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Business Insurance

June 26, 2018
Lawyers professional liability claim frequency stabilized in 2017, but claims severity continued to increase, says a broker survey.

Claims Journal

July 16, 2018
Officials with counterculture festival Burning Man say they won’t install fences around major burns at this year’s event in the northern...
July 16, 2018
Mitchell Announces Strategic Integration Agreement With AirPro Diagnostics Mitchell International, Inc., a technology, connectivity and information...
July 16, 2018
Meat and poultry processing workers often perform the same motions for hours at a time: pulling tenders off of chicken carcasses, tearing out their...
July 16, 2018
Nearly two dozen women who claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer were awarded $550 million in damages...

Insurance Journal

July 16, 2018
Congressman Cedric Richmond says New Orleans can keep $2 billion in Federal Emergency Management Agency grants approved to fix sewers and water pipes...
July 16, 2018
Napa, Calif.-based The Doctors Co. has named Kerin Torpey Bashaw senior vice president of patient safety and risk management. Bashaw reports to Bill...
July 16, 2018
Insurance broker Willis Towers Watson has appointed Mary Botkin, as health care industry lead in its Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB) segment. Botkin...
July 16, 2018
Southwest Louisiana officials are looking at bike-sharing. Bike-sharing programs use computers and GPS to track bicycles, rented through a smartphone...

Best's Review

July 16, 2018
Annika Larsson, research specialist, Veoneer, said automakers are adopting a range of new electronic safety devices, but surveys show 70% of drivers...
July 16, 2018
Dan Towle, president, Captive Insurance Companies Association, said the organization has developed new programs that help new grads from a program...
July 16, 2018
Prudential Group Insurance has promoted Jessica Gillespie to head of national accounts. Her last title was vice president of strategic partnerships...
July 16, 2018
As insurance brokers face rising competition, they are increasingly expanding their focus to areas that include strategic advice and data value as...