December 14, 2018
Garner Insurance Agency, LLC.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 +0000
AXIS Insurance announced the hiring of Andrew Maher as senior cyber underwriter. Maher joins AXIS from Markel in London, where he spent two years as a senior cyber underwriter. He began his career at Beazley, where he held several underwriting …
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:00:59 +0000
Insurance agents and brokers who market themselves as experts in cannabis or cyber could wind up regretting that positioning. Because both are relatively new exposures subject to changing regulations and coverages, producers marketing themselves as exp...
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:00:48 +0000
Lego A/S wants to make sure any plastic toy figurine unwrapped in an American home during the holidays isn’t what the toymaker calls a copycat of its own products. The Danish toymaker is asking a federal judge in Connecticut to …
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:00:37 +0000
Grupo Aeromexico SAB is investigating whether a drone slammed into a Boeing Co. 737 jetliner as the aircraft approached its destination in Tijuana, Mexico, on the U.S. border. Images on local media showed considerable damage to the nose of the …
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:00:28 +0000
Flying cars, long a staple of science fiction, may be landing in the real world sooner than you think. Sleek vehicles floating above their more chaotic, terrestrial siblings are common trope in stories of a more technologically advanced future that …
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:47:27 +0000
A judge has rejected a deputy’s claim that he had no duty to confront the gunman during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Refusing to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the parent of a victim, Broward Circuit Judge Patti Englander …
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:35:45 +0000
An earthquake that struck eastern Tennessee early Wednesday could be felt as far away as Atlanta, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The light earthquake occurred about 4:15 a.m., and was centered about 7 miles (about 10 kilometers) northeast of Decatur. …
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:34:50 +0000
United Benefit Advisors (UBA), a nationwide independent employee benefits advisory organization, has added Athens Insurance Agency as one of its partner agencies. Athens Insurance Agency provides affordable personal, commercial, and employee benefits c...
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:23:29 +0000
Protective Insurance Co. and 5Star Specialty Programs have expanded their partnership in the public auto market, making 5Star Protective’s sole distribution source for its commercial auto insurance offering in the public auto (charter/school bus and li...
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:04:52 +0000
A federal jury is again siding with neighbors who complained that a Smithfield Foods industrial-scale hog operation in North Carolina was such a nuisance it damaged how they lived their lives. The jury on Wednesday said eight neighbors should be …
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:45:40 +0000
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is asking residential insurers to pay at least 75 percent and up to 100 percent of personal property or contents coverage in the event of a total loss without requiring policyholders to provide detailed pers...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 19:00:57 +0000
Slice Labs Inc. said it is now making its Insurance Cloud Services (ICS) available in the United Kingdom and across the European Union. The ICS allows subscribing insurers to Iaunch on-demand insurance products customised to locale, language and demogr...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:55:36 +0000
A driver of a Walt Disney World bus was ticketed for careless driving after a crash that sent 14 passengers to a hospital with minor injuries. The Florida Highway Patrol says one bus rear-ended another at a parking booth near …
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:38:31 +0000
Acquiring and retaining talent remains the top challenge for Michigan’s small- to mid-sized business leaders, according to a survey commissioned by Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and the Michigan Business Network. The latest Michigan Future...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:32:48 +0000
Millennial business owners are more likely to work with insurance agents than those in other generations. What’s more, they’re seeking agent counsel on a variety of financial issues, according to Nationwide’s fourth annual Business Owner Survey. The in...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:32:17 +0000
Drilling company officials ignored multiple warnings that safety equipment at an Oklahoma gas well was malfunctioning before an explosion that killed five workers and badly injured another, the family of one of the dead workers contends in a recent cou...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:30:21 +0000
Police at the University of Tennessee are investigating a fraternity after two women reported being drugged and sexually assaulted. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports the university sent a safety notice Friday around the Knoxville campus, saying it ha...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:30:18 +0000
The Independent Insurance Agents of Austin and the Texas Surplus Lines Association Inc. joined efforts in December to collect food and money for the Capital Area Food Bank located in Austin, Texas. At the IIAA Christmas luncheon held at the …
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:29:15 +0000
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin will soon consider food safety rules on marijuana edibles, which advocates say should help bring clarity to the cannabis-infused food market. The Oklahoman reports that the Oklahoma Board of Health voted Tuesday to send the ru...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:26:13 +0000
A popular upscale restaurant in North Dakota’s capital city is being sued for allegedly firing a server after she became pregnant. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the federal lawsuit against East 40 Inc. on Monday. The company do...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:25:21 +0000
Brightway Insurance has added a new agency location in Illinois — Brightway, The Nadelhoffer Family Agency in Warrenville opened by Matt and Rebecca Nadelhoffer. The Nadelhoffers come to Brightway with experience in business, teaching and coaching. R...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:52:24 +0000
A sleeping child is more likely to be awakened by voice alarms than by traditional tone alarms, new research finds. The researchers found that a sleeping child is about three times more likely to be awakened by one of the …
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:35:22 +0000
Hub International Ltd. has acquired the assets of G.P. Barich Insurance Agency Inc. in Redlands, Calif. George Barich, president of Barich Insurance, will join Hub California and will report to Jim Jesser, executive vice president of Hub California. Te...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:32:09 +0000
Allstate this week announced estimated catastrophe losses for the month of November 2018 of $685 million, pre-tax ($541 million, after-tax). Catastrophe losses occurring in November comprised six events at an estimated cost of $679 million, pre-tax ($5...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:32:35 +0000
The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has acquired Massachusetts-based Mackintire Insurance Agency Inc. The transaction became effective December 1, 2018. Mackintire is a commercial and personal lines retail insurance agency founded in 1991. Located in Westborough,...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:21:06 +0000
A Rhode Island insurance agent and agency owner who specializes in providing equine insurance coverage has admitted to operating schemes which defrauded customers, insurance companies and finance companies of approximately $1.3 million. Randall N. Leve...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:41 +0000
Hub International Limited (Hub), a global insurance brokerage, has acquired the assets of Nolen Associates Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Located in Springfield, Penn., Nolen Associates is a full-service medical malpractice insurance...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:50:30 +0000
New York legislators are pledging to change laws that have allowed predatory lenders to use the state court system to seize the assets of thousands of small businesses across the country. Brad Hoylman, incoming chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committe...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:08:04 +0000
Average world temperatures are on course to far exceed the main goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global warming, a study showed on Tuesday [Nov. 11]. But the overshoot by the end of this century could be …
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:34:17 +0000
A poll of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and micro businesses in the UK shows over half are confused by or even unaware of the rules around the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), while more than eight out of …