that blew through a red light in New York City and caused a horrific crash that killed three people was traveling at nearly double the posted speed limit. National Transportation Safety Board investigator …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:38:30 +0000
Insurance company lawyers say a Vermont man suspected of killing his millionaire grandfather refuses to answer questions about the day his boat sank with his mother onboard. Nathan Carman’s boat sank last year. His mother is presumed dead. In a …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:29:14 +0000
The engineers in two New York City area commuter train crashes suffered from sleep apnea that had not been diagnosed, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday. The NTSB released factual findings on Thursday regarding its investiga...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:45:03 +0000
Russian National Reinsurance Co. (RNRC) aims to expand into China, India, the Middle East and Africa to increase income from premiums and diversify beyond Russia, the chief executive said. State-owned RNRC was set up mainly to offer reinsurance to firms …
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:51:52 +0000
Asta, the leading third-party managing agent at Lloyd’s, announced it has received “in principle” approval from the Lloyd’s Franchise Board to establish and manage Agora Syndicate 3268. In 2015, Asta and leading marine insurance provider Skuld announce...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 05:00:25 +0000
At Philip Tulkoff’s food-processing plant in Baltimore, machines grind tough horseradish roots into puree. “If you put your arm in the wrong place,” the owner says, “and you’re not paying attention, it’s going to pull you in.” It’s not a …