Nationwide Insurance News

Nationwide Reports P/C Premium Up 6% in Q1; Weather Lowers P/C Profit

Nationwide reported total operating revenue of $6.1 billion for the first three months of 2014, up 5 percent over the same period last year and steady compared to fourth quarter 2013. First quarter operating earnings were balanced across the company’s …

Ohio State Partnering with Nationwide Insurance on Discounts, Internships

Ohio State University has announced a 10-year, $17.1 million sponsorship agreement with Nationwide Insurance. The university says the expanded partnership will provide discounts for faculty, staff, students and alumni. Other benefits for the university include 40 internships every year for …

Missouri Settles with Nationwide Insurance over Workers’ Comp Inconsistencies

Missouri insurance regulators announced a settlement agreement with Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Co. and Farmland Mutual Insurance Co. following a market conduct examination into the companies’ handling of workers’ compensation insurance. Department of Insurance Director John M. Huff reported that as …

Washington Lawyer Faces Four Felonies in Alleged Insurance Scam

Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is looking for residents who might be victims of a Seattle attorney who has been charged with four felonies related to a $500,000 insurance settlement. Seattle private law attorney Edward Joseph Callow and former Nationwide …

Nationwide Insurance Recruiting New Agents in Texas

Columbus, Ohio-based Nationwide Insurance announced that the company is looking to add 100 new Advantage Program insurance agents in the Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio, Texas markets. Nationwide Insurance Advantage Program agents will serve as independent contractor exclusive …

Virginia Police, Nationwide Insurance Promote Move Over law

The Virginia State Police is joining with Nationwide Insurance to help protect public safety personnel and all those who drive tow trucks and road maintenance vehicles. They have joined together to promote Virginia’s Move Over law that was implemented in …

One-Third Fail to Activate Theft Prevention Measures on Their Homes

Almost of a third of American homeowners who have anti-theft devices on their homes don’t use them — even during the summer when burglars are at their busiest. A survey commissioned by Nationwide Insurance found that, while a majority of …

Virginia SIU Investigator Wins Award for Work on Staged Accident Case

A staged accident investigation in Roanoke, Va., led to an award for a Nationwide Insurance special investigator. Suzy Clingman-Taylor was named Investigator of the Year by the Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation Units (VA IASIU) last …

Insurers Divided Over North Carolina Auto Insurance Rate System

A divided auto insurance industry will try again next year to change a unique regulatory system in North Carolina, which enjoys some of the lowest rates in the country. The industry will use the argument that average costs are low …

Insurance Fraud Allegations Up in Ohio

Officials say the record number of insurance-fraud allegations in Ohio this year can be partly attributed to better reporting of suspected incidents and difficult economic times that push some people into illegal activity. The Ohio Department of Insurance reports that …