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Crest Insurance Group Acquires Troon in Arizona

Jul 24, 2017 Crest Insurance Group LLC has acquired Tucson, Ariz.-based Troon Insurance Services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Troon was founded by Clebern Best and has been serving the...

Chicago’s Chubb Workplace Benefits Promotes Wayland to Sr. VP

Jul 24, 2017 Chubb Workplace Benefits in Chicago has promoted Jon Wayland to senior vice president of sales. Wayland has 30 years of insurance industry experience and previously...

Missouri Insurance Department Recovers over $4M for Consumers

Jul 24, 2017 The Missouri Department of Insurance helped consumers who filed complaints against their insurance company receive an additional $4 million in claim payments in the...

Louisiana’s Centauri National Insurance Earns Demotech ‘A’ Rating

Jul 24, 2017 Louisiana-based Centauri National Insurance Co. has earned a Financial Stability Rating (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech Inc. This level of FSR is...

Business Insurance

Court reinstates termination suit against employer

Jul 24, 2017 A federal appeals court has reinstated litigation filed by a former sales and marketing director of a resort management...

Arbitrator may have exceeded authority in sex discrimination case: Court

Jul 24, 2017 An arbitrator may have overstepped her authority in certifying a class...

Combustible dust rule among dropped regs in Trump deregulation push

Jul 24, 2017 The Trump administration has dropped several potential workplace safety...

Best's Reviews

PIA Supports US Senate NFIP Reauthorization Bill

Jul 24, 2017 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents supports a U.S. Senate bill to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program and leave untouched the...

Germany’s Hoven: New Commitments Help Build Resilience Through Insurance

Jul 24, 2017 Ingrid Hoven of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, said the German government and other nations have announced...

New Hampshire Proposes State-Based Reinsurance Program to Stabilize Health Market

Jul 24, 2017 New Hampshire insurance regulators trying to stabilize the state’s health insurance market have proposed creating a new state-...

US Senate to Vote on ACA Repeal, Parliamentarian Rules Against Earlier Version

Jul 24, 2017 The U.S. Senate is preparing to vote on a bill to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act despite a preliminary determination by...

Property Casualty 360

Who’s using what in P&C insurance: July 24, 2017

Jul 24, 2017 Technology news from Wellthie, CIA, Insuritas, Guardian Insurance and more.

Educating homeowners about home-sharing insurance coverage

Jul 24, 2017 A new survey from Assurant shows that homeowners need help from the insurance industry in understanding coverage before they decide...

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes Turkey and Greece

Jul 24, 2017 A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck a 6.4-mile area in Turkey and Greece on July 20.

New workers’ compensation strategies needed in Florida

Jul 24, 2017 Employers need new strategies to manage workers' compensation claims after recent Florida Supreme Court rulings. Will applying the AOE...

Claims Journal

Easing the ‘Return-to-Work’ Process for Injured Workers

Jul 24, 2017 In 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 2.9 million non-fatal workplace accidents occurred that year. Of this, over 50 percent of the injured workers...

Experts Say Teens Had No Duty to Rescue Drowning Man

Jul 24, 2017 It may be reprehensible and morally outrageous, but legal experts say a group of Florida teens had no obligation to rescue a drowning disabled man they instead mocked, laughed...

Aid Sought for Crumbling Basements as Homeowners Ask for Federal Probe

Jul 24, 2017 While legislators still don’t have a deal on a new state budget, one key senator says there’s agreement on creating a new fund to help thousands of...

UK Plans to Tighten Drone Rules After Near-Misses With Planes

Jul 24, 2017 British officials announced plans Saturday to further regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation. The new rules will...