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Liberty Specialty Markets Appoints Head of Accident & Health and Contingency

Jul 06, 2022 Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Alli MacLean to the newly created role of head of...

Best’s Special Report: Second Year of COVID-19 Drives Health Insurers’ Earnings Down, But Impact Differs by Segment

Jul 06, 2022 Despite positive results for the U.S. health insurance industry in 2021, the total underwriting...

Aon, Porsche Canada Partner on Custom Auto Insurance Program

Jul 05, 2022 Aon and Porsche Financial Services Canada have rolled out a custom automobile insurance program for the carmaker’s vehicles. “By combining our sports...

Nationwide Senior Vice President: Insurers Must Adapt to the Workplace of the Future

Jul 05, 2022 Employees in a “post-pandemic” world want the continued flexibility and work-life balance of working remotely, said Linda Stueber...

Insurance Journal

Foster & Foster Acquires Bartel Associates in California

Jul 06, 2022 Foster & Foster Consulting Actuaries Inc. has completed its acquisition of California-based Bartel Associates LLC. Bartel’s core business is focused in...

Evacuations for Communities Near California Forest Fire

Jul 06, 2022 Evacuation orders were expanded Tuesday for remote California communities near a wildfire that may have been sparked by fireworks or a barbecue on the Fourth of July in a...

Facebook Asks Court for Old FTC Merger Documents in Antitrust Fight

Jul 06, 2022 Meta’s Facebook has asked a U.S. court for eight documents created by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission as part of their review of the company’s...

SURE Insurance Picks Up 14,000 FedNat Policies in South Carolina

Jul 06, 2022 The member-owned property insurer known as SURE has assumed some 14,000 South Carolina homeowners policies from FedNat Insurance, which left the state as part of...

Claims Journal

No Malpractice Coverage Owed to Law Firm Sanctioned for ‘Frivolous’ Lawsuits

Jul 06, 2022 A legal malpractice insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify attorneys who were sanctioned for filing frivolous lawsuits against four Ohio school...

US Testing New Fire Retardant, Critics Push Other Methods

Jul 05, 2022 BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials are testing a new wildfire retardant after two decades of buying millions of gallons annually from one supplier, but watchdogs say the...

Alpine Avalanche Leaves 7 Known Dead, 14 Missing in Italy

Jul 05, 2022 ROME (AP) — Thunderstorms hampered Monday the search for more than a dozen hikers who remained unaccounted for a day after a huge chunk of an Alpine glacier in...

Mudslide Leaves 19 Dead, 50 Missing in Northeast India

Jul 05, 2022 GAUHATI, India (AP) — Rescuers found five more bodies as they resumed clearing operations after an overnight halt looking for dozens of missing people after a...