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5 social marketing trends for insurance agents in 2018

Jan 17, 2018 Social media marketing has been accepted as one of the best practices for spreading an insurance marketing message and establishing a...

Iowa InsurTech startup school offers $40,000 in seed money

Jan 16, 2018 One of this year's startups wants to create a mobile verification app which validates the installation of smart-home products.

6 signs of a false workers’ compensation claim

Jan 16, 2018 The majority of workers’ compensation claims are valid, so what can small businesses do to better spot fraudulent claims?

3 technology trends impacting insurer success in 2018

Jan 16, 2018 Investing in a mobile-first strategy, chatbots, and the on-demand economy will pay off for property & casualty insurers in 2018.

Insurance Journal

Cavignac & Associates in California Names Aceves Account Manager

Jan 16, 2018 San Diego, Calif.-based Cavignac & Associates has hired Brittany Aceves to serve as an account manager within the firm’s surety department. Aceves...

MJ Insurance Adds Rarick as Risk Management Consultant in Arizona

Jan 16, 2018 MJ Insurance has added Justin Rarick as a risk management consultant in its Phoenix, Ariz. office. Rarick is responsible for driving sales and service to new and...

California Commissioner and Legislators Unveil Wildfire Insurance Bills

Jan 16, 2018 California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and legislators from wildfire-damaged communities across the state unveiled eight bills and two additional...

EIURS Adds Marine Energy Unit to Energy Division

Jan 16, 2018 Energy, Industrial & Utility Risk Solutions (EIURS), a division of DUAL Commercial, has expanded its Energy Division with the addition of a new marine energy unit. The new...

Business Insurance

Tax law, technology bring change to insurance market

Jan 16, 2018 NEW YORK – The recently passed tax law will benefit domestic insurers, who will see a lower corporate tax rate, but it...

Ogletree law firm faces pay discrimination class action

Jan 16, 2018 A plaintiff law firm has filed putative class action litigation against prominent law firm...

Best's Reviews

GE Chief: Legacy Reinsurance Business Review Prompts Pretax $9.5 Billion Charge

Jan 16, 2018 General Electric is taking a pretax $9.5 billion charge in the fourth quarter and will add $15 billion to statutory reserves...

Oscar Enters Reinsurance Agreement With Axa’s International Employee Benefits Division

Jan 16, 2018 Health insurance startup Oscar Health will enter into a multiyear, quota-share reinsurance partnership with Axa’s...

UnitedHealth CEO: Tax Reform to Result in $1.7 Billion in 2018 Earnings and Cash Flows

Jan 16, 2018 UnitedHealth Group Inc. expects President Trump’s corporate tax reform bill to improve the company’s earnings and cash flows...

Accountancy Firm BDO Reports 6.5% Rise in UK Fraud in 2017

Jan 16, 2018 The total value of fraud in the United Kingdom increased by 6.5% to £2.11 billion (US$2.9 billion) in 2017, according to accountancy and business...

Claims Journal

California Town Will Most Likely Consider Future Floods When it Rebuilds

Jan 16, 2018 After power and drinking water return, and cleanup crews haul away the last of the boulders and muck that splintered homes like a battering ram, the wealthy...

Ex-California Hospital Owner Sentenced for $600M Workers’ Comp Fraud

Jan 16, 2018 The former owner of Pacific Hospital in Long Beach was sentenced to federal prison on Friday for running a $600 million workers’ compensation fraud scheme....

More Settlements Reached in West, Texas, Plant Explosion

Jan 16, 2018 The town of West, Texas, and several other plaintiffs have reached settlements and partial settlements of claims stemming from a deadly explosion in the central Texas...

Workplace Rights Lawyers Race Against Trump Clock

Jan 16, 2018 While employers across America paid a record amount in settlements for workplace violations last year, don’t expect it to be the beginning of a trend. Think of it more as...