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New York Man Pleads Guilty in the Killing of His Girlfriend’s Mother

Aug 21, 2018 A New York man charged in the killing of his girlfriend’s mother for insurance money has pleaded guilty. WHEC-TV in Rochester reports Knowledge Couser...

Missouri Man Files Lawsuit Over Deadly 2015 Shooting of Son

Aug 21, 2018 The father of a man killed in a St. Louis, Mo. police shooting has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the federal lawsuit...

Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Southwest Missouri

Aug 21, 2018 Authorities say storms have damaged trees, downed power lines and churned up at least one small tornado in southwest Missouri. National Weather Service meteorologist Drew...

Heavy Rain Dumped by North-Central Arkansas Storm

Aug 21, 2018 Storms moved across northern Arkansas, dumping heavy rain and causing flooding in the town of Clinton. National Weather Service meteorologist Sean Clarke in Little Rock...

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W.R. Berkley Appoints President of New Berkley Healthcare Operating Unit

Aug 21, 2018 W. R. Berkley Corp. has appointed Gregg Piltch as president of the new operating unit Berkley Healthcare, which will offer liability...

AIG Appoints New Chief Information Officer

Aug 21, 2018 John P. Repko was named executive vice president and chief information officer of American International Group Inc., effective Sept. 4. He succeeds Martha Gallo, who...

ZhongAn’s Overseas Arm Receives Investment From Japan’s Softbank Investment Advisers

Aug 21, 2018 ZhongAn International, a subsidiary of China’s internet-based insurer ZhongAn Online P&C Co. Ltd., has entered into a...

UnitedHealthcare Files for First Association Health Plan for Nevada

Aug 21, 2018 Nevada insurance regulators have received the first fully insured association health plan filing since federal officials finalized the U.S....

Claims Journal

People News: Tokio Marine, Everest Re, Zurich

Aug 21, 2018 Tokio Marine HCC Names Skarinka COO for Professional Lines and Public Risk Groups Tokio Marine HCC appointed Christopher R. Skarinka chief operating officer for its Professional...

Experts Knew Genoa Bridge Had Weakened 20%

Aug 21, 2018 Engineering experts determined in February that corrosion of the metal cables supporting the Genoa highway bridge had reduced the bridge’s strength by 20 percent – a...

Meteorologists Aid Wildfire Fight by Keeping Crews Informed

Aug 21, 2018 As they sit at their screens in a small office outside Pendleton, a group of meteorologists can already tell what the rest of the population is soon going to find out the...

Lawyers Plan to Shift Blame for California Warehouse Fire at Trial

Aug 21, 2018 Lawyers for the two men charged in the Northern California warehouse fire that killed 36 people said Friday they are now preparing for a trial where they will try to...

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...