May 28, 2020
New England Insurance Group
Thu, 28 May 2020 18:24:13 +0000
Pacific Gas & Electric limped into bankruptcy vilified for its long-running neglect of a crumbling electrical grid that ignited a succession of horrific Northern California wildfires. After nearly a year-and-a-half of wrangling during one of the most c...
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:59:24 +0000
AAIS (the American Association of Insurance Services) and Berkley Re Solutions, a Berkley Company (BRS), have launched Family Cyber Protection Solution, a new product designed to protect consumers as cyber threats and crimes continue to increase. The F...
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:53:19 +0000
An outbreak of coronavirus cases at a Kentucky nursing home forced the evacuation of dozens of residents to hospitals, state officials said Tuesday. Thirty-nine residents and 20 staff members at Nazareth Clifton in Louisville tested positive for the vi...
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:50:19 +0000
A chemical manufacturer has been cited by federal officials for workplace safety hazards and fined more than $500,000 after a fire and explosions at its Port Neches, Texas, plant in November 2019. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and …
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:47:26 +0000
South Florida streets flooded Tuesday following several days of heavy rains and thunderstorms. The National Weather Service in Miami issued flash flood warnings in parts of Miami-Dade and Broward counties that were set to last into the night. Tuesday m...
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:24:03 +0000
At least four tornadoes raked parts of Iowa on May 26, the National Weather Service confirmed, to give the state a second day of severe weather. All of the tornadoes appeared to be weak and in mostly uninhabited areas that …
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:20:24 +0000
Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance, Inc. (MIAA), a network of independent insurance agencies across seven states, has added Skyline Risk Management of Independence, Missouri, as a member of the agency group. Skyline Risk Management was founded by Presid...
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:16:06 +0000
The owner of a business that hosted crowded pool parties over the Memorial Day weekend at Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks says no laws were broken and safety measures were in place to protect against the spread of the coronavirus. …
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:11:53 +0000
Robby Moore, with PLUS Inc. in Austin, Texas, has been installed as president of the Austin Association of Insurance Professionals for 2020/21. The 2020/21 officers and directors for AAIP were installed in virtual ceremony on May 19. In addition, the …
Thu, 28 May 2020 15:28:00 +0000
A deadly plane crash in Pakistan is prompting questions about how the crew could touch down without landing gear when their sophisticated jetliner was bristling with equipment to prevent pilots from doing just that. After an abrupt descent that had …
Thu, 28 May 2020 15:13:51 +0000
State officials have planned a series of virtual forums this week for the owners and operators businesses that will be allowed to reopen next week as Rhode Island’s economic restart continues. The forums being hosted by the Rhode Island Commerce …
Thu, 28 May 2020 14:47:46 +0000
The cost of insurance claims from four natural catastrophes during Australia’s 2019-2020 summer has passed A$5.19 billion (US$3.44 billion), said the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA). Thousands of new claims and property loss assessments have pushe...
Thu, 28 May 2020 14:30:14 +0000
The Massachusetts Division of Insurance has notified all property and casualty insurance carriers in the state that they are expected to take steps to preserve insurance coverage for businesses ordered to shut down due to the coronavirus crisis. “Insur...
Thu, 28 May 2020 14:12:50 +0000
Police and state regulators are cracking down on a handful of Pennsylvania businesses that are supposed to remain shut down during the pandemic but have instead thrown open their doors. Small business owners have protested Governor Tom Wolf’s closure of …
Thu, 28 May 2020 14:01:55 +0000
Big Oil lost a pair of court battles this week that could lead to trials in lawsuits by California cities and counties seeking damages for the impact of climate change. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments by …
Thu, 28 May 2020 13:58:26 +0000
The state of California filed a lawsuit against CBS, Disney and producers of the long-running series “Criminal Minds,” alleging that the show’s cinematographer engaged in rampant sexual misconduct against crew members for years. The suit filed in Los A...
Thu, 28 May 2020 13:42:39 +0000
A German court has ruled that Volkswagen must buy back cars from owners of its diesel cars equipped with software that evaded emissions testing – but but consumers must accept the current value of the car based on the mileage …
Thu, 28 May 2020 13:32:56 +0000
Workers’ compensation provider Pie Insurance announced the closing of $127 million in new financing and capital commitments. Gallatin Point Capital joined the insurtech’s current investors in the capital raise, including Greycroft, SVB Capital, Aspect ...
Thu, 28 May 2020 13:13:50 +0000
Trov, the San Francisco-based insurtech company, is partnering with Latin American insurer Seguros Sura to bring on-demand insurance products to the Brazilian market. Recent regulatory changes in Brazil have enabled insurers to offer on-demand insuranc...
Thu, 28 May 2020 12:53:59 +0000
The coronavirus hasn’t been kind to car owners. With more people than ever staying home to lessen the spread of COVID-19, their sedans, pickup trucks and SUVs are parked unattended on the streets, making them easy targets for opportunistic thieves. …
Thu, 28 May 2020 12:35:10 +0000
Memorial Day weekend, the typical start of the U.S. summer driving season, has come and gone. Data on just how much driving Americans did is trickling in, and it’s a bit noisy. Apple mobility trends show searches for directions down …
Thu, 28 May 2020 11:53:13 +0000
Donald Trump has been raging against Twitter Inc. since the social media platform that helped vault him to the presidency slapped fact-check links on a pair of his tweets. Now, he’s poised to take action Thursday that could bring a …
Thu, 28 May 2020 11:32:45 +0000
China’s parliament approved a decision on Thursday to go forward with national security legislation for Hong Kong that democracy activists in the city and Western countries fear could erode its freedoms and jeopardize its role as a global financial hub. …
Thu, 28 May 2020 09:05:15 +0000
Brit Ltd., the London-based specialty insurer and reinsurer, has launched a private client offering. Brit Private Client will provide brokers operating in the high and ultra-high net worth market, and their clients, with a bespoke approach. It will off...
Thu, 28 May 2020 08:31:54 +0000
Two of Europe’s largest insurers are gearing up to sell billions of euros in life assets — a niche corner of dealmaking keeping bankers busy amid the coronavirus pandemic. Allianz SE is planning to divest as much as 9 billion …
Thu, 28 May 2020 07:04:38 +0000
DUAL Specialty Underwriting (DSU), the Management Liability division of DUAL North America, has added Heather Black as a senior underwriter. Black will be located in Nashville, Tenn. Black brings nearly 18 years of experience in the insurance industry ...
Thu, 28 May 2020 05:19:09 +0000
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has tragically resulted in the deaths of 100,000 Americans, changed our day-to-day lives, hampered our economy, and forced us to reexamine how we live. As the country moves to reopening, after weeks of a shut down …
Thu, 28 May 2020 05:00:30 +0000
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo donned a face mask and rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, marking the partial reopening of the trading floor at 11 Wall Street, which had been shuttered since March …
Thu, 28 May 2020 05:00:21 +0000
The representatives of three children who attended a Polk County, Ore. day care are suing multiple people and state agencies over sexual abuse for $5.1 million. The children attended the now-closed Stinky Feet Childcare in Independence owned by Ceola H...
Thu, 28 May 2020 05:00:20 +0000
Woodruff Sawyer has added Kelly Crowder to its Northern California management liability and property/casualty teams as a vice president and account executive. Crowder will serve high-growth private and public company clients. She was previously a senio...