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Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:00:45 +0000
A licensed insurance producer from Emmett, Idaho, has been sentenced for misappropriation of fiduciary funds. Casandara H. Aune admitted to receiving cash for a client’s premium payment but reportedly did not apply the payment to the client’s account. ...
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:00:39 +0000
New Mexico’s largest county has reached a racial profiling settlement with a black woman who was stopped by deputies three times in less than a month but never cited. Bernalillo County and Sherese Crawford reached a $100,000 settlement agreement in …
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:00:28 +0000
The parents of a man who died in a fire in Portland, Ore., have filed a nearly $6 million lawsuit against the apartment owners and the man accused of setting the fire. Batool and Ali Alhaji have filed a lawsuit …
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:00:09 +0000
A confidential settlement was reached in a former Ohio megachurch pastor’s lawsuit alleging televangelist Ernest Angley sexually abused and harassed him over a decade, starting in 2004. The allegations by Brock Miller, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, ...
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:00:06 +0000
A woman whose daughter was wrongfully arrested at a middle school is suing the Columbia school district and police department. Kandas Holmes-Barnes is seeking a total of $2.4 million from the Columbia Public Schools and the Columbia Police Department a...
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 05:53:23 +0000
The state of Florida is fining the city of Fort Lauderdale $1.8 million for a series of massive sewage spills that have sent sent toxic sewage onto streets and into waterways since December. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection sent …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 20:31:30 +0000
“We have front row seats,” said Elise Jones, a Boulder County commissioner. Jones along with two other commissioners oversees government affairs in the Colorado county of 330,000 or so at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Her …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:11:37 +0000
Now that most major carriers are selling usage-based car insurance, one of the pioneers in that sector is selling its technology to other carriers as a claims management tool. San Francisco-based Metromile announced that Tokio Marine Holdings had deplo...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:58:06 +0000
Lawmakers in three states and in Congress have introduced bills to impose more controls on litigation funding companies, which insurers contend are one of the factors leading to an increase in “nuclear verdicts” that have pushed up claims costs and …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:39:33 +0000
The threat of sea-level rise should force policymakers to rethink policies that encourage development in flood-prone regions. One place to start is with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), according to the Washington, D.C. free market think ta...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:27:29 +0000
Hundreds of homes and businesses remained without power Wednesday as floodwaters receded around Mississippi’s capital, and it was unclear when the lights will come back on. Residents in hard-hit areas near Jackson are being allowed to return back home ...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:27:00 +0000
U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over material their users post. “No longer are tec...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:57:38 +0000
Pacific Gas and Electric says it expects to become more profitable than ever after it emerges from bankruptcy and pays off more than $25 billion in losses sustained in catastrophic wildfires ignited by its outdated equipment. The nation’s largest utili...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:29:35 +0000
The University of Arkansas and a former student reached a settlement agreement in a lawsuit alleging school officials acted with “deliberate indifference” after she reported being sexually assaulted by another student on campus. The student will receiv...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:25:19 +0000
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to cause concern around the globe, the insurance industry is facing a potentially far-reaching impact but has the experience to handle what might come its way. Based on what the industry has learned from historical …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:21:58 +0000
Nebraska’s liquor control agency has called a movie theater bar in suburban Omaha to account for accidentally serving two customers cocktails that contained cleaning solution. The Alamo Drafthouse in La Vista could have its liquor license suspended, ca...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:28:58 +0000
Fast-food chain Wendy’s has agreed to pay $400,000 to resolve allegations that it violated child labor laws by having teenage employees at dozens of Massachusetts restaurants work later and longer than allowed, the state attorney general’s office annou...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:11:34 +0000
J.E.D. Insurance & Financial Service Agency recently joined Satellite Agency Network (SAN) Group Inc., an alliance of independent insurance agencies in the Northeast. The full-service agency specializes in home, automobile, life and business insurance....
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:09:26 +0000
Garnet Underwriting Managers (GUM), the managing general underwriter assigned to manage Garnet Casualty Insurance Corporation, has signed its first managing general agent, Conway E&S of Warrendale, Penn. This is a step in Garnet Underwriting Managers’ ...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:36:06 +0000
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced further expansion of its European team, naming Daniel Weinmann as head of Customer & Broker Engagement in Germany. Weinmann comes to BHSI with more than 20 years of insurance industry experience. ...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:11:45 +0000
Ping An Insurance Group Co. of China Ltd., China’s largest insurer by market value, said on Thursday that the coronavirus may have an impact on its business. Ping An’s comments on the virus were included in its annual results, where …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:31:25 +0000
AXA announced the appointment of Scott Gunter as chief executive officer of AXA XL. He will replace Greg Hendrick, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside the group. Gunter was previously senior vice president of Chubb Group and president …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:52:59 +0000
Elliott Investment Management, U.S. billionaire Paul Singer’s activist hedge fund firm, has built up a 3.04% stake in Dutch insurer NN Group, a filing by the Dutch financial regulator AFM showed on Thursday. Elliott’s move sent NN Group shares up …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:42:22 +0000
Reinsurer Swiss Re reported on Thursday a smaller-than-expected profit in 2019 due to claims for a series of man-made and natural disasters, as well as expenses for its U.S. casualty business, sending its shares lower. Net profit in the year …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:25:57 +0000
French insurer AXA lowered its 2020 profit guidance for its companies-focused XL unit and named a new boss for the division, as it stepped up measures to reduce exposure to risks stemming from natural disasters that become more frequent. Insurers …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:00:51 +0000
A lawsuit has been settled between a Tennessee school district and a former student who was kidnapped by a teacher when she was 15. Tad Cummins sparked a 39-day nationwide manhunt when he fled the state with the former Culleoka …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 07:57:07 +0000
A grand jury in Tennessee said it would support a criminal investigation into claims that a Tennessee Valley Authority contractor failed to protect workers cleaning up a massive coal ash spill, many of whom later fell ill and some of …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 07:52:41 +0000
Farmers Insurance has launched its first auto insurance product in South Carolina, delivered exclusively through a new digital and customizable auto insurance policy available on Farmersdirect.com. The digital auto insurance product in South Carolina o...
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:46:44 +0000
A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers isn’t liable for flood damage to thousands of Houston homes after the agency cracked open the gates on two massive dams in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. In …
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:36:34 +0000
A woman accused of stealing from a Beatrice, Neb., insurance agency has been fined $400. Gage County Court records say Nicole Nelson paid the fine; the 45-year-old had pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor theft charge. She originally was charged …