» Worker’s Compensation Rates to Decrease in Idaho for 2021
29/09/20 13:35 from Insurance Journal
A proposal for a 1.7% overall rate decrease to Idaho workers’ compensation insurance, effective Jan. 1, 2021, has been approved by the Idaho Department of Insurance. The proposed rate change is recommended by the National Council on Compensation Insurance. The …

» Summit Credit Union of N.C., The Needham Group Launch In-House Insurance Program
29/09/20 11:56 from Insurance Journal
Summit Credit Union of North Carolina in partnership with The Needham Group, Inc. has launched their new in-house insurance program, Summit Insurance Solutions to provide a full suite of affordable auto, home, and commercial insurance products working with national carriers …

» Study: 82% of Georgia Farmers Have Seen Decline in Revenue from Pandemic
29/09/20 11:47 from Insurance Journal
A study conducted by the University of Georgia found that 82% of farmers in the state have seen their revenue decline due to the coronavirus pandemic. The findings released this month come from a May survey of more than 800 …

» HUB to Offer InsuraGuest Small Claims Hospitality Product to Hotel Clients
29/09/20 11:33 from Insurance Journal
Hub International Limited (HUB), and InsuraGuest, Inc., have partnered to offer InsuraGuest’s Hospitality Liability coverage to HUB hotel clients in the U.S., with plans to expand to HUB’s clients in Canada by mid-2021. InsuraGuest coverage is available through a platform …

» Insurance Broker Gallagher Reports Ransomware Attack
29/09/20 11:09 from Insurance Journal
Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and its claims unit, Gallagher Bassett, reported that a ransomware incident that happened on Saturday, Sept. 26 limited some of its internal systems. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), …

» Texas Commissioner Sullivan: Thanks for Making My Time at TDI Memorable
29/09/20 11:02 from Insurance Journal
Shortly after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas coast in 2017, Governor Abbott asked me to lead TDI. It was a challenging time, but it was an honor to serve. As I look back, I’m a bit surprised that my short-term …

» Online Platform Kin Insurance Expanding to California
29/09/20 10:01 from Insurance Journal
Kin Insurance announced it will begin serving California with its online platform to enable homeowners to obtain insurance quotes, customize coverage and get insured online or over the phone. Kin originally launched in 2016 to serve Florida. Kin said it …

» Deadly Microbe Water Warning Lifted for Final Texas City
29/09/20 09:53 from Insurance Journal
Environmental officials in Texas have lifted a warning for a final Houston-area community to stop using tap water because it might be tainted with a deadly brain-eating microbe, but with a warning that the water should be boiled before being …

» COVID-19 Legislative Session in Louisiana Began This Week
29/09/20 09:51 from Insurance Journal
Only three months removed from their last gathering, Louisiana legislators returned Monday for a special session focused on the coronavirus outbreak, with deepening rifts between Gov. John Bel Edwards and Republican lawmakers over the appropriate response to the pandemic. The …

» Grace Period Winding Down for Expired Michigan Driver’s Licenses
29/09/20 09:48 from Insurance Journal
Time is running out for Michigan residents who have waited to renew their driver’s license or vehicle registration during the coronavirus pandemic. Anyone with an expiration date after March 1 were given a long grace period by the Legislature and …

» City in Kansas Settles With Black Driver Shot by Rookie Officer
29/09/20 09:46 from Insurance Journal
The city of Lawrence, Kan., has agreed to pay $80,000 to settle an excessive force lawsuit filed by a Black man who was shot by a rookie police officer in 2018 during a traffic stop. Akira Lewis sued the city, …

» Family of Arizona Man Killed in Shooting Files $950K Claim
29/09/20 09:33 from Insurance Journal
The family of a Buckeye man who died in a shooting six months ago has filed a nearly $1 million notice of claim against the Buckeye Police Department and Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. The claim alleges that police officers and …

» Chubb Names Updyke as Division President of Chubb Small Business
29/09/20 09:16 from Insurance Journal
Insurer Chubb has named Jeffrey Updyke as vice president, Chubb Group, and division president, Chubb Small Business. In this capacity, Updyke will have executive responsibility for Chubb’s retail insurance business that serves small commercial clients in the U.S. and Canada. …

» Short-term health insurance in Minnesota
29/09/20 08:42 from healthinsurance.org

A guide to short-term health insurance in Minnesota, including a list of health insurance providers, short-term health insurance regulations, and more.

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» Trump Plan Would Restrict Retirement Plans from Sustainable Investments: Viewpoint
29/09/20 08:40 from Insurance Journal
Interest in sustainable investing is soaring, as more people become convinced that making a positive impact can be profitable as well as good for the planet and society. Unfortunately, the Labor Department doesn’t think these investments belong in your 401(k). …

» Connecticut Workplace Shooter Says Gun Fired By Accident
29/09/20 08:21 from Insurance Journal
A man charged with wounding his boss and another employee in a shooting at a Connecticut trucking company told police his handgun fired by accident and he only intended to scare his manager, according to an arrest warrant released Thursday. …

» The Big Question Is Can U.S. Restrain Worsening Wildfires?
29/09/20 08:19 from Insurance Journal
This is one of a series of interviews by Bloomberg Opinion columnists on how to solve pressing policy challenges. This conversation has been edited and condensed. Romesh Ratnesar: The American West is suffering through a devastating fire season. Wild fires …

» Pennsylvania’s Strickler Insurance Agency Joins Agency Network Exchange
29/09/20 08:18 from Insurance Journal
Agency Network Exchange LLC (ANE) has added Strickler Insurance Agency Inc. in Lebanon, Penn., to its network to sixteen agencies in the state. Strickler Insurance Agency has been insuring individuals and businesses throughout the Mid-Atlantic region since 1860. Established in …

» Marsh Appoints Franklin as Chief Digital, Data and Analytics Officer
29/09/20 08:16 from Insurance Journal
Insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh has appointed Tamara Simpkins Franklin as chief digital, data and analytics officer, effective October 1. Based in New York, she reports to Marsh President and CEO John Doyle. In this role, Franklin will be …

» Pandemic Brings Shift in Younger Workers’ Views of Employee Benefits
29/09/20 07:40 from Insurance Journal
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a greater emphasis on employee benefits that help people plan for unexpected life events and provide financial protection, according to a study by The Hartford. The Hartford’s Future of Benefits Study found that 40% …

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