August 7, 2022
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 23:28:10 +0000
A bus traveling from Los Angeles to Fresno crashed after it went off a highway, broke through a chain link fence and came to a rest on its side in a parking lot, injuring 24 people, authorities said. The driver …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 16:42:11 +0000
Nebraska Department of Insurance Director Eric Dunning announced that the Insurtech on the Silicon Prairie conference is back in-person and will be held on October 24 and 25. Omaha’s Holland Performing Arts Center will be the event venue. The night …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 16:25:54 +0000
CapSpecialty, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alleghany Corporation, said Jack Sennott is stepping down from his roles as CEO, president and chair, effective August 31. Alleghany has named Adam Sills, currently CapSpecialty’s head of specialty underwritin...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 16:08:24 +0000
Alliant Insurance Services fired back at rival Arthur J. Gallagher in response to a request from Gallagher for a temporary restraining order against Alliant, accusing Gallagher of “rampant sexism, discrimination, and unfair treatment of women.” The req...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 14:36:20 +0000
The Seattle City Council has voted to end COVID-19 hazard pay for grocery store workers. The Seattle Times reports the council voted 5-2 on Tuesday, with Councilmembers Lisa Herbold and Teresa Mosqueda absent, to repeal a policy passed in early …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 14:33:10 +0000
Richard James McGee, 47, of San Bernardino, California, was arraigned today on two felony counts of workers’ compensation insurance fraud after a California Department of Insurance investigation found he allegedly misrepresented injuries to his employe...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 14:30:24 +0000
Alera Group, an independent P/C and benefits firm, has acquired Jowers-Sklar Insurance, a Georgia-based independent agency specializing in property and casualty insurance in the Southeast. The agency serves Floyd County, Georgia, and the surrounding ar...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 14:22:21 +0000
Hub International Limited announced that it has acquired the assets of Bubrig Insurance Agency, Ltd. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Located in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, Bubrig Insurance Agency is an independent agency providing personal in...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 14:15:02 +0000
Utah-based PCF Insurance Services (PCF) has acquired Professional Warranty Service Corp., a specialty insurance and home warranty company based in Chantilly, Virginia. Founded in 1995, PWSC provides risk management to the new home construction and prop...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 14:11:54 +0000
Federal emergency officials have expanded the number of flood-stricken counties in eastern Kentucky that are eligible for individual assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency added Floyd and Pike counties to the list, Gov. Andy Beshear’s offi...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 14:00:29 +0000
Pie Insurance, an insurtech company specializing in workers’ comp insurance for small businesses, announced strategic partnerships with three leading commercial insurance platforms: Bold Penguin, Talage, and Tarmika. Agents using these partners have ev...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 13:59:31 +0000
Dale A. Frank Financial has become a member of Renaissance’s network of New England-based independent agencies. Dale A. Frank Financial is an independent financial services firm in Sunderland, Mass. that offers homeowners, auto, business, and specialty...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 13:51:39 +0000
Union Mutual Insurance Co. recently announced its participation in community-owned solar project under development by the Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op of Middlebury. As the sole Series A member investor, Union Mutual has provided roughly one-third of t...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 13:46:08 +0000
Twitter Inc. on Thursday dismissed Elon Musk’s claims in a Delaware court filing that he was hoodwinked into signing the deal to buy the social media company, saying that it was “implausible and contrary to fact.” Musk made the claims …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 13:21:01 +0000
Insurer State Farm is fighting what it says is a fraudulent medical scheme that has been exploiting New Jersey’s personal injury protection (PIP) benefits law since 2014. The insurer is seeking to recover $2.6 million in what it claims are …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 13:06:36 +0000
Russia appears to have found a new means of getting its oil to market with western sanctions looming for Moscow. A cargo of about 700,000 barrels of Russian oil was delivered to Egypt’s El Hamra oil terminal on its Mediterranean …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 12:59:34 +0000
World Insurance Associates announced its acquisitions of Consumers Choice Underwriters Inc. of Miramar, Florida, on June 1. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Consumers Choice writes property/casualty insurance throughout Florida including ho...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 12:11:18 +0000
MOSCOW – Russian e-commerce company Ozon said on Thursday it was still assessing the economic damage from a huge fire at its warehouse near Moscow, but that there were no significant risks to its liquidity and operational activities. At least …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 11:52:36 +0000
TOKYO (AP) – Hino Motors, a truck maker that’s part of the Toyota group, systematically falsified emissions data dating back as far as 2003, according to the results of an investigation released Tuesday. President Satoshi Ogiso bowed deeply at a …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 11:37:27 +0000
Three grain ships left Ukrainian ports on Friday while the first inbound cargo vessel since Russia’s invasion was due in Ukraine later in the day to load, as Kyiv called for the safe passage deal to be extended to other …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 11:07:22 +0000
Insurers would potentially be able to use billions of pounds of expected gains from a relaxation of capital rules for share buybacks and to pay dividends, under plans by both candidates to succeed Boris Johnson as UK prime minister. Foreign …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 08:00:28 +0000
Two teenagers have been charged with arson for allegedly setting a May fire at a shuttered suburban Chicago resort that took firefighters a full day to extinguish. The two boys face charges of arson, burglary, criminal damage to property and …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 07:00:15 +0000
One firefighter was injured and two others were treated for heat exhaustion while fighting a wildfire in North Texas that burned almost half a square mile Wednesday, officials said. The fire near Tolar, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) southwest of …
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 05:54:26 +0000
Equifax Inc., the second-biggest global credit bureau, was hit with a proposed class-action lawsuit after a report that it provided inaccurate credit scores on millions of US consumers looking for loans. The suit, filed Wednesday in federal court in At...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 05:05:50 +0000
The hurricane research team at Colorado State University has slightly lowered its outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season but is still calling for above-average action. The CSU Tropical Meteorology Project team is now predicting 18 named storms in 20...
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 05:00:03 +0000
A suburban Boston police officer who was pursuing a white suspect pinned a 20-year-old Black man to the ground as he was walking home and placed a knee on the man’s neck despite having no evidence that he was involved …
Thu, 04 Aug 2022 22:15:29 +0000
A Texas jury on Thursday ordered conspiracy theorist and media personality Alex Jones to pay $4.1 million to the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim who sued him for defamation after he repeatedly claimed the school shooting was a …
Thu, 04 Aug 2022 21:34:08 +0000
California’s largest wildfire so far this year has so far charred nearly 90 square miles, getting only a little help from rainfall in the area this week. The wildfire, which is now listed as 10% contained, broke out on July …
Thu, 04 Aug 2022 16:53:57 +0000
Equifax Inc. said some consumer credit scores were changed because of a computer error that has since been rectified. A server “coding issue” led to the inaccurate scores, the consumer credit-reporting firm said Tuesday in a statement posted on the …
Thu, 04 Aug 2022 16:47:16 +0000
Louisiana insurers have paid or reserved to pay $13.1 billion on Hurricane Ida claims through June 30, 2022, the state’s department of insurance announced this week. Policyholders have filed 460,709 claims of all types from Hurricane Ida as of the …