New England

Krisanits Joins Old National Insurance as Regional President

January 7, 2011 - Frank Krisanits has joined Indiana-based Old National Insurance as its Evansville region president. He will lead the insurance teams in the tri-state area. Before joining Old National, Krisanits...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2011/01/07/116238.htm

People’s United Merges Its Insurance Agencies

December 28, 2010 - Connecticut-based People's United Bank said it will combine all of its insurance agencies into a single business entity — People's United Insurance Agency — that will be headed by one...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2010/12/28/115961.htm

Rhode Island Launches Online Worker’s Comp Verification

November 16, 2010 - Rhode Island is the latest New England state to launch an online system that lets businesses and consumers verify whether an organization has workers' compensation insurance coverage. The...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2010/11/16/114910.htm

Business Moves

November 14, 2010 - AIM, Quincy Mutual A.I.M. Mutual Insurance Cos. and Quincy Mutual Group will join forces to create the Commercial Solutions Underwriting Alliance, a business arrangement designed to meet the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/11/14/160427.htm

Business Moves

November 14, 2010 - Ohio Mutual, Casco Indemnity Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) agreed to acquire N.E. Corp. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Casco Indemnity Co., a property and casualty insurer located in Saco,...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/11/14/160445.htm

Why Economy’s Growth Isn’t Easing Unemployment

November 2, 2010 - An economy growing 2 percent a year might be tolerable in normal times. Today, it's a near-disaster. A growth rate of 5 percent or higher is needed to put a major dent in the nation's 9.6 percent...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/11/02/114526.htm

Ohio Mutual Insurance to Acquire New England’s Casco Indemnity

November 2, 2010 - Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) has reached an agreement to acquire N.E. Corp. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Casco Indemnity Co., a property and casualty insurer located in Saco, Maine. The...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/11/02/114544.htm

Aon Risk Solutions Names Willett as National Practice Leader

October 21, 2010 - Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management arm of Aon Corp., appointed John Willett as the national industry practice leader. Most recently, Willett served as managing director for Aon's New...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/10/21/114236.htm

Ex-AIG Executive Indicted in New York Horse Farm Fraud

October 20, 2010 - A former Deutsche Bank AG and American International Group Inc. managing director and her husband have been indicted for fraud for allegedly conspiring to illegally extract money from those...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2010/10/20/114184.htm

Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services Marks 10 Years

October 20, 2010 - New England's Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services, a network of specialty services for independent insurance agencies, marked its 10-year anniversary this month. The coalition of independent...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2010/10/20/114197.htm

Declarations

October 18, 2010 - Pricing Worries Persist "There are clear concerns surrounding pricing in this soft P/C insurance market. And, there appear to be indications that this market will persist over the nearer-term."...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/10/18/160242.htm

XL Partners with Breed’s Hill for New England Real Estate Coverage

October 13, 2010 - Insurer XL Insurance has partnered with Massachusetts-based Breed's Hill Insurance Agency, a managing general underwriter, to offer general liability and property coverage for multi-unit apartment...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2010/10/13/114006.htm

U.S. Avoids Major Landfall So Far in Active Hurricane Season

October 7, 2010 - The 2010 Atlantic hurricane season has been very active in the number of storms but is likely to go down as a non-event for most people in the United States, which has so far dodged a major...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/10/07/113880.htm

Aon Benfield’s Monthly Cat Report Highlights Tropical Cyclones, NZ Quake

October 6, 2010 -
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/10/06/113852.htm

Business Moves

October 4, 2010 - Markel, Hiscox Insurer Markel has acquired the rights to American Live Stock, the animal mortality business of Hiscox Insurance Co. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction, which...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/10/04/160157.htm

Nicole Kills 12 in Jamaica; Remnants Drench East Coast

September 30, 2010 - The remains of Tropical Storm Nicole battered the U.S. Atlantic Coast like a hurricane as it moved from the Carolinas to New England on Friday. Nicole was a minimal tropical storm for just six...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/09/30/113717.htm

Marshall Joins Russell Bond

September 24, 2010 - Margaret Marshall has joined the New England office of wholesaler Russell Bond, as an underwriter, focusing on new and renewal business. She will be based in the newly relocated Westfield,...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2010/09/24/113508.htm

Ratings: WR Berkley (notes), Agri General, Horace Mann, Hingham/Danbury, Standard Casualty

September 21, 2010 - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assigned its 'BBB+' senior unsecured debt rating to W.R. Berkley Corp.'s (WRB) proposed issue of $300 million of 5.375 percent senior unsecured notes,...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/09/21/113422.htm

People

September 20, 2010 - Elizabeth Heck has been named president and chief operating officer of New York-based GNY Insurance Cos. She is a 20-year veteran of the insurance industry. She began her career with Ernst & Young,...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2010/09/20/160095.htm

New York Giants Sued by Woman Claiming Injury at ’09 Game

September 20, 2010 - The New York Giants have been sued by a woman and her husband who claim she was attacked by fans during a New York Jets game played at Giants Stadium last year. Michelle Munoz says she attended the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/09/20/160098.htm