Posts From the monthly archives: "September 2015"

Structural engineers are assessing the damage caused by a July earthquake at Crescent Public Schools buildings in Oklahoma. The 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit Crescent on July 27. Superintendent Mickey Hart told the Enid News & Eagle the district evacuated part … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

The Ohio Senate is considering a bill that would create one set of statewide regulations for ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft. The lawmakers’ work comes as Uber plans to expand its Ohio workforce by adding 10,000 more drivers … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

Hub International Ltd. has named Carla Moradi executive vice president of operations and technology. Moradi will be based in Chicago, Ill. She will lead the implementation of strategic enterprise-wide customer technologies and operations, supporting HUB regional locations throughout the U.S. … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

The Texas county that includes Houston sued Volkswagen Group of America Inc. for $100 million, claiming the carmaker’s cheating on emission controls worsened pollution in the area. It’s believed to the the first government claim stemming from the VW emission … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

The question of whether Colorado ski resorts can be liable for avalanches that happen within their boundaries comes before the state’s high court this week in a lawsuit prompted by a skier’s death. The case involves the death of Christopher Norris, … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal    &nbsp…(Read More)

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s metrics for computing annual enforcement statistics are “deeply flawed,” making the agency falsely appear as though it is getting tougher every year, a new academic study concluded. The draft study by Emory University law … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

Privately-held insurance broker Lockton announced expanded leadership roles for Mike Hammond, Glenn Spencer and Neil Nimmo. Spencer has been named chief operating officer of Lockton Inc. and president of Lockton Companies in the US. Spencer had previously been U.S. chief … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

A.M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent) and an issuer credit rating of “a” to Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company (AMIC) in Little Rock, Ark. The outlook assigned to both ratings is stable. The ratings are reflective … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

Chicago-based Hub International Limited (HUB), a global insurance brokerage, has added Carla Moradi as executive vice president of Operations and Technology. Moradi will lead the implementation of strategic enterprise-wide customer technologies and operations, supporting all HUB regional locations throughout the … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

Volkswagen announced plans on Tuesday to refit up to 11 million vehicles and overhaul its namesake brand to try to move on from the scandal over its cheating on diesel emissions tests. New Chief Executive Matthias Mueller said the German … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)