Day: October 12, 2018

Google, Amazon Health and Fitness Apps Don’t Have Much to Do With Health

As a marketplace for intelligent speakers like Amazon’s Alexa continues to expand, there is a intensity for these inclination to assistance raise a health of users. But, while a app stores of these inclination are full of apps in a health and aptness categories, a examination led by UNC...

Cat Facility CCRIF to Make 1st Payment of 2018/19 Policy Year to Barbados

CCRIF SPC (formerly a Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) announced that Barbados will accept a payout of US$5,813,299 for additional rainfall that occurred during a thoroughfare of Tropical Storm Kirk. Barbados has been a member of CCRIF given a pregnancy in 2007 and has perceived 5 prior payouts totaling...

Rescuers Search for Survivors as Death Toll from Hurricane Michael Rises

Using complicated apparatus to pull aside waste and with helicopters encircling overhead, rescuers in a Florida Panhandle searched for trapped residents as officials warned on Friday a genocide fee from HurricaneMichael was approaching to rise. At slightest 12 people were killed in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia, officials...

Berlin Insurtech Startup Simplesurance Sets Sights on U.S. for Future Expansion

Simplesurance owner and CEO Robin von Hein sat down final year with Insurance Journal’s sister publication, Carrier Management, to plead a company’s strategy. Based on a corner of Berlin’s smart Mitte district in bright, open offices, Simplesurance is nonetheless another insurtech startup seeking to renovate insurance. It is also...

Gas Blasts Near Boston Linked to NiSource Unit’s Work Orders

A array of explosions that rocked several towns north of Boston, Mass., final month has been associated to work orders given to a organisation replacing aging healthy gas pipes, according to sovereign reserve investigators. Crews engaged by NiSource Inc.’s Columbia Gas of Massachusetts unit, including an examiner from a...

Cincinnati Financial to Acquire London Specialty Underwriter from Munich Re

In a bid to variegate a gain and raise a markets over a U.S., Cincinnati Financial Corp. has concluded to acquire MSP Underwriting Limited, a London-based tellurian specialty underwriter and auxiliary of Munich Re. The due all-cash transaction is for £102 million ($134 million), formed on MSP Underwriting’s projected...

EPIC Acquires New York’s Total Management Corporation

EPIC Insurance Brokers Consultants, a inhabitant sell word brokerage and worker advantages consulting firm, has acquired a assets, employees and operations of Total Management Corporation (TMC). Based in Melville, N.Y., with a second bureau in Manhattan, TMC has combined customized, specialty programs for not-for-profit and amicable services organizations and...

Walmart Paying $65M to Settle California Suit Over Seating For Cashiers

Walmart Inc. has concluded to compensate $65 million to scarcely 100,000 stream and former cashiers in California who indicted a tradesman of violating state law by refusing to yield them with seating while they worked. Walmart denied any indiscretion in a nine-year-old case, that was scheduled to go to...

Allianz’s Leach Joins The Hanover to Lead Financial Institutions Unit

The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. has allocated Kevin Leach as a conduct of a financial institutions portfolio. In this role, Leach is obliged for heading The Hanover’s specialized word products and services for financial institutions. Most recently, Leach served as inhabitant product personality and emissary informal conduct for financial...