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Beazley Launches Title IX Coverage for Educational Institutions
Specialist insurer Beazley has launched a comprehensive policy designed to cover infringements of Title IX, the federal law prohibiting discrimination based on sex in any public education program. The policy provides coverage for employment practices liability (EPL) and sexual misconduct …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 4:58 PM
Texas Auto Insurer of Last Resort Files for Rate Increases
The Texas Department of Insurance has extended the period in which recent rate increase request by the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association (TAIPA) may be approved. TAIPA, the state’s auto insurer of last resort, on Sept. 11, 2019, filed a …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 4:57 PM
Coal Mine Electrician Dies in Accident at West Virginia Mine
West Virginia officials say a 40-year-old coal mine electrician has died in an accident. The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training says Steven Vernon Keeney of Sylvester died of injuries from an apparent electrical shock. The accident …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 4:54 PM
Gulfstream Insurance of Florida Appoints Thompson as General Counsel, VP of Legal & Compliance
Gulfstream Property and Casualty Insurance Co. has appointed appointment of Lisa B. Thompson to general counsel, vice president of Legal & Compliance. Prior to joining Gulfstream, Thompson served as senior vice president of legal and compliance for Bankers Insurance Co. …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 4:52 PM
Consumer Watchdog: California Commissioner’s Calendar Suggests He Made Contact in ‘Pay to Play’
Calendar entries and documents show that California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, not his fundraiser, made first contact with an agent of a workers’ compensation insurance company offering political support in conjunction with seeking approval for a change of control in …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 4:40 PM
Insurance Broker Burns & Wilcox Expands, Relocates in Chicago
Wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, Burns & Wilcox, has relocated and expanded its office in downtown Chicago. The new office, which houses Burns & Wilcox and Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, is located downtown at 111 S. Wacker. Burns & …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 4:26 PM
Nebraska Dry Cleaner Owner Faces Arson, Insurance Fraud Charges
The owner of a Nebraska dry cleaning business that burned following an explosion last year has been charged with arson and insurance fraud. The Sarpy County Attorney’s Office says in news release that 53-year-old Michael McKernan, owner of the Wardrobe …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 4:16 PM
Texas Mutual Pays $623.3K Dividend to Lone Star Auto Dealers Safety Group
Workers’ compensation insurer, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., has awarded a dividend of $623,341 to the Lone Star Auto Dealers Association (LSADA) Safety Group, which includes franchised auto, truck, RV, boat and motorcycle dealerships. This year’s dividend from Texas Mutual brings …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 4:16 PM
Ohio Director Froment Named to Federal Insurance Advisory Committee
Ohio Department of Insurance reported that Director Jillian Froment has been appointed to serve on the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI). The committee provides advice and recommendations to the Federal Insurance Office (FIO). FACI was established in 2011 to …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 4:15 PM
Improvements to Tulsa-Area Levee System Proposed
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed a $160 million plan to shore up levees around Oklahoma’s second largest city that have been weakened by periodic flooding. The Corps released a feasibility study that recommends altering existing levees and …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 4:13 PM

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