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MetLife Appoints Head of US Property/Casualty Business

Jan 17, 2019 MetLife Inc. has appointed Darla Finchum as head of property/casualty business in the United States. Finchum had been serving in the role on an interim...

Amid Strategic Review, Maiden Holdings Sells European Auto Unit to Allianz Partners

Jan 17, 2019 Maiden Holdings Ltd. said it is selling a European automotive unit to an affiliate of Allianz SE in what Maiden described as...

IBC: Storm Losses Cost Canadian Insurers C$1.9 Billion, Fourth-Highest Annual Total

Jan 17, 2019 Severe storms caused C$1.9 billion ($1.4 billion) in insured losses last year in Canada, according to the Insurance Bureau of...

Perils: Final Loss Estimate for European Storm Friederike is US$1.90 Billion

Jan 17, 2019 Perils AG placed its fourth and final estimate of insured property losses for extratropical cyclone Friederike as €1.672 billion (US$1....

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Enviro Risks, Climate Change Lead Concerns in World Economic Report

Jan 17, 2019 Environmental risks continue to dominate long-term concerns, a new report shows. World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2019 released on Wednesday...

Normandy Insurance Expands Workers’ Comp Coverage to Texas

Jan 17, 2019 Florida-based workers’ compensation carrier Normandy Insurance Co. is now offering workers’ compensation insurance to small, mid-size, and large...

Michigan Senate GOP Priority: Cutting Car Insurance Rates

Jan 17, 2019 Michigan Senate Republicans have signaled their intent to make lowering high auto insurance premiums a top priority in the two-year session, proposing legislation that...

Rich Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Houston

Jan 17, 2019 EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has added Brandon Rich in its property/casualty practice in Houston as a client advocate, reporting to EPIC’s Southwest Region...

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Traffic Crash Site Assessments Safer, Faster and More Accurate Using Drones

Jan 17, 2019 Idling in a long highway line of slowed or stopped traffic on a busy highway can be more than an inconvenience for drivers and highway safety officers....

Michigan Senate GOP Says Cutting Car Insurance Rates is a Top Priority

Jan 17, 2019 Senate Republicans on Tuesday signaled their intent to make lowering high auto insurance premiums a top priority in the two-year session, proposing...

Today Marks 25th Anniversary of Deadly Southern California Northridge Quake

Jan 17, 2019 This week marks 25 years since a deadly earthquake struck Southern California’s densely populated San Fernando Valley. The state said at least 57 died...

Investors Ignored PG&E Warning About Disasters

Jan 17, 2019 PG&E Corp. told investors repeatedly that weather-related disasters were a risk, but many didn’t pay enough attention until the company was on the brink of bankruptcy. The...