Articles by Stephanie K. Jones

Best Agencies to Work For Midwest: R&R Insurance — Bronze

Investing in Growth and Community, Sharing Success From leadership style, to growth in a sluggish economy, to profit sharing, to career opportunities, to doing the right thing for customers, and more, employees of R&R Insurance Services in Waukesha, Wisconsin, say …

Best Agencies to Work For South Central: Garrett Insurance Agency – Bronze

A Century Young and Still Going Strong A family-owned insurance agency doesn’t make it to 100 years and counting without doing a lot of things right, and the fact that Garrett Insurance Agency (GIA) in Kerrville, Texas, celebrates a century …

Best Agencies to Work For Midwest: Esser Hayes Insurance Group — Silver

A Mission to Attract and Retain Quality People One of the hallmarks of Esser Hayes Insurance Group is that its employees tend to stick around for a long, long time — not because they have to but because they find …

Best Agencies to Work For South Central: Insgroup — Silver

Prepared for the Future Even before its offices were inundated with 10 feet of water by Hurricane Harvey, Insgroup’s employees were proclaiming the agency’s virtues and lobbying for its inclusion as an Insurance Journal Best Agency to Work For. But …

Best Agencies to Work For South Central: BKCW — Gold

The Place to Work for Insurance Veterans and Newbies Alike Employees at BKCW say there’s a lot to like at the Central Texas-based insurance agency, including its hiring practices, its friendly culture, its leadership, its outstanding reputation and its growth-with-balance …

Best Agencies to Work For Midwest: Gibson — Gold

Where Every Employee Is an Owner As one employee stated: “This is not a great place to work — Gibson is the BEST place to work.” That’s the sentiment expressed by numerous employees at Indiana-based Gibson, which was selected as …

BRONZE Best Agency to Work For – R&R Insurance Agency

From leadership style, to growth in a sluggish economy, to profit sharing, to career opportunities, to doing the right thing for customers, and more, employees of R&R Insurance Services in Waukesha, Wisconsin, say there’s a lot to love about their …

Commissioner Denies Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Request to Raise Liability Limits

Texas Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan in mid-October declined to approve a request by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association to raise the maximum limits of liability on windstorm and hail policies. TWIA filed a request in August to increase the limits …

Oklahoma’s Medical Malpractice ‘Affidavit of Merit’ Law Ruled Unconstitutional

In an unpublished opinion decided Oct. 24, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that a state law aimed at curtailing the filing of medical malpractice lawsuits is unconstitutional. The Court came to that conclusion in reviewing John v. Saint Francis Hospital, …

BRONZE Best Agency to Work For – Garrett Insurance Agency

A family-owned insurance agency doesn’t make it to 100 years and counting without doing a lot of things right, and the fact that Garrett Insurance Agency (GIA) in Kerrville, Texas, celebrates a century of service next year has not gone …