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Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Moves to Pennsylvania

The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation announced that, as of April 15, its office will officially relocate from Columbus, Ohio, to Malvern, Penn. In 2012, The Griffith Foundation affiliated with The Institutes, an insurance education provider based in Malvern. The Griffith …

N.Y. Lawmakers Propose Speed Cameras in School Zones in NYC, Long Island

New York State lawmakers are taking aim at lead-footed drivers in New York City and Long Island with a proposal to authorize hundreds of speed cameras in school zones, a plan touted as a way to protect pedestrians and raise …

Insurance Agents Learn How to Market to People Unlike Themselves

The middle-aged white woman told the audience of mostly older white male businessowners that much of the country and many of their future customers don’t look like them or necessarily share all their values. While whites make up 64 percent …

RPX Launches Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation Insurance with Lloyd’s

RPX Corp., a provider of patent risk management products, has launched a new insurance service for businesses facing patent infringement litigation with non-practicing entities (NPEs).  As a coverholder at Lloyd’s, RPX Insurance Services, LLC will provide marketing, underwriting, and claims …

New Jersey Officials Fighting to End ‘Epidemic of Driver Inattention’

New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General John Hoffman this week announced the staggering toll driver inattention has taken on New Jersey’s roadways in the past 10 years. Hoffman said New Jersey has experienced a “distracted driving decade” during the past 10 …

Suspect Sandy Charity Begins Distributing Money

A Superstorm Sandy charity that was suspected of fraud has started distributing money nearly a year after a settlement with New Jersey prosecutors. The unregistered Hurricane Sandy Relief Foundation handed out $225,000 to four charitable organizations in New Jersey and …

Great American Broadens Property Endorsement for Social Services

Great American Insurance Group has enhanced its signature property broadening endorsement for human and social service organizations. The enhanced coverage, offered through its Specialty Human Services Division, is designed to protect an organization’s valuable property. A feature of the signature …

Kansas Insurance Commissioner, Others Urge Veto of Multistate Health Compact

Republican Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and several health care organizations are urging Gov. Sam Brownback to veto legislation that would allow Kansas to join a multistate health care compact. Praeger, who is not seeking re-election, says that there are too …

BancorpSouth Insurance to Acquire Louisiana’s Knox Insurance Group

BancorpSouth Insurance Services Inc., a subsidiary of BancorpSouth Bank, headquartered in Tupelo, Miss., is acquiring Lafayette, La.-based Knox Insurance Group LLC (Knox) in a transaction that is expected to close immediately, BancorpSouth announced. Financial terms of the pending transaction were …

North Dakota Work Comp Agency Sues Aon eSolutions over Failed Project

North Dakota’s workers’ compensation agency has sued a Chicago company over a failed $17 million computer system overhaul. Workforce Safety and Insurance hired Aon eSolutions in 2007 for a software system upgrade. The work was to cost $14 million but …

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