August 15, 2022

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 21:46:01 +0000
California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has ordered insurers to preserve residential insurance coverage for 8,500 affected homes following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s emergency declaration as wildfires in Siskiyou County continue to threaten homeowners....
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 15:58:11 +0000
A campaign to legalize recreational marijuana in Missouri gathered enough signatures to make it on the November ballot, Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced last week. If voters approve the constitutional amendment on marijuana, those a...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 15:47:47 +0000
The Texas Department of Insurance says a public adjusting firm that was sanctioned last month by Louisiana regulators has pocketed more than $300,000 in insurer payouts intended for Texas property owners. TDI is asking the Texas State Office of Adminis...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 15:41:45 +0000
The European Union jolted insurers and shippers by clarifying that a ban on EU entities servicing exports of Russian coal and some fertilizers applies to shipments anywhere in the world. An EU ban on imports of Russian coal and other …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 14:34:11 +0000
Starbucks on Monday accused the federal labor board overseeing union elections at its U.S. cafes of misconduct and asked for elections to be suspended nationwide pending the outcome of an investigation. The coffee chain said in a letter to National …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 13:50:43 +0000
A diesel pipeline in Wyoming owned by a company that’s being sued by federal prosecutors over previous spills in two other states cracked open and released more than 45,000 gallons of fuel, state regulators and a company representative disclosed. Clean...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 13:48:10 +0000
A San Diego woman who alleges Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer sexually abused her has filed a countersuit to his defamation claim, alleging the baseball star beat her and left her bruised, according to a court filing. Bauer has …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 13:33:56 +0000
Coalition said it received regulatory approval and completed the acquisition of Digital Affect Insurance Company from Munich Re Digital Partners US Holding Corporation. Digital Affect Insurance Company is a property and casualty insurer licensed in all...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 13:25:11 +0000
The U.S. government is providing almost $12 million to help residents pay rent and mortgages in south Florida, a place that has been called the epicenter of the nation’s affordable housing crisis. The South Florida Times news site reported that …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 13:23:49 +0000
This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Peak Re and CNA Hardy. A summary of these new hires follows here. Hong Kong Reinsurer Peak Re Appoints Nowakowski as CUO Peak Re, a Hong Kong-based global reinsurer, announced the …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 12:56:15 +0000
Hang Seng Bank Ltd., a Hong Kong-based lender majority owned by HSBC Holdings Plc, is seeking an insurance partner after its existing agreement with Australia’s QBE Insurance Group Ltd. expired, according to people familiar with the matter. Hang Seng B...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 08:35:47 +0000
It’s common knowledge that texting while driving is illegal in most places. But what about tapping the screen of your cellphone to accept a faster route suggested by Google Maps? What if your phone is mounted on the dashboard? What …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 11:22:05 +0000
Two people remained in critical condition on Saturday among the more than a dozen who were injured after a vehicle crashed into a northern Virginia pub and restaurant, according to authorities. The crash at the Ireland’s Four Courts establishment in …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 11:22:00 +0000
NEW DELHI (AP) – Last month, a cyber-security startup told a major Indian online insurance brokerage it had found critical vulnerabilities in the company’s internet-facing network that could expose sensitive personal and financial data from at least ...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 10:35:43 +0000
Credit Suisse has applied to the English High Court to initiate formal legal proceedings against Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. in a $440 million dispute over Greensill-linked funds, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Switzerland’s se...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 10:30:13 +0000
Federal safety inspectors have cited the operator of several Baton Rouge-area car wash, oil change, fueling and convenience store locations after a workplace violence investigation into the stabbing of an assistant manager on Feb. 6, 2022. The employee...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 10:21:39 +0000
The odds of La Niña hanging around for a few more months are climbing, bolstering chances of more storms as the Atlantic hurricane season reaches its peak. There’s an 80% chance the waters across the equatorial Pacific Ocean will stay …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 09:51:20 +0000
Mergers and acquisitions in the global reinsurance sector will be limited into 2023 amid investor concerns over macroeconomic risks and heightened catastrophe losses linked to climate change, according to Fitch Ratings. “We expect reinsurers to priorit...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 08:55:54 +0000
Hub International Ltd., the Chicago-based insurance brokerage and financial services firm, announced it has acquired Jaimac Risk Management Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Jaimac is an independent i...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 07:00:01 +0000
The family of a Michigan woman who was killed after an air bag module exploded in her SUV following a crash filed a lawsuit alleging negligence. The complaint was filed last Thursday in Houghton County Circuit Court and names Arc …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 05:37:39 +0000
A U.S. judge on Thursday said Peloton Interactive Inc. must face a proposed class action lawsuit accusing the bike and treadmill maker of misleading customers about the “ever-growing” size of its library of on-demand fitness classes. The lawsuit stemme...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 05:03:58 +0000
A beachgoer was killed Wednesday after a loose beach umbrella impaled her in the chest, authorities said. The umbrella was blown from its anchoring by the wind around 12:40 p.m. and hit Tammy Perreault while she was at a Garden …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 05:02:02 +0000
A Georgia dairy farm has been fined after a release of food waste caused a fish kill, a rare instance of government getting involved with a practice that counties can’t regulate despite chronic complaints from residents. WAGA-TV reports the Georgia …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 05:01:15 +0000
Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention said Friday that several of the denomination’s major entities are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice in the wake of its multiple problems related to clergy sex abuse. The SBC’s Executive Com...
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 05:00:19 +0000
Branden Heywood, 30, of Chino, California was arraigned on 39 felony counts of insurance fraud after an investigation found he allegedly acted as the leader of a “paper collision” ring to collect more than $80,000 in insurance payouts. Accidents in …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 05:00:11 +0000
Federal work-safety investigators are looking into the death of an Amazon worker and an injury that potentially led to the death of another employee, adding to a probe already underway following a third fatality during the company’s annual Prime Day …
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 05:00:07 +0000
Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants taxpayers to foot his legal bills as he defends himself against a workplace sexual harassment claim — and he’s suing the state’s attorney general over it. Cuomo filed the suit against Attorney General …
Fri, 12 Aug 2022 16:10:46 +0000
The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced last week that Francis Hall, the former co-owner of Bill Hall Jr. Trucking turned herself into Bexar County authorities. There had been a warrant out for Hall’s arrest...
Fri, 12 Aug 2022 16:05:16 +0000
The nearly $50 million defamation verdict against Alex Jones for his years of lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is far from a final reckoning. Jones’ attorneys plan to appeal and try to lower the price tag a …
Fri, 12 Aug 2022 16:02:00 +0000
Authorities worked Thursday to determine the cause of a house explosion in a southern Indiana neighborhood that killed three people and left another person hospitalized. The explosion Wednesday afternoon in Evansville damaged 39 homes and crews had not...

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