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U.S. Risk Announces Acquisition of Matias Underwriters, LLC.

Names Glenn Matias National Practice Leader and Vice President for the Workers Compensation Divisions of U.S. Risk Underwriters, Inc. Dallas, TX, December 10, 2015- U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc., the nations’ sixth largest Property and Casualty wholesaler announced that it …

2015– Modernization in the Non-Admitted Market

Dallas, TX, December 9, 2015- 2015 has been a big year for mergers and acquisitions in our industry. You read consolidation news everyday…Willis to buy Towers Watson…Confie acquires another broker…Gen Star purchases All Web Leads…All Web Leads purchases Bankrate’s Insurancequotes.com…it’s …

Columbia Lloyds Insurance Company Appoints John R. Todd as New President / Chief Executive Officer and Sam Bana as Chief Operating Officer

Houston, TX, November 6, 2015 – Columbia Lloyds Insurance Company, a leading provider of Homeowners and Tenant Dwelling insurance throughout Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, is proud to announce the appointment of John R. Todd as President and Chief Executive Officer …

Rate of Workplace Injury, Illness Dropped in Texas in 2014

The Texas incidence rate of nonfatal injuries and illnesses in private industry decreased to 2.4 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers in 2014, down from 2.6 in 2013, the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced. The …

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. …