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Chubb Expands Environmental Insurance Products, Services

Chubb has broadened the availability of its premises pollution liability and other environmental insurance coverages and risk management products through its newly expanded distribution network. Chubb’s Environmental products distribution network has grown from nine to 48 branch offices, as a …

Alabama Jury Orders Dollar General to Pay Injured Truck Driver $925K

A jury in Lauderdale County, Alabama has returned one of the largest personal injury verdicts in the county’s history, finding Dollar General at fault for injuries sustained by a Kentucky delivery driver five years ago. News outlets report that the …

Board to Ponder Rules for Marijuana Consumption at Alaska Stores

Marijuana regulators in Alaska plan to consider rules this week for consuming marijuana products at authorized retail pot stores, a first among states that have legalized the recreational use of pot. Late last year, the Marijuana Control Board voted to …

Motorists Insurance Group Reports Strong Results for 2015

The Motorists Insurance Group, based in Columbus, Ohio, announced it recorded a strong performance in 2015, which included underwriting profits across all lines, $729 million in direct written premium, and a combined ratio of 98.8 percent. The group released its …

Brooks Joining Kemper as Senior VP, Chief Information Officer

Chicago-based Kemper Corp. announced that effective May 2, Charles T. Brooks will join the company as senior vice president and chief information officer Brooks will be based in Chicago and will report directly to Joseph P. Lacher, Jr., Kemper’s president …

New York Urges Tighter Rules, More Insurance for Oil Trains

New York state’s comptroller urged federal authorities Tuesday to strengthen safety measures against oil spills and require trains to carry sufficient insurance to cover cleanup costs from major accidents. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is administrator of New York’s $40 million Oil …

UJA-Federation of New York to Honor Casserley, Dangelo, Hershman

UJA-Federation of New York, a philanthropic organization, announced three honorees to be recogznied at this year’s General Insurance Annual Dinner. The event will be held on May 31 at Grand Hyatt New York in Manhattan. This year’s honorees are Dominic …

Arkansas Measure Would Cap Medical Non-Economic Damages at $250K

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has approved the wording of a measure to limit lawsuit damages awarded against health care providers, clearing the way for supporters to try and put the proposal on the November ballot. Rutledge certified the proposed …

Kingstone Hires AIG Exec Delaney as Senior VP in New York

Kingstone Companies Inc., a multi-line regional property/casualty insurance holding company based in New York, announced that David Delaney has joined the senior management team at its subsidiary Kingstone Insurance Company as senior vice president of Business Development. Delaney brings over …

Kansas Tornado Damages 10 Homes, Destroys Trailer

The National Weather Service is surveying damage from a northern Kansas tornado that left two people with minor injuries, damaged about 10 homes and destroyed a trailer. National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Barjenbruch says the tornado hit at night on …

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