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Corporate Culture, Cyber Risk Are Top of Mind for D&O Underwriters

Transparency and culture awareness were the key takeaways from a panel discussion on top directors and officers' claims trends that took place at this year's Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) annual conference in San Diego. An audience poll at the … Read more →

January 21st, 2019|Insurance Journal|

Insurance Agents Assured of Trump Pass-Through Tax Break Under Final Treasury Rule

The U.S. Department of the Treasury today issued final regulations and other guidance on a provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that allows owners of sole proprietorships, partnerships, trusts, and S corporations to deduct up to 20 percent … Read more →

January 18th, 2019|Insurance Journal|

Oklahoma Securities Agency’s Computer Files Breached, Firm Says

The Oklahoma agency that protects investors from fraud is investigating whether its data was breached after a cybersecurity research team discovered that a computer server had left millions of files unsecured and open to the public. Oklahoma Department of Securities … Read more →

January 18th, 2019|Insurance Journal|

Former Farmers, 21st Century Chief DeSantis Named President, CEO of The General

Nashville-based auto insurer The General has appointed Tony DeSantis to the new position of president and chief executive officer, joining Chief Operating Officer Steve Tjugum as the company's top leaders. Elicia Azali has been named Marketing senior vice president. The … Read more →

January 18th, 2019|Insurance Journal|

South Carolina Capitol City Bans Electric Scooters

South Carolina's capitol city has banned electric scooters for a year while the city studies the operation of companies providing the service. News outlets reported Columbia City Council voted Tuesday to prohibit the use of electric scooters to protect the … Read more →

January 18th, 2019|Insurance Journal|

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Interstate Insurance Underwriters in Louisiana

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Shreveport, Louisiana-based Interstate Insurance Underwriters LLC, the company announced. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1963, Interstate Insurance Underwriters is a managing general agency (MGA) offering a variety of property/casualty … Read more →

January 18th, 2019|Insurance Journal|

New Suits Filed Over Pain Meds Given to Near-Death Patients in Ohio

An Ohio man said on Jan. 16 he was stunned to learn of allegations that his wife's hospital death last year was caused by a doctor's order for a fatal dose of pain medication. David Austin said he called an … Read more →

January 18th, 2019|Insurance Journal|

Ohio Hospital: Doc Gave Excessive Pain Meds to Near-Death Patients, Suit Filed

An intensive care doctor ordered “significantly excessive and potentially fatal” doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in the past few years after families asked that lifesaving measures be stopped, an Ohio hospital system announced after being … Read more →

January 18th, 2019|Insurance Journal|

California OK’s Pot Deliveries into Communities that Ban Sales

California has endorsed a rule that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales. The regulation by the state Bureau of Cannabis Control was opposed by police chiefs and other critics who predict … Read more →

January 18th, 2019|Insurance Journal|

California Insurance Commissioner Names Executive Team

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara announced new members of his executive team, including the first Latina chief deputy in the history of the California Department of Insurance. The new executive team members join an existing leadership team. “I am proud … Read more →

January 18th, 2019|Insurance Journal|