Month: September 2018

Texas Workers’ Comp Study Finds Improvement in Worker Access to Medical Care

The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation reported in a newly expelled investigate that entrance to medical caring for harmed workers has softened somewhat and that a high rate of doctors who provide workers’ comp patients has remained steady. A Sep 2018 investigate from a division’s Research...

5 Years and $100M Later, Huge North Dakota Oil Spill Finally Cleaned Up

Five years and roughly $100 million later, cleanup is finish on a large oil tube trickle in North Dakota that has been called one of a biggest onshore spills in U.S. history, attention and state officials said. The brief by Tesoro, now famous as Andeavor, was found by a...

Following Jul Tornado, 60 Iowa Buildings Deemed Unsafe

Officials in executive Iowa have designated about 60 structures as vulnerable following a Jul hurricane that shop-worn about 2,000 buildings. The Times-Republican reports that a properties in Marshalltown now have tiny red posters that contend “Dangerous building — do not occupy.” Michelle Sponheimer is a city housing and village...

Lockton’s Lumelleau Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Houston

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has combined Matt Lumelleau as a principal in a firm’s property/casualty practice. Based in Houston, Lumelleau will be obliged for new business development, a design, chain and government of property/casualty word programs; and providing risk government strategies and solutions for mid-market and vast clients...

The Longest Week: Carolinas Worn Out by Florence

Hurricane Florence is still wearing out a Carolinas, where residents have endured an painful week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, energy outages and death. Frustration and perfect depletion are building as thousands of people wait to go home 7 days after a charge began battering a coast....

North Carolina Power Plant Inundated by Flood Waters

Duke Energy activated a high-level puncture warning during a late coal-fired energy plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from a circuitously Cape Fear River overtopped an gritty barrier during a trickery and flooded a vast lake. Duke mouthpiece Paige Sheehan pronounced Thursday that a dam containing Sutton Lake appears...

Manhattan, Kansas, Labor Day Flood Caused $17.2M in Damage

Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr says a inundate over a Labor Day holiday weekend caused $17.2 million in constructional indemnification in a city. Fehr told a Manhattan City Commission on Sept. 18 that 4 blurb and 8 residential properties suffered estimable repairs — definition some-more than 50 percent repairs...

Starr Insurance Cos. Launch Monoline GL Construction Wrap-Up Coverage

Starr Insurance Companies has introduced Starr CIP Enterprise, a monoline ubiquitous guilt construction wrap-up word policy. The new product is designed for skill owners and contractors who need tailored primary and additional ubiquitous guilt coverage for singular vast construction projects. According to Andy Robinson, comparison clamp president, Primary and...

California Governor Signs Bill Giving Wildfire Victims Options for Rebuilding

Homeowners who remove their houses to wildfire will be means to use their word to reconstruct somewhere else underneath an coercion check sealed by California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday. Assembly Bill 1800, authored by by Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, takes outcome immediately. AB 1800 creates it transparent...

Court Upholds California Commissioner’s Regulatory Actions Against PacifiCare

A three-justice row of a California Court of Appeal, 4th Appellate District, gas inspected Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones’ Fair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations, that allot how word companies contingency routine word claims. The regulations are also a substructure in last a series of violations committed when assessing fines opposite...