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Texas All Risk General Agency Receives Special Recognition for Advancements in Technology from Nautilus Insurance Group

Dallas, TX, October 14 2015- Nautilus President Tom Kuzma presented the award at the company’s 30th Anniversary celebration in Whistler, British Columbia on September 29th.  The carrier’s top MGA partners were in attendance at the Four Seasons Resort for a magnificent three …

Texas DA Suspends Funding Agreement With Texas Mutual

The Travis County District Attorney’s office in Texas says it is suspending an agreement with a private insurer that had allowed the company to pay prosecutors to pursue its fraud cases. District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg said in a statement this …

Fed Probe Finds Safety Problems at Texas Dupont Plant Where 4 Died

A federal investigation into a poisonous gas leak that killed four workers at a Houston, Texas-area chemical plant in November found weaknesses and failures in the facility’s safety planning and procedures, officials said Wednesday. The findings were announced in an …

Liberty Mutual Breaks Ground on 1M Square Foot Texas Campus

Liberty Mutual Insurance has kicked off construction of its new campus in Plano, Texas. The 1-million-square-foot office is expected to be complete in 2017. Liberty Mutual’s $325 million-plus expansion project is expected to bring more than 4,000 employees to Plano …

Texas County Sues Automaker for $100M Over Doctored Diesels

The Texas county that includes Houston sued Volkswagen Group of America Inc. for $100 million, claiming the carmaker’s cheating on emission controls worsened  pollution in the area. It’s believed to the the first government claim stemming from the VW emission …

WSS Hires Gregory Brubaker As New Associate Broker for California Office

Plano, TX, September 25 2015-Western Security Surplus is pleased to announce its hiring of Gregory Brubaker as a new Associate Broker. Starting Monday, September 28th, Gregory will be working with Wendy Clinton in the WSS Orange County / San Diego regional office. …

Texas Court Rules for Former Energy Executive in D&O Dispute

The Texas 14th Court of Appeals this week ruled in favor of former energy executive in a legal fight over whether the company’s director and officer insurer should have paid to defend or indemnify the executive as part of a …

U.S. Risk and Strategic Program Managers Announce a New Affiliation

Dallas, TX, September 3 2015- U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc. (www.usrisk.com), the sixth largest managing general agency and surplus lines wholesaler in the nation, announced they have entered into an agreement involving the acquisition by U.S. Risk of an undisclosed ownership interest in …

Kingstone OK’d to Write P/C Insurance in Texas

Kingstone Companies Inc., a multi-line regional property/casualty insurance holding company based in New York, announced that its subsidiary, Kingstone Insurance Co., has received approval from the Texas Department of Insurance to write P/C insurance in Texas. In addition to New …

Comprehensive Rating Platform Leads to MGA Successes

Dallas, TX, July 28 2015-Texas All Risk General Agency, Inc. is celebrating single digit mid year loss ratio trends with all 5 of their commercial binding carriers. The company attributes its continued success to their TARGET Rater platform. CEO Kelly …