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United Educators Insurance Expands Coverage for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Bethesda, MD, March 15, 2017—United Educators Insurance (UE), a Reciprocal Risk Retention Group (RRG) celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, is expanding its general liability (GL) coverage for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used at the schools, colleges, and universities it …

Louisiana’s Homeowners Market Stronger 9 Years after Katrina

Louisiana’s property insurance market is vastly improved nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the state on Aug. 29, 2005, largely due to the implementation of statewide building codes and strategies that have helped create a more competitive marketplace, according to …

N.Y.-Based Specialty Insurer Assurant Turns 120 Years Old

Assurant, a New York-based provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products and services, celebrated its 120th anniversary Wednesday by ringing the ceremonial closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, where the company is listed.Assurant traces its history to the …

Japan Marks One Year Since Earthquake – Tsunami Disaster

People across Japan prayed and stood in silence on Sunday to remember the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation one year ago, killing just over 19,000 people and unleashing the world’s worst nuclear crisis in a quarter century. …

Preparedness Stressed on 200th Anniversary of the New Madrid Earthquakes

On the 200th anniversary of the first tremors of the New Madrid earthquakes, which were several of the most powerful quakes the United States has ever experienced, an insurance industry-backed group is reminding consumers to consider steps to prevent property …

Lloyd’s Marks 100th Anniversary of 1911 Act

The Lloyd’s web site notes that August 18th was the 100th anniversary of the 1911 Lloyd’s Act, which was instrumental in transforming the market from a primarily marine insurer, to the specialized global risk market it has become. In addition …

Lloyd’s Market Association Marks 10 Year Anniversary

Speaking on the tenth anniversary of the incorporation of the Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA), its Chairman, Barnabas Hurst-Bannister, thanked managing agents for their support and pledged that the LMA will not cease in its mission to see the Lloyd’s market …

8 Experts: Happy Birthday Workers’ Compensation — Now What?

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the workers’ compensation system in the U.S., as explained by Christopher J. Boggs, director of education for Insurance Journal’s Academy of Insurance, in Workers’ Compensation History: The Great Tradeoff! As Boggs writes, the …