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Great American Introduces Enhanced Coverage for Human, Social Service Groups

Great American Insurance Group has launched enhanced professional liability coverage for human and social service organizations. The coverage, offered through its Specialty Human Services Division, is designed to protect these organizations from lawsuits they may face for the professional services …

California Assembly Panel Passes Bill On Sex Abuse Lawsuits

Some victims of childhood sexual abuse would have one more year to file civil lawsuits against private or nonprofit organizations that employed their alleged abusers under a bill that passed a key legislative committee Wednesday. The bill already passed the …

National Group Praises Hawaii Cellphone Driving Law

A national nonprofit is cheering Hawaii’s new law that prohibits people from holding cellphones and other portable electronics while driving. Jonathan Adkins from the Governors Highway Safety Association in Washington says Hawaii’s law is tougher than laws in most other …

3 Former Execs Plead Guilty In California Asbestos Case

Three former executives of a now-defunct nonprofit have been convicted of violating federal asbestos laws when the former Castle Air Force Base in Atwater, Calif. was cleaned up. The Merced Sun-Star reported Rudy Buendia, Patrick Bowman and Joseph Cuellar each pleaded …

Idaho Religious Groups Could Get Exemptions From Insurance Laws

Nonprofit religious groups that help members share medical costs are a step closer to being exempted from Idaho insurance laws. The Senate to back removing Health Care Sharing Ministries from the state’s definition of an insurance company. The bill’s sponsor, …

Lawsuit: New Mexico Agency Hurt Disabled Clients

A Clovis, N.M.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to “enhancing the lives of people with disabilities” is facing a lawsuit from clients for neglect and exploitation. The Albuquerque Journal reported that a recently filed lawsuit alleges that the organization Eastern New Mexico …

School Bus Liability Insurance Bill Signed by Illinois Governor

A bill that updates and clarifies liability insurance standards for operators of buses by schools and other organizations has been signed by the Illinois governor. Gov. Pat Quinn on Aug. 24 signed SB 2524, which details differences for purposes of …

CNA Expands Management Liability Coverage for Aging Services Providers

CNA insurance companies has announced changes in its management liability coverage form for not-for-profit aging services providers. The global business insurers’ Epack Extra policy and coverages, previously offered only to other not-for-profit organizations, is now available to providers such as: …

Everest National Launches Non-Profit Social Service Industry Program

Everest National Insurance Co., a U.S. insurance subsidiary of Everest Re Group, Ltd., has launched a non-profit social service program with NIF Group, Inc. that will target a variety of social service providers.  NIF is a program administrator, specializing in …

Chubb Creates Online System for Private Companies and Nonprofits

The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has developed an online system to make it easier for producers to procure professional liability and management liability insurance for private companies and nonprofit organizations. Chubb DecisionPoint automates the submission process for agents and …