Articles by Don Jergler

BRONZE Best Agency to Work For – West: MOC Insurance Services

Best Agency to Work For – BRONZE MOC Insurance Services, San Francisco, California Want to know how important offering a work-life balance is to employees? Just ask the people at MOC Insurance Services in San Francisco, Calif. The agency of …

1.8 Million Western U.S. Homes at Extreme or High Wildfire Risk, Report Shows

Data provider CoreLogic’s new annual Wildfire Risk report designates 1.8 million single-family homes across 13 Western states as being at “Extreme” or “High” risk of wildfire damage, representing a combined total reconstruction cost value of nearly $500 billion. The analysis …

The Hartford Goes Green for Millennials

If Alexandra Zepp is typical of those in a millennial generation that’s beginning to account for a larger and more influential portion of the nation’s workforce, then what she has to say about her choice of companies to work for …

1.8 Million Western U.S. Homes at Extreme or High Wildfire Risk, Report Shows

Things haven’t gone as bad as they could have so far in 2016 coming off last year’s record-setting wildfire season in the Western U.S., according to a report out today detailing wildfire risks to properties in the Western U.S. The author of …

SILVER Best Agency to Work For 2016 – West Bolton & Co

Best Agency to Work For – SILVER Pasadena, California Bolton & Co. “The people.” That succinct answer came from an employee at Bolton & Co. who was prompted to explain “Why your agency is one of the best to work …

California Company Says CDI Wrongly Halting Sales of Workers’ Comp Product

The head of a business providing worker’s compensation and other benefits that was issued a cease and desist notice from the California Department of Insurance this week says the notice was wrongly issued. The CDI issued the notice to stop …

Could More State Commissioners Require Climate Disclosure?

Max Messervy took a decidedly positive tack when pried again and again to reveal any negative reaction to a report he puts together every so often. Messervy, the insurance program manager at sustainability leadership advocate Ceres, is one of the …

More Insurers Disclosing Climate Change Risks, Report Shows

Insurers in the U.S. are increasingly willing to disclose their risk management practices related to climate change, and that in part may be attributable to last year’s global accord in Paris and shifting attitudes in the business world on the …

Report Shows California and New Jersey Have Highest Workers’ Comp Rates

California and New Jersey had the nation’s most expensive workers’ compensation rates, while North Dakota had the lowest rates in the nation, a new report shows. A report released this week by the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services …

New California Workers’ Comp Law on Excluded Employees Causing Headaches

In advance of a possible headache brewing for workers’ compensation providers, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Monday notified all workers’ comp insurers writing policies in the state about changes to procedures related to excluded employees created by a new …