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Vermont Man Whose Relatives Died Mysteriously Must Give Gun Info

A Vermont man whose mother and grandfather died in mysterious circumstances must turn over information related to a missing gun, as well as phone and other records, in a Rhode Island lawsuit over insurance on his sunken boat. Nathan Carman …

Pennsylvania’s Erie Insurance Promotes Wallace Oakley

Erie Insurance has promoted Dionne Wallace Oakley to executive vice president of Human Resources and Strategy. The appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2018. In this role, she will expand her oversight to include several strategic functions. Wallace Oakley came to …

Maine’s BroGue Insurance & Financial Services Hires Guerin

BroGue Insurance & Financial Services, a Bangor, Maine-based independent insurance agency, has hired Timothy Guerin as an insurance agent. Guerin’s insurance sales career began with Liberty Mutual Insurance. BroGue offers personal, business, life and health insurance from a variety of …

Vermont Man Whose Relatives Died Mysteriously Denies Allegations

A Vermont man denied in court papers Wednesday allegations that he killed his millionaire grandfather in 2013 and claims he doesn’t know the whereabouts of his mother who disappeared after a boat they were on sank off Rhode Island. Nathan …

Rhode Island’s Eliclade’s Service Joins Satellite Agency Network Group

Eliclade’s Service Inc. of Cranston, R.I., recently joined Satellite Agency Network (SAN) Group Inc., an alliance of independent insurance agencies in the Northeast. Through this affiliation, Eliclade’s Service can offer clients a larger variety of insurance products with more than …

New York’s Distinguished Acquires American Hole ‘n One

Distinguished LLC, a New York, N.Y.-based group of entrepreneurial businesses serving the insurance industry, has acquired American Hole ‘n One (AHNO), a global hole-in-one and event promotions company. In tandem with the AHNO acquisition, Distinguished LLC will also acquire AHNO’s …

Risk Strategies Company Acquires Maryland’s Delmarva Surety

Risk Strategies Company, a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired Delmarva Surety in a move that extends its Mid-Atlantic footprint while adding specialized contract surety expertise. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Established in …

N.Y. Supreme Court Says Coverage Applies in World Trade Center Asbestos Injury Suit

The Supreme Court of the State of New York has ruled that American Home Assurance Company must defend contractors and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey against asbestos claims from construction workers who became sick after performing …

House Flattened, Others Damaged in Maryland Explosion

A house was flattened and others were damaged when a fire and explosion rocked the structure in a Baltimore suburb. Baltimore County fire officials say no one was hurt in the explosion. Investigators say the house in Woodlawn was vacant. …

New York’s The Iroquois Group Announces Regional Realignment

The Iroquois Group, an Allegany, N.Y.-based service provider for independent property and casualty insurance agencies, has announced changes to its regional structure to better align Iroquois regions with those of their carrier-partners and to provide greater resources and financial opportunities …

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