South Carolina News

South Carolina Lawmakers Fail to Pass Road Funding Bill

Getting more money to South Carolina roads was a top priority of the governor, lawmakers and businesses for this year. But with one day left in the 2015 session, the road funding bill appeared dead on the Senate floor. There …

Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, Hires Clark Lawrence as Vice President of Marketing, Eastern Region

San Diego, CA, December 9, 2014– Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, a national multi-line program manager, welcomes Clark Lawrence as the new vice president of marketing for the eastern region. In his new role, Lawrence will be responsible for developing …

Lighthouse Property Insurance Launches Dwelling Fire Product in South Carolina

Owners of South Carolina rental properties have the option of insuring their residences through Lighthouse Property Insurance Corp. beginning July 14. The coverage is available for rental residence or an owner-occupied home. Optional personal liability coverage and the ability to …

Lawsuit Against Indianapolis Stadium Beer Vendor Revived

The family of a girl fatally struck by a drunken driver will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the vendor at Indianapolis Colts games that sold beer to the driver, an Indiana appeals court ruled. The court ruled …

South Carolina Emergency Officials Study Sandy for Lessons

Emergency officials on the South Carolina coast are looking at Superstorm Sandy to try to learn ways to better prepare for future storms. Horry County emergency management director Randy Webster has been looking at the impact of Sandy, The Sun …

WC Wage Loss Dispute for S.C. Claimant Who Hopes to Start a Restaurant

An injured crane operator who expressed his aspiration to start a restaurant business got into a pickle during workers’ compensation proceedings — almost getting denied his wage loss claim, until the state’s highest court stepped in. The case involves South …

S.C.-Based Michelin N.A. Recalls 841K Tires, Says Tread Can Separate

Michelin voluntarily recalled around 841,000 BFGoodrich and Uniroyal tires last Thursday because the tread can separate, causing rapid air loss. No deaths or injuries have been reported from the tires, which were made as replacement tires for commercial light trucks …

K2 Acquires Majority Stake in Midwestern

San Diego, Calif.-based managing general agent K2 Insurance Services LLC has acquired a majority stake in Midwestern Insurance Alliance Inc., an MGA based in Louisville, Ky. that underwrites workers’ compensation coverage with a focus on transportation. Terms of the deal …

Accident Insurance Hires Sadler to Cover Tennessee

Pam Sadler has joined Accident Insurance Co. as a business development representative for the state of Tennessee. Sadler joined AIC in December after spending more than 20 years as a marketing representative for Grain Dealers Mutual Insurance, which is now …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires South Carolina’s Riley & Associates

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said it has acquired Riley & Associates Inc. in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Riley & Associates Inc. is a retail insurance broker with personal and commercial clients primarily …