Posts From the monthly archives: "April 2017"

By Don Jergler Two-thirds of schools in Oregon’s largest district lack sufficient fire safety equipment, according to records obtained by the Oregonian/OregonLive. Portland Public Schools has 60 of 89 schools lacking up-to-date alarm systems, complete fire sensor coverage or other life-saving equipment required … Read More Read more here:: Insurance…(Read More)

By Don Jergler Boise, Idaho officials have expressed concerns with federal maps that propose adding hundreds of acres to a flood plain in the city, which could increase the cost and difficulty of buying or developing nearby property. The city disagrees with the … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal    &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler An insuretech company launched in California today with the promise of providing online homeonwers insurance quotes in 60 seconds in what the Mountain View, Calif.-based company is calling “the most fundamental redesign of home insurance in recent times.” Hippo Insurance … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler A Colorado city has agreed to pay $212,000 to settle a racial profiling lawsuit over the arrest of two black men that was captured on cellphone video and widely viewed on social media. The Colorado Springs Gazette reported the city … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler Inspectors who visited Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital found that safety problems that thrust the facility into the national spotlight after the escape of two dangerous patients a year ago persist, including neglected patients. And a survey of Western State … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler A small earthquake has rattled parts of the Southern California coast. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the magnitude-3.6 quake hit just before 11 a.m. Sunday about 3 miles east of Santa Barbara. A sheriff’s dispatcher says there are no immediate … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal…(Read More)

By Andrew G. Simpson Insurance broker and consultant Willis Towers Watson has made six senior appointments across its Global FINEX business, the company’s financial, executive and professional risk specialty group. Jeremy Wall has been appointed chairman of Global FINEX and head of FINEX for … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal  &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler A minor earthquake rattled homes in northwestern Colorado over the weekend. The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports the magnitude 3.7 quake hit just before noon Saturday. The epicenter was 2.5 miles northwest of Rangely, a town of about 2,000 … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal &nbsp…(Read More)

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