May 23, 2022
Garner Insurance Agency, LLC.
Mon, 23 May 2022 10:57:56 +0000
This edition of International People Moves details appointments at three brokers: Guy Carpenter, Marsh and BMS. A summary of these new hires follows here. Guy Carpenter Announces GC Access Leadership in North America Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter an...
Mon, 23 May 2022 09:56:52 +0000
FWD Group Holdings Ltd., the Asian insurer backed by Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li, has won approval for its planned initial public offering in the city, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The company received the green …
Mon, 23 May 2022 09:29:43 +0000
First it was oil giant Shell Plc, now it’s the turn of Europe’s biggest carmaker. In the wake of a landmark Dutch ruling a year ago which ordered Shell to cut its emissions by 45% by 2030, a German organic …
Mon, 23 May 2022 09:07:36 +0000
Global power grids are about to face their biggest test in decades with electricity generation strangled in the world’s largest economies. War. Drought. Production shortages. Historically low inventories. And pandemic backlash. Energy markets across th...
Mon, 23 May 2022 08:21:13 +0000
Insurance firm Swiss Re and banking giant UBS are among five founding buyers of credits from a scheme set up by a Swiss company to drive down the cost of taking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. Even with pledges …
Mon, 23 May 2022 06:49:29 +0000
Instead of oscillating between extreme hard and soft markets, the insurance industry needs to promote a more sustainable business model that will help control the insurance cycle, according to an executive at the insurer Markel UK. And perhaps the ongo...
Mon, 23 May 2022 06:48:43 +0000
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) and Allianz have developed a digital guide to support brokers in helping their customers avoid the risks of being underinsured. Underinsurance occurs when you have insufficient insurance cover that leav...
Mon, 23 May 2022 05:34:36 +0000
Abbott Laboratories and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are on track to reopen Abbott’s baby formula manufacturing plant in Sturgis, Michigan, within one or two weeks, FDA Commissioner Robert Califf said on Thursday. Abbott, the biggest U.S. supp...
Mon, 23 May 2022 05:19:03 +0000
A jury in Pensacola, Florida federal court on Friday ordered 3M Co. to pay $77.5 million to a U.S. Army veteran who said he suffered hearing damage as a result of using the company’s military-issue earplugs. The verdict for veteran …
Mon, 23 May 2022 05:01:13 +0000
A week after a Florida news report pointed out that few people seem to know that post-insolvency autopsies are required by law, the state Department of Financial Services has posted 18 of the reports for property insurers online. The reports, …
Mon, 23 May 2022 05:00:53 +0000
CONWAY, N.H. — A forest fire in northern New Hampshire that’s burned 106 acres was nearly contained, officials said Friday. The Bemis Fire in Crawford Notch State Park, the White Mountain National Forest, and on private land began on May …
Mon, 23 May 2022 05:00:29 +0000
Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES), the broadcasting company for the New York Yankees, New York Nets and other area sports teams, is suing its insurer, Hartford Fire Insurance Co., for denying its claims for business losses that it maintains …
Mon, 23 May 2022 05:00:28 +0000
Federal authorities investigating a fatal crash last month near Phoenix say the helicopter went into a near vertical descent for unclear reasons when it was about to land. The National Transportation Safety Board issued its preliminary report last week...
Mon, 23 May 2022 05:00:22 +0000
The New Mexico Supreme Court upheld $165 million of jury awards against FedEx in a wrongful-death lawsuit stemming from a deadly crash involving a Texas family and a contract driver for the delivery company. The 2011 crash on Interstate 10 …
Mon, 23 May 2022 05:00:04 +0000
One of the four people who died in a fire at a Massachusetts apartment building last weekend had filed a defamation lawsuit against right-wing radio host Alex Jones and his InfoWars website in 2018, alleging they falsely identified him as …
Sun, 22 May 2022 17:28:24 +0000
Florida’s insurance community appears to be split, at least to some degree, on the impact that two draft bills will have on the property insurance crisis, with some praising the changes and others warning that they won’t go far enough …
Fri, 20 May 2022 16:02:24 +0000
Hub Launches Nonprofit Specialty Practice Insurance broker Hub International, with decades of experience in the sector, has launched a nonprofit specialty practice to serve the risk management, insurance and human capital needs of associations, arts an...
Fri, 20 May 2022 15:50:40 +0000
A huge fire set off by an explosion burned Thursday at a marine construction company in southeast Wisconsin. Three civilians and three firefighters were injured at Summerset Marine Construction in the small Waukesha County community of Eagle, about 35 ...
Fri, 20 May 2022 15:45:58 +0000
Minneapolis has agreed to pay $1.5 million to a man who said police used excessive force when he was arrested during the protests that followed George Floyd’s death in 2020, according to court documents filed Tuesday. Jaleel Stallings, 29, also …
Fri, 20 May 2022 15:43:10 +0000
The city of St. Louis will pay a St. Louis assistant police chief nearly $162,000 to settle his federal discrimination lawsuit in which he alleged he was passed over for the city’s top police job because he is white. Lt. …
Fri, 20 May 2022 15:37:45 +0000
Family Dollar is closing an Arkansas distribution facility where more than 1,000 rodents were found earlier this year, forcing the recall of items from hundreds of stores, the company said Wednesday. The company said it plans to close the facility …
Fri, 20 May 2022 15:27:11 +0000
Zurich’s Climate FieldView Expands Precision Crop Information for RCIS Zurich North America crop insurance business – Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS) – has added Climate FieldView to its list of precision agriculture providers available t...
Fri, 20 May 2022 14:04:19 +0000
Two of the oldest insurance agencies in Central Kentucky have merged. Rightmyer Insurance Agency in Danville, founded in the 1930s, has joined forces with Sam Dexter Insurance Agency, which began in 1954, according to a local news report. The two …
Fri, 20 May 2022 13:32:22 +0000
Seven people, including police officers and EMS personnel, were injured in an explosion at a Maryland nail salon on Monday night, officials said. Baltimore County police officers responded to a disturbance at a Woodlawn nail salon and encountered a per...
Fri, 20 May 2022 13:27:26 +0000
Maryland’s auto insurance market for drivers that private insurers won’t cover has received approval to offer combined single limits coverage up to $1 million for eligible businesses and vehicles. Maryland Auto Insurance (MAI) says many contracts, part...
Fri, 20 May 2022 13:25:25 +0000
Authorities in the Tucson suburb of Marana, Arizona, are investigating whether a fire that destroyed 14 homes under construction homes was arson. Marana police officials said the fire started last week. By the time crews from the Northwest Fire District …
Fri, 20 May 2022 13:23:29 +0000
Hawaii and the Central Pacific basin should expect two to four hurricanes, tropical depressions or tropical storms this year, federal forecasters said. The annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration outlook predicts there is a 60% chance of...
Fri, 20 May 2022 13:08:05 +0000
A federal judge in Tennessee has sentenced two Florida men to prison after they were found guilty of an extensive telemedicine fraud that convinced pharmacy benefits managers ExpressScripts, CVS Caremark, Optum and others to authorize millions of dolla...
Fri, 20 May 2022 13:04:09 +0000
Cerebral Inc. directors voted to oust the mental telehealth giant’s founder and chief executive officer, Kyle Robertson, on Wednesday, as the booming industry draws scrutiny from federal law enforcement and patient advocates. Robertson had built Cerebr...
Fri, 20 May 2022 12:22:26 +0000
Heading into the hotly contested midterm elections, the American political right has a new rallying cry: Down with ESG. Conservatives have identified the popular investing strategy, which accounts for environmental, social and governance risks, as part...