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Amazon Weighs Formation of UK Insurance Comparison Website: Sources

Aug 16, 2018 Amazon.com Inc is sounding out some of Europe’s top insurance firms to see if they would contribute products to a UK price comparison website in...

Mississippi Supreme Court Allows Privacy Suit Against Google to Move Forward

Aug 16, 2018 Mississippi’s Supreme Court says a state lawsuit against Google alleging violations of student privacy should stay in a northeast Mississippi...

South Carolina City Settles Suit Over High-Speed Chase Death for $1M

Aug 16, 2018 An upstate South Carolina city will pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit involving a bystander who died when hit by a wrong-way driver pursued by police. The...

Worldwide Facilities Hires Carlson as VP, Healthcare, in Chicago

Aug 16, 2018 Worldwide Facilities, a national wholesale insurance brokerage and managing general agent, has appointed Joe Carlson as vice president, Healthcare at its Chicago...

Claims Journal

FBI Finds Data Recorder From Washington Plane Taken for Fatal Joyride

Aug 16, 2018 He cracked jokes, complimented the professional demeanor of an air traffic controller and apologized for making a fuss. But the friendly tone of a 29-year-old...

South Texas Town, Residents Recovering Nearly a Year After Harvey

Aug 16, 2018 Armonie Brown pauses for a second when asked about Hurricane Harvey. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports Brown saw friends and teammates lose their homes...

Virginia Governor Establishes Task Force to Study Worker Misclassification

Aug 16, 2018 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed an Executive Order establishing an interagency task force on worker misclassification and payroll fraud. The...

Kentucky High Court Hears Arguments Over Med Mal Review Panels

Aug 16, 2018 After Ezra Claycomb was born with severe brain damage and cerebral palsy, his mother considered filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. But in 2017, Kentucky’s...

Best's Reviews

London Market Broker Capsicum Re Expands Cyber Staff

Aug 15, 2018 Capsicum Reinsurance Brokers LLP said it made two new hires in what the specialist reinsurance broker called “its rapidly expanding cyber division.” Jasper...

A.M. Best Senior Financial Analyst: New Agreement Sets Path to China for Hong Kong Reinsurers

Aug 15, 2018 James Chan, senior financial analyst, A.M. Best, said an agreement between regulators from China and Hong Kong...

Health Trade Groups Ask Federal Court to Rehear Moda Health Ruling

Aug 15, 2018 A pair of health insurance trade groups are asking a federal court to rehear an appeal of a case in which Moda Health Plan Inc. was told insurers...

Lawsuit Seeks to Block Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirements

Aug 15, 2018 Consumers and patient advocates have filed a lawsuit seeking to block new requirements imposed by Arkansas on Medicaid recipients that would terminate...

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,...