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Study: Despite Rules, Surgery Mistakes Continuing

October 20, 2010 - Three healthy men had their prostate glands removed. Five people had surgery on the wrong part of their spines. A child underwent an unneeded ear operation after the wrong person was called to go...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2010/10/20/114176.htm

Colorado Medical Malpractice Insurer Fined $48,400

August 16, 2010 - Colorado's Department of Regulatory Agencies Division of Insurance has fined Denver-based COPIC, one of the state's largest medical professional liability insurers, following a market conduct...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2010/08/16/112455.htm

President Signs Historic Financial Reform Legislation

July 21, 2010 - President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed a sweeping overhaul of the financial regulatory system. The "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act," drafted in response to the recent...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/07/21/111786.htm

Highlights of U.S. Financial Reforms

June 25, 2010 - A U.S. Senate-House of Representatives panel has completed a bill overhauling financial regulation. It must now win approval in each chamber before it can go to President Barack Obama to be signed...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/06/25/111068.htm

How to COPE with Apartments

June 21, 2010 - COPE is generally associated with property underwriting rather than as a risk class-based underwriting acronym. However, the traditional use and definition of COPE can be broadened to highlight the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/06/21/159802.htm

Insurers Gain Access to Detailed UK Ordnance Survey Maps

May 25, 2010 - "Ordnance Survey (OS) data is now publicly available for free, giving insurers access to crucial information to aid risk assessment," states a bulletin on the Lloyd's web site (www.lloyds.com)....
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/05/25/110136.htm

Sweethearts in Crime: Rise in Married Couples in Securities Fraud

April 16, 2010 - Jeffery Stone and his wife Janette Diller Stone, one-time operators of a now-defunct New York investment firm called Crescent Fund, are not on any government most wanted list. And they aren't...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/04/16/109029.htm

AAIS Introduces ‘Green’ Coverage Option For Commercial Output Program

November 12, 2009 - The advisory aand policy form organzation American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) is introducing an optional Green Coverage Endorsement and accompanying schedules under its Commercial...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2009/11/12/105272.htm

How to COPE with Apartment Risks

November 1, 2009 - COPE is generally associated with property underwriting rather than as a risk class-based underwriting acronym. However, the traditional use and definition of COPE can be broadened to highlight the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2009/11/01/158973.htm

Climate Talks Now ‘in the Balance,’ But Some Hints of Progress

October 20, 2009 - Prospects for a new U.N. climate pact in December remained in the balance after talks among big emitters on Monday but with signs of action by Brazil, India and Australia. "It's more do-able today...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2009/10/20/104635.htm

Geneva Association Issues Report on Insurance Industry & Climate Change

July 6, 2009 - Insurance industry leaders underscored their concerns over the potential impacts of climate change last Thursday July, 2 with the introduction of a 138 page report from the Geneva Association*, the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2009/07/06/101984.htm

Supreme Court Nominee Sotomayor Has Record in Business Cases

May 27, 2009 - Sonia Sotomayor, nominated by President Barack Obama for the U.S. Supreme Court, has a lengthy record of rulings in business cases as a federal judge in New York. But legal experts said Sotomayor...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2009/05/27/100854.htm

London Summit Set to Include Climate Change Talks

March 12, 2009 - A summit meeting on the financial crisis in London next month will tackle the issue of climate change, which the U.N. chief had planned to make the focus of a separate gathering in New York,...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2009/03/12/98627.htm

Copenhagen Climate Change Conference Commences

March 10, 2009 - One of the largest ever interdisciplinary conferences on climate change will kick-off today in Copenhagen, Denmark. A bulletin from the University of Copenhagen notes that "more than 2,000...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2009/03/10/98538.htm

Business Moves

November 30, 2008 - Brown & Brown, Conner Strong Florida- based Brown & Brown Inc. said it has agreed to acquire the small business insurance unit of Conner Strong Companies, Inc., which is headquartered in Cherry...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/business-moves/2008/11/30/157375.htm

Business Moves

November 30, 2008 - State Auto, Rockhill Insurance Group State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company has agreed to acquire Rockhill Insurance Group of Kansas City, Mo. Closing is expected in the first quarter of 2009,...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/business-moves/2008/11/30/157389.htm

Ratings Roundup: Rockhill, COPIC, Farmers & Mechanics

November 20, 2008 - A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of 'A-' (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "a-" of Rockhill Insurance Group and its four pool members led by Arizona-based...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2008/11/20/95695.htm

Aviator Group Names NationAir as Preferred Insurance Provider

November 11, 2008 - NationAir Aviation Insurance recently announced that it has been named the preferred aviation insurance provider for the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association (COPA). Through the preferred broker...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2008/11/11/95426.htm

California Court Rules Smoker’s Claim is ‘Time Barred’

June 5, 2008 - A U.S. District Curt in California recently ruled that a smoker's claim against cigarette manufacturers Philip Morris USA, Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Tobacco Co. and Brown &...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2008/06/05/90659.htm

2007 Property/Casualty State Specialist Insurers

May 21, 2007 - 1 Brickstreet Mutual Insurance Co. WV 765,963 2 Texas Mutual Insurance Co. TX 743,095 3 Old American Cty Mutual Fire Insurance Co. TX 491,641 4 SAIF Corp. OR 449,794 5 Universal Property & Casualty...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2007/05/21/154128.htm