Carrier News

Poll Says Small Businesses Foster Sedentary Work Environment

Workplace wellness doesn’t seem to be all that high on the list for small businesses, where getting employees active and moving seems to be taking a back seat to other priorities. A poll designed to find out how much small …

Carriers ‘Uncertain’ About California Workers’ Comp Reform

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of articles to look at California’s workers’ compensation reform law, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2013. Insurance carriers, along with the many stakeholders who are watching and waiting as California’s workers’ …

Woof! California Top Dog In Bites

California is the top dog in State Farm’s annual list of dog bite claims, and the state’s reported 527 dog bite claims and more than $20 million paid out in 2011 by the Bloomington, Ill.-based carrier represents an increase of …

Argo Group Announces Management Changes

The Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings has appointed Andrew Carrier to the newly-created position of group chief underwriting officer. In this expanded role he will oversee underwriting across Argo Group’s worldwide operations and will report to Argo Group CEO Mark …