Wednesday, September 18, 2019

North Carolina Attorney General Plans to Sue Purdue Pharma Family

North Carolina’s attorney general says he’s pursuing accountability from the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma with a pending lawsuit over their role in the country’s opioid epidemic. Attorney General Josh Stein said Friday a lawsuit targeting the Sackler …


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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Report: More Than 70 Kids in North Carolina Poisoned by E-Cigarettes

North Carolina Poison Control says nearly 75 children under age 5 have been poisoned by e-cigarettes and vaping products in 2019. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the group said in a news release that nearly 150 people have …


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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Arkansas Senate Leader Proposes New Regulations, Tax on Vaping

Arkansas’ Senate president has proposed a new tax and regulations on vaping products, and said he hopes the governor will call lawmakers back to the Capitol to take up the issue. Republican Sen. Jim Hendren proposed the legislation in response …


Arkansas Senate Leader Proposes New Regulations, Tax on Vaping
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Category: Texas / South Central News
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Arnold, Palsgraaf Appointed to New Positions at North Dakota Insurance Department

North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread has appointed John Arnold as deputy insurance commissioner and Johnny Palsgraaf as general counsel. Prior to his appointment with the North Dakota Insurance Department, Arnold served as the State Elections director for the Secretary …


Arnold, Palsgraaf Appointed to New Positions at North Dakota Insurance Department
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Category: Midwest News
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Man Convicted of Workers’ Comp Fraud Must Repay $7.2K to Texas Mutual

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. reported that a Travis County district court sentenced Ramon S. Flores of Kingwood on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges. Flores reported a job-related injury while working as a driver for Direct International Wine and Spirits in Houston …


Man Convicted of Workers’ Comp Fraud Must Repay $7.2K to Texas Mutual
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Category: Texas / South Central News
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:23:58 +0000
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Board of Iowa Public Entities Insurance Pool Criticized for Out-of-State Travel, Expenses

Board members of an Iowa government insurance program have frequently held public meetings at posh out-of-state resorts, costing tens of thousands of dollars while making it harder for the public to attend, a review by The Associated Press shows. Directors …


Board of Iowa Public Entities Insurance Pool Criticized for Out-of-State Travel, Expenses
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Category: Midwest News
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Favorable Results Bring FCCI Insurance Dividends for Indiana/Kentucky Contractors

FCCI Insurance Group reported it has awarded a dividend based on favorable results for its Contractors Select program with Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Indiana/Kentucky. The program is designed to reward ABC of Indiana/Kentucky member policyholders with a record …


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Category: Midwest News
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:19:19 +0000
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Humberto Becomes Major Hurricane but Bermuda Could Be Spared Direct Hit

Bermuda residents boarded up windows of homes and businesses on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto became a major storm on route the Atlantic archipelago, although forecasts showed they could be spared a direct hit. Hurricane force winds and rains were expected …


Humberto Becomes Major Hurricane but Bermuda Could Be Spared Direct Hit
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Category: International News
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:14:19 +0000
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Russell Promoted to Accounting, Finance Specialist at J.M. Wilson in Michigan

J.M. Wilson has promoted Crystal Russell to accounting and finance specialist in its Portage, Michigan, office. Russell will also be responsible for JM Wilson’s in-house finance company, Cedar Finance. Her duties also include processing accounts payable and receivable, finance contracts …


Russell Promoted to Accounting, Finance Specialist at J.M. Wilson in Michigan
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Category: Midwest News
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Weakened Imelda Aims Foot or More of Rain at Flood-Prone Houston

Tropical Storm Imelda has lost some of its wind power, but continues to pour rain down on the U.S. Gulf Coast, with 12 to 15 inches already recorded and flood-prone Houston in its path. Imelda is now a tropical depression, …


Weakened Imelda Aims Foot or More of Rain at Flood-Prone Houston
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Category: Texas / South Central News
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Spencer Educational Foundation Taps Miller for New Executive Director Position

The Spencer Educational Foundation announced the addition of Megan Miller as executive director, a new position. Miller will oversee the foundation’s day-to-day operations including the administration of grants, the Risk Manager in Residence program for universities, and the scholarship and …


Spencer Educational Foundation Taps Miller for New Executive Director Position
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Category: National News
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:39:27 +0000
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

California Spending $20M on Campaign to Warn Public of Vaping Dangers

California will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis products and step up efforts to halt the sale of illicit products amid a rise in vaping-related illnesses. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom …


California Spending $20M on Campaign to Warn Public of Vaping Dangers
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Category: West News
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Cover in California Names Mercury’s Houlihan Chief Insurance Officer

Cover in San Francisco, Calif., has named Robert Houlihan chief insurance officer. He becomes part of the management team in the company’s U.S. headquarters. Houlihan has more than 20 years of industry experience. He joins Cover following positions at Progressive …


Cover in California Names Mercury’s Houlihan Chief Insurance Officer
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PG&E Tells Fire Safety Critics Utility is Going Beyond Call of Duty

PG&E Corp. sought to assure a judge it’s making progress on fire prevention, saying it’s exceeding regulatory requirements to clear vegetation from power lines. Kevin Orsini, a lawyer for the utility, on Tuesday acknowledged criticism from a court-appointed compliance monitor, …


PG&E Tells Fire Safety Critics Utility is Going Beyond Call of Duty
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Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:47:50 +0000
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New York Moves to Enact Statewide Flavored E-Cigarette Ban

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be …


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Category: East News
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:22:44 +0000
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Hub International Acquires Assets of New York’s StoneStreet Pearl River

Hub International Limited (Hub), a global employee benefit and insurance brokerage firm, has acquired the assets of StoneStreet Pearl River LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Pearl River, N.Y., and led by Barbara Delaney, StoneStreet is …


Hub International Acquires Assets of New York’s StoneStreet Pearl River
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Americans Failing to Act on Cyber Risk Concerns, Chubb Survey Finds

When it comes to cybersecurity, Americans say they are concerned, but many are not taking the preventative steps needed to protect themselves from a cyber attack. According to Chubb’s Third Annual Cyber Report, complacency seems to have taken hold: eight-in-10 …


Americans Failing to Act on Cyber Risk Concerns, Chubb Survey Finds
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Category: National News
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Saxe Doernberger & Vita P.C. Hires Crawford to Northeast Office

Saxe Doernberger & Vita P.C. (SDV) has hired Associate Janet E. Crawford to its Northeast office. Crawford brings experience from a career in litigation to her new role. In addition to insurance coverage, she has worked on a range of …


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Conner Strong & Buckelew Hires Trullinger, Keating in New Jersey

Conner Strong & Buckelew, an insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm, has hired Thomas Trullinger as senior vice president of Mergers and Acquisitions. He will be based in the firm’s Camden, N.J., headquarters. In this role, …


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FAA Invites Global Regulators to Meet Over Boeing 737 Status

Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson has invited about 50 aviation safety regulators from around the world to an informal briefing in Montreal next week on the status of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX, according to an email seen by …


FAA Invites Global Regulators to Meet Over Boeing 737 Status
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Business Leaders Spend Less Than 1 Day a Year Focusing on Cyber Risk: Marsh Survey

A majority of busy board members and senior executives, who are responsible for their organization’s cyber risk management, spent less than a day in the last year to focus on cyber risk issues, according to a new report published by …


Business Leaders Spend Less Than 1 Day a Year Focusing on Cyber Risk: Marsh Survey
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Risk of No-Deal Brexit Is Now ‘Palpable,’ Says EU’s Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday that the risk of a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 is now “palpable,” sparking a drop in the pound. Juncker, speaking to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, after a meeting with …


Risk of No-Deal Brexit Is Now ‘Palpable,’ Says EU’s Juncker
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Lloyd’s Expects ‘Sobering’ Results from Survey of Workplace Culture

Lloyd’s of London expects “sobering” results from a survey of the workplace culture at its member firms, the insurance market’s chairman said on Wednesday as a rise in investment income drove a four-fold profit rise. In May the 330-year old …


Lloyd’s Expects ‘Sobering’ Results from Survey of Workplace Culture
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Lloyd’s Names Sansom Chief Risk Officer, Announces Departure of Chief People Officer

Lloyd’s announced that David Sansom has been confirmed as chief risk officer, subject to regulatory approval. Sansom’s remit includes all areas of risk management within the Corporation of Lloyd’s as well as oversight for market-level risks. He also manages Lloyd’s …


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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Lloyd’s Returns to Profit in 1st Half After 2 Full Years of Losses

Lloyd’s of London, the world’s biggest insurance market, returned to profit in the first half after two full-year losses. The more than 300-year-old corporation made a profit before tax of 2.3 billion pounds ($2.8 billion) in the first six months …


Lloyd’s Returns to Profit in 1st Half After 2 Full Years of Losses
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BNP Broker Wins Sex Discrimination Lawsuit, Highlighting Unequal Pay, Laddish Culture

A broker at BNP Paribas SA who complained about being paid less than male colleagues won her employment suit after a London judge ruled that she suffered sexual discrimination. Stacey Macken, a prime brokerage product manager who still works at …


BNP Broker Wins Sex Discrimination Lawsuit, Highlighting Unequal Pay, Laddish Culture
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Description: A broker at BNP Paribas SA who complained about being paid less than male colleagues won her employment suit after a London judge ruled that she suffered sexual discrimination. Stacey Macken, a prime brokerage product manager who still works at …
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As Legacy Acquisitions Boom, What Will Happen to Deal Pricing?

Activity in the legacy insurance market has boomed. However, as capital pours in, perhaps it is best to understand how pricing will develop in the space and whether increased capital will drive price deterioration. For a start, it is widely …


As Legacy Acquisitions Boom, What Will Happen to Deal Pricing?
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Insurtechs Poised to Challenge Traditional Home Insurers: J.D. Power

Traditional home insurers appear to be in need of an image change, and that, in turn, could create a big opportunity for insurtech startups, according to the latest J.D. Power U.S. Home Insurance study. Approximately 74 percent of their customers …


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Gays’ Job Rights at Stake in Upcoming Supreme Court Cases

Gerald Bostock says he’s convinced his participation in a gay softball league was why he was fired from his job running the child-advocate program at the juvenile court in Clayton County, Georgia. The Atlanta-area county’s decision sent “a homophobic message …


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New Hog Slaughterhouse Rules Please Firms, Worry Food Safety Advocates

U.S. food safety and the health of plant workers will be at risk from new federal rules that allow meat companies to slaughter hogs as fast as they want and shift the role of government inspectors, food and environmental advocates …


New Hog Slaughterhouse Rules Please Firms, Worry Food Safety Advocates
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