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Penney comp settlement gets rehearing after deemed improperly voided

Sep 25, 2017 A workers compensation settlement agreement between J.C. Penney Corp. and an...

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Despite Tepid Support, Senators Press Ahead With ACA Repeal Bill

Sep 25, 2017 Despite lukewarm and wavering support, Republican U.S. senators forged ahead with a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, adding language to...

New Mexico Workers’ Comp Pure Premium Rates to Fall for Third Consecutive Year

Sep 25, 2017 New Mexico workers’ compensation insurance pure premium costs in 2018 could decrease by an average of 16%, the New Mexico Office of...

AIR: Hurricane Maria Insured Losses Could Reach $85 Billion

Sep 25, 2017 Hurricane Maria caused an estimated $40 billion to $85 billion in insured losses in the Caribbean, with Puerto Rico alone accounting for more than 85%...

Anthem to Gain 40,000 Medicare Advantage Members in Florida Through HealthSun Acquisition

Sep 25, 2017 Anthem Inc. has agreed to acquire HealthSun, a Florida-based integrated Medicare Advantage health plan and health care...

Property Casualty 360

Day 5 in storm-ravaged, blacked-out Puerto Rico: 'This is chaos'

Sep 25, 2017 The destruction that Maria exacted on Puerto Rico’s fragile electricity system when it slammed ashore as a...

IICF's disaster relief funds aims to assist victims of hurricanes

Sep 25, 2017 Nonprofit industry leader IICF is working to help the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Have you donated yet?

IICF's disaster relief funds to assist victims of hurricanes

Sep 25, 2017 Nonprofit industry leader IICF is working to help the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Have you donated yet?

Who’s using what in P&C insurance: Sept. 25, 2017

Sep 25, 2017 Technology news from Symbility Solutions Inc., CoreLogic, WILMIC and ISI Enterprise, TechCanary and AIU, Guidewire and more.

Insurance Journal

RIC Names Reese as Business Development Manager in Southern California

Sep 25, 2017 RIC Insurance General Agency has named Jason Reese a business development manager. Reese will work with retail insurance brokers and agents in San Diego and...

MJ Insurance Adds Glissmeyer in Arizona

Sep 25, 2017 MJ Insurance has named Melissa Glissmeyer a risk management consultant in the Phoenix, Ariz. office. Glissmeyer will be part of the commercial insurance and risk management department and be...

MarketScout in Dallas Creates $25M InsurTech Venture Fund

Sep 25, 2017 Dallas-based insurance exchange and MGA MarketScout announced it has launched MarketScout InsurTech (MIT), which will make investments in tech-enabled insurance...

Deloitte Targeted by Hackers Accessing Data From Internal Email Platform

Sep 25, 2017 Following record results that flagged the growth of its cyber security business, Deloitte LLP has revealed that it has been successfully targeted by...

Claims Journal

Files Show J&J Knew of Asbestos Risk in Talc in ’70s

Sep 25, 2017 Johnson & Johnson trained its employees to reassure anyone concerned about whether the company’s talcum powder contained asbestos that the cancer-causing...

Owners, Insurer Settle High-Dollar Suit in Ohio Mansion Fire

Sep 25, 2017 A dispute over a multi-million dollar insurance claim for a suburban Cincinnati mansion that burned down in 2014 has been settled weeks before a scheduled trial. Jeffrey...

Fall Deaths at Separate Construction Sites Spark Call for Safety

Sep 25, 2017 Two construction workers, one of them a father of five children, fell to their deaths at separate building sites on Thursday. The first death occurred in the morning at...

Insurance Fights Over Sandy Rage On

Sep 25, 2017 The destructive floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy receded quickly, but some storm victims are still neck-deep in a battle over insurance payouts. And many victims of this year’s storms in Texas...