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Focus on injury impact rather than statistics can improve safety

Sep 26, 2017 Protecting workers by preventing serious injuries and fatalities while improving...

Texas seeks to expand telemedicine in comp

Sep 26, 2017 The Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers' Compensation announced Friday that it is accepting comments on a proposed rule that...

Injured Workers’ Pharmacy names CEO

Sep 26, 2017 Injured Workers' Pharmacy L.L.C., an Andover, Massachusetts-based national home delivery pharmacy specializing in serving injured...

Best's Reviews

UK Bank Lloyds to Outsource 1,000 Life, Pensions, Investment Jobs

Sep 26, 2017 Lloyds Banking Group said it will outsource around a thousand jobs in the administration of life insurance, pensions and investment products in...

Generali Global Assistance Acquires Caregiver Marketplace CareLinx

Sep 26, 2017 Generali Global Assistance, a part of Generali Group and a division of Europ Assistance Group, has acquired CareLinx, a caregiver marketplace...

National General Quarterly Pretax Hurricane Harvey Losses Could Hit $30 Million

Sep 26, 2017 National General Holdings Corp. said its quarterly net, pretax losses related to Hurricane Harvey could reach between $25 million to...

NCOIL Views Covered Agreement as Intrusion on State-Based Regulatory System

Sep 26, 2017 The National Conference of Insurance Legislators said it is “profoundly disappointed” by the Treasury Department’s decision to sign a...

Insurance Journal

Chicago Container Manufacturer Faces $503K in OSHA Penalties

Sep 26, 2017 A Chicago manufacturer of rigid metal, plastic, and hybrid containers faces $503,380 in proposed penalties after inspectors from the U.S. Department of Labor’s...

State Auto Labs Launches $25 Million Innovation Venture Fund

Sep 26, 2017 State Auto Labs Corp., the innovation arm of Columbus, Ohio-based State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co., has launched a $25 million corporate venture fund to support...

NAMIC Names Illinois’ Sen. Haine a State Legislator of the Year for 2017

Sep 26, 2017 The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies has named Illinois state Sen. Bill Haine as one of two State Legislators of the Year for 2017....

Arkansas’ Sen. Rapert Named a NAMIC State Legislator of the Year for 2017

Sep 26, 2017 The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies has named Arkansas state Sen. Jason Rapert as one of two State Legislators of the Year for...

Claims Journal

Polaris 3-Wheeled Slingshot Probed After Deadly Driver Ejection

Sep 26, 2017 U.S. auto-safety investigators are probing seatbelts installed in Polaris Slingshot three-wheeled vehicles after a driver was thrown and killed in a crash despite...

Poll: Few American Commit to Disaster Preparedness

Sep 26, 2017 Following hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) is encouraging Americans to increase their commitment to natural disaster...

Insurance Rates Not Likely to Rise in Utah City After Wildfire

Sep 26, 2017 Insurance rates aren’t expected to go up in an Ogden, Utah, neighborhood where a wildfire destroyed three homes and caused the evacuations of hundreds. But...

Business News: CCC, Willis Towers Watson, Startupbootcamp

Sep 26, 2017 CCC Announces New Platform Connecting OEMS to Insurers CCC Information Services Inc. and its affiliates (CCC) announced the general availability of the CCC ONE Platform...

Property Casualty 360

Suit against insurance broker over Superstorm Sandy losses can continue says N.Y. court

Sep 26, 2017 Commercial property owners are suing their insurance broker for negligence after Superstorm Sandy. Do...

Airbnb and insurance coverage: Is it up in the air?

Sep 26, 2017 It's unlikely that we will have clear answers on Airbnb insurance coverage questions in the immediate future.

6 things to know about making storm-related insurance claims

Sep 26, 2017 A good insurance agent or broker can and will help with the mechanics of providing notice of a claim.

What to expect: the cyber liability insurance application process

Sep 26, 2017 Cyber crime often has a more complicated remediation path than other business risks. It follows that the cyber liability...