Posts From the monthly archives: "October 2016"

By Andrew G. Simpson Private employers reported approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2015, or about 48,000 fewer than in 2014, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That translates into a rate of 3.0 cases per 100 equivalent full-time … Read More Read more here:: Insurance…(Read More)

By Don Jergler The number of immigrants seeking driver’s licenses in New Mexico has slowed but remains on pace to reach a four-year high as a deadline approaches to comply with federal ID requirements, according to a review by The Associated Press. Data … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal  &nbsp…(Read More)

A San Francisco Bay Area couple has filed a lawsuit against a California ambulance company and a driver for posting a picture of their adult son’s badly mangled leg onto Instagram. The East Bay Times reported that many hashtags, including … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

By Amy O’ Connor Tokio Marine America (TMA), a commercial property and casualty insurer to large and middle-market companies and a subsidiary of Tokio Marine Holdings, is expanding its ocean marine offering to include hull and liability insurance. This new coverage will be offered … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal  &nbsp…(Read More)

Lemonade, a newly licensed insurance company for homeowners and renters, appointed William D. Latza as its chief compliance officer and general counsel. Latza joins Lemonade after spending 25 years as partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, where he … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

By Amy O’ Connor As the last river finally falls below major flood stage near the coast, a rapidly worsening drought is killing crops and causing hard-to-fight wildfires in rugged terrain in western North Carolina and South Carolina. The dry side of the unusual … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal &nbsp…(Read More)

By Amy O’ Connor Authorities believe an arsonist was responsible for a series of fires in Floyd County that damaged two homes and forced dozens of others to be evacuated. News outlets report that at least four brush fires stretched along U.S. Route 27 … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal  &nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones Arkansas Supreme Court has disqualified a medical marijuana proposal from the November ballot less than two weeks before the election and with thousands of votes already cast, but voters will still be able to consider a competing plan. In a … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones An official says two tornadoes that recently touched down in eastern Saline County caused an estimated $500,000 in damage. The Salina Journal reports that Emergency Management director Hannah Stambaugh told county commissioners about the costs during their regular meeting on … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal  &nbsp…(Read More)