Wednesday, December 11, 2019

AM Best Downgrades Ratings of Governmental Interinsurance Exchange in Illinois

AM Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating to B++ (Good) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “bbb+” from “a-” of Governmental Interinsurance Exchange (GIE), in Bloomington, Illinois. The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) remains …


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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Silver 2019 Best Agency to Work For – South Central: BKCW

A Family First Agency The people who work at the Texas-based independent insurance agency BKCW are not employees — they are team members and they are family. That team-oriented, family first culture is just one of the many aspects of …


Silver 2019 Best Agency to Work For – South Central: BKCW
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Silver 2019 Best Agency to Work For – Midwest: Military United Insurance

In Service to the Nation’s Finest Serving current and former military personnel and their families is what the employees of Military United Insurance (MUI) in Columbia, Mo., do, and they love it. Employee after employee responding to Insurance Journal’s 2019 …


Silver 2019 Best Agency to Work For – Midwest: Military United Insurance
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Venice Flooding, Australia Bushfires, India-Bangladesh Cyclone Top November Catastrophes: Aon

Flooding and inland storms led to multi-billion-dollar economic loss in western and southern Europe during November, according to insurance broker Aon’s latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report. Italy suffered the majority of losses as an active stretch …


Venice Flooding, Australia Bushfires, India-Bangladesh Cyclone Top November Catastrophes: Aon
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Category: International News
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Texas Mutual Distributes $1.1M in Grants for Workforce Development

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. has distributed $1.1 million in grants to 16 organizations across the state to fund workforce development programs. “The Texas workforce is one of the strongest in the country, and investments like these grants from Texas Mutual …


Texas Mutual Distributes $1.1M in Grants for Workforce Development
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

FDA Moving Quickly to Approve New Drugs. Is It Too Quickly?

The U.S. is approving new drugs so fast that companies are now preparing for a green light months in advance of the scheduled decision date, a pace that’s helping patients with rare or untreatable diseases but raising alarm among consumer …


FDA Moving Quickly to Approve New Drugs. Is It Too Quickly?
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Category: National News
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A Decade After Gulf Oil Spill, a New Wave of BP Lawsuits Hits Courts

A new wave of lawsuits against BP is hitting the federal courts nearly a decade after the Gulf oil spill. The new litigation is the result of a court ruling that blocks thousands of people from a medical settlement negotiated …


A Decade After Gulf Oil Spill, a New Wave of BP Lawsuits Hits Courts
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Category: National News
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Asbestos, Looting Plague Colorado Springs Apartments

Colorado health officials say they’re looking into asbestos contamination at an apartment development and warn the property owner could face fines for violations. Over 100 residents of the apartment buildings in southeast Colorado Springs have been told to leave in …


Asbestos, Looting Plague Colorado Springs Apartments
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Category: West News
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Shooting Survivor Suing Southern California Synagogue

A man wounded in a shooting at a San Diego, Calif.-area synagogue is suing the house of worship, alleging Chabad of Poway didn’t use federal funds meant to hire security to protect worshipers, according to a newspaper report. In the …


Shooting Survivor Suing Southern California Synagogue
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Silver 2019 Best Agency to Work For – West: Morris & Garritano

There were roughly 25 people promoted at Morris & Garritano (M&G) last year. That means the odds weren’t too long for being one of the firm’s 125 employees who got a leg up. And last year was no anomaly. “That’s …


Silver 2019 Best Agency to Work For – West: Morris & Garritano
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Guy Carpenter, MGA Victor to Offer Coverage to U.S. Public Entity Pools

Managing General Underwriter Victor is now offering Guy Carpenter clients who are members of U.S. public entity insurance pools a range of property and casualty insurance products not traditionally offered by the pools. Public entity insurance pools provide property and …


Guy Carpenter, MGA Victor to Offer Coverage to U.S. Public Entity Pools
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Silver 2019 Best Agency to Work for Southeast – Century Risk Advisors

Investing in Its People Century Risk Advisors is a relatively young agency, founded in just 2013 in Boca Raton, Fla. But it boasts an impressive track record in the insurance industry as the second agency formed by Chairman Ron Reshefsky, …


Silver 2019 Best Agency to Work for Southeast – Century Risk Advisors
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Description: Investing in Its People Century Risk Advisors is a relatively young agency, founded in just 2013 in Boca Raton, Fla. But it boasts an impressive track record in the insurance industry as the second agency formed by Chairman Ron Reshefsky, …
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Category: Southeast News
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E-Cigarette Makers Lose Legal Challenge to FDA’s Regulatory Authority

U.S. rules for marketing e-cigarettes withstood a legal challenge by a maker of the devices and an industry group. A federal appeals court in Washington upheld the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory authority over electronic cigarettes, which deliver to users …


E-Cigarette Makers Lose Legal Challenge to FDA’s Regulatory Authority
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India’s Top Court Reaffirms Content Immunity for Internet Firms in Google Case

Alphabet Inc.’s Google isn’t liable for defamatory content posted on its platforms after 2009, India’s top court ruled, reaffirming immunity for Internet companies in the world’s second-most populous nation. The verdict, which reiterates a 2015 ruling, comes as a relief …


India’s Top Court Reaffirms Content Immunity for Internet Firms in Google Case
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Board to Assess Members $90M, Defers Action on Residential and Commercial Rates

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association board of directors voted today to assess member insurance companies $90 million based on losses from Hurricane Harvey and voted to defer further consideration of action regarding TWIA insurance rates on residential and commercial policies …


Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Board to Assess Members $90M, Defers Action on Residential and Commercial Rates
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Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 22:15:57 +0000
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Beazley Life Sciences Product Aimed at Small Businesses, Start-Ups

Beazley has launched its BioSecure policy, a life sciences proposition designed for small businesses. The coverage provides flexible insurance protection against a range of exposures in the pharma, biotech and medical device sectors. By introducing BioSecure to smaller, private enterprise …


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Special Report: America’s Best Independent Insurance Agencies to Work For

The votes have been tallied and the results are in for the 2019 Best Independent Insurance Agency to Work For survey by Insurance Journal. The winners have been chosen by employees. Employees of the Best Agencies to Work For in …


Special Report: America’s Best Independent Insurance Agencies to Work For
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2019 Overall Best Independent Insurance Agency to Work For: Higginbotham

The Higginbotham Way: ‘Practice What You Preach’ The story began in 1948 when Paul C. Higginbotham returned from military service to open a small personal lines focused insurance agency in Fort Worth’s Riverside neighborhood. More than 70 years later, Higginbotham …


2019 Overall Best Independent Insurance Agency to Work For: Higginbotham
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Nationwide Inks Pact to Become ‘Official Insurance Partner’ of Minor League Baseball

Minor League Baseball (MiLB) and insurer Nationwide have a new partnership making the Columbus, Ohio-based carrier the “Official Insurance Partner of Minor League Baseball.” Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Under the deal, Nationwide gets exclusive national rights …


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University of Oklahoma Asks to Be Dismissed From Lawsuit

The University of Oklahoma is asking to be dismissed from a sexual assault lawsuit against a former OU vice president. The motion filed Tuesday says the university is immune from the claims by Levi Hilliard that allege former university Vice …


University of Oklahoma Asks to Be Dismissed From Lawsuit
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Wisconsin Worker Dies After Becoming Trapped in Machinery at Sub-Zero

A worker at Sub-Zero in Fitchburg died after becoming trapped in machinery, police said. Emergency crews were called to the company Friday night about someone who was not breathing and had no pulse, Fitchburg police Sgt. Andrew McCarthy said. The …


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Firefighter Overtime Surges 65% in California, Report Shows

Following an unprecedented series of wildfires across California, overtime costs for firefighters surged by 65% over the past decade, pushing annual wages to nearly $5 billion, according to a newspaper analysis published Sunday. With overtime, firefighters are among the best-paid …


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Study: Every $1 Spent on Buying Flood Lands Could Save U.S. $5 in Future Damages

Which would cost American taxpayers more: Paying now to protect undeveloped areas that are likely to flood in the coming decades, or allowing development to proceed based on current projections and paying for subsequent flood damages when they inevitably occur? …


Study: Every $1 Spent on Buying Flood Lands Could Save U.S. $5 in Future Damages
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Exxon Beats New York Claim of Climate Change Accounting Fraud

Exxon Mobil Corp. won a closely watched securities-fraud trial that delved into its internal accounting for the financial risks of climate change, a striking rejection of New York state’s claim that the company misled investors for years. The ruling Tuesday …


Exxon Beats New York Claim of Climate Change Accounting Fraud
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

FTC Democrat Tells States: ‘BalI Is In Your Court’ on Facebook Privacy Compliance

A Democratic member on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission urged states investigating Facebook Inc. to examine whether the company disregarded earlier promises to protect privacy in order to perpetuate its dominance in violation of antitrust laws. “Now, the ball really …


FTC Democrat Tells States: ‘BalI Is In Your Court’ on Facebook Privacy Compliance
Author: Ben Brody and Erik Larson
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Description: A Democratic member on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission urged states investigating Facebook Inc. to examine whether the company disregarded earlier promises to protect privacy in order to perpetuate its dominance in violation of antitrust laws. “Now, the ball really …
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Category: National News
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:46:05 +0000
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tesla Crash in Connecticut Elicits New Warnings About Autopilot Shortcomings

Another Tesla Inc. vehicle operating on the carmaker’s driver-assistance system branded as Autopilot has crashed into a parked emergency vehicle, eliciting fresh warnings about the shortcomings of automated technology on public roads. A Tesla Model 3 sedan hit a parked …


Tesla Crash in Connecticut Elicits New Warnings About Autopilot Shortcomings
Author: Chester Dawson
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Description: Another Tesla Inc. vehicle operating on the carmaker’s driver-assistance system branded as Autopilot has crashed into a parked emergency vehicle, eliciting fresh warnings about the shortcomings of automated technology on public roads. A Tesla Model 3 sedan hit a parked …
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Category: East News
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:39:03 +0000
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Hilb Group Hires Berardi to Join New England Operations

The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has hired property and casualty insurance specialist, Beth Berardi, and acquired her book of business. The transaction became effective November 21, 2019. Based in Braintree, Mass., Berardi will join the THG New England operations, bringing …


The Hilb Group Hires Berardi to Join New England Operations
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Description: The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has hired property and casualty insurance specialist, Beth Berardi, and acquired her book of business. The transaction became effective November 21, 2019. Based in Braintree, Mass., Berardi will join the THG New England operations, bringing …
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

World Insurance Associates Acquires New York’s J & S Risk Planning Group

World Insurance Associates LLC (WIA) acquired J & S Risk Planning Group LLC of Wantagh, N.Y., on November 1, 2019. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2009, J & S Risk Planning Group LLC provides insurance services …


World Insurance Associates Acquires New York’s J & S Risk Planning Group
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Brown & Brown to Acquire Canadian MGA Special Risk Insurance Managers

Brown & Brown Programs Inc. has agreed to acquire the assets of the British Columbia, Canada-based managing general agency Special Risk Insurance Managers (SRIM). The transaction is expected to close effective January 1, 2020. Brown & Brown said the acquisition …


Brown & Brown to Acquire Canadian MGA Special Risk Insurance Managers
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Description: Brown & Brown Programs Inc. has agreed to acquire the assets of the British Columbia, Canada-based managing general agency Special Risk Insurance Managers (SRIM). The transaction is expected to close effective January 1, 2020. Brown & Brown said the acquisition …
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Category: International News
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:04:16 +0000
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Gold 2019 Best Agency to Work For – East: Ironside Insurance Group

Founded in 2012 in downtown Boston’s financial district, Ironside Insurance Group has been on the scene as an independent agency for just seven years, but it has seen consistent growth by embracing change and taking a modern approach to its …


Gold 2019 Best Agency to Work For – East: Ironside Insurance Group
Author: Elizabeth Blosfield
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Description: Founded in 2012 in downtown Boston’s financial district, Ironside Insurance Group has been on the scene as an independent agency for just seven years, but it has seen consistent growth by embracing change and taking a modern approach to its …
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