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Joan Rivers’ Estate Sues N.Y. Surgical Center Over Alleged Negligence

Joan Rivers’ estate sued the New York City surgical center where complications during a medical procedure led to the comedian’s death, saying it provided reckless and negligent treatment, violated her privacy and abandoned her when she needed emergency care. Rivers’ …

Cross Insurance Hires Cellucci as Southern New England Region President

Cross Insurance, an independent insurance agency headquartered in Bangor, Maine, hired Paul J. Cellucci as president of the agency’s Southern New England Region.

Worldwide Facilities in California Names Rowland Vice President

Worldwide Facilities Inc. has named Joe Rowland vice president and broker specializing in casualty products in its Irvine, Calif. office. Rowland will be responsible for new business development in the casualty arena. Rowland has more than 25 years of casualty …

Hotchkiss Insurance Agency Names Conner, Ramsey Partners in Dallas

Dallas-based Hotchkiss Insurance Agency announced that Chandler “Ross” Conner and Ben “Hunter” Ramsey each accepted invitations to become partners of the firm in December 2014. Conner, a native of Tyler, Texas, is a graduate of Texas A&M University and built …

Affordable Care Act Subsidy Cost Estimate Lowered

Obamacare will cost 7 percent less than expected over the next decade for federal subsidies to help lower-income people pay for private health insurance, congressional researchers said on Monday. A report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said insurance …

White House Drone Landing Complicates Regulation Debate

The discovery of a radio-controlled copter on the White House lawn injects a new complication into the debate over the growing popularity of drones used by civilians. The unintentional security breach Monday at the U.S. presidential mansion in Washington gives …

Lockton Promotes Manozzi to Executive VP in Boston

Insurance broker Lockton has promoted Chip Manozzi to executive vice president and leader of its Boston office. Manozzi also will join the executive committee of Lockton’s Northeast operations.

SAN Group Hires 2 Agency Development Field Specialists in N.H.

Satellite Agency Network (SAN) Group Inc., an alliance of independent property/casualty insurance agencies in the Northeast, recently hired Lynn Marcou and David Collins as agency development field specialists for its member agency support team.

Brownyard Group Promotes 2 in Beauty & Pest Control Programs in N.Y.

Brownyard Group, a Bay Shore, New York-based program administrator providing specialized insurance coverage for select industry groups, announced two promotions in its beauty and pest control programs. Kathy Lopez was promoted to account manager for the Salon & Spa Specialty …

Penn. Family Faces Charges in Alleged $20M Insurance Fraud Scheme

A Pennsylvania family’s luxurious suburban lifestyle has been financed by more than $20 million in fraudulent insurance claims amid a series of mansion fires and repeated reports of jewelry theft, authorities said on Jan. 22. An investigation began after a …

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