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PCI Responds to California Commissioner’s Statements on Federal Tax Reform
The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America is taking issue with a statement from California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones calling for rate reviews following the federal tax legislation passed by Congress. Jones said Monday he wants insurers in his state …

POSTED JANUARY 24, 2018 12:52 AM
Losses From Southern California Fire Could Reach $2.5B, Expert Says
Losses from the Thomas Fire in Southern California are expected to fall between $1 billion and $2.5 billion, a catastrophe modeling firm said on Tuesday. The Thomas Fire, which raged across Southern California’s Ventura and Santa Barbara counties throughout most …

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 10:37 PM
Security Firm to Pay $90K to Settle Religious Discrimination Suit in California
Universal Protection Services, LP, dba Universal Protection Services, a nationwide private security services company, will pay $90,000 and furnish other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed in California by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced …

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 9:12 PM
$19 Billion in Potential Losses from Cloud Services Failure Mostly Uninsured: Lloyd’s, AIR
A cyber problem that temporary shuts down a top U.S. cloud computing provider could trigger as much as $19 billion in business losses, only a fraction of which would be insured, Lloyd’s of London said in a report on Tuesday. …

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 7:00 PM
FIT Insurance in Washington Names Morales Personal Account Manager
Bellevue, Wash.-based FIT Insurance has named Cynthia Morales a personal account manager. Morales has more than five years of experience in the private client insurance industry. She comes to FIT from Pacific Northwest Insurance. FIT Insurance is a boutique insurance …

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 6:58 PM
EPIC Adds Westphal in California Healthcare Practice
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has added Philip Westphal to its commercial property/casualty team in Sacramento, Calif., as a risk advisor/broker in the healthcare practice. Westphal will report to Tom McCready, managing principal and healthcare practice co-leader. He will be …

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 6:51 PM
Registration for California Seismic Retrofit Grants Opens
Registration opens today for eligible homeowners to receive grants of up to $3,000 for seismic retrofits of their older homes. Homeowners have until Feb. 23 to apply for a grant from California’s Earthquake Brace + Bolt program. EBB is expanding …

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 6:48 PM
Kentucky Accuses Drug Distributor of Helping Fuel Opioid Epidemic
Kentucky’s attorney general on Monday accused drug distributor McKesson Corp of helping fuel the opioid epidemic by failing to halt shipments of suspiciously large or frequent orders by pharmacies of prescription painkillers. The complaint by Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear …

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 5:52 PM
Tree Company Sued, Blamed for 2011 Texas Wildfire that Killed 2
Texas is suing a vegetation management company that it alleges caused the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire, the most destructive wildfire in Texas history. The lawsuit filed on Jan. 19 by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton alleges the Asplundh Tree …

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 5:42 PM
Buildings Damaged, Power Cut by Strong Winds in Arkansas
Thousands of people are without electricity in Arkansas after strong storms moved through the state. Entergy Arkansas says crews are working to restore electricity to the 7,000 homes and businesses that lost power in the storms late Sunday and early …

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 5:40 PM

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Professional Claims Solutions (PCS) Investigation Leads to Insurance Fraud Arrest/Conviction in Passaic County

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Professional Claims Solutions (PCS) VCWC (Video Camera and Witness Canvass) Investigation uncovered a staged pedestrian accident. PCS conducted a thorough Video Surveillance Canvass and located a camera over two blocks away on […]

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POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 5:45 PM
USAA insurance company offered military members financial help during shutdown

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The insurer was providing interest-free loans to military members whose paychecks were impacted by the government shutdown. Military members whose paycheck depends on the government staying open had a bit of help […]

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POSTED JANUARY 23, 2018 9:00 AM
US government shutdown leaves CHIP without funding

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Senate failed to pass the House-sponsored continuing resolution (CR) to the president on Friday. The Senate was unable to advance the House-sponsored CR ahead of a US government shutdown last week. It […]

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POSTED JANUARY 22, 2018 9:00 AM
Auto insurance refund on the way to many customers who bought via car dealer

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Suncorp and Allianz will be repaying $63 million to customers who purchased through dealerships. Allianz and Suncorp are required to pay an auto insurance refund total of $63 million to customers who […]

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POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 9:00 AM
Long Term Care Insurance Industry Paid $9.2 Billion in Claims in 2017 Reports AALTCI

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Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 2018 –(PR.com)– The nation’s long term care insurance companies paid $9.2 Billion in claim benefits to some 295,000 individuals in 2017 according to the American Association for […]

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POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 8:00 AM
The SCE Group to Acquire Cayden Security

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Fort Lee, NJ, January 18, 2018 –(PR.com)– The SCE Group announced today the acquisition of Cayden Security, a leader in the cyber security and IT risk management and compliance space. Cayden Security […]

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POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 3:17 PM
Revolut travel insurance covers you using geolocation tech in your phone

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This Fintech startup offers a subscription service offering international medical and dental coverage. The new Revolut travel insurance, the product of a Fintech startup, now offers international medical and dental coverage. The […]

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POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 9:00 AM
Women of SterlingRisk Named American Heart Association "Go Red for Women" Honorees

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Woodbury, NY, January 18, 2018 –(PR.com)– The Long Island American Heart Association has announced that the Women of SterlingRisk will serve as honorees at its 17th Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon, […]

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POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 8:00 AM
Florida no fault car insurance repeal moves ahead in state Senate

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Senator Tom Lee (R-Brandon) introduced the bill in the hopes of controlling skyrocketing premiums. The no fault car insurance bill meant to repeal the current system in Florida has cleared an important […]

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POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 9:00 AM
New Allstate jobs abound as State Farm lays off more workers

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Allstate will be hiring 800 new people throughout the American Northwest and Washington state. Even as State Farm layoffs continue, the number of new Allstate jobs available will see a sharp spike […]

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POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 9:00 AM

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