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Allstate Seeks Agents in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska and Hawaii

Allstate Insurance Co. plans to add several local agency owners in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska and Hawaii in 2014. Allstate’s plan is to recruit 51 new exclusive agents, 13 financial specialists and the company expects agency owners will be looking to add 102 sales producers. “Allstate is …

Washington Commissioner Disciplines Producers for Violations

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler issued fines to several insurance companies, agents and brokers who violated state insurance regulations during May. The fines totaled $12,250. They are: Insurance companies Benefit Marketing Solutions and Benefit Services Association, Norman, Okla. Kreidler ordered the …

Workers’ Compensation Fraud and the Insurance Producer

There are essentially two types of workers’ compensation fraud — premium fraud and claimant fraud — and insurance producers can play a role in the discovery and resolution of both, according to one investigator who has brought some 800 cases of workers’ comp fraud …

IIABNY, CIBGNY File Appeal of Producer Compensation Disclosure Regulation

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York and the Council of Insurance Brokers of Greater New York have filed a formal appeal of a trial court ruling that upheld a controversial state regulation. Attorneys from the law firm …

Allstate Urging Texas Agency Owners to Boost Hiring of Sales Professionals

Allstate Insurance agency owners across Texas are planning to hire at least 350 licensed sales professionals by the end of the year, the company announced. Allstate is encouraging its 1,000 plus agency owners to continue to build their agencies by …