Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company

Ratings Recap: State Auto National, Mountain West Farm Bureau

December 10, 2010 - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has placed its 'A-' counterparty credit and financial strength ratings on State Auto National Insurance Co. (SA National), a subsidiary of State Auto...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/10/115582.htm

Kentucky Farm Bureau Grows to 500K Members

November 2, 2010 - Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) in October surpassed the half-million membership mark for the first time in the organization's 91-year history. Attracting 500,316 member families in fiscal year 2010,...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2010/11/02/114546.htm

Iowa Court: Property Transfer Doesn’t Negate Builder’s Risk Policy

October 18, 2010 - The Iowa Court of Appeals upheld a decision by a lower court that a builder's risk insurance policy remained in effect after the policyholder transferred the property, by warranty deed, to another...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/10/18/160259.htm

Court: Property Transfer Doesn’t Negate Builder’s Risk Policy

October 8, 2010 - The Iowa Court of Appeals upheld a ruling by a lower court that a builder's risk insurance policy remained in effect after the policyholder transferred the property, by warranty deed, to another...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2010/10/08/113905.htm

Gulf State Insurance Information Center Web site Aims to Educate Consumers

August 17, 2010 - The insurer-funded, nonprofit Gulf State Insurance Information Center (GSIIC) has launched a new Web site – www.GulfStateInsuranceCenter.org – to serve as a repository of information on...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2010/08/17/112515.htm

Oklahoma Farm Bureau Group and Members Downgraded

February 10, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. reports it downgraded the financial strength rating to B (Fair) from B+ (Good) and issuer credit ratings to "bb" from "bbb-" of Oklahoma Farm Bureau Group and its members, Oklahoma...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2010/02/10/107276.htm

Business Moves

January 10, 2010 - Protective Specialty Indianapolis, Ind.-based Protective Specialty has created a new Professional Liability Division, which joins the company's portfolio of nationwide products by offering...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/business-moves/2010/01/10/159158.htm

People

January 10, 2010 - The board of directors of the American Academy of Actuaries has elected Mary Frances Miller as the organization's president-elect. Miller will succeed Ken Hohman as president for the 2010-2011...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2010/01/10/159172.htm

Farm Bureau Mutual Moving Forward with Mutual Holding Company Plan

December 21, 2009 - Both the policyholders of Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company and the Iowa Insurance Commissioner now have approved plans under which the company will be reorganized into a mutual holding company...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2009/12/21/106135.htm

People

November 15, 2009 - Maryland-based insurance and risk management firm HMS Insurance Associates Inc. has made several executive-level promotions. Nancey Bohlen has been promoted to chief financial officer and vice...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2009/11/15/158991.htm

Carroll, Jarratt and Lee Added to PCI’s Board of Governors

October 29, 2009 - Steven D. Carroll, Robert Jarratt and Michael H. Lee have been elected as the newest members of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America's (PCI) Board of Governors. Carroll, serves as...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2009/10/29/104922.htm

Business Moves

October 19, 2009 - A.J. Gallagher, Fox Lawson Itasca, Ill.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Fox Lawson & Associates LLC in St. Paul, Minn. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1995, Fox...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/business-moves/2009/10/19/158847.htm

Iowa’s Farm Bureau Mutual Plans to Convert to Stock P/C Insurer

September 17, 2009 - The board of Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. in West Des Moines, Iowa, has approved a plan to reorganize into a mutual holding company structure. The plan is subject to approvals by the Iowa...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2009/09/17/103831.htm

Building of Unique Disaster Research Facility in South Carolina Begins

September 16, 2009 - The property/casualty insurance industry today officially broke ground for the building of a disaster safety research center in Chester County, South Carolina. The Institute for Business & Home...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2009/09/16/103792.htm

Ratings Recap: Georgia Farm, Okla. Farm, State Auto, Premier, Medmarc

May 20, 2009 - A.M. Best Co. has downgraded the financial strength rating to 'B++' (Good) from 'A-' (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings to "bbb+" from "a-" of Georgia Farm Bureau Group and its members, Georgia...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2009/05/20/100676.htm

A.M. Best Downgrades Ratings of Oklahoma Farm Bureau Group

May 19, 2009 - A.M. Best Co. has downgraded the financial strength rating to B++ (Good) from A- (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings to 'bbb+' from 'a-' of Oklahoma Farm Bureau Group and its members, Oklahoma...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2009/05/19/100648.htm

Kentucky Farm Bureau Deploys Guidewire ClaimCenter

October 31, 2008 - Louisville, Ky.-based Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. deployed Guidewire ClaimCenter as its next generation claims management system. ClaimCenter replaces KFB's legacy claims system. KFB...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2008/10/31/95129.htm

Ratings Roundup: Commerce, So. Carolina Farm Bureau, Employers Re, American Sterling

June 10, 2008 - Fitch Ratings has upgraded its ratings on the Massachusetts-based Commerce Group, Inc. (CGI) and its subsidiaries, and has assigned them a stable outlook: The following ratings are affected:...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2008/06/10/90826.htm

Montana High Court Rejects Compensation Board’s Lawsuits

June 9, 2008 - The Montana Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's rulings against the state Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board. The board had sued four insurance companies for compensation for more than...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2008/06/09/90762.htm

Insurers to Build Research Center for Natural Disaster Property Losses

April 22, 2008 - A new state-of-the-art applied research facility will use science and technology to expand capabilities to create more durable homes and businesses and reduce the human, financial and societal...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2008/04/22/89323.htm