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22 03, 2019

Lockton, Children’s Bureau Honored by Insurance Industry

By | March 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lockton, Children’s Bureau Honored by Insurance Industry

Service was at the heart of Timothy J. Noonan’s main message. The Lockton Cos. president and CEO was talking about the service insurance professionals give to their clients and about the service the industry gives to communities. “Lockton associates are …

14 03, 2019

Climate Activists to Pressure U.S. Insurers Underwriting Fossil Fuel Industry

By | March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Climate Activists to Pressure U.S. Insurers Underwriting Fossil Fuel Industry

Expect calls for the insurance industry to stop investing in or insuring the fossil fuel industry and fossil fuel projects to grow louder in California and throughout the U.S. A new petition by several climate change and consumer activist groups …

14 02, 2019

California Commissioner Backs Disaster Insurance Bill to Fight Climate Change-Driven Wildfires

By | February 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on California Commissioner Backs Disaster Insurance Bill to Fight Climate Change-Driven Wildfires

California’s insurance commissioner and a lawmaker want to the state to consider buying insurance in the private market to cover rapidly increasing costs of fighting wildfires due to climate change. State Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa and California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo …

29 01, 2019

Expert Ponders California Wildfire Commission, Other Solutions to State’s Severe Seasons

By | January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Expert Ponders California Wildfire Commission, Other Solutions to State’s Severe Seasons

Establishing a California Wildfire Commission is just one idea an expert is tossing out to help the state deal with worsening fire seasons. James Woods was formerly co-leader of Mayer Brown’s Global Insurance Industry Group and chair of the LeBoeuf, …

31 12, 2018

Insurance Commissioner Race, Hawaii Lava Among Most Popular West News

By | December 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Insurance Commissioner Race, Hawaii Lava Among Most Popular West News

Another year down, and too many fascinating news headlines to count. Hawaii’s lava, the race for California insurance commissioner, and a $23 million ruling in a lawsuit against Geico were among the most popular stories in Insurance Journal’s Western region. …

28 12, 2018

5 Lessons to Take Away from the California Wildfires

By | December 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Lessons to Take Away from the California Wildfires

The California wildfires of 2018 were devastating, burning hundreds of thousands of acres, costing numerous lives and destroying thousands of properties. The California Department of Insurance in early December put the official tally for insured losses from the year’s major …

5 12, 2018

Farmers Expects $2.1B in Claims from California Wildfires

By | December 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Farmers Expects $2.1B in Claims from California Wildfires

Farmers Insurance expects $2.1 billion in claims from the California wildfires in November. The Los Angeles, Calif.-based carrier said it has so far received more than 9,000 claims combined for the Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire …

3 12, 2018

Expert Sees a ‘Strong Need’ for Insurance for Cannabis Industry

By | December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Expert Sees a ‘Strong Need’ for Insurance for Cannabis Industry

There’s “still a really strong need” for specialty insurance to cover cannabis businesses as well as medical professionals prescribing cannabis, according to an attorney who specializes in the sector. Ian Stewart, a partner in Wilson Elser and chair of the …

29 11, 2018

Insurtech Oyster Opens up Its Pay-as-You-Go Workers’ Comp Model in California

By | November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Insurtech Oyster Opens up Its Pay-as-You-Go Workers’ Comp Model in California

A new insurtech wants to provide pay-as-you-go workers’ compensation to as many small businesses in California as possible, and it hopes to use the momentum it’s built following a quiet launch in the East earlier this year to do just …

29 11, 2018

Survey from Regulator of Largest U.S. Insurance Market Shows More Coal Divestment by Insurers

By | November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Survey from Regulator of Largest U.S. Insurance Market Shows More Coal Divestment by Insurers

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Thursday revealed he’s had some success with his 2018 Climate Risk Carbon Initiative Coal Divestment Follow-Up Survey. Jones said the results of the survey reflect an increase in the number of insurers that divested …