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New York’s Staten Island Gets $56M to Control Future Flooding

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:03

New York officials say $33 million in federal Sandy relief will be going toward the purchase of about 24 acres on Staten Island to control future flooding. Sen. Charles Schumer and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the …

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Nationwide Eyes Growth in New Jersey Auto Insurance Market

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:59

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company has begun selling its Nationwide-branded auto insurance in New Jersey this month for the first time since 1981. “So we’ve been writing business now for about two weeks and so far, so good. It’s obviously very …

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Louisiana’s Homeowners Market Stronger 9 Years after Katrina

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:49

Louisiana’s property insurance market is vastly improved nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the state on Aug. 29, 2005, largely due to the implementation of statewide building codes and strategies that have helped create a more competitive marketplace, according to …

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Climate Change to Affect Hawaii’s Tourism Industry, Says Study

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:48

A University of Hawaii report is warning the state’s tourism industry to start preparing now for the effects of climate change. The study says Hawaii will likely see more competition for visitors as warmer climate zones expand and new, easier-to-reach …

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Aon Benfield Secures Reinsurance Capacity for AEGIS Cyber Offering

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:48

Aon Benfield announced that it has secured “the reinsurance capacity for a unique cyber product developed by the Lloyd’s syndicate of mutual energy insurer AEGIS London. “The product offers a comprehensive cyber risk management service, and allows AEGIS’ policyholders to …

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Crop Insurance Options Extended in North Dakota

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:34

U.S. Agriculture Department has announced new supplemental coverage for North Dakota crops through the federal crop insurance program. U.S. Sen. John Hoeven said the department’s Supplemental Coverage Option will include corn and barley for all North Dakota counties in the …

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UPDATE: Iceland Lowers Volcano Alert; Small Eruption No Threat to Aviation

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:34

Iceland reduced its aviation warning level to orange on Friday after concluding that a small eruption in the Bardarbunga volcano system that triggered a hours-long red alert actually posed no threat to aircraft. No sign of ash like that from …

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Blast at BP Refinery in Indiana Sparks Fire, Shakes Homes

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:32

An explosion at a BP oil refinery in Indiana rattled nearby homes and sparked a fire that was later extinguished, but it didn’t cause any major injuries or halt production at the facility, a company official said. The explosion at …

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Parker Named New CEO of USAA

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:29

Stuart Parker, currently chief operating officer at San Antonio-based USAA has been named to succeed current CEO Joe Robles when he retires at the end of February 2015. USAA Capital Corporation President Carl Liebert will succeed Parker in the role …

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GetMyBoat Boat Rental Service Launches Boat Rental Insurance

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:28

GetMyBoat, a global peer-to-peer and boat rental and charter marketplace, has launched a global boat rental insurance product. Customized coverage is offered to boaters who book through the company or through any other service or platform. Policies can be purchased …

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Busy Week for Those Assessing Damage from Napa Quake

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:27

“It’s been a busy week,” said Glen Pomeroy, CEO of the California Earthquake Authority. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck Northern California in the early hours of Aug. 24 may cause up to $4 billion in economic losses by some …

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‘Cops’ Film Crew Member Killed by Omaha Police Bullet

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:23

When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation. In the chaotic scene that …

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Assured Neace Lukens Hires Seager to Support Midwest Clients

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:15

Louisville, Ky.-based Assured Neace Lukens hired Cary Seager as Health & Productivity manager. In her new role, Seager will support Assured Neace Lukens clients in the Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio, and Indianapolis, Ind., markets with customized and results-oriented health …

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NORCAL Mutual Begins Offering Med Mal Coverage in Del., Penn.

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:15

NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company, a medical professional liability insurance carrier domiciled in San Francisco, said it is now offering its medical professional liability coverage to healthcare professionals in Delaware and Pennsylvania. The company said it is entering these states offering …

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Endris, Parker Join Higginbotham/Swantner & Gordon in Texas

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:13

Commercial insurance brokers Aaron Endris and Bryan Parker joined the Swantner & Gordon branch office of Higginbotham in Corpus Christi, Texas. Endris joins as manager of the bond department and Parker as associate of property/casualty insurance, concentrating his service to …

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Philadelphia Insurance Vindicated in YouTube Bugatti Crash Case

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:57

Philadelphia Insurance Companies said it’s been vindicated in its investigation and denial of a fraudulent claim filed by an East Texas motorist for the 2009 crash of his Bugatti Veryon, following his guilty plea this week in the case United …

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A.M. Best Downgrades Tower Group Again

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:30

Tower Group International must deal with more ratings downgrades from A.M. Best, spurred by its soaring net losses and uncertainty over whether it can carry its debts through an intended merger with ACP Re. A.M. Best said its revised ratings …

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South Carolina Employee Scores Workers’ Compensation Win for Kickball Injury

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:09

The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled this week that an employee injured during a company kickball game is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The court found that Stephen Whigham’s kickball injury was covered by workers’ compensation because he was “impliedly …

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DuPont Hit with $1.3 Million Penalty for Multiple West Virginia Chemical Leaks

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 07:24

DuPont will pay a fine of $1.275 million to settle a federal complaint over eight chemical releases from a Kanawha County production facility, one of which killed a worker. The Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said the …

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Ugly Is Beautiful for Hurricane Forecaster

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 07:02

When it comes to Atlantic hurricanes, brief and ugly is beautiful, at least to Phil Klotzbach, lead author of Colorado State University’s seasonal storm forecast. That’s because a ragged-looking tropical system that only lasts a few days is an indication …

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