December 5, 2020

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 23:26:35 +0000
Alera Group has acquired Legacy Risk and Insurance Services LLC in California. Legacy Risk is a provider of property/casualty solutions for commercial insurance and private client service offerings. The Legacy Risk team will continue serving clients in...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 23:20:14 +0000
Moses Luna, 73, of Newport Beach, Calif., was arrested this week on 20 felony counts of insurance fraud after allegedly billing 20 separate insurance companies for translation and interpreting services to collect over $310,000 in workers’ compensation ...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 17:49:45 +0000
Tennessee lawmakers who have often been critical of government restrictions to curb COVID-19’s spread are suggesting ways to give themselves the power to limit or overturn emergency orders from the governor during future health crises. Amid the worseni...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 17:34:07 +0000
Aon plc has expanded its Cyber Secure Select offering to include an enhanced cyber insurance program for high net worth individuals and executives. This new insurance offering in partnership with Aspen Insurance expands on Aon’s Cyber Secure Select, a ...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 17:32:45 +0000
A Red Oak, Texas, couple have been sentenced to a combined 18-plus years in federal prison for their roles in a $15 million retirement plan embezzlement scheme, according to U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox. …
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 17:11:39 +0000
CRC Group, a nationwide wholesale distributor of specialty insurance products, has agreed to acquire the assets of Continental Underwriters. Headquartered in Covington, La., Continental provides primary marine, excess marine liabilities, ocean cargo an...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 17:00:29 +0000
Farmers in 21 north and central Louisiana parishes may qualify for low-interest loans to cover losses from Hurricane Laura in August. These are parishes which did not already qualify under President Donald Trump’s disaster declaration in August. The U....
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 16:51:31 +0000
LONDON/BRUSSELS – European Union officials said on Friday a post-Brexit trade deal could finally be clinched this weekend, but London insisted that negotiations were still “very difficult” and it was determined to “take back control” from the bloc it...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 16:13:48 +0000
The demographics of the Sandwich Generation – those who care for both their children and aging parents – as well the financial responsibilities they face as a result of COVID-19— are changing. The Sandwich Generation has become increasingly young...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 15:38:43 +0000
Homes are believed to have been destroyed and at least two people are unaccounted for after multiple mudslides in the Alaska community of Haines on Wednesday, authorities said. The largest slide, about 600 feet wide, hit early Wednesday afternoon and …
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 15:37:21 +0000
The U.S. Justice Department accused Facebook Inc. on Thursday of discriminating against U.S. workers, saying in a new lawsuit the social media giant has given hiring preferences to temporary workers, including those who hold H-1B visas. The Justice Dep...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 15:33:39 +0000
Powerful gusts pushed flames from a wildfire through Southern California canyons on Thursday, one of several blazes that burned near homes and forced residents to flee amid elevated fire risk for most of the region that prompted utilities to cut …
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 15:31:48 +0000
A District of Columbia appeals court held that a Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) worker cannot sue his employer after requesting compensation under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act for an assault he suffered on the job. A d...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 15:22:11 +0000
Acquiring home insurance has long been a mundane but necessary chore. In California, for hundreds of thousands of residents, it’s turned into a labyrinthine quest that leaves people with expensive, bare-bones coverage. That’s because an increasing amou...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 14:50:32 +0000
The Securities and Exchange Commission said it has settled charges against The Cheesecake Factory Inc. for misleading disclosures about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its business operations and financial condition. The SEC said the action is i...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 14:36:00 +0000
World Insurance Associates LLC (WIA) has acquired Tucker Insurance Service Inc. of Falls Church, Va., on November 1, 2020. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Tucker was established in 1961. It is a full-service insurance agency committed to p...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 14:30:37 +0000
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Seattle-based North Star Insurance Services LLC and Fairhaven, Mass.-based North Star Marine Insurance Services LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2001, North Star Insurance Services is a...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 13:49:13 +0000
Car-sharing startup Turo Inc. is returning to New York, seven years after leaving the state that was once its biggest market over a dispute with regulators about insurance rules. Turo, which allows vehicle owners to put their personal cars up …
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 12:00:22 +0000
Victor Insurance, the world’s largest managing general underwriter (MGU), announced the appointment of Richard Turner as international head of Marine, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Turner will be responsible for driving Victor’s in...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 11:37:34 +0000
Even as the race to approve and distribute COVID-19 vaccines is entering its final stretch, parts of the travel industry are sprinting to a different finish line: airport testing. In hubs large and small, from JFK to Boston to Frankfurt, …
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 11:09:02 +0000
Germany agreed to extend a backstop for commercial credit insurers by six months to keep trade flowing and prevent bankruptcies as the economy is hit by a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Under the deal, which still requires a …
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 10:37:41 +0000
HAVANA/GUATEMALA CITY – Villagers in Guatemala’s Mayan hillside hamlet Sanimtaca had been about to harvest their cardamom crops that take three years to grow when waves of floodwater triggered by two tropical storms last month washed them away. Now t...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 10:09:57 +0000
CHENNAI – A cyclone that brought heavy rain to parts of southern India and neighboring Sri Lanka has weakened into a “practically stationary” deep depression, India’s weather office said on Friday. It was not immediately clear how much damage the …
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 07:35:13 +0000
At long last, the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has officially ended. The grim statistical tally highlights a dramatic year, the most active in recorded history. This year saw 30 named storms and 13 hurricanes, of which 6 were major hurricanes …
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 07:10:46 +0000
A train carrying motor vehicles, polyvinyl and acetone derailed early Wednesday in Jones County, blocking roads and railroad traffic, a Jones County Fire Council spokesperson said. The Hattiesburg American reports that no one was injured. Public inform...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:20:26 +0000
Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA) has acquired INSPRO, a full service, independent agency in Lincoln, Nebraska. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. For more than 80 years, INSPRO has been providing business insurance, employee benefits and per...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:00:59 +0000
Euclid Life Science Specialty LLC has named David N. Bailey vice president of underwriting and executive underwriter. Bailey’s focus will be growing the company’s presence and core book of life science products-work hazard liability and professional li...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:00:56 +0000
Fresno, Calif.-based United Valley Insurance Services Inc. has promoted Monika Aguirre and Elizabeth Newland. Aguirre has been promoted to assistant vice president in member services. She will join the executive team and has also assumed primary respon...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:00:54 +0000
U.S. women’s national team players and the U.S. Soccer Federation have settled their long-running lawsuit over inequitable working conditions with the men’s team while leaving their dispute over unequal pay for additional litigation. The parties filed ...
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:00:27 +0000
The inspector general for the U.S. Department of Labor is urging the government’s mine safety agency to tighten restrictions on a dangerous substance that is inhaled by coal miners. A report from the inspector general’s office said the Mine Safety …

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