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High Net Worth Carrier PURE Enters California

Call it a little luck or good timing – maybe a bit of both– but an insurer focused on high net worth individuals has added California to the list of states in which it does business at a time when …

Bigger and More Frequent Wildfires Burning Western U.S.

Wildfires across the western United States have been getting bigger and more frequent over the last 30 years, according to a new study. The number of wildfires over 1,000 acres in size in the region stretching from Nebraska to California …

Another Auto Insurance Report for California

Another player has entered the ranks of organizations that deliver a report relating to auto insurance in California every year. The “2014 California Car Insurance Landscape Report” released on Tuesday is the first of many regular reports to come from …

Expect P/C Industry to Be Stable in 2014: Wells Fargo

Following a profitable year for the property/casualty insurance industry, the P/C market will be stable and competitive in 2014, according to a report issued Thursday. The Wells Fargo Insurance 2014 Insurance Market Outlook covers product segments including workers’ compensation, employment …

Report: $189B in Western U.S. Properties High Wildfire Potential

Despite a little touch of some wetter and cooler weather, the 2013 wildfire season isn’t over, and the Western states in particular should be prepared for a few more potentially active months. That’s according to the 2013 CoreLogic Wildfire Hazard …

Study: 290,000 Idaho Jobs to Be Available By 2020

Nearly 290,000 jobs will become available in Idaho by 2020, a new study says. Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce in a study finds the fastest-growing occupations will be health care support, health care professional and technical positions, …

Earnings Reports: Catlin Group, RSA

Selected earnings highlights in US dollars from the Bermuda-based Catlin Group for the first six months of 2012 are as follows: 1st Half 2012 1st Half 2011 Gross premiums written ———— $3.010 bn $2.683 bn Net premiums written ————— $2.258 …

Report: Calif. Head and Spine Injuries Cost $500M in 10 years

Head and spinal injuries cost California’s workers’ compensation insurers more than $500 million over 10 years, according to the California Workers’ Compensation Institute’s “Injury Score Card.” The report issued on Wednesday reflects data on California work injury claims for head …

Study: Spinal Implant Loophole Costs Calif. Workers’ Comp $67M

Workers’ compensation medical costs in California were boosted by nearly $67.5 million in 2010 due to loophole in the law that allows double billing for surgical implants, according to a study released on Wednesday by the California Workers’ Compensation Institute. …

Report: Risk for Corruption High in South Central States

Although none of the 50 U.S. state governments were found to be exemplary, three out of four of the South Central states received very lackluster rankings in a report evaluating state governments on integrity and the ability to prevent corruption …