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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

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,...

Hackers Have Stolen About 14% of Big Digital Currencies

Jan 18, 2018 Digital currencies and the software developed to track them have become attractive targets for cybercriminals while also creating a lucrative new market for computer-...

Major U.S. Firms Unprepared for 2017 Hurricanes

Jan 18, 2018 For senior financial executives at large U.S.-based companies with operations in Texas, Florida or Puerto Rico, last year’s hurricane season brought not only catastrophe to...

Best's Reviews

A.M. Best Revises Outlooks to Negative for Standard Casualty Company

Jan 18, 2018 A.M. Best has revised the outlooks to negative from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term...

Best’s Market Segment Report: U.S. Personal Auto Showing Signs of Improvement

Jan 18, 2018 The underwriting profitability of the U.S. personal auto line showed signs of improvement in 2017 as carriers’ aggressive rate actions...

Progressive to End Drop-Off/Pick-Up Points for Customer Vehicles

Jan 17, 2018 Progressive Corp. said it will stop using 68 service centers as drop-off/pick-up points for customers’ vehicles, making most of them claims offices...

Geico Could Hire 700 at New Regional Corporate Offices in Tucson

Jan 17, 2018 Geico said it will move its Tucson regional corporate offices into a new site with space for 700 more employees. Construction on the 200,000-...

Property Casualty 360

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...

How to help employers address opioid addiction in the workplace

Jan 18, 2018 Your clients may not know the best approach for supporting employees who are dealing with opioid addiction.

This insurance agency sees benefits in its legacy technology

Jan 18, 2018 Here's how one independent insurance agency relies on experienced agents and legacy technology updates to give InsurTechs a run...

Business Insurance

Lloyd's syndicates in talks to enter India

Jan 18, 2018 Shankar Garigiparthy, chief executive at the India branch of Lloyd's of London, said that up to four Lloyd's syndicates are in talks to...

South Africa files criminal charges against KPMG, SAP, McKinsey

Jan 18, 2018 South Africa regulators have filed criminal charges against the local units of U.S.-based...

Fines for breaking data protection, anti-spam rules rise 58%

Jan 18, 2018 Fines issued by the Information Commissioners' Office on companies for breach of data protection and anti-...

Brazilian reinsurer renews private cat bond

Jan 18, 2018 Brazil-based reinsurer Terra Brasis Resseguros S.A. has renewed its private catastrophe bond Alpha Terra Validus II for this year in a $5...