June 17, 2021
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Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:00:57 +0000
The Western U.S. could be in for a wild ride thanks to climate change. That’s the brunt of the buzz in the news this week, as multiple media outlets gave heavy coverage to the severe drought and heatwave currently creeping …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:18:07 +0000
Cannasure Insurance Services is now providing its wholesale brokerage and managing general agent services to retail brokers representing insureds domiciled in California. Cannasure announced it will offer property capacity of up to $40 million in total...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:31:47 +0000
Two more defendants have pleaded guilty conspiring to stage automobile accidents in order to defraud insurance and trucking companies. The defendants from Orleans and Jefferson Parishes pleaded guilty before United States District Court Judge Sarah S. ...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:03:43 +0000
The number of wildfires this year in North Dakota has increased significantly, according to state officials, who cite extremely dry conditions. Data collected by the North Dakota Forest Service and the state Department of Emergency Services shows nearl...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:57:10 +0000
The South Sioux City Council in Nebraska has approved payment of $500,000 to settle its part in 16 lawsuits filed against the city and a now-defunct biogas plant by homeowners who accused the plant of sending rancid fumes through the …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:53:04 +0000
Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed legislation removing deadlines for Louisiana’s child sex abuse victims to pursue damages in civil court, delivering a victory to survivors of abuse at the hands of Catholic clergy. The new law, taking effect Aug. …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:52:04 +0000
A woman who says she was seriously injured when a tear gas grenade struck her head last year during a protest after the killing of George Floyd is suing New Orleans police and city officials. Katharine Archer’s federal suit says …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:51:17 +0000
Five people from Nebraska were seriously injured when a boat exploded at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the explosion happened near Sunrise Beach. The boat was docked when a mechanical failure caused …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:10:01 +0000
accÅ«rō Solutions Hires Furlong as Chief Strategy Officer accÅ«rō Solutions has hired George Furlong as chief strategy officer. He brings experience in workers’ compensation and managed care to the new medical bill review and provider payment technol...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:33:14 +0000
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Republican bid that had been backed by former President Donald Trump’s administration to invalidate the Obamacare healthcare law, ruling that Texas and other challengers had no legal standing to file their ...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:06:28 +0000
Five attempts were made to connect two rail cars during a switching operation before a Pan Am Railways conductor was pinned between them and died, according to a preliminary report issued Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board. Police in …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:06:08 +0000
A newly-enacted Florida law revises reinsurance statutes, providing insurers with credit for reinsurance and eliminating additional collateral requirements for a reinsurer if it is domiciled in a “reciprocal jurisdiction” and meets other requirements. ...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:05:44 +0000
Authorities warned of extreme wildfire dangers as a sweltering heat wave was forecast to intensify across much of Montana and northern Wyoming on Tuesday after already delivering record high temperatures. National Weather Service forecasters said the h...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:05:19 +0000
eMaxx, a tech-enabled specialty provider of commercial property and casualty insurance programs, now offers the ability to provide its alternative energy warranty products through a variable cost captive solution. The suite of warranty programs provide...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:03:36 +0000
A judge has approved a $15 million settlement against a doctor in a lawsuit by the parents of an incapacitated woman who was sexually assaulted and later gave birth at a Phoenix, Ariz. long-term care center, marking the last of …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:03:22 +0000
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID) has launched a new program that aims to encourage the insurance industry to deliver innovative insurance solutions and products. Keystone Smart Launch seeks to help reduce barriers and speed up the regulatory...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:58:08 +0000
Thousands of Central California farmers were warned Tuesday that they could face water cutoffs this summer as the state deals with a drought that already has curtailed federal and state irrigation supplies. The State Water Resources Control Board notif...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:46:17 +0000
A ban on employers mandating vaccines for their workers inched ahead in the Pennsylvania House on Tuesday with a committee vote supported by all Republicans and opposed by every Democrat. The main sponsor, Rep. Russ Diamond, R-Lebanon, called it “a …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:34:34 +0000
JONESBORO, Ga. — The family of a mentally disabled man is suing a Georgia behavioral health system, saying its employees forced him onto a bus to Atlanta where he wandered the streets and suffered from hypothermia. The lawsuit was filed …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:21:44 +0000
Cambridge Mobile Telematics has acquired rival TrueMotion for an undisclosed price in a deal that give it an expanded presence and capabilities in the global auto insurance market. The cash and stock transaction closed on June 17. CMT declined to …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:55:07 +0000
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit in which shareholders of Google parent Alphabet Inc. accused the company of fraudulently concealing security vulnerabilities, including in its Google+ social network. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of App...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:04:27 +0000
More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada are awash with a toxic industrial compound associated with serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:23:43 +0000
A barge is stuck against a dam in Alabama, causing flooded yards in Mississippi, officials said. The barge can’t be removed from the Tom Bevill Lock and Dam in Aliceville, Alabama, until the water goes down, Lowndes County Emergency Management …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:17:47 +0000
Researchers report increasing evidence is that motor vehicle crash rates rise when states legalize recreational use and retail sales of marijuana, although what effects marijuana by itself has on drivers remains unclear. Crash rates spiked with the leg...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:49:05 +0000
Premier Insurance Consultants Ltd. is the latest brokerage to be snapped up by Aston Lark, the insurance broking consolidator backed by Goldman Sachs. This takes Aston Lark’s total number of acquisitions up to 15 so far in 2021. Established in …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:55:39 +0000
Howden, the London-based international insurance broker, announced that Luigi Sturani has been appointed chief executive officer, Europe, along with Enrico Nanni who joins his team as chief commercial officer, Europe, in two newly created roles for the...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:17:52 +0000
Major reinsurers have already pulled back from providing bespoke cover for coal projects as part of efforts to meet global climate change commitments, but now comes the hard part – finding ways to exclude coal from bulk-buy contracts, known as …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 06:50:19 +0000
Trupanion, the Seattle-based medical insurer for cats and dogs, announced it has hired Simon Wheeler as its executive vice president of International Business. A 30-year veteran of the animal health industry, Wheeler will join Trupanion in October from...
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 05:08:24 +0000
PARIS – A French court on Tuesday ordered IKEA to pay a 1 million euro ($1.2 million) fine for spying on its French staff, after the world’s biggest furniture retailer was found guilty of improperly gathering and storing data on …
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 04:42:29 +0000
MEXICO CITY – Preliminary findings of an independent investigation into the deadly collapse of a Mexico City metro rail line last month showed the accident was caused by a structural fault, a senior city official said on Wednesday. Jesus Esteva, …