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Obama OKs Disaster Declaration for 10 Iowa Counties

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster exists in 10 eastern Iowa counties hit by storms and flooding in June. The White House says in a news release that Obama signed the declaration Wednesday evening for Allamakee, Benton, Buchanan, …

Toffoli, Ruiz and Jones Join Access Home Insurance Co.

Baton Rouge, La.-based Access Home Insurance Co. (Access Home) announced that Michael Toffoli, Rusty Ruiz and Kerri Jones have joined the company as executive vice president, Louisiana marketing representative and South Carolina marketing representative, respectively. Access Home is a Louisiana-domiciled …

Jones Joins Alliant Insurance Services in Houston

Newport Beach, Calif.-based specialty insurance brokerage firm, Alliant Insurance Services, announced that Jerry D. Jones has joined the company‚Äôs Energy and Marine Group in Houston as senior vice president. With 16 years of brokerage and risk management experience, Jones comes …

Berne Union Reports Members Insure $1.8 Trillion of Int’l. Trade, Investment

“The volume of export credits and foreign direct investment insured by members of the Berne Union grew by 17 percent in 2011,” said the Union’s bulletin. “The result is a record amount of $1.8 trillion of trade facilitated more than …

TT Club Finds Majority of Supply Chain Claims Caused by Human Error

An analysis from London-based TT Club, which provides insurance and related risk management services for the international transport and logistics industry, has revealed human error to be the main cause of supply chain claims. TT Club said its research is …

Lloyd’s Insurer Kiln Enters Liability Market

Kiln, the international insurance and reinsurance underwriting group, and a subsidiary of the Tokio Marine group, announced that it has launched a new Liability function to underwrite and support general liability risks. The new product line, which will be led …