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Adjuster, Nationwide Mutual Take Sides Over ‘On Your Side’ Slogan

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., which has used the “On Your Side” slogan in its marketing and advertising since 1966, is suing a small Tennessee public adjusting firm that goes by the name On Your Side Adjusters Inc. for trademark infringement. …

Attorney Behind $43M Award for Ohio Agent Against Nationwide Insurance to File Class Action

An Ohio law firm that represented a former Nationwide Insurance agent for a $42.8 million jury verdict is getting ready to file a class action against the insurer “in the near future.” Attorney Caryn Groedel and her law firm Caryn …

Mississippi High Court Won’t Rehear Wind vs. Water Damage Case

The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied motions to reconsider its ruling last December that overturned a judgment for an insurance company in a wind vs. water case. The case involved a Pascagoula home hit by 6.3 feet of storm surge …

Report Says M&A Deal Flow Will Pick Up, Lists Potential Candidates

The insurance industry is likely to see more robust mergers-and-acquisitions activities in 2012, according to a New York investment and research firm. In 2011, the M&A deal volume started off relatively slowly, followed by a notable pick up in the …

Nationwide, Harleysville CEOs Reassure Agents: Merger All About Growth

The merger of insurer Nationwide Mutual with regional carrier Harleysville Mutual is all about growth, not only for the companies but also for their independent agents, according to the CEOs of the two insurers. Harleysville is a “perfect match” for …

Nationwide Mutual’s Profit Down on $1.5 Billion Disaster Losses

Insurance company Nationwide Mutual said profits in the first half of the year fell by more than half after paying claims, like the rest of the industry, for some of the worst tornadoes in U.S. history. Privately held Nationwide, one …