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World Insurance Associates Acquires New York’s Millennium Medical Solutions Corp.

World Insurance Associates LLC (WIA) acquired Millennium Medical Solutions Corp. of Armonk, N.Y., on June 1, 2020. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Millennium Medical Solutions Corp. is an employee benefits consulting boutique agency that specializes in commercial healthcare. …

Pan Named Managing Director at Lockton Capital Markets

Lockton Capital Markets (LCM), based in New York City, has appointed Richard Pan as managing director. In this role, Pan will work closely with CEO Ken Pierce to grow the structured finance practice, which brings the insurance and alternative asset …

Fireworks Blamed for Fire That Destroyed New York Apartment Building

Fireworks may have started a fire that destroyed a three-story apartment building in Yonkers, injured 12 firefighters and left six families homeless, a fire department official said Sunday. The Journal News reported that more than 100 firefighters responded to the …

Pennsylvania’s Erie Insurance Names Habursky Senior VP, Chief Investment Officer

Erie Insurance has named Ronald Habursky as senior vice president and chief investment officer, effective July 2. Habursky joined Erie Insurance in 1999 as a fixed income securities analyst, was promoted to alternative investment analyst in 2000, and later to …

Global Risk Solutions Hires Wiswell, Daneman as Executive General Adjusters

Global Risk Solutions Inc., a provider of claims adjusting and environmental risk management solutions, has expanded its marine claims capabilities with the addition of two claims executives. Peter Wiswell and Joe Daneman have joined Global Risk Solutions’ Environmental Risk Management …

Life Care Accused of Retaliation Against Nursing Home Staffers Who Spoke to Reuters

A nursing home owned by Life Care Centers of America Inc. has fired one nurse and banned another from the premises after the two were quoted in a Reuters investigation detailing horrific conditions, a staff exodus and a botched management …

New Jersey Manufacturer Fined for Failing to Correct Machine Hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Bravo Pak Inc. for failing to abate hazards at its Pennsauken, N.J., facility. The company owes $259,760 in penalties. In June 2019, OSHA cited the shipping supplies …

Gym Reopening Order Declined Amid Challenge to New Jersey Governor

A federal judge has declined to allow a southern New Jersey gym to reopen as it continues a constitutional challenge to the state order that shut down businesses deemed non-essential in order to help stem the spread of the coronavirus. …

EverQuote Hires Connolly as Senior Vice President of Agency Sales

EverQuote Inc, an online insurance marketplace, has hired Mike Connolly as senior vice president of Agency Sales and Customer Success. Connolly joins EverQuote from CarGurus, where he led their North American sales and service organizations. Prior to CarGurus, he helped …

Trident Marine Managers Hires Smith, Opens Boston Office

Trident Marine Managers (TMM), a managing general underwriter for the specialty marine and offshore energy industries and a part of Ryan Specialty Group (RSG), has appointed Clarke Smith as director of Underwriting. This move was announced simultaneously along with the …

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