Articles by Stephanie K. Jones

Illinois Supreme Court Sides with Agent in Policy Dispute

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed with an insurance agent’s argument that under state law insureds have two years from the date an insurance policy is issued to file suit against an insurance producer alleging that the policy sold to …

Schmidt Elected to Kansas Insurance Commissioner Post

Kansas voters on Nov. 6 favored Republican Vicki Schmidt in the race to become the state’s next insurance commissioner. Schmidt won 63 percent of the vote, with all 3556 precincts counted, according to the Kansas Secretary of State’s office. Her …

Mulready Voted in as Oklahoma’s Next Insurance Commissioner

Republican Glen Mulready has won the election to become Oklahoma’s next insurance commissioner. According to the state’s election board, Mulready received nearly 62 percent of the votes in the statewide election, compared to just over 38 percent for his Democratic …

Ohio Supreme Court: Subcontractor’s Faulty Work Not Covered by Contractor’s Policy

The Ohio Supreme Court in early October ruled that a general contractor’s commercial general liability policy does not cover the faulty work of a subcontractor. In its consideration of Ohio N. Univ. v. Charles Constr. Servs., Inc., the court relied …

Always Giving Back

Employees at The Bulow Group in Tinley Park, Illinois, say they have a lot of things to celebrate about their agency. One of those things is the spirit of giving that permeates their workplace and informs everything they do. “The …

Where Every Voice Is Heard

TEAM approach. TEAM member. Dynamic TEAM of innovative thinkers. TEAM culture. TEAM Poirrier. Team spirit is not a just concept at Lafayette, Louisiana-based Poirrier Group. TEAM is the living, breathing embodiment of the way the agency and its employees operate …

Ohio Supreme Court: Subcontractor’s Faulty Work Not Covered by Contractor’s Policy

The Ohio Supreme Court in early October ruled that a general contractor’s commercial general liability policy does not cover the faulty work of a subcontractor. In its consideration of Ohio N. Univ. v. Charles Constr. Servs., Inc., the court relied …

Glen Mulready, Candidate for Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Election 2018 The office of the insurance commissioner in Oklahoma is an elected position. The current commissioner, John D. Doak, is term limited and cannot run again; his successor will be determined in the general election that …

Kimberly Fobbs, Candidate for Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Election 2018 The office of the insurance commissioner in Oklahoma is an elected position. The current commissioner, John D. Doak, is term limited and cannot run again; his successor will be determined in the general election that …

Let Them Amaze You!

It’s not the largest of agencies and it’s certainly not located in the largest of cities, but Bryan Insurance Agency (BIA) in Graham, Texas, (population around 9,000) is a very big deal to the people who work there. Responding to …