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Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires The Jack Nebel Companies in Illinois

Jul 16, 2018 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired North Barrington, Ill.-based The Jack Nebel Companies Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jack Nebel, Brian...

Workers’ Comp ‘Disruptor’ Launching in California for Injured Farm Employees

Jul 16, 2018 An insurtech startup says it will disrupt California’s workers’ compensation system with “technology-enabled triage and care...

J.M. Wilson Taps Francis, Gibbons and Hassan in Midwest

Jul 16, 2018 J.M. Wilson has named Steve Francis as assistant transportation underwriter in the Arlington Heights, Ill. office. The firm has also named Ryan Gibbons a transportation...

New Orleans Won’t Have to Return $2B in Hurricane Katrina Grants

Jul 16, 2018 Congressman Cedric Richmond says New Orleans can keep $2 billion in Federal Emergency Management Agency grants approved to fix sewers and water pipes...

Best's Reviews

Tariffs, US-China Trade War Could Soon Spike Health Insurance Premiums, Market Observers Say

Jul 16, 2018 The U.S.-China trade war and the newest retaliatory tariffs against China will impact nearly $1.8 billion of medical...

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Managing General Agency Jack Nebel Cos.

Jul 16, 2018 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired wholesale commercial broker and managing general agency Jack Nebel Cos. Inc. Transaction terms were...

Veoneer Research Specialist: The Problem With Car Safety Devices Is Driver’s Trust

Jul 16, 2018 Annika Larsson, research specialist, Veoneer, said automakers are adopting a range of new electronic safety devices, but surveys...

CICA President: We’re Helping to Close the Talent Gap

Jul 16, 2018 Dan Towle, president, Captive Insurance Companies Association, said the organization has developed new programs that help new grads from a program run by the...

Claims Journal

A Year After Death, No Fences Expected at Burning Man Event

Jul 16, 2018 Officials with counterculture festival Burning Man say they won’t install fences around major burns at this year’s event in the northern Nevada desert, nearly a...

Business News: Mitchell, Willis Towers Watson, GlobalPro Recovery

Jul 16, 2018 Mitchell Announces Strategic Integration Agreement With AirPro Diagnostics Mitchell International, Inc., a technology, connectivity and information provider to...

Poultry Processing Plant Injuries Often Underreported

Jul 16, 2018 Meat and poultry processing workers often perform the same motions for hours at a time: pulling tenders off of chicken carcasses, tearing out their internal organs or...

$550M Award in Lawsuit Linking Cancer to Baby Powder

Jul 16, 2018 Nearly two dozen women who claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer were awarded $550 million in damages Thursday by a St. Louis...

Business Insurance

Employers likely to prevail in LGBT cases at Supreme Court with Kennedy retirement

Jun 28, 2018 Employers will likely have an easier time combating claims of...

Validus recruits executive from XL

Jun 28, 2018 Validus Specialty Underwriting Services Inc. has recruited Bob Eells from XL Group to be senior vice president...

Lockton reports revenue increase

Jun 28, 2018 Lockton Cos. L.L.C. reported $1.57 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2018, a 9.9% increase over fiscal year 2017...