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Sompo International Taps QBE’s Sordillo as Sr. VP, Loss Control Leader

Sompo International, the Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that Victor Sordillo has joined the company as senior vice president, loss control leader. Sordillo is responsible for directing the company’s loss control team in the …

Making the Most of Mediation

More litigation is resolved by mediation than by jury trials. Because of this, it is very important that insurance professionals understand the mediation process and learn how to make it effective. William Moye, an insurance defense attorney and a partner …

Markel, Experian to Offer Data Breach Loss Control Resources

Markel has announced that it will now work with Experian Data Breach Resolution to provide loss control resources to its DataBreach policy holders. Owners of Markel’s DataBreach policy now will have access to Experian’s breach response services, including incident response …

Travelers Updates Risk Management Tool with Risk Analyzer Dashboard

To help business insurance customers find loss prevention opportunities and more efficiently analyze their loss experience, Travelers launched a new dashboard within e-CARMA, the company’s risk management information suite of tools and services, called Risk Analyzer. Developed by Travelers National …

Videofied Rebuilds Alarm/Police/Insurance Partnership With 70% Arrest Rates

Minneapolis, MN, 02/21/12 – The NICB (National Insurance Crime Bureau) and the National Sheriffs Assn. describe how Priority Response delivers value to insurers in a 6 minute webcast in Insurance Journal complete with actual video clips of intrusions and arrests: …

New Insurance Laws Go Into Effect in Missouri

Missouri homeowners hit by damaging storms now have stronger protections in place under two new state laws that recently went into effect, insurance regulators announced. The laws allow insurance companies to better serve hard-hit areas and protect consumers against unscrupulous …

Garcia, Ross Reappointed to Texas Auto Burglary, Theft Prevention Authority

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has reappointed Carlos Garcia of Brownsville and Kenneth Ross of Houston to the state Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2017. The authority assesses the scope of motor vehicle theft …

Texas Lawmaker Proposes Bill Aimed at Reducing Drunk Driving

Texas state Rep. Bill Callegari (District 132, Katy) has introduced House Bill 506 to require that all persons convicted of driving while intoxicated have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicle. The bill is entitled the Todd Levin Memorial …

New Regulation Aims to Reduce Deaths in Rollover Crashes

Automakers must develop new approaches to reduce the number of people ejected in U.S. rollover crashes, which are blamed for 10,000 deaths annually over the past decade. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) expects manufactures to modify existing side …