Posts From the monthly archives: "November 2016"

New Mexico’s state auditor is calling for a new audit into whether health-insurance companies have been underpaying the premium taxes they owe. The Albuquerque Journal reported that State Auditor Tim Keller asked that a new independent accounting firm should be … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

Pacific Gas & Electric has agreed to pay $85 million to neighboring cities and a school district affected by the closure of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, the California utility announced. The state’s largest utility reached a deal to … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

Access Holdco Management, an Atlanta, Georgia, headquartered insurance managing general agency focused on the non-standard auto market, has purchased the Massachusetts non-standard auto insurance book of business of Occidental Fire & Casualty Company of North Carolina from Occidental’s parent, IAT … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal    &nbsp…(Read More)

By Andrew G. Simpson A former Citigroup Inc. financial adviser on Monday filed a lawsuit accusing the bank of running a “boys’ club” that favored men over women, treating her as a “glorified secretary,” and firing her in retaliation for whistleblowing activity. Erin Daly … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Andrew G. Simpson In a small study of young or recently retired NFL players, researchers at Johns Hopkins report finding evidence of brain injury and repair that is visible on imaging from the players compared to a control group of men without a … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler The nation’s largest state bar association is overhauling ethics rules for attorneys for the first time in 30 years, and some lawyers are unhappy about a proposal that would open them up to discipline for having sex with clients. California … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

Law enforcement officials plan to gather at Arizona’s Capitol to publicize the launch of their annual DUI enforcement and sober designated driver campaigns. State, local and federal officials are set to speak at Tuesday’s news conference. They’ll highlight the dangers … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal    &nbsp…(Read More)

A program to educate teens about distracted driving—including a tour of a hospital trauma center and testimony from a trauma survivor—can increase awareness of the dangers of texting, cell phone use, and other distractions while driving, reports a study in … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

Authorities say a steel beam being hoisted at a New York City construction site fell after a cable apparently snapped, killing a crane operator and a co-worker. The beam was being lifted when it came loose Tuesday afternoon in the … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

By Elizabeth Blosfield The Great Molasses Flood of 1919 – one of Boston’s most peculiar disasters – killed 21 people, injured 150 others and flattened buildings when a giant storage tank ruptured. Now Harvard University researchers think they know why the wave of … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)