April 13, 2021

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:51:38 +0000
A proposal by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration to allow off-road vehicles on Alaska roads has raised safety concerns and enforcement questions. Currently, state law only allows people to drive off-road vehicles across roads and not on roads. ...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:55:17 +0000
A power outage occurred throughout the lower half of the Florida Keys on Monday morning when a sailboat got stuck in transmission lines, officials said. The electricity went out for about 30,000 customers shortly before 9:30 a.m., Julio Torrado, spokes...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:49:43 +0000
INSURETrust of Hires 3 College Grads to Georgia Team National insurance wholesaler INSUREtrust has hired several recent college graduates to its team Georgia. Bayley Holbrook has joined the team as an account manager. Holbrook will be graduating from t...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:46:14 +0000
A former Kansas utility worker has been charged with remotely tampering with a public water system’s cleaning procedures, highlighting the difficulty smaller utilities face in protecting against hackers. Wyatt Travnichek, 22, was charged last month wit...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:44:15 +0000
Experts from Montana Technological University will soon begin to analyze what lies underground in Black Hawk, S.D., neighborhood where homes have been evacuated because ground over an abandoned mine collapsed. A law firm representing some of the reside...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:35:21 +0000
A bill that calls for providing liability insurance coverage to all full- and part-time school employees up to $1 million per occurrence has passed out of committee and moved to the House for consideration. Senate Bill 634, authored by House …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:26:29 +0000
LONDON – Darktrace, the British cyber security firm backed by tech entrepreneur Mike Lynch, fired the gun on its $4 billion London listing on Monday, aiming to raise new funds to accelerate product development and strengthen its balance sheet. The …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:15:37 +0000
London-based Charles Taylor Adjusting, a provider of insurance services, claims solutions and technology platforms to the global insurance market, has acquired Syndicate Claim Services Inc. (Syndicate), an independent adjusting and claims services busi...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:49:24 +0000
A former Coquille city, Ore., employee has informed the city she plans to sue for whistleblower retaliation and a failure to provide due process during the course of her firing. Former city recorder Jennifer Rose filed a notice with the …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:44:46 +0000
Starr Insurance Companies Hires Curtis to Lead Primary Construction Unit Starr Insurance Companies has hired Matt Curtis as vice president and profit center manager for its Primary Construction unit. In his prior role at Liberty Mutual, Curtis oversaw ...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:21:03 +0000
NFP, an insurance broker and consultant that provides property/casualty, corporate benefits, retirement and individual solutions, has acquired Schuster Driscoll LLC, d/b/a The Schuster Group, and its nonprofit membership platform, TANGO Administrative ...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:17:44 +0000
Insurance broker Aon plc has introduced a new solution, through broad industry collaboration, that will provide supply chain protection for global COVID-19 vaccine shipments. The solution provides transparent cargo insurance coverage for COVID-19 vacci...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:17:40 +0000
Four teenage girls ranging in age from 12 to 14 have been arrested on juvenile court charges of setting a fire that destroyed an unoccupied western Pennsylvania house earlier this month, sending a police officer and a firefighter to the …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:42:51 +0000
BMS, the London-based independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, announced the launch of an analytics platform called Pathlight AnalyticsTM. The platform is designed to harness the collective power of the analytics disciplines to better a...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:09:34 +0000
An Egyptian court allowed the ship that blocked the Suez Canal last month to be seized after a request from the waterway’s operator, which is demanding $900 million in compensation, according to local media. A court in the city of …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:37:35 +0000
U.S. federal health agencies on Tuesday recommended pausing use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine for at least a few days after six women under age 50 developed rare blood clots after receiving the shot, dealing a fresh setback to …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:11:22 +0000
Clearcover has raised $200 million in fresh capital as part of a late-stage financing round led by Eldridge, the investment firm helmed by Los Angeles Dodgers owner Todd Boehly, the digital car-insurance startup will announce on Tuesday. In a statement …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:35:27 +0000
Insurance comparison site The Zebra raised $150 million in new financing that will support expanded hiring and brand building. “This investment is going to be used to grow our team and build our brand. We are accelerating our efforts to …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:56:50 +0000
U.S. regulators are throwing another wrench into Wall Street’s SPAC machine by cracking down on how accounting rules apply to a key element of blank-check companies. The Securities and Exchange Commission is setting forth new guidance that warrants, wh...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:07:10 +0000
Mask mandates are coming down across the country, even as COVID cases are rising in most states. But the Biden administration appears poised to reinstate masking and other social distancing rules for recalcitrant governors — at least in the workplace. …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 07:27:56 +0000
BEIJING – China has imposed a sweeping restructuring on Jack Ma’s Ant Group, the fintech conglomerate whose record $37 billion IPO was derailed by regulators in November, underscoring Beijing’s determination to rein in its internet giants. The overha...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 07:08:57 +0000
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating potentially faulty air bags made by Joyson Safety Systems, the successor to defunct manufacturer Takata Corp. that is at the center of one of the biggest recalls in history. The a...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 06:21:28 +0000
The National Weather Service confirmed Sunday that a weak tornado hit near Moore in upstate South Carolina on Saturday. Surveyors say the EF-O tornado had top winds of 80 mph (130 kph) and a path of 1.1 miles (1.75 kilometers). …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 06:18:44 +0000
A former employee of a West Virginia nonprofit organization has been accused of embezzling more than $4.7 million in federal funds, according to court documents. Ruth Marie Phillips, 68, of Chesapeake, Ohio, was charged last week with stealing funds fr...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 05:35:10 +0000
New Zealand has become the first country to introduce a law that will require banks, insurers and investment managers to report the impacts of climate change on their business, minister for climate change James Shaw said on Tuesday. All banks …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 05:00:20 +0000
MS Amlin is acquiring managing general agency International Transportation and Marine Office and its associated subsidiaries. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals. Terms...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 04:30:56 +0000
Simply Business, Inc., a Boston-based digital insurance agency offering small business owners access to insurance providers, has partnered with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Risk Retention Group, Inc. to offer general and profession...
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 01:44:33 +0000
A National Transportation Safety Board investigation found that the erratic steering of a supply vessel led to a 2019 collision resulting in more than 6,000 gallons of diesel oil being dumped into the Sabine Pass, a busy waterway between Texas …
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 00:46:18 +0000
A south Louisiana parish is declaring a state of emergency after a tornado killed one person and injured seven in Palmetto on April 10. St. Landry Parish President Jessie Bellard said on Facebook that two of the injured people remained …
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:24:57 +0000
A top official with the Archdiocese of Santa Fe says a financial flood from clergy sex abuse claims is coming and a settlement would serve as the dam to prevent devastation to parishes across northern New Mexico. A letter from …

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