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Cincinnati Financial to Appoint Commercial Lines Leader as CIO Successor

Aug 20, 2018 Cincinnati Financial Corp. will appoint Stephen Spray as chief insurance officer at the start of the new year. He will succeed J.F. Scherer...

HDI Global Sees First-Half Income Fall on Rising Fire Insurance Losses

Aug 20, 2018 Rising fire insurance claims are cutting into profit for commercial lines insurer HDI Global SE as the company reports revenue growth in...

Anthem-Walmart Partnership to Increase OTC Access for Medicare Advantage Members

Aug 20, 2018 Anthem Inc. will launch a new partnership with Walmart next year to provide its Medicare Advantage enrollees with greater access to...

New Jersey to Create Reinsurance Program to Cut Individual Health Market Rates

Aug 20, 2018 New Jersey insurance regulators have received federal approval of their request to create a reinsurance program the state expects to...

Insurance Journal

Washington Lawmaker Sues University, Investigator over Firing

Aug 20, 2018 Republican Rep. Matt Manweller is suing Central Washington University and the investigator it hired to look into allegations of inappropriate conduct. Manweller, a...

Jury Rules Nevada Liable for 2017 Wildfire That Burned 23 Homes

Aug 20, 2018 A jury has found the Nevada Division of Forestry liable for the loss of 23 homes and 17 other buildings in a 2016 wildfire after strong winds re-ignited a prescribed...

Dry Fall And Worsening Drought in Oregon Portends Wildfires

Aug 20, 2018 A climate prediction report issued by the National Weather Service says Oregon will remain hot, dry and smoky well into autumn this year. The Statesman Journal reported...

Changes in California Fire-Liability Law Looking Less Likely

Aug 20, 2018 California utilities won’t get a break from lawmakers who were weighing changes to state liability laws that expose the companies to billions in potential damages...

Claims Journal

Cancer-Stricken Texas Firefighters Often Denied Workers’ Comp

Aug 20, 2018 Many Texas cities are denying workers’ compensation to firefighters with cancer, according to union leaders and state lawmakers. Over the past six years,...

Study: Uber Impact on Virginia Drunk Driving Crash Rates Questioned

Aug 20, 2018 Brittany Young read Uber’s boast that “there’s a strong correlation between Uber’s presence in cities and a reduction on drunk driving,...

Church Group’s Opposition Surprises Advocates of Arkansas ‘Tort Reform’

Aug 20, 2018 So-called tort reform has been an easy sell in states controlled by Republicans, and backers of a lawsuit-limiting proposal on the ballot in Arkansas...

Taxpayers Foot Bill for Pennsylvania Politician’s Car Wrecks

Aug 20, 2018 A Pennsylvania state representative has had three car accidents in three years – with repairs and insurance claims covered by state taxpayers, records show. Rep....

Business Insurance

Understanding Both Sides of 3-D Printing

Jul 01, 2018 From product liability to cyber liability, 3-D printing brings new possibilities for costly claims. Understand the new risks and know how to...

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...