Posts From the monthly archives: "August 2016"

The Property Drone Consortium and emergency managers for Marion County, Kan. announced a public-private partnership under which the consortium will provide the county with an unmanned aerial system, sensor and resources. The county plans to deploy the system in the … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones The constitutionality of Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation alternative, the Oklahoma Option, which was established in the 2013 overhaul of the state’s workers’ comp system, is currently being challenged in an appeal to the state Supreme Court. The Oklahoma Employee Injury Benefit … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal &nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones A New Jersey woman who was hit by a baseball during batting practice before a Brewers game in 2014 has now sued the team. Dana Morelli, 47, of Glendora, New Jersey, claims in her lawsuit that the Brewers and their … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones Louisiana State Police say a Honduran man who had entered the United States illegally was driving a bus carrying flood recovery workers that hit a firetruck on a highway, killing two people and injuring dozens. Trooper Melissa Matey says the … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones Toledo, Ohio-based insurance broker, Hylant, promoted Kevin O’Donnell to senior vice president, Risk Practices. O’Donnell will lead the property, marine, global risk, casualty, environmental, executive risk, aviation, property risk control, surety and claims risk practice areas. He will work closely … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal&nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones A man working on the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline was killed in an apparent accident in western North Dakota, a state regulator said. North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk said the man, whose name has not been released, … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal  &nbsp…(Read More)