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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Philippines, Causing Deaths and Damage

Apr 23, 2019 A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines on Tuesday, hitting the central region hours after at least 15 people were killed by a tremor in the...

Notre Dame Fire Should Be Wake-Up Call for State of Other European Monuments

Apr 23, 2019 It’s a thin line where the patina of age on Europe’s countless monuments gives way to the onset of neglect. Like with so many loved...

Brown & Riding Adds Katz in Colorado to Environmental Practice Group

Apr 23, 2019 Brown & Riding’s environmental practice group has added Tricia Katz to its team of environmental-focused insurance brokers. Katz works out of...

J&J Asks Federal Court to Assume Baby Powder Lawsuits from State Courts

Apr 23, 2019 Johnson & Johnson wants a federal judge to take over more than 2,000 baby-powder lawsuits it faces instead of allowing the cases to be heard by...

Claims Journal

Injury Rates Still Dropping Even as Older Workers Take Larger Share of Workforce

Apr 23, 2019 The number of workplace injury claims continues to decline year after year despite significant changes in workforce demographics that one might...

Advocates not Giving Up on Universal Motorcycle Helmet Law

Apr 22, 2019 Advocates hoping to finally reinstate Connecticut’s full motorcycle helmet law enlisted a wider group of allies this year, following decades of being thwarted by well-...

Fiat Chrysler Recalling 300,000, BMW Adding 185,000 to Recall for Engine Problems

Apr 22, 2019 Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in North America because a transmission problem could cause them to roll away unexpectedly,...

KEMI Board Votes to Cut CEO’s Pay Following Critical Audit

Apr 22, 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. — The governing board of Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance has recommended that its chief executive take a pay cut and lose his long-term...

Best's Reviews

CMS Cuts 2020 Insurance Exchange Fees, Raises Premiums

Apr 22, 2019 Insurers will get a slight reduction in Affordable Care Act exchange fees next year and some ACA enrollees will face higher premiums through reduced tax...

Appeals Court Sides With Geico in Florida Auto Coverage Dispute

Apr 22, 2019 A federal appeals court dismissed a Florida chiropractic practice’s class-action lawsuit against Geico, ruling the health care provider lacked...

Sompo International Appoints CEO of SI Insurance (Europe)

Apr 22, 2019 Sompo International Holdings Ltd. has appointed Thomas Brazil as chief executive officer of SI Insurance (Europe) SA. He succeeds Takashi Kurumisawa as...

Heritage Hit With $15.4 Million in First-Quarter Catastrophe Losses

Apr 22, 2019 Heritage Insurance Holding Inc. said it estimates $15.4 million of net catastrophe losses in the first quarter. It attributed $10.2 million of...