May 16, 2022
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Mon, 16 May 2022 16:47:48 +0000
Small Plane Crash on Miami Bridge Kills Man A small plane with three people aboard crashed Saturday on a bridge near Miami, striking an SUV with three occupants and killing the pilot of the plane, the Federal Aviation Administration reported. …
Mon, 16 May 2022 16:12:18 +0000
Insurance broker Acrisure has appointed Matthew Kirk as executive vice president and head of Insurance Strategy and Execution. Kirk joins Acrisure following 16 years at The Hartford, where he served as senior vice president and chief officer, Sales & D...
Mon, 16 May 2022 16:09:04 +0000
A coalition of 16 state attorneys general is supporting a Fairfax County, Virginia school board that has been challenged in court for implementing a new race-neutral high school admissions policy that aims to increase diversity of all kinds, including ...
Mon, 16 May 2022 15:12:55 +0000
The White House on Monday said it has released $110 billion in funding from the $1 trillion infrastructure package that seeks to fix crumbling roads, expand broadband internet and improve the electrical grid. Monday marks the six-month anniversary of P...
Mon, 16 May 2022 15:03:24 +0000
Three out of four of the major European reinsurers reported their profits were negatively affected as a result of elevated natural catastrophe claims and a first round of claims reserves from the Russia-Ukraine war, according to Fitch Ratings in a …
Mon, 16 May 2022 14:54:24 +0000
Ahead of next week’s special legislative session, Florida’s chief financial officer is asking lawmakers for $6.5 million to fund 23 new investigative positions and to launch a public education campaign, part of his proposal to combat insurance fraud an...
Mon, 16 May 2022 14:33:09 +0000
The Louisiana Supreme Court threw out charges Friday against a pastor who flouted restrictions on gatherings early in the coronavirus pandemic, ruling 5-2 that the governor’s executive orders violated freedom of religion. “This is a tremendous win for ...
Mon, 16 May 2022 14:29:53 +0000
The owner of an oil pipeline that spewed thousands of barrels of crude oil onto Southern California beaches in 2015 has agreed to pay $230 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by fishermen and property owners, court documents show. …
Mon, 16 May 2022 14:28:41 +0000
You can’t quite see it yet from Plank Road or La. 19 near Zachary, but work crews are building a man-made river from scratch. Down inside a huge, wide “V” carved out of the earth, concrete pillars for a bridge …
Mon, 16 May 2022 14:25:03 +0000
USI Insurance Services acquired Sacramento, California-based Ames-Grenz Insurance Services Inc. Ames-Grenz is an employee benefits brokerage and advisory firm. USI is an insurance brokerage and consulting firm providing property/casualty, employee bene...
Mon, 16 May 2022 14:24:58 +0000
Core Specialty Names Ann Brady as Senior Vice President of Agriculture Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries named Ann Brady as senior vice president of agriculture reporting directly to Bill Fischer, president, agriculture. Core...
Mon, 16 May 2022 14:19:10 +0000
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Mokena, Illinois-based Hruska Insurancenter, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1956, Hruska Insurancenter is a retail property/casualty brokerage with a particular focus ...
Mon, 16 May 2022 14:17:20 +0000
A group backing the legalization of marijuana for adult use in Ohio and Republican legislative leaders have reached a settlement calling for a possible statewide legalization vote next year. Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol sued the Republi...
Mon, 16 May 2022 13:50:35 +0000
This edition of International People Moves details appointments at QBE Insurance, MS Amlin, and Generali. A summary of these new hires follows here. QBE Hires RSA’s Germain as Group Chief Information Officer QBE Insurance Group announced the appointmen...
Mon, 16 May 2022 13:10:37 +0000
Bill Cosby was released from prison when his conviction that he drugged and assaulted a woman was overturned. Quarterback Deshaun Watson landed a record-setting $230 million contract, despite an investigation into allegations he assaulted 22 women. Cel...
Mon, 16 May 2022 12:31:42 +0000
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit 12 women brought last summer against Liberty University, accusing the Christian institution of fostering an unsafe environment on its Virginia campus and mishandling cases of sexual assault and harassment, acc...
Mon, 16 May 2022 07:45:38 +0000
Cyber insurance is experiencing a capacity crunch right now, and although that is expected to continue through at least the end of the year, it’s not all bad news, according to Brittany Baker, senior director of technical sales at CyberCube, …
Mon, 16 May 2022 11:03:46 +0000
PARIS – A French court has ordered Sanofi to pay more than 400,000 euros ($416,440) in damages to a family whose child suffered from a form of autism caused by its epilepsy drug Valproate, saying the drugmaker failed to inform …
Mon, 16 May 2022 09:20:31 +0000
South Africa’s deadliest floods in almost three decades was exacerbated by climate change and similarly heavy rainfall can be expected to occur more regularly, according to scientists collaborating under the World Weather Attribution initiative. Rainfa...
Mon, 16 May 2022 08:45:15 +0000
EU countries and lawmakers agreed on Friday to tougher cyber-security rules for large energy, transport and financial firms, digital providers and medical device makers amid concerns about cyber attacks by state actors and other malicious players. The ...
Mon, 16 May 2022 07:50:00 +0000
Russia’s biggest airline, Aeroflot, said on Friday it had bought eight Airbus A330 aircraft from foreign leasing companies “as part of the fulfillment of contractual obligations.” More than 400 aircraft leased from Western firms, worth almost $10 billi...
Mon, 16 May 2022 06:00:16 +0000
Already, 2022 is taking its place in a pantheon of years that have seen the nature of fire change — and all parts of the world fall under threat. It’s only expected to get worse, with drought and heat waves …
Mon, 16 May 2022 05:12:57 +0000
U.S. air-safety regulators have told Boeing Co. the documentation it submitted to win approval to resume 787 deliveries to airlines after a year is incomplete, two people familiar with the matter said. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ide...
Mon, 16 May 2022 05:01:11 +0000
Starting today, May 16, Florida insurance agents and 68,000 policyholders will have 45 days to find new homeowners and dwelling coverage, under a financial restructuring plan submitted by FedNat Insurance and its sister companies. But unlike an insolve...
Mon, 16 May 2022 05:01:07 +0000
The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance has named Michael Shulz to be director of business development for the insurance division, promoting the growth of Tennessee-based captive insurance companies. Tennessee already ranks 10th in the world f...
Mon, 16 May 2022 05:00:53 +0000
Delaware’s state Senate on Thursday gave final approval to a bill legalizing possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults for recreational use. The legislation cleared the Democrat-led Senate on a 13-7 party line vote. Sen. Bruce Ennis …
Mon, 16 May 2022 05:00:20 +0000
Woodruff Sawyer named Andrew Holloway as a vice president, surety. Holloway was previously regional manager at Hartford Bond for 17 years, working in both Southern and Northern California. He will be based in Woodruff Sawyer’s Walnut Creek, California,...
Mon, 16 May 2022 05:00:06 +0000
A former Bridgeport assistant police chief’s lawsuit claiming he was defrauded out of the police chief’s job can go forward, a state appeals court has ruled. James Nardozzi’s lawsuit stemmed from the hiring scandal that landed the city’s police chief …
Fri, 13 May 2022 22:04:04 +0000
The California Legislature has agreed to increase how much money people can win in medical malpractice lawsuits, resolving one of the thorniest disputes in state politics by raising a cap on damages for the first time in 47 years. California …
Fri, 13 May 2022 16:35:58 +0000
IA&B Welcomes John Savant as Government Affairs Director The independent insurance agents’ trade association for Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware has a new lobbyist. The Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B) has hired John Savant as government affairs d...