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Insurance Journal National 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal West 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal South Central 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal Southeast 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

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Lloyd’s Underwriter Barbican Names Health Care Underwriting Manager

Sep 25, 2018 Barbican Insurance Group said it appointed James Barrett as underwriting manager in the company’s health care division. Barrett has more than...

Zurich UK Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Sep 25, 2018 Zurich Insurance Group said it has appointed Helen Pickford as U.K. chief financial officer. Pickford takes over the U.K. CFO role from from James Quin, who decided to...

Ward Group Head of Insurance: Mutuals Warming to New Compensation Strategies

Sep 25, 2018 Jeffrey Rieder, head of insurance, Ward Group, said mutual insurers are increasingly linking compensation to longer-term performance....

Houston International Buying Creative Risk Underwriters to Expand in Medical Stop Loss

Sep 25, 2018 Houston International Insurance Group said it will acquire outstanding shares of Creative Risk Underwriters to expand its...

Claims Journal

Industry Expert Shares Thoughts on Virtual Reality Liability Exposures

Sep 25, 2018 As more tech companies release virtual reality (VR) products, the impact on insurance is a growing concern. Kevin Quinley, founder and principal of Quinley...

‘Gig’ Economy May Not Be the Workforce of the Future

Sep 25, 2018 The “gig” economy might not be the new frontier for America’s workforce after all. From Uber to TaskRabbit to YourMechanic, so-called gig work has been...

Causes of California’s Worst Fires Often Go ‘Undetermined’

Sep 25, 2018 California officials quickly determined an arsonist started last month’s huge wildfire southeast of Los Angeles, and that two weeks earlier sparks from a vehicle...

Slower Winds Means Florence May Cost Private Insurers Less Due

Sep 25, 2018 Hurricane Florence is likely to end up costing insurers far less than initially feared. Before making landfall, the storm weakened significantly, largely sparing...

Business Insurance

Employers likely to prevail in LGBT cases at Supreme Court with Kennedy retirement

Jun 28, 2018 Employers will likely have an easier time combating claims of...

Validus recruits executive from XL

Jun 28, 2018 Validus Specialty Underwriting Services Inc. has recruited Bob Eells from XL Group to be senior vice president...

Lockton reports revenue increase

Jun 28, 2018 Lockton Cos. L.L.C. reported $1.57 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2018, a 9.9% increase over fiscal year 2017...