Posts From the monthly archives: "October 2016"

By Andrew G. Simpson BrickStreet Mutual Insurance and Motorists Mutual Insurance Co. announced they have begun to formalize an affiliation agreement between the two companies. If approved and closed as anticipated in July 2017, the affiliation will include more than 1,600 employees, 10 offices … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal  &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler A federal judge in Seattle has found that BNSF Railway could be held liable in a lawsuit claiming that coal spilled from trains pollutes waterways if environmental groups can show at trial that such discharges actually occurred. Ruling in the … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal    &nbsp…(Read More)

New Jersey Transit is hiring a former Metro-North president to help it meet federal rail safety requirements. The agency will pay Peter Cannito $350 per hour to review Federal Railroad Administration violations uncovered in an audit and help with a … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

Western Growers Insurance Services Inc. has named Matt Luis as a sales executive to help expand property/casualty insurance services in California’s Central Valley region. Luis’ experience will be leveraged to develop and execute insurance initiatives for agribusinesses and food clients. … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones Louisiana-based workers’ compensation insurer, LWCC, announced that Mike DeLaat has retired from his position as senior vice president and chief financial officer, and that two new members have joined the LWCC executive team — Vice President and Chief Financial Officer … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones Oklahoma public sector employers have reduced the rate of employee injury and illness to 3.8 per 100 workers, down from 4.0 in 2014, the Oklahoma Department of Labor reported. With the recent reduction, Oklahoma has seen a 47 percent decline in … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal&nbsp…(Read More)

A hospital will pay $450,000 to settle a lawsuit contending it dumped a homeless woman with schizophrenia on Skid Row in Los Angeles. City Attorney Mike Feuer announced the settlement this week, more than a year after his office sued … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

The College of Southern Idaho has agreed to pay a former vice president $650,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit. The Times-News reported in a story on Tuesday that the settlement with Edit Szanto was made through the college’s insurer, the … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal    &nbsp…(Read More)

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