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Lyft Agrees to Temporary Halt of Rideshare Service in Kansas City

Ridesharing company Lyft will temporarily stop operating in Kansas City, Mo. while it negotiates with the city over ways to allow it to permanently conduct business in the city. Lyft officials said that the drivers will stop working for up …

Reiff Appointed to Head Lockton Benefit Group

Kansas City, Mo.-based Lockton named Bob Reiff to lead Lockton Benefit Group, the broker’s global employee benefits consulting business. Reiff will succeed Mike Brewer, president of Lockton Benefit Group since 2004, who is retiring at the end of the year. …

Kansas City Medical Center to Stop Refusing Health Insurance for Crash Injuries

Truman Medical Center in Kansas City has agreed to stop rejecting health insurance for some patients injured in auto accidents in order to collect more money from other sources, according to court records. The agreement, which still must be approved …

Ban Against Lyft Ride Sharing Service Extended in St. Louis

A St. Louis, Mo., judge extended a temporary restraining order that bans the ride-sharing service Lyft from operating in the city or St. Louis County. St. Louis Circuit Judge Joan Moriarty said this week that Lyft cannot operate until a …

Popp to Join Lockton in Kansas City as Retirement Services President

Pam Popp is joining Lockton as president of its retirement services operation effective Sept. 2, based in Kansas City, Mo., the risk management and insurance services firm announced. Popp is a longtime retirement plan executive with experience both at CAPTRUST …

Lockton Adds Behrens to Employee Benefits Practice in Kansas City

Lockton has expanded its national employee benefits practice with the addition of Scott Behrens, J.D., as assistant vice president, compliance attorney in Lockton Benefit Group’s compliance services practice. He is based in Kansas City, Mo. Behrens provides advice on ERISA …

Agnello Named President of Lockton’s Kansas City P/C Operation

Kansas City, Mo.-based Lockton named Joe Agnello president of the insurance broker’s Kansas City property/casualty insurance operation. Agnello, a 20-year Lockton veteran, succeeds Ron Lockton who will devote more time to clients and global business issues for Lockton. Agnello will work alongside Rick Kahle, …

Michigan’s J.M. Wilson Names Terry Branch Manager in Kansas City Office

Managing general agency and surplus lines insurance broker, J.M. Wilson, added Michele Terry, as branch manager of its Kansas City, Mo., location. Terry will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Kansas City office and staff, and foster growth and development …

ACE USA Appoints Springer as Kansas City Branch Manager

ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail insurance operations of ACE Group, has appointed Kimberly Springer as branch manager of its Kansas City branch office. Springer will work closely with insurance brokers and clients in the states of Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska …

Trinity Risk Opens New Office in Kansas City

Trinity Risk LLC, a program manager and wholesale broker specializing in owner operator lines of insurance, has opened a new office in Kansas City, Mo., and hired Amy Milburn as account executive. An experienced trucking insurance executive, Milburn specializes in …