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Trump Apologizes to UK Prime Minister for ‘Fake News’ Criticisms of Brexit Plan

Jul 14, 2018 President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States and Britain could secure a “great” post-Brexit trade deal, lavishing...

Texas Mutual Announces 2 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions

Jul 13, 2018 Texas Mutual Insurance Co. recently announced that Marcos Ricoy of Harlingen, Texas and Enrique Colon of Deer Park, Texas, pleaded no contest to a felony charge of...

Ben & Jerry’s Hasn’t Cleaned Up Its Act, Consumer Group Claims

Jul 13, 2018 It’s summer in America, and that means action-packed movies, piles of hot dogs and plenty of ice cream. But according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by a consumer...

Zurich North America Names PCI’s Manna as Head of Government Relations

Jul 13, 2018 Zurich North America has brought Deirdre Manna on board as the new head of Government and Industry Affairs. Manna leads Zurich’s engagement with...

Best's Reviews

Kansas Issues Cease and Desist Order Against Viatical Company

Jul 13, 2018 The Kansas Insurance Department has issued a cease and desist order against ViaSource Funding Group of New Jersey for failing to file timely statements...

A.M. Best Maintains Under Review Status for Kemper Corp., Its Affiliates and Subs. Following Infinity P&C Corp. Acquisition

Jul 13, 2018 A.M. Best has maintained the under review status with developing implications for the...

US Lawmakers Question Major Insurers Over Pregnancy, Postpartum Health Care Services

Jul 13, 2018 A coalition of Democratic lawmakers have questioned the 15 largest health insurers — including Anthem Inc. and Aetna Inc. — about...

Zurich North America Names Head of Government and Industry Affairs

Jul 13, 2018 Zurich North America said it named Deirdre Manna as head of government and industry affairs. Manna leads Zurich’s engagement with elected...

Claims Journal

911 Problems Delayed Response to Florida High School Massacre

Jul 13, 2018 In the crucial first minutes after a gunman began shooting students and staff at a Florida high school, law enforcement’s response was hampered by quirks in the...

California Wildfire Victims Don’t Want Utilities’ Fault Rreduced

Jul 13, 2018 Victims of California’s deadliest wildfires joined politicians on Wednesday to urge state lawmakers to stop trying to overhaul laws that hold utility companies...

North Dakota RV Park Residents Didn’t Hear Tornado Sirens

Jul 13, 2018 Warning sirens were sounded before a tornado ravaged an RV park in a city on the North Dakota oil patch, but park residents said they didn’t hear them, authorities...

FAA Inspector Cozy With American Airlines Exec Ignored Safety Tips

Jul 13, 2018 A federal inspector assigned to monitor American Airlines Group Inc. failed to act on safety complaints after developing a friendship with a company official,...

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,...