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Insurance Department Takes Over Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace

Mar 19, 2019 The Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace has become part of the state’s insurance department after Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed legislation...

State Farm: Illinois and Missouri Ranked 3rd and 5th for Hail Damage in 2018

Mar 19, 2019 A new report from State Farm says that Illinois and Missouri were among the top states in the nation for hail damage in 2018, according to a new...

Cotuno Joins Alliant’s Texas Benefits Team as VP

Mar 19, 2019 Houston-based benefits consultant Dan Cotuno has joined Alliant Insurance Services as vice president within the company’s Employee Benefits Group. Cotuno will provide...

Berkley Launches Private Company Primary Management Liability Policy

Mar 19, 2019 Berkley Professional Liability, a Berkley Company, has expanded its product offerings to include a primary private company management liability policy. This...

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Lloyd’s Managing General Agency Antares Names Head of Financial Institutions

Mar 18, 2019 Martin Campbell has been appointed head of financial institutions at Antares Syndicate 1274, the Lloyd’s managing agency and member of...

Arkansas Insurance Department Takes Over Health Insurance Marketplace

Mar 18, 2019 The Arkansas Insurance Department now is the home of the state’s health insurance marketplace. Under Act 107, passed in February and signed...

Insurers See More Than 7,000 Claims After Winter Storms Hit Central US

Mar 18, 2019 USAA, State Farm and American Family Insurance have incurred more than 7,000 claims from a spate of winter storms, including a bomb cyclone...

Castel Promotes Transact Team in Europe to Standalone MGA Underwriting Cell

Mar 18, 2019 Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd. said it promoted Transact Risk Partners from a division within the Castel Specialty portfolio to a...

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Once Sanctuaries, House of Worship Struggle with Security

Mar 18, 2019 DETROIT — A rabbi who packs a gun. A church installing security cameras. A police car protecting a mosque. Houses of worship have traditionally been places of...

Nevada Lawmakers Mulling ‘Textalyzer’ for Car Crash Investigations

Mar 18, 2019 CARSON CITY, Nev. — Most states ban texting behind the wheel, but a legislative proposal could make Nevada one of the first states to allow police to use a...

Hurricane Michael Damages Linger for Georgia Timber Industry

Mar 18, 2019 ATLANTA — Georgia’s timber industry is facing many headwinds as it seeks to recover from the severe damage wrought by Hurricane Michael late last year....

Climate Advocates Cheer Trump Policy Shift on Flood Insurance

Mar 18, 2019 About the photo: A member of a search and rescue team wades through floodwaters after Hurricane Florence in Carolina Beach, North Carolina on Sept. 17, 2018....