March 28, 2020
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Fri, 27 Mar 2020 19:23:01 +0000
Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is asking insurers doing business in the state to immediately extend automobile insurance coverage for personal delivery drivers to aid people temporarily assigned this duty during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:08:21 +0000
Demotech has affirmed 37 of the 46 Florida-based companies rated by the actuarial firm, as of March 26, according to information gathered from Demotech’s website. That leaves fewer than 10 Florida insurers that are still awaiting a decision on their …
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:53:01 +0000
A well-known California restaurateur has filed a lawsuit against a unit of The Hartford, seeking a declaration that the owner’s commercial insurance policy covers losses caused by a statewide business shutdown ordered to prevent the spread of coronavir...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:52:58 +0000
Regulators in North Carolina and Georgia are clarifying that insurance is considered an essential business as states move to limit what industries remain open during the current coronavirus outbreak. On March 24, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner M...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:36:34 +0000
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready has approved waiving certain requirements for new licenses issued to producers and adjusters. These measures will ensure services remain available during the state’s response to COVID-19. The Oklahoma Insur...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:32:09 +0000
President Donald Trump has granted a federal disaster declaration in Louisiana and ordered assistance to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by COVID-19. Louisiana’s governor asked the White House to declare a major disaster in his state ...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:28:44 +0000
World Insurance Associates LLC (WIA), based in Tinton Falls, New Jersey, has acquired TAB Insurance Agency LLC of Frisco, Texas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. TAB Insurance Agency a full service, independent insurance agency that offers ...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:28:20 +0000
President Donald Trump declared Florida a disaster area Wednesday because of the new coronavirus outbreak, while another of the state’s largest metropolitan areas moved toward a near-shutdown. The president acted a day after Gov. Ron DeSantis requested...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:22:40 +0000
The city of Ferguson, Missouri, has agreed to a $1.7 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit that accused its municipal court of charging illegal court fees, attorneys involved in the case said. A judge on March 24 approved a preliminary …
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:17:47 +0000
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), the exclusive provider of workers’ compensation insurance in the state, is allowing insurance premium installment payments due for March, April, and May to be deferred until June 1. The BWC serves 249,000...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:41:15 +0000
AM Best has revised the outlooks to negative from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb” of McMillan Warner Mutual Insurance Co. (MWM) in Marshfield, Wisconsin The Credit Ratings …
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:49:50 +0000
Technical issues made it difficult to get information about a tsunami watch for Hawaii and its subsequent cancellation, the National Weather Service said Wednesday. The brief tsunami watch was canceled Tuesday after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck in...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:45:23 +0000
The stock market turmoil triggered by the coronavirus pandemic is raising worries that Pacific Gas & Electric’s $13.5 billion settlement with victims of catastrophic wildfires may be worth far less by the time the beleaguered company emerges from bankr...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:41:24 +0000
California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has directed insurance companies to submit data to the California Department of Insurance regarding coverage of commercial business interruption related to COVID-19. It is hoped the data will help state po...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:30:58 +0000
Chubb confirmed that is looking into a possible hack attack, though a spokesperson said the insurance giant’s network appears at this point to be unaffected. “We are currently investigating a computer security incident that may involve unauthorized acc...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:18:46 +0000
The Federal Aviation Administration revoked a foundation’s permission to carry passengers aboard its World War II-era planes after a deadly crash in October. The agency cited safety concerns in its decision to prohibit the Collings Foundation from char...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:13:28 +0000
A judge has denied a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit against New Hampshire based gun manufacturer SIG Sauer. Judge Joseph Laplante found Monday that Derick Ortiz, who filed the lawsuit in September, had adequately proved his standing for litig...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:07:09 +0000
One of the nation’s biggest health insurers is waiving patient payments for hospital stays tied to the coronavirus. CVS Health’s insurer Aetna said Wednesday that many of its customers will not have to make co-payments or other forms of cost …
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:44:31 +0000
The email came from the boss. We’re watching you, it told Axos Financial Inc. employees working from home. We’re capturing your keystrokes. We’re logging the websites you visit. Every 10 minutes or so, we’re taking a screen shot. So get …
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:23:29 +0000
Lloyd’s insurers face COVID-19 related claims from approximately 14 categories of insurance, said Chief Executive Officer John Neal during a media call to discuss the market’s 2019 results. Neal said it is too early for the market to assess the …
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:41:42 +0000
Blenheim Underwriting announced it has been granted ‘approval in principle’ by the Lloyd’s board to establish a new managing agency. Blenheim said it can now submit an application to the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct A...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:28:21 +0000
Since last week, emails from foreign clients have been flooding into export manager Grace Gao’s in-box, asking to delay orders already made, putting goods ready to be shipped on hold until further notice, or asking for payment grace periods of …
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:06:15 +0000
Mediclinic International Plc has appointed former chief executive of Lloyd’s of London, Inga Beale, as an independent non-executive director and its next chairwoman, the company said on Friday. Beale will succeed Chairman Edwin Hertzog after his retire...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 07:56:20 +0000
Marie-Pascale Schuller started feeling sick last week. The 57-year-old doctor specializes in respiratory illnesses, and she had a strong suspicion as to what her fever, cough and aches meant. She wanted to keep seeing patients without the risk of expos...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 07:10:05 +0000
A proposed merger of Florida-based insurers Omega Insurance Co. and Tower Hill Select into Tower Hill Signature Insurance Co. has been approved by Florida regulators. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation approved the merger March 25 following a c...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 06:13:49 +0000
A West Virginia nursing home with at least 20 coronavirus cases has become “ground zero” for the state’s growing virus caseload, officials said Wednesday. Carl Shrader, medical director for the Sundale nursing home in Morgantown, said 16 residents and ...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 05:00:22 +0000
Los Angeles, Calif.-based Just Auto Insurance Inc. has launched a telematics-based auto insurance for lower income consumers. Just’s pricing model is based on an in-house telematics model, which uses data from more than 12,000 drivers. The firm says it...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:49:13 +0000
Home healthcare providers, the lifelines to 12 million vulnerable Americans, are scrambling to decide how to serve patients who show symptoms of coronavirus — and how to ensure that the providers themselves neither catch nor spread it. A Texas-based co...
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:06:23 +0000
Drivers for the online food delivery service Postmates Inc. are employees who are eligible for state unemployment insurance, New York’s top court has ruled. The ruling upsets the “gig” business model of courier service Postmates and other platforms lik...
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 19:39:41 +0000
It’s not just toilet paper and hand sanitizer people have been stocking up on during the COVID-19 crisis. Inventory levels at adult use cannabis stores in the U.S. showed a quick decline after the COVID-19 crisis began, as what was …