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Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:51:39 +0000
Iowa’s workplace safety agency wants to fine an eastern Iowa animal food operation for workplace safety violations, saying it has exposed employees to risks that include long falls. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration wants to impose fine...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:50:40 +0000
Fort Worth, Texas-headquartered insurance and financial services firm, Higginbotham, is purchasing meals from local eateries that have temporarily reduced their operations to take-out and delivery due to COVID-19 mandates. The food deliveries go to tho...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:49:03 +0000
Workers’ compensation insurer, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., is donating $2 million in grant funding for nonprofit organizations across the state that are vital to COVID-19 relief and recovery. The grants will go to 40 nonprofit organizations, including ...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:47:56 +0000
The Ohio Department of Insurance announced the extension of license renewal dates during the state of emergency declared by Gov. Mike DeWine in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The department said if a license expires during the state of emergency, …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:38:55 +0000
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) said it is expediting approvals for property/casualty filings that provide additional coverage or relief to policyholders during the COVID-19 outbreak. Recent filings related to COVID-19 include: Some auto insure...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:32:55 +0000
North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread has issued a number of bulletins offering guidance to the insurance industry in response to executive orders made by Gov. Doug Burgum, and in the interest of protecting North Dakotans during the COVID-19...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:19:56 +0000
The property/casualty insurance industry has joined a broad business coalition in supporting and crafting a new federal relief fund for businesses and workers affected by the quarantine and stay-at-home measures necessitated by the coronavirus crisis. ...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:35:25 +0000
A fire in New Hampshire destroyed several apartment buildings Friday and displaced 12 families. Manchester fire officials say that two multi-level apartment buildings were complete losses, WMUR-TV reported. Several surrounding buildings and several car...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:05:42 +0000
Hours after the results of a risk model reached the public, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump asked nearly 400 million people to upend their lives. A group of epidemiologists at Imperial College London published the …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:05:08 +0000
More than 100 small aftershocks were recorded since a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook near Carson City on Friday, causing minor damages across the city, experts said. The largest recorded aftershock was a magnitude 3.2 temblor on Saturday, which could be …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:03:16 +0000
The Colorado Department of Health has released the names and locations of nine of the 10 nursing homes and long-term care facilities that are facing outbreaks of COVID-19 in response to a public records request filed by The Denver Post. …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:01:17 +0000
The family of a boy is suing a police officer who mistakenly fired his weapon inside a southern New Mexico middle school and nearly hit the student. The family recently filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against officer Francisco …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:52:22 +0000
RCM&D, an independent risk management, insurance and employee benefits firm, has hired Matthew Kahn as the new Commercial Division director. Kahn will be working alongside current Commercial Division Director Bill Kable to lead the firm’s largest opera...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:14:01 +0000
Charles Rumball, currently executive vice president of Willis Re’s Specialty Reinsurance Division in Bermuda, is relocating to New York to assume the new role of head of Specialty for North America for Willis Re. Rumball brings considerable experience ...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:08:17 +0000
Massachusetts is one of the latest states to propose legislation that would mandate insurers cover COVID-19 related business interruption claims despite virus exclusions in many policies. This comes as Insurance Journal reported legislators in New Jers...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:05:06 +0000
When nine police officers showed up to make an arrest near Melrose Avenue in the Bronx last Wednesday, none wore a mask or gloves to protect them from coronavirus. Similar scenes play out all over the city daily: officers making …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:10:01 +0000
Initial insured property claims estimate for the Australian east coast low event, which hit the Australian east coast states of New South Wales and Queensland between Feb. 5-13, 2020, is estimated at A$794 million (US$488.3 million), according to PERIL...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:41:22 +0000
Channel Syndicate, which is backed by reinsurer SCOR, has appointed Caroline Coulson as a senior underwriter on the political and credit risks team within SCOR Specialty Insurance, effective immediately. Coulson started on March 23 and will report to K...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:15:37 +0000
Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd., the legacy re/insurance acquisition specialist, announced it has completed the acquisition of Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte. Ltd. (ACR), a Singapore-headquartered reinsurance business. Following regulatory approva...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:22:16 +0000
Argo Group had been under fire for months over allegations that its board spent excessively on executive compensation when Kevin Rehnberg became interim CEO in November 2019. Three months later, Rehnberg was named as its full-time leader. Less than a …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 08:30:59 +0000
QBE released its 2019 full year results on Feb. 17, 2020, which included an outlook statement that included combined operating ratio and net investment return targets for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2020. However, QBE has decided to withdraw …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 08:12:49 +0000
Global mergers and acquisitions activity plunged 28% in the first quarter to its lowest level since 2016 as the devastating economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic took hold in March, compounding a slow start to the year for dealmakers. Deal …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 05:51:49 +0000
A federal judge ruled she will not halt removal of a capsized cargo ship along the Georgia coast while a salvage company that lost the job to a competitor sues the U.S. Coast Guard. The decision by U.S. District Court …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 05:39:39 +0000
Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, has appointed Michael P. Carroll as senior vice president and deputy head of Life Sciences for Sompo Global Risk Solutions (GRS), ...
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 05:28:30 +0000
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is allowing many businesses to remain open amid the coronavirus pandemic, but he repeated Friday that some should voluntarily change the way they operate. The Republican added a new twist by implying a threat from trial …
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 04:55:52 +0000
Zoom Video Communications, which has seen its stock zoom by 115% since January, is being sued by a Sacramento user who claims the service unlawfully discloses users’ personal information. The video service has enjoyed a surge in downloads of its …
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:13:13 +0000
CAC Specialty has named Robert Trinkleback leader of property/casualty loss control, and Jonathan Goodier vice president and property/casualty claims advocate in Denver, Colo. Trinkleback will help clients improve workplace safety while increasing prod...
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:56:31 +0000
Insurance agency personnel on average made a little more money in 2019 but they were not as happy as they were in 2018. Nearly all personnel — owners, producers and support staff — enjoyed a slight uptick in average pay. …
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:53:50 +0000
The battle between French activist investment fund CIAM and SCOR, which has been waging for more than a year, heated up again recently with yet another push by CIAM to separate the chairman and CEO roles, both held by Denis …
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:51:55 +0000
Employees at a South Carolina nuclear plant failed to check for fires when making rounds and then falsified log books, federal officials said. The violations of policy happened in 2017 at Duke Energy’s Robinson Nuclear Plant near Hartsville, The Nuclear …