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Insurance Journal National 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal West 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal South Central 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Insurance Journal Southeast 2018-12-17

Dec 17, 2018 The Charity Issue; Photos of Your Organization Involved in Charity Work; IJ's Agents of the Year

Best's Reviews

Scottsdale Insurance Sues Other Underwriters in $63.9 Million Legal Malpractice Case

Apr 18, 2018 Several underwriters, including Lloyd’s insurers, and the law firm they insured are being sued in federal court by an excess...

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Athene Holdings Ltd. and Its Subsidiaries

Apr 18, 2018 A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a” of...

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of BNY Trade Insurance, Ltd. and The Hamilton Insurance Corp.

Apr 18, 2018 A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Ratings of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a...

Axis Re Names Chief Underwriting Officer

Apr 18, 2018 Axis Re said it has appointed Megan Thomas as chief underwriting officer. Thomas will be responsible for product and portfolio management within the reinsurance...

Business Insurance

Insurer can’t recover funds paid to logistics company: Court

Apr 18, 2018 An insurer cannot recover funds paid on behalf of a policyholder for damaged cargo...

AssuredPartners announces new fiscal management structure

Apr 18, 2018 AssuredPartners Inc. continued its management restructuring, announcing the promotions of...

Broker acquisition rate slips in first quarter

Apr 18, 2018 Broker mergers and acquisitions in the first quarter of 2018 slipped 24% to 142 transactions, compared with 186...

Claims Journal

Florida Lawyer Gets Prison for Role in $23M PIP Fraud Scheme

Apr 18, 2018 A Florida man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for his role in a $23 million auto insurance fraud involving chiropractors’ clinics. The...

Officials: Exploded Southwest Jet Engine Had Metal Weakness Signs

Apr 18, 2018 Southwest Airlines Co. is stepping up inspections on its jet fleet after investigators said they discovered evidence of metal fatigue on an engine that exploded...

West Recovery Continues, 5 Years After Plant Blast

Apr 18, 2018 Head football coach David Woodard, like others in West, lost his home and his place of employment on a Wednesday evening five years ago, when an explosion at the West...

Allegiant Air Under Fire After ’60 Minutes’ Safety Report

Apr 18, 2018 Allegiant Air shares continue to fall in the aftermath of a news report that is raising serious safety questions about the low-cost carrier. Allegiant is defending its safety...

Property Casualty 360

Tackling the U.S. flood insurance challenge

Feb 28, 2018 Flood risk is one of the most severe natural hazards in the United States, yet one of the least well-managed. Nearly all the risk is borne by one...

A monumental disaster

Feb 28, 2018 If insurers stopped taking statements — and written, signed ones are better than recorded — they will spend more defending lawsuits than they would settling owed claims.

Around the P&C insurance industry: Feb. 28, 2018

Feb 28, 2018 News from Ryan Specialty Group LLC, J.S. Held, RIMS and more.