Elizabeth Blosfield

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2 07, 2020

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Birrane Sees State at Forefront of Tech Innovation

By | July 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Maryland Insurance Commissioner Birrane Sees State at Forefront of Tech Innovation

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Birrane has been in her new role for nearly two months, and she already has big plans for the state to establish itself as a leader in the tech space. “I’d like to see Maryland at …

14 05, 2020

Departing Maryland Insurance Commissioner Reflects on Time in Office, Talks Future Plans

By | May 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Departing Maryland Insurance Commissioner Reflects on Time in Office, Talks Future Plans

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. will leave his regulatory role and step into his new position as executive director of Maryland Auto Insurance on Monday, bringing with him a legacy as Maryland’s longest serving insurance commissioner. Maryland Auto Insurance, …

6 05, 2020

Transparency Is Key for Insurance Agents Handling Coronavirus Claims

By | May 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Transparency Is Key for Insurance Agents Handling Coronavirus Claims

Business interruption insurance has been a much-debated topic during the coronavirus crisis, with some businesses already pushing back against virus-related claim denials. In several cities, groups of businesses have filed lawsuits challenging virus exclusions in their business interruption policies, such …

5 05, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Phased Reopening Plan for New York Businesses

By | May 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Governor Cuomo Announces Phased Reopening Plan for New York Businesses

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a reopening plan for New York businesses that includes four phases, each allowing businesses in select industries to open their doors. Businesses that are considered more essential, or that have an inherently lower …

9 03, 2020

Acadia Insurance Hires Former New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Elias

By | March 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Acadia Insurance Hires Former New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Elias

Acadia Insurance, a regional underwriter based in Westbrook, Maine, has hired former New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner John Elias to its management team as senior vice president and chief underwriting officer. He will be based in the company’s Westbrook office. Elias …

10 01, 2020

Insurance Journal’s Top 10 Cyber Insurance Stories of 2019

By | January 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Insurance Journal’s Top 10 Cyber Insurance Stories of 2019

An A.M. Best report released in June gave a comprehensive look at the state of the cyber insurance market for 2018, the most recent year data was available, stating that it has seen continued growth and underwriting performance in this …

17 08, 2016

Penn State’s Sandusky Blames Lawyer’s Advice for Child Abuse Conviction

By | August 17th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on Penn State’s Sandusky Blames Lawyer’s Advice for Child Abuse Conviction

Jerry Sandusky forcefully asserted his innocence and described his own sexual history last Friday during an hour of testimony as he seeks to have his child sexual abuse conviction overturned or be granted a new trial. The former Penn State …

17 08, 2016

New York Judge: Hedge Fund Head’s $100M Defamation Claim Better Suited for Bahamas

By | August 17th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on New York Judge: Hedge Fund Head’s $100M Defamation Claim Better Suited for Bahamas

A New York state judge on Wednesday threw out billionaire hedge fund manager Louis Bacon’s $100 million defamation lawsuit against Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygard, saying the case tied to their long-running feud over neighboring properties in the Bahamas belongs …

16 08, 2016

Maine Denies Progressive’s Appeal to Raise Premiums for Older Drivers

By | August 16th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on Maine Denies Progressive’s Appeal to Raise Premiums for Older Drivers

Maine Bureau of Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa has denied Progressive’s request to raise auto insurance rates for new customers above the age of 65. Cioppa stated in the August 10 ruling that the move would have affected more than 65,000 …

15 08, 2016

New York Court Rules in Favor of Injured Electrician Seeking Recovery From Employer

By | August 15th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on New York Court Rules in Favor of Injured Electrician Seeking Recovery From Employer

A New York court has ruled in favor of an electrician seeking recovery of unsatisfied judgment from his employer and its insurance company after being injured on the job. Pramendra Persaud was injured after falling off of a balcony while …