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Axa XL Appoints Chief Underwriting Officer for London Market Wholesale

Oct 15, 2018 Dan Curran has been appointed chief underwriting officer for London Market wholesale with Axa XL Insurance. Curran will be responsible for...

Life Happens President: Millennials Evaluate Advisers by Their Online Presence

Oct 15, 2018 Marv Feldman, president and chief executive officer, Life Happens, said financial advisers need to maintain their social media and...

Munich American SVP: Use Accelerated Underwriting Carefully

Oct 15, 2018 Paige Freeman, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, Munich American Reassurance Co., said new underwriting platforms are faster and...

Korean Re Cleared to Establish Branch in China

Oct 15, 2018 Korean Reinsurance Co. has received regulatory approval to set up a representative office in China, according to a statement from the China Banking and Insurance...

Insurance Journal

More Washington Troopers Filing Carbon Monoxide Claims

Oct 15, 2018 Two more Washington State Patrol troopers plan to sue the state over carbon monoxide poisoning, bringing the total number of troopers intending to sue to seven. KOIN-TV...

Montana Homes in Fire-Prone Areas Hike Firefighting Costs, Report Shows

Oct 15, 2018 Rapid population growth and the desire to live near forests means new housing in western Montana is being built in wildfire-prone areas, increasing taxpayer-...

California Bracing for High Winds, Increased Wildfire Danger

Oct 15, 2018 Potentially powerful winds combined with dry weather are raising the threat of wildfires in California. State firefighters say they are preparing for potential extreme...

Zurich North America Names Butt Head of Casualty for Commercial Insurance

Oct 15, 2018 Valerie Butt has been named Head of Casualty for Zurich North America Commercial Insurance. Butt will lead the casualty business with responsibility...

Claims Journal

N.Y. Senator Says Feds Haven’t Done Enough to Investigate Limo Safety

Oct 15, 2018 On the heels of a horrific limousine crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York, the Senate’s top Democrat is pointing to glaring gaps in safety data...

Analysts: Florida Insurers Can Weather Effects of Michael

Oct 15, 2018 Florida’s disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multibillion dollar loss from Hurricane...

Massachusetts Gas Blasts Linked to NiSource Unit’s Work Orders

Oct 15, 2018 A series of explosions that rocked several towns north of Boston, Mass., last month has been linked to work orders given to a crew replacing aging natural gas pipes,...

Air Cargo Considers Single-Pilot Jets as Autonomous Flight Nears

Oct 15, 2018 Aerospace and innovation have gone hand-in-hand since the days of Orville and Wilbur Wright. Airplanes were once simple metal tubes powered by propellers....

Business Insurance

Employers likely to prevail in LGBT cases at Supreme Court with Kennedy retirement

Jun 28, 2018 Employers will likely have an easier time combating claims of...

Validus recruits executive from XL

Jun 28, 2018 Validus Specialty Underwriting Services Inc. has recruited Bob Eells from XL Group to be senior vice president...

Lockton reports revenue increase

Jun 28, 2018 Lockton Cos. L.L.C. reported $1.57 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2018, a 9.9% increase over fiscal year 2017...