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Allied World’s U.S. Cyber Team Adds Glasgow from Travelers

Allied World U.S. has appointed Jason Glasgow as vice president and practice lead for Technology, Privacy & Network Security Professional Liability. In this role, Glasgow will be responsible for the strategy, management and underwriting of Allied World’s U.S. cyber platform. …

Endurance Global Risk Solutions Adds Workers’ Comp Product

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, has launched a new workers’ compensation insurance product for its Global Risk Solutions clients. Global Risk Solutions, a new business line launched earlier this year …

Southern Kansas Flood Damage Estimated at $1M

Southern Kansas flooding victims are cleaning up the mess torrential rains left behind. The Wichita Eagle reports that Mulvane city administrator Kent Hixson says 44 homes and five businesses inside the city limits saw some sort of flooding damage from …

3 Charged with Workers’ Comp, Insurance Fraud in Oklahoma

Three individuals in Oklahoma have been charged by the state’s attorney general with insurance fraud related to workers’ compensation, auto insurance and certificates of insurance. The office of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt reported that Robert Brandon Page, 40, of Muskogee, …

Thieves Steal Wheels from 48 New Vehicles at East Texas Car Dealer

Police are trying to determine who stole the wheels from 48 new vehicles at an East Texas car dealership. Tyler police estimate thieves made off with about $250,000 worth of tires and wheels, leaving the vehicles up on blocks. Police …

20-Foot Drone Being Tested in North Dakota for Post-Disaster Use

A 20-foot-long drone that was brought to North Dakota to test precision agriculture methods is now part of a trial run to see if can help crews restore power to areas hit by natural disasters. The Israeli-manufactured Elbit Systems Hermes …

Many New Orleans Residents to See Lower Flood Insurance Rates

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is holding a workshop to help New Orleans residents understand the new Flood Insurance Rate Maps, which will lower flood insurance premiums for many homeowners. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that FEMA will hold the workshop on …

Wrong Key Fails to Derail Texas GM Ignition Suit

General Motors LLC failed to derail a Texas family’s claim for damages over a car crash blamed on a faulty ignition-switch after jurors were shown the wrong car key last week. GM claimed Zachary Stevens’ family intentionally faked evidence in …

Weather Service: Flash Floods Pushed Cars off California Desert Highway

The National Weather Service says vehicles were washed off a Southern California desert highway as a band of thunderstorms led to powerful flash flooding. The weather service says the flooding was reported Monday evening on State Route 95 near Interstate …

California School District Police Chief Sues over Alleged Retaliation

The police chief of a California school district has sued his employers, claiming he faced a hostile work environment after blowing the whistle on alleged misuse of a criminal database by district employees. KBAK-TV reported that Kern High School District …

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