Employers News

Employers Names Hulse Vice President, Western U.S. Sales

Reno, Nev.-based Employers has named Kimberly K. Hulse vice president of regional sales for its Western region. Hulse will be based out of EMPLOYERS’ headquarters in Reno, Nevada.  She will work under the direction of the senior vice president and …

EMPLOYERS Launches Work-Related Injury Hotline for Florida Small Business Clients

Small business insurer EMPLOYERS has launched Coventry/NT24, a 24-hour hotline staffed by registered nurses who provide medical guidance over the phone for work-related injuries or illnesses. The service is available to EMPLOYERS workers’ compensation policyholders in Florida. Coventry/NT24 is staffed …

Employers Names Mikulsky Senior Vice President in Nevada

Employers named Aaron Mikulsky as senior vice president of business process and policyholder services. He will be based out of Employers’ headquarters in Reno, Nevada. Mikulsky has more than 19 years of experience in the insurance industry, including experience in …

Employers Names Two Key Executives in its Nevada Headquarters

Reno, Nev.-based Employers named Larry Rogers senior vice president and chief underwriting officer and Frank Buonomo vice president of IT infrastructure and operations. Rogers has more than 25 years of experience in the industry. Rogers has substantial experience within the …

Nielsen, Travelers Survey: Employers Unfamiliar with Risks Posed by ACA

Travelers has released a Nielsen Research survey that offers insight into U.S. employers’ familiarity with and preparedness for the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The survey, which was sponsored by Travelers, found that many businesses …

Employers in Nevada Names Newman Chief Sales Officer, SVP

Employers named Russel J. Newman chief sales officer and senior vice president. Newman will be based out of Employers’ headquarters in Reno, Nev. He has more than 12 years of experience in the insurance industry, and over 20 years of …

Workers’ Compensation Fraud and the Insurance Producer

There are essentially two types of workers’ compensation fraud — premium fraud and claimant fraud — and insurance producers can play a role in the discovery and resolution of both, according to one investigator who has brought some 800 cases of workers’ comp fraud …

Southern California’s Construction Sector Continues to Heat

Southern California’s construction sector continues to gain momentum, making good on positive outlooks issued late last year, and agents and brokers who deal in this segment can’t be any happier – especially those who remember the historically rough times that …

Capital Insurance Group Launches EPL Coverage for Employers, Small Businesses

Capital Insurance Group (CIG), a regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western U.S., has released a comprehensive employment practices liability Insurance (EPLI) product for organizations with up to 250 employees and limits up to $1 million. Organizations with 50 …

How Agents, Brokers Can Help Themselves, Clients with Healthcare Reform

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has accelerated change and confusion in the health insurance marketplace and businesses and individuals are counting on their insurance agents and brokers to help them understand the nitty-gritty of the ACA requirements. For many property/casualty …