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Everest Launches Lawyers Professional Liability Policy

Apr 23, 2019 Everest Insurance has released a new lawyers professional liability policy – Everest Elevation – designed to provide law firms with liability coverage for financial loss...

Duke Energy to Appeal Order to Excavate North Carolina Coal Ash

Apr 23, 2019 The country’s largest electric company says it’s challenging an order by North Carolina’s environmental agency to excavate coal ash from all...

California Insurance Commissioner Rejects Petition to Require Fossil Fuel Underwriting Disclosure

Apr 23, 2019 California’s new commissioner wasn’t getting along so well on Earth Day with groups of climate change and consumer...

Audit Criticizes Spending Practices of Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance Execs

Apr 23, 2019 The governing board of Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance has recommended that its chief executive take a pay cut and lose his long-...

Claims Journal

Thieves Strip Kentucky Barns to Fuel Farmhouse-Chic Trend

Apr 23, 2019 About the photo: Lois Coffey, 95, stands outside her tobacco barn in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Thieves stole several pieces of wood from it recently. Reclaimed wood...

SpaceX Suffers Serious Setback with Crew Capsule Accident

Apr 23, 2019 About the photo: The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft onboard, launches from pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla,...

Blankets, Bed-Sharing Common in Accidental Baby Suffocations

Apr 23, 2019 CHICAGO — Accidental suffocation is a leading cause of injury deaths in U.S. infants and common scenarios involve blankets, bed-sharing with parents and other...

Sources Say Top Shareholder Won’t Back Bayer Management in AGM Vote

Apr 23, 2019 About 30 billion euros ($34 billion) has been wiped off the pesticides and drugs firm’s market value since August, when a U.S. jury found Bayer...

Best's Reviews

US House Bill Would Bar Credit Scores From Auto Insurance Underwriting

Apr 23, 2019 A U.S. House bill would prevent automobile insurance underwriters from using credit scores when setting insurance premiums, a practice bill...

Tokio Marine Subsidiary ProAg Agrees to Acquire Crop MGA AmTrust Ag

Apr 23, 2019 Tokio Marine HCC subsidiary Producers Ag Insurance Group Inc. has agreed to acquire crop managing general agent AmTrust Agriculture Insurance...

Montana Governor Signs Workers’ Comp Bill for Firefighters

Apr 23, 2019 Montana firefighters now have the law on their side when making workers’ compensation claims related to fighting fires. Gov. Steve Bullock has signed a...

Brown & Brown CEO: Health Care Debates May Impact Employee Benefits Business

Apr 23, 2019 Recent political discussion about Medicare and wider health care issues and their impact on employee benefits merit close attention...