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Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:37:21 +0000
A company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people, said that it has settled or is in the process of settling more than half of the lawsuits it faces. KYTV reports …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:35:06 +0000
Insurance brokerage, Virtus, has acquired Cobbs Allen’s Kansas City employee benefits practice. This acquisition supplements Virtus’ Kansas City presence and adds depth and expertise to its employee benefits practice group. Virtus was founded in Kansas...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:27:14 +0000
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has appointed Christof Bentele to the newly created position of head of Global Client Management for Alternative Risk Transfer. His previous role as head of Global Crisis Management has been split into two …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:26:11 +0000
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has vetoed a bill that would have allowed some motorcycle riders to drive without helmets, citing opposition to an unrelated provision in the measure. The legislation would have repealed Missouri’s helmet requirement for motor...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:23:22 +0000
Two earthquakes shook the Puget Sound region in Washington state early Friday morning, with the temblors felt into British Columbia and across the Cascade Mountains into the eastern part of the state. There were no immediate reports of damage or …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:14:38 +0000
Few Nevada residents and businesses have earthquake coverage, but insurance officials said they are expecting interest to increase after the two California earthquakes that rattled the region. The magnitude 6.4 and magnitude 7.1 quakes in the Southern ...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:11:23 +0000
Oklahoma’s attorney general is expected to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial in nationwide litigation over the drug crisis comes to …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:05:00 +0000
Risk Strategies, a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Boston, has acquired San Diego, California-based Winter Group Inc., a specialty insurance program manager with a focus on the trucking industry. T...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:58:36 +0000
The Insurance Council of Texas has presented the Raymond Mauk Leadership Award to Verle Petri, a long time insurance executive and expert on Texas insurance regulation and policy. ICT honored Petri with the award during the 27th Annual ICT/AFACT Proper...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:41:03 +0000
A federal appeals court upheld a lower court order that blocked the Trump administration from enforcing rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives to women. The three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appea...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:10:57 +0000
SkyWatch.AI, the on-demand, telematics-based insurance platform, has launched in the United Kingdom following last year’s launch in the United States. SkyWatch.AI’s UK policies will be underwritten by specialty insurance and reinsurance group Chaucer. ...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:56:44 +0000
Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C. (SDV) has hired associate Christine Baptiste-Perez to its SDV Northeast office. Before attending law school, Baptiste-Perez taught high school Spanish in Louisiana and worked in human resources recruitment. She comes to SD...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:45:46 +0000
Global insurance broking business Brokerslink announced three new African affiliates have joined its global broker network bringing its presence across the Middle East and Africa region to 36 countries. The new affiliates are; Assureurs Conseil Réunis...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:18:16 +0000
American International Group reported that Tom Parker is joining the company as deputy chief Information Security officer. Parker will work with Rich Baich, AIG’s chief Information Security officer, on global cybersecurity risk management strategies. P...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:09:44 +0000
USI Insurance Services (USI) has acquired Wexford, Penn.-based employee benefits services firm, JRG Advisors LLC. The company’s existing operations will be combined with Emerson Reid, USI’s employee benefits wholesale brokerage division. USI is a Valha...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:05:29 +0000
A Connecticut state appeals court has rejected an appeal by the parents of two shooting victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre to hold the town of Newtown and its school district liable. While calling the case “undeniably tragic,” the …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:57:30 +0000
It lasted all of five hours – and hit just the spot on New York’s power system to take out the lights in Times Square, force the evacuation of Madison Square Garden in the middle of a Jennifer Lopez concert …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:11:07 +0000
A YouTube star’s death on an electric scooter may renew safety concerns as scooter companies aggressively seek to expand their presence as “alternative transportation.” Emily Hartridge, a television presenter who made videos about fitness and mental he...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:17:05 +0000
Panama will withdraw its flag from more vessels that violate sanctions and international legislation, the country’s maritime authority told Reuters, following the removal of about 60 ships linked to Iran and Syria from the Panamanian registry in recent...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 06:33:05 +0000
EC3 Brokers US has expanded with the appointments of James Norris as chief actuary and Terry Holley as senior vice president. Norris and Holley are based in Dallas. They will report to Chris Hilton, president of EC3 Brokers US, and …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:09:55 +0000
A North Carolina fire marshal says a large fire destroyed a chicken house and killed 11,000 birds. News sources report Alexander County Fire Marshal Russell Greene says the fire on Thursday morning caused an estimated $300,000 in damages. Investigators...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:00:59 +0000
The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal investigation into whether Johnson & Johnson lied to the public about the possible cancer risks of its talcum powder, people with knowledge of the matter said. The criminal probe, which hasn’t been …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:00:59 +0000
Irvine Calif.-based Western Growers Insurance Services Inc. has named Jodi Martin director of employee benefits account management. Martin will lead account management activities while also supporting the growth and retention of WGIS’ customer base. Ma...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:00:43 +0000
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. The FTC has …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:00:42 +0000
A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the House Financial Services Committee, according to a copy...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:00:13 +0000
Motorists Insurance Group and BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Co. are now Encova Mutual Insurance Group following the announcement of the new brand name and identity for their joint venture. Columbus, Ohio-based property/casualty insurer Motorists and Cha...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:00:02 +0000
The U.S. government is growing the largest crop of research marijuana in five years, responding to interest in varieties with high levels of THC and CBD. The government is the only source of pot for nearly all research in the …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:59:40 +0000
Authorities say Jim Beam will be fined for the warehouse fire that contaminated nearby waters with bourbon and killed fish. Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet spokesman John Mura tells WKYT-TV that there will be a penalty. He says the state …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:45:40 +0000
Olympus Insurance Co. has appointed James “Jim” Carpenter as assistant vice president of Sales and Marketing. Carpenter has more than 20 years of experience in the property & casualty insurance industry, seven of which he spent at Tower Hill Insurance. …
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:14:09 +0000
A former Miami insurance agent has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $1.7 million in insurance premiums from two insurance premium finance companies, according a statement from Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis. Antonio Jesus Zoghbi, owner of Flo...