Friday, September 21, 2018

Pilots Forget to Pressurize Cabin of Jet Airways India Flight, Injuring Some Passengers

Pilots operating a Jet Airways India Ltd. flight on Thursday forgot to turn on a switch that maintains optimal pressure in the cabin during ascent, causing injuries to some aboard. About 30 of the 166 passengers aboard the Boeing Co. …


Pilots Forget to Pressurize Cabin of Jet Airways India Flight, Injuring Some Passengers
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Friday, September 21, 2018

Restaurants Must Pay Minimum Wage for Work Unrelated to Serving

Restaurants must pay waiters and bartenders minimum wage when they are engaged in tasks such as cleaning toilets that are unrelated to their main jobs and do not offer tips, a divided U.S. appeals court ruled this week. At issue …


Restaurants Must Pay Minimum Wage for Work Unrelated to Serving
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Category: National News
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:00:58 +0000
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Friday, September 21, 2018

The State of NAIC’s Data Security Model Law

Most states have yet to adopt a cyber security model law for the insurance industry like the one approved by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in 2017, but one expert believes the industry should be prepared for what he …


The State of NAIC’s Data Security Model Law
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Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:00:27 +0000
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Friday, September 21, 2018

Florence Raises Questions About Rebuilding Along North Carolina’s Coast

When Florence was raging last Friday on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the hurricane tore a 40-foot (12-meter) chunk from a fishing pier that juts into the ocean at the state’s most popular tourist destination. The privately owned Rodanthe pier has …


Florence Raises Questions About Rebuilding Along North Carolina’s Coast
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Category: Southeast News
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 04:44:28 +0000
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Friday, September 21, 2018

XL Catlin Names Snyder Lead Underwriter for Construction Excess Casualty in Southeast

XL Catlin’s North America Construction insurance business has appointed Ann Marie Snyder, senior underwriter, to lead its Construction Excess Casualty business in its Southeast region. Snyder joined XL Catlin in 2012 from Ironshore Insurance Services where she served as a …


XL Catlin Names Snyder Lead Underwriter for Construction Excess Casualty in Southeast
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Category: Southeast News
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Friday, September 21, 2018

BKS-Partners Forms Partnership with Montoya & Associates of Florida

Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners), an insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Tampa, Fla., has partnered with Montoya & Associates of Jacksonville, Fla. The partnership finalized on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. The advisors at Montoya & Associates will …


BKS-Partners Forms Partnership with Montoya & Associates of Florida
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Category: Southeast News
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 04:26:09 +0000
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Washington Employers May See Big Drop in 2019 Workers’ Comp Rates

The price of workers’ compensation insurance in Washington could drop significantly in 2019. The Washington Department of Labor & Industries this week proposed a 5 percent decrease in the average premium employers pay for the coverage. If approved, the rate …


Washington Employers May See Big Drop in 2019 Workers’ Comp Rates
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Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:12:52 +0000
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Willis Towers Watson Launches Property Loss Modeling Platform

Willis Towers Watson has launched a new technology platform to help organizations analyze potential property losses across a global portfolio with the aim of optimizing risk transfer and insurance strategies. The new Property Quantified product models multiple perils in a …


Willis Towers Watson Launches Property Loss Modeling Platform
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Category: National News
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:49:30 +0000
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Jacobs Named Next CEO at Illinois’ COUNTRY Financial

Insurer COUNTRY Financial, headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois, has named Jim Jacobs as its next chief executive officer (CEO), effective early next year. He succeeds Kurt Bock, who is retiring Jan. 31, 2019, after serving as CEO for seven years. Jacobs …


Jacobs Named Next CEO at Illinois’ COUNTRY Financial
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Category: Midwest News
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:36:40 +0000
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Florence Death Toll Climbs to 37; Trump Visits Stricken Area

The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two mental health patients who drowned when a sheriff’s van was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina’s governor pleaded with thousands of evacuees not to return home …


Florence Death Toll Climbs to 37; Trump Visits Stricken Area
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Category: Southeast News
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Former Insurance Company Exec Named Chief Actuary at Oklahoma Insurance Dept.

Andrew Schallhorn has been appointed as chief actuary at the Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID), effective Sept. 24. Schallhorn formerly was president of Reserve National Insurance Co. In a departmental press announcement, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak called the position …


Former Insurance Company Exec Named Chief Actuary at Oklahoma Insurance Dept.
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Category: Texas / South Central News
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:28:13 +0000
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

North Dakota Regulators Mull Relaxing Oil Train Shipment Rules

North Dakota regulators are considering relaxing rules that require shippers to remove the most volatile gases from oil before it’s loaded onto train cars. The rules, which were fought by the energy industry, took effect in 2015 and are aimed …


North Dakota Regulators Mull Relaxing Oil Train Shipment Rules
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Category: Midwest News
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Donelon: Louisiana Auto Insurance Rate Hikes Lower This Year

Louisiana’s insurance commissioner says the state’s auto insurance market may be stabilizing, with a smaller rise in premiums expected this year compared with prior years. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says Louisiana’s auto market has seen a 2.1 percent average increase …


Donelon: Louisiana Auto Insurance Rate Hikes Lower This Year
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Description: Louisiana’s insurance commissioner says the state’s auto insurance market may be stabilizing, with a smaller rise in premiums expected this year compared with prior years. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says Louisiana’s auto market has seen a 2.1 percent average increase …
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Category: Texas / South Central News
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:26:15 +0000
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Parents Appealing Rulings in Colorado Ski Resort Death Case

The parents of a teenager who was killed in a 2012 avalanche at a Vail Resort property are appealing a judge and jury’s decision in their son’s death case. Dr. Louise Ingalls and Dr. Steve Conlin, the parents of Taft …


Parents Appealing Rulings in Colorado Ski Resort Death Case
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Category: West News
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:37:46 +0000
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Arizona Uber Driver Suing NFL Quarterback in Groping Incident

A female Uber driver in Arizona is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, accusing him of sexual assault. Court documents say the woman filed the suit in Arizona this week and is seeking more than $75,000 in damages. She …


Arizona Uber Driver Suing NFL Quarterback in Groping Incident
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Cavignac & Associates in California Names Carrillo Account Executive

San Diego, Calif.-based Cavignac & Associates has named Fauntelle Carrillo an account executive within its personal lines department. Carrillo is charged with maintaining existing client relationships, educating clients on preventative risk measures and recommending appropriate levels of insurance coverage. She …


Cavignac & Associates in California Names Carrillo Account Executive
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Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:18:54 +0000
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Bayer’s Monsanto Wants Judge to Nix $289M Roundup Verdict

Bayer AG unit Monsanto on Tuesday asked a California judge to throw out a $289 million jury verdict awarded to a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, gave him cancer. The company said in motions filed in …


Bayer’s Monsanto Wants Judge to Nix $289M Roundup Verdict
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Category: National News
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:45:25 +0000
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Feds Say Maryland Man Stole Hurricane Victim’s IDs as Part of $8M Scam

A Maryland man is accused of stealing hurricane victim’s identities as part what the Secret Service describes as an $8 million effort to scam a Federal Emergency Management Agency program. News outlets reported Tuesday that 30-year-old Tare Stanley Okirika is …


Feds Say Maryland Man Stole Hurricane Victim’s IDs as Part of $8M Scam
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Category: East News
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Pennsylvania Catholic Dioceses Sued Over Disclosure of Abuse Allegations

Parents of children in the Roman Catholic Church and survivors of sexual abuse by clergy filed a lawsuit Monday against Pennsylvania’s eight dioceses and their bishops asking a judge to compel them to release information about abuse allegations. The lawsuit …


Pennsylvania Catholic Dioceses Sued Over Disclosure of Abuse Allegations
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Foundation Being Set Up for Victims of Massachusetts Gas Explosions

A relief fund will be established to help Massachusetts residents whose lives were disrupted by a series of natural gas fires and explosions. The announcement was made Monday by Republican Governor Charlie Baker and leaders of the three affected communities. …


Foundation Being Set Up for Victims of Massachusetts Gas Explosions
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McDonald’s Workers in Several Cities Rally Against Sex Harassment

McDonald’s workers staged protests in several cities Tuesday in what organizers billed as the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. In Chicago, one of the targeted cities, several dozen protesters rallied in front of McDonald’s …


McDonald’s Workers in Several Cities Rally Against Sex Harassment
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International Olympic Committee Signs Allianz as Sponsor from 2021 to 2028

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says insurance company Allianz signed as a worldwide sponsor from 2021 through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. The value of the deal, which includes becoming a partner of the Paralympics, was not given. The IOC …


International Olympic Committee Signs Allianz as Sponsor from 2021 to 2028
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Category: International News
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India Refinery Cancels Iran Oil Imports to Keep Insurance Cover as Sanctions Loom

India’s Chennai Petroleum will stop processing Iranian crude oil from October to keep its insurance coverage once new sanctions by the United States against Iran go into effect, three sources familiar with the issue said. Iran’s Naftiran Intertrade Co. Ltd., …


India Refinery Cancels Iran Oil Imports to Keep Insurance Cover as Sanctions Loom
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Marsh Names Fraser as CEO, UK Corporate; Grogan Becomes Chairman of Marsh Ireland

Marsh announced the appointment of Alistair Fraser as CEO of its UK Corporate division. Fraser succeeds Joe Grogan, who Marsh has named as chairman of Marsh Ireland. Both appointments, which are subject to regulatory approval, are expected to take effect …


Marsh Names Fraser as CEO, UK Corporate; Grogan Becomes Chairman of Marsh Ireland
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AXIS Capital Names O’Sullivan as CEO of AXIS Specialty Europe and AXIS Re

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. announced the appointment of Helen O’Sullivan as CEO of AXIS Specialty Europe SE and AXIS Re SE. In this role, she will oversee the company’s Irish subsidiaries and their branches. O’Sullivan also will join the board …


AXIS Capital Names O’Sullivan as CEO of AXIS Specialty Europe and AXIS Re
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Members of Assn. of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers Provide $840M to Local Economy

Members of the Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers (ABIR) made a direct economic contribution to Bermuda of more than $840 million in 2017, according to the group’s 13th annual member survey results. Data reported for calendar year 2017 from …


Members of Assn. of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers Provide $840M to Local Economy
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Will Robots Take Your Job? It Depends on Where You Live: OECD

Will robots take your job? The answer depends on where you live. The threat varies “strikingly” between countries and regions, with as many as 40 percent of jobs at “high risk” in Western Slovakia and just 4 percent in the …


Will Robots Take Your Job? It Depends on Where You Live: OECD
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Category: International News
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Equifax Slapped with $658,000 Fine for Privacy Lapses After UK Cyber Attack

Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. was slapped with a maximum 500,000 pound ($658,000) fine by the U.K.’s privacy watchdog for failing to protect the personal information of as many as 15 million British citizens during a cyber attack on its …


Equifax Slapped with $658,000 Fine for Privacy Lapses After UK Cyber Attack
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Category: International News
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Ayala Joins Alliant Employee Benefits Group in Oklahoma City

Alliant Insurance Services has added Brady Ayala as senior vice president in its Employee Benefits Group in Oklahoma City. Ayala will service a growing portfolio of regional clients, deploying a full range of benefits consulting solutions focused on strengthening operations …


Ayala Joins Alliant Employee Benefits Group in Oklahoma City
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Category: Texas / South Central News
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Banks and Insurers Have Improved Their Cyber Defenses

Despite the volume of cyberattacks doubling in 2017, banks and insurance firm firms are closing the gap on cyber attacks, having stopped four in five of all breach attempts last year. According to a study by Accenture, financial services firms …


Banks and Insurers Have Improved Their Cyber Defenses
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Category: National News
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