December 10, 2017
Lasyone Insurance Agency
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:12:20 +0000
The FBI is joining efforts to prevent fraud related to Northern California wildfire recovery efforts. Nearly two dozen blazes ripped through the region in mid-October, destroying 8,800 structures and 245,000 acres of land. The FBI announced Wednesday i...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:03:29 +0000
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation will adopt an evidence-based drug formulary for medical providers treating injured workers beginning Jan. 1, 2018, following approval by the Office of Administrative Law. The DWC will host two informatio...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:51:45 +0000
A total of 86,242 homes in Ventura and Los Angeles counties with a combined reconstruction cost value of $27.7 billion are at some level of risk from the Thomas, Rye and Creek Wildfires, according to a CoreLogic report issued on …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:39:55 +0000
A Vermont man denied in court papers Wednesday allegations that he killed his millionaire grandfather in 2013 and claims he doesn’t know the whereabouts of his mother who disappeared after a boat they were on sank off Rhode Island. Nathan …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:33:47 +0000
Eliclade’s Service Inc. of Cranston, R.I., recently joined Satellite Agency Network (SAN) Group Inc., an alliance of independent insurance agencies in the Northeast. Through this affiliation, Eliclade’s Service can offer clients a larger variety of ins...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:30:08 +0000
Distinguished LLC, a New York, N.Y.-based group of entrepreneurial businesses serving the insurance industry, has acquired American Hole ‘n One (AHNO), a global hole-in-one and event promotions company. In tandem with the AHNO acquisition, Distinguishe...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:22:50 +0000
Risk Strategies Company, a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired Delmarva Surety in a move that extends its Mid-Atlantic footprint while adding specialized contract surety expertise. Terms of the deal were ...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:27:11 +0000
Many independent U.S. truckers are pushing President Donald Trump to back his anti-regulatory rhetoric by delaying an Obama-era rule requiring electronic monitors in trucks, a measure some drivers fear could put them out of business due to extra costs....
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:21:08 +0000
From the very start of his presidency, Donald Trump has made it a high priority to reduce the level of federal regulation. And in 2017, the stock market has boomed. Many business leaders believe that this is hardly a coincidence, …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:59:17 +0000
London’s financial industry welcomed progress on a divorce deal with the European Union on Friday but said it saw little reason to alter preparations for when Britain leaves the EU. The agreement on Friday paves the way for arduous trade …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:23:40 +0000
Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. announced that David Schick has been appointed group chief operating officer. Schick joins Aspen from Maybank where he was executive vice president, Group Strategy and Transformation, and director of Strategic Operational ...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:05:50 +0000
A Slovenian cryptocurrency mining marketplace, NiceHash, said it lost about $64 million worth of bitcoin in a hack of its payment system, the latest incident to highlight risks that uneven oversight and security pose to booming digital currencies. Nice...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:46:08 +0000
Brit Ltd. announced it is relocating its Gibraltar-based reinsurer, Brit Insurance (Gibraltar) PCC Ltd., to Bermuda. The process is expected to be completed by the end of the year, following which Brit Insurance (Gibraltar) will be renamed Brit Reinsur...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:31:31 +0000
Swiss Re announced that John Dacey, currently group chief strategy officer, has been appointed group chief financial officer, effective April 1, 2018. He succeeds David Cole, who will step down to pursue a non-executive career, while remaining a board ...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:09:33 +0000
Kobe Steel Ltd. said on Friday it has been hit with lawsuits over its data tampering scandal and has had two more badges of industrial quality removed, the latest setbacks for the Japanese steelmaker as it seeks to restore its …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:45:52 +0000
Insurance Australia Group Ltd. said on Friday it will share 12.5 percent of its premiums and costs with Munich Re, Swiss Re and Hannover Re, in a series of deals that will release capital for Australia’s biggest general insurer. The …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:26:28 +0000
Britain and the European Union struck a divorce deal on Friday that paves the way for arduous talks on future trade ties, easing immediate pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May and boosting hopes of an orderly Brexit. May rushed to …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:43:35 +0000
Columbus, Ohio-based auto insurance startup, Root Insurance, has hired Jon Allison as its first general counsel. Prior to joining Root, Allison served on the senior management team of CareSource, a regional non-profit managed health care plan. He was a...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:35:34 +0000
A Michigan nonprofit has settled a lawsuit over an incident in which a group of students injured a boy during recess at a public charter school it operates. The North Flint Reinvestment Corporation was ordered to pay $25,000 for the …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:22:48 +0000
Prospect General Insurance Agency has expanded Flood Guard, its admitted residential flood insurance product, into Oregon. Flood Guard provides residential flood coverage and is an alternative to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Through its...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:21:15 +0000
Texas Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Ryan Brannan has thanked members of the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators (SAWCA) for the generosity and goodwill they’ve shown to Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) empl...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:15:51 +0000
Kansas City, Missouri-based global professional services firm, Lockton, has added Mark Haegele and Brian Fallon to its employee benefits team in St. Louis. As a producer, Haegele will identify clients and their complex risk exposure, while Fallon will ...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:13:24 +0000
Medical payments per workers’ compensation claim in Illinois grew 3.1 percent per year on average from 2012 through 2015, according to a recent study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). In all, medical payments per workers’ compensat...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:10:17 +0000
A major pork producer must live up to an agreement it signed 11 years ago and work on cleaning up water pollution tied to almost a dozen industry-scale hog operations, a federal judge ruled this week. Murphy-Brown LLC must end …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:05:46 +0000
Surplus lines premium recorded through the end of November rose to $5.04 billion in Texas, according to the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX). This total represents a year-to-date increase of 6 percent over the same period in 2016, …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:04:34 +0000
Monsanto has asked a judge to prevent Arkansas from enforcing a proposal going before lawmakers next week that would ban the use of a weed killer that farmers in several states have said drifts onto their crops and causes widespread …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:03:53 +0000
Austin, Texas-based Combined Agents of America (CAA) has added Kodi Sisk to its leadership team as vice president of Production. Sisk has more than a decade of experience working in the insurance industry from both an agency and carrier perspective. …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:03:31 +0000
Brightway Insurance is continuing its expansion across the country with the opening of three new offices on Dec. 11, which includes the opening of its first agency in Tennessee. Erik Serio will open Brightway, The Serio Agency at in Knoxville, …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:00:39 +0000
The hot, dry Santa Ana winds whipping up the unseasonably fierce wildfires ravaging Southern California have come at the worst time, at the end of a long dry spell. The combination of savage Santa Anas and tinder-dry plants have ignited …
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:00:39 +0000
He calls himself “The Rideshare Guy” and he’s become one of the more prolific voices covering the still-burgeoning business. When Uber and Lyft were at the point in development that they were considered by some to be just another fly-by-night …