Posts From the monthly archives: "August 2015"

Robert Kincaid, a patient suffering from schizophrenia, was lying on the floor in a dayroom at Western State Hospital in Washington, choking on a piece of orange for almost eight minutes before staff members stopped to help him, according to … The article Washington Suit Says Staff Ignored Man Choking on Orange Piece appeared first…(Read More)

Greg Colden, a farmer on Hawaii’s Big Island, said he is most worried about the damage that more rain and sustained winds could do to the area as Hurricane Ignacio passes by this week. “I’m more worried about the rain. … The article Storm Watch Ends For Hawaii Islands, But Hurricane Churns appeared first…(Read More)

RENO, Nev.-based LP Insurance Services Inc. has hired Andrea Cantlon in its northern Nevada sales team. She is responsible for developing new business relationships, and retaining and servicing existing clients. Cantlon was most recently a private banker with Mutual of … The article LP Insurance Services in Nevada Taps Cantlon for Sales Team appeared first…(Read More)

Tropical Storm Erika, which killed at least 20 people on the small Caribbean island of Dominica, broke up in the waters off Cuba, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday. All tropical storm warnings and watches have been dropped … The article Tropical Storm Erika Fades Before Florida After 20 Deaths in Caribbean Island…(Read More)

Many business owners think they are good decision makers but they fail to address essential long-term business planning that is critical to sustaining their businesses for the long-term. While they feel they want to protect their businesses and families, they … The article Business Owners Failing to Plan for Unexpected Events: Study appeared first…(Read More)

The Andrew Agency, an independent insurance agency in Richmond, Virginia, announced it has acquired Crowder & Holloway in South Hill, Virginia. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1936, Crowder & Holloway is an insurance broker providing personal … The article The Andrew Agency Acquires Crowder & Holloway in Virginia appeared first on…(Read More)

BoatUS has launched a boat rental insurance policy available for rentals through Boatbound, a nationwide boat rental marketplace. The new Peer-to-Peer Boat Rental Policy covers the rental period and is designed specifically to meet the needs of this new and … The article BoatUS Launches Peer-to-Peer Boat Insurance Program appeared first on…(Read More)

The District of Columbia’s Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) this week issued a bulletin notifying property/casualty insurers doing business in the District that price optimization is discriminatory and that it violates the District’s anti-discrimination insurance laws. The Department’s … The article District of Columbia Issues Price Optimization Ban Bulletin…(Read More)

An El Dorado, Kan., company has been ordered to pay $97,612 in restitution and a $10,000 fine for mishandling waste chemicals, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. The company also must pay a $400 special assessment and serve three years on … The article Kansas Firm Sentenced for Mishandling Chemicals appeared first on Insurance…(Read More)