Don Jergler

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6 09, 2019

Conference: California Workers’ Comp Should Embrace Innovation

By | September 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Conference: California Workers’ Comp Should Embrace Innovation

The workers’ compensation market apparently needs to do some catching up where it concerns technology. “Historically we’ve been really slow to adapt to technology and innovation,” said Shaun Jackson, executive director of risk management at Panda Restaurant Group. Jackson was …

21 08, 2019

Wildfires Making Insurance Harder to Find, California Department of Insurance Says

By | August 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wildfires Making Insurance Harder to Find, California Department of Insurance Says

Severe wildfire seasons have made it harder for homeowners to find insurance in high wildfire-risk areas, according to new data collected by the California Department of Insurance. The data released this week from the CDI shows a 6% increase in …

15 08, 2019

Arch Insurance Says Policy Doesn’t Cover University of Southern California’s $215M Sex Abuse Settlement

By | August 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Arch Insurance Says Policy Doesn’t Cover University of Southern California’s $215M Sex Abuse Settlement

Arch Specialty Insurance Co. is arguing in a recently filed a lawsuit that it shouldn’t have to cover the University of Southern California’s $215 million settlement in a case in which the school’s gynecologist was accused of sexual assault because …

15 08, 2019

California Cannabis Market on Track to Hit $3.1B, Report Shows

By | August 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on California Cannabis Market on Track to Hit $3.1B, Report Shows

After briefly faltering a year ago, California’s massive cannabis industry seems to be regaining steam. Cannabis sales in the Golden State are expected to reach nearly $3.1 billion this year, a report released today shows. The report, California: Lessons from …

9 08, 2019

Execs: Wholesalers at Center of Topa Plans After Acquisition of California Insurer

By | August 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Execs: Wholesalers at Center of Topa Plans After Acquisition of California Insurer

Two key executives involved in the acquisition of Topa Insurance Group by Altamont Capital Partners who spoke about the deal were emphatic about one thing: wholesalers will continue to be the center of the company’s distribution model. Altamont announced on …

8 08, 2019

Clarifying Law Around Insurance Act Would Reduce Gaps, Expert Says

By | August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clarifying Law Around Insurance Act Would Reduce Gaps, Expert Says

Chris Boden is stoked about the potential of a recently introduced bill in Congress that would create a safe harbor for insurers engaging in the business of insurance in connection with a cannabis-related business. Boden is the cannabis practice group …

7 08, 2019

California Insurance Commissioner’s Applied Underwriters Decision Challenged over Campaign Contributions

By | August 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on California Insurance Commissioner’s Applied Underwriters Decision Challenged over Campaign Contributions

A pair of companies has filed to overturn decisions by California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara in cases involving workers’ comp provider Applied Underwriters, alleging the decisions by Lara were swayed by contributions to his campaign from people affiliated with Applied. …

9 07, 2019

Southern California Quakes Push Interest in Coverage

By | July 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Southern California Quakes Push Interest in Coverage

Visits to the California Earthquake Authority website reportedly increased by nearly 10 times normal following the largest earthquakes to hit Southern California in 20 years. The quakes over 4th of July holiday weekend were big. A 6.4 magnitude occurring on …

27 06, 2019

Poll: Majority of Americans Say Global Warming is Affecting U.S. Weather

By | June 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Poll: Majority of Americans Say Global Warming is Affecting U.S. Weather

The majority of Americans say global warming is important to them, and that it’s affecting the weather in the U.S. A national survey by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change …

13 06, 2019

Climate Change and the Reinsurance Implications

By | June 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Climate Change and the Reinsurance Implications

Climate change presents “high exposure risk” to insurers and their policyholders on many fronts: General liability claims for third-party bodily injury and property damage, directors and officers claims for a company’s failure to properly disclose climate-related or failure to align …