Day: August 17, 2018

ICT to Begin Annual Texas ‘Hurricane Tour’

The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) is set to launch a annual “hurricane tour” directed during reminding coastal residents to be prepared in box a whirly or pleasant charge should make landfall this year. Beginning on Aug. 20, ICT’s Mark Hanna and a group of experts will make media...

SECURA Insurance Adds Switzer as Market Manager in Kentucky

Appleton, Wis.-based SECURA Insurance has combined Lisa Switzer as marketplace manager for Kentucky. Lisa Switzer Switzer brings 28 years of knowledge in a word attention to her new purpose with a different brew of commercial, personal, and specialty lines roles. She was an underwriter for most of her career,...

School System in North Carolina County Accused of Neglect, Discrimination in Suit

A lawsuit filed opposite a North Carolina propagandize complement and a house of preparation says an facile propagandize in need of repairs was discriminated opposite since of race. The Winston-Salem Journal reports a lawsuit, filed Monday opposite a Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and a house of education, centers on Ashley...

AIR Worldwide Updates Wildfire Model with Event-Based Risk Management Approach

Catastrophe risk displaying organisation AIR Worldwide (AIR) has expelled an updated Wildfire Model for a United States designed to yield a extensive perspective of a risk of wildfire to skill within a 13 westernmost conterminous states. The event-based displaying proceed accounts for a variability in continue in a stream...

After Delay, Louisiana OKs Planting of Medical Marijuana

Louisiana’s initial authorised stand of medical pot can be planted this week. Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain, whose group regulates a burgeoning industry, loosened a regulatory logjam that combined a months-long delay. The Monroe News-Star reports that Strain’s group met with LSU AgCenter Chancellor Bill Richardson and a conduct of...

Quebec announces devise to recompense cab drivers after Uber’s arrival

Quebec announces devise to recompense cab drivers after Uber’s arrival Province will send out cheques trimming from $1,000 to $46,700 per permit The Quebec supervision has summarized how it intends to recompense cab drivers who’ve seen a value of their permits plunge given a attainment of ride-hailing use Uber...

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries Pilot module launched in Phoenix suburb At a time when big-box retailers are perplexing to offer a same conveniences as their online competitors, a biggest U.S. grocery sequence is contrast a use of driverless cars to broach groceries in a Phoenix...

Insurer Downgrades Jumped in 2018 But Were Still Outnumbered by Upgrades: A.M. Best

Catastrophic continue events in 2017 helped coax an boost in rating downgrades for a U.S. property/casualty (P/C) attention during a initial half of 2018, according to an A.M. Best report. But a news also records that altogether ratings activity in that same duration was modestly favorable, with upgrades outnumbering...

Aon Names Wanat U.S. Commercial Lines Broking Chief

Global attorney has allocated Brian Wanat as arch broking officer of U.S. Commercial Risk Solutions. In his new role, Wanat will have approach government shortcoming for Financial Services Group, National Property, National Casualty, Aviation, Crisis Management, Marine and Aon’s Global Risk Consulting Group. He will work with Tom Fitzgerald,...

President Trump Urges U.S. Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

President Donald Trump pronounced Thursday he wants a U.S. supervision to sue curative companies that make opioids as partial of his efforts to hindrance an widespread of drug addiction. Trump pronounced he’d like to move a sovereign lawsuit, rather than only join existent lawsuit opposite a drugmakers. “Some states...