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World Economic Forum: Environmental and Infrastructure Risks Among Top Concerns Worldwide

Jan 16, 2019 Growing climate risks and infrastructure neglect are among the most urgent problems facing a world where economic and...

American Family Fills New CEO Position at The General With Former Ironshore Executive

Jan 16, 2019 American Family Insurance Mutual Holding Co. has appointed Tony DeSantis to a newly created position as president and chief...

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Knights of Columbus

Jan 16, 2019 AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “aa” of Knights of Columbus (the Order) (New...

UK Parliament Vote Raises Fears of ‘No Deal’ Brexit

Jan 16, 2019 The overwhelming vote in the U.K. House of Commons against the terms offered by Prime Minister Theresa May on the country’s withdrawal from the European Union...

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Feds Fine North Carolina Restaurant Over Wage, Child Labor Law Violations

Jan 16, 2019 A North Carolina restaurant has been fined by federal officials who say it violated minimum wage and child labor laws. The U.S. Department of Labor...

Bhatia Joins California’s Preferred Employers Insurance as Sr. Underwriter

Jan 16, 2019 San Diego, California-based Preferred Employers Insurance, a Berkley Company, has added workers’ compensation underwriting expert, Minoo Bhatia, as...

4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Oklahoma

Jan 16, 2019 Officials say there are no reports of damage after a 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck northern Oklahoma on Tuesday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was centered near...

NetVU’s Ambers Named Chief Growth Officer at AVYST in Dallas

Jan 16, 2019 AVYST, a provider of sales and risk management produces and services for independent insurance agents and brokers and their carrier partners, announced that...

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California Storms Lead to Worry Over Potential Mudslides

Jan 16, 2019 A year after a mudslide swept through a fire-devastated California town, killing 21 people, residents of hundreds homes in burn areas were told to pack up and leave as a...

Retaking Control When Dealing With Insurtech Choices

Jan 16, 2019 Distinguishing between insider and outsider firms is the key to gaining control of insurtech options, according to Wesley Todd, creator of CaseGlide, a collaboration, workflow...

Headlights of the Future Could Offer Safety Benefits

Jan 16, 2019 Most people don’t turn on their car’s headlights and think, I wish they were brighter. Shuji Nakamura is not most people. The Nobel Prize-winning illumination...

South Carolina Lawmakers Try Again With New Medical Marijuana Bill

Jan 16, 2019 South Carolina lawmakers are once again introducing legislation to legalize marijuana for treatment of critically ill patients in the state, making another go...