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Insurance Journal National 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal West 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal South Central 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal Southeast 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Claims Journal

‘Cocaine Cowboys’ Smuggler Convicted in Auto Fraud Case

Jan 19, 2018 A pilot who once smuggled tons of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami’s “cocaine cowboys” era in the 1980s was convicted Wednesday of playing a key...

Science Panel Supports Lower Drunken Driving Threshold

Jan 19, 2018 A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate the “entirely...

OSHA Adjusts Penalty Amounts for 2018

Jan 18, 2018 On January 2, civil penalty amounts for violations of workplace safety and health standards increased by two percent from last year. Type of Violation Penalty Serious Other-Than-Serious...

Business News: Coverys, CargoNet, Novarica

Jan 18, 2018 Coverys Invests in Patient Engagement, Medical Education Companies Coverys, a medical professional liability insurance provider, announced investment in two separate organizations,...

Property Casualty 360

How does insurance cover mass shooting events?

Jan 19, 2018 New shooting threats increase liability for public venues, risk managers and insurers.

California proposes stronger laws to help wildfire survivors with insurance claims

Jan 18, 2018 Commissioner Jones and legislators unveil the Wildfire Survivors Insurance Recovery Blueprint, a series of...

When must an insured get its own lawyer?

Jan 18, 2018 An insured may think its entitled to separate counsel, but the carrier may disagree. Who wins?

Vehicle crashes and opioid overdoses drive accidental injury to No. 3 cause of death

Jan 18, 2018 The final 2016 data shows a 14% increase in roadway deaths since 2014 — the largest two-year jump in 53...

Best's Reviews

Guy Carpenter: Reinsurance Capital Grew Despite 2017 Catastrophes

Jan 18, 2018 Reinsurance markets saw moderate firming of rates at Jan. 1 renewals, as reinsurance capital continued to rise despite high overall catastrophe...

Aetna Agrees to $17 Million Settlement in Class-Action Suit Alleging Privacy Breach

Jan 18, 2018 Aetna Inc. has agreed to pay $17 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in which current and former members claimed their...

California Wildfire Recovery Bills Require Replacement Cost Estimates, Mandatory Replacement Cost Coverage Offers

Jan 18, 2018 A newly introduced California wildfire recovery legislative package sets new requirements for...

W.R. Berkley Combines Two Professional Liability Units Under Berkley Select Name

Jan 18, 2018 W.R. Berkley Corp. is combining two Chicago-based professional liability underwriting units, Berkley Select and Monitor Liability...

Business Insurance

JLT Specialty USA selects Chicago as headquarters

Jan 18, 2018 Brokerage JLT Specialty USA named Chicago as its U.S. headquarters on Thursday, with plans to double the number of staff in the...

Specialty insurer appoints chief operating officer

Jan 18, 2018 Specialty insurer ProAssurance Corp. said Wednesday it has promoted Edward L. “Ned” Rand Jr. to chief operating officer.

Tenn. adds 52 captives in 2017, passes $1B in written premiums

Jan 18, 2018 Tennessee added 52 captives in 2017, surpassing $1 billion in written premiums for the first time, the...

XL unit must defend brokerage in discrimination, harassment suit

Jan 18, 2018 Greenwich Insurance is obligated to defend an insurance brokerage charged with...