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U.S. Risk Announces Acquisition of L.A. Xcess Insurance Brokers, Inc.

Dallas, TX, March 2, 2018—U.S. Risk Insurance Group, LLC, the nation’s fifth largest Property and Casualty wholesaler, announced today that it has acquired L.A. Xcess Insurance Brokers, Inc., a Los Angeles, California based wholesale broker focused on the entertainment industry. …

Several Texas Businesses in Historic Denton Downtown Damaged in Fire

Several businesses have sustained damage in a four-alarm fire that struck a historic downtown square in North Texas. The fire in downtown Denton appears to have begun early Tuesday in a building that houses a market selling vintage items and …

Michelle Frymire Joins U.S. Risk, LLC as Chief Financial Officer

Dallas, TX, November 2, 2017— Michelle Frymire has joined U.S. Risk, LLC as Chief Financial Officer. Frymire will be responsible for Finance, M&A and Development, and Human Resources. Frymire brings to U.S. Risk more than 25 years of experience in …

U.S. Risk Announces Acquisition of B&H Risk Services, Inc.

Dallas, TX, August 21, 2017—U.S. Risk Insurance Group, LLC, the nation’s fifth largest Property and Casualty wholesaler, announced today that it has acquired B&H Risk Services, Inc., a Dallas, Texas based Managing General Agency and wholesale broker. Randall Goss, CEO …

Growing Number of Typhus Cases Being Found in Texas

Texas is seeing a growing number of cases of typhus, a disease that was thought to be almost eradicated in the U.S. Texas Department of State Health Services data show there were more than 360 typhus cases in the state …

Fracking-Related Water Problems Raise Issues in West Texas

A West Texas land baron and oilman is on the verge of pumping 5.4 million gallons of water a day from far under the desert mountains here and piping it 60 miles to the nation’s most bountiful oil field, the …

Family of Man Who Died In Texas Jail Lobby Sue

The wife and mother of a Texas man who died after a struggle with deputies in the Dallas County jail lobby filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force by four deputies and lack of training by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office. …

U.S. Risk Announces Acquisition of Strategic Insurance Underwriters

Dallas, TX, July 26, 2017—U.S. Risk Insurance Group, LLC, the nation’s fifth largest Property and Casualty wholesaler, announced today that it has acquired Strategic Insurance Underwriters, a specialist Trucking MGA and Broker. Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, Strategic Insurance Underwriters has …

U.S. Risk Insurance Group, LLC Announces the Acquisition of IMS London American

Dallas, TX, July 10, 2017— U.S. Risk Insurance Group, LLC, the nation’s fifth largest Property & Casualty wholesaler, announced today that it has acquired IMS London American Brokerage and Underwriting Services and has named Larry Mennes President of its contract …

Independent Agents Get a Great Big Thank You from Superior Access

Our Way to Thank and Give Back to the Independent Agent Austin, TX – June 27, 2017 – Superior Access, the Ultimate Online Market Tool for the Independent Agent, is excited to announce the 50 Days of Independents Sweepstakes! One …