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13 12, 2019

Burns & Wilcox Promotes Heaner in Florida

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Burns & Wilcox has promoted John Heaner to associate managing director from underwriting manager, commercial insurance. Heaner is based in the Burns & Wilcox Tampa, Fla., office Heaner will oversee and manage day-to-day operations and team growth to support the …

13 12, 2019

Man Must Repay $16.7K to Texas Mutual in Workers’ Comp Fraud Case

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A Texas man convicted on workers’ compensation fraud charges must repay $16,727.70 in restitution to Texas Mutual Insurance Co., the insurer reported. Texas Mutual Insurance reported that Richard R. Gutierrez of Seguin was sentenced in a Travis County district court …

13 12, 2019

Midlands Management Adds Robbins as a New Broker in Dallas

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Wholesale insurance broker Midlands Management Corp. has appointed Michael Robbins to a brokerage position in Dallas. Robbins will be responsible for the solicitation of new and renewal commercial business for large and complex accounts. Through technical collaboration and guidance, he …

13 12, 2019

Councell Promoted to Senior Fleet Underwriter at Michigan’s J.M. Wilson

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J.M. Wilson has promoted Jennifer Councell to senior fleet underwriter in its Portage, Michigan, office. She is responsible for evaluating transportation fleet submissions (11-plus units); quoting new and renewal transportation fleet business, binding and servicing new and existing policies, and …

13 12, 2019

Concord Specialty Risk Hires Edgette in New York as VP of Tax Insurance Underwriting

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Concord Specialty Risk has hired Matthew Edgette as vice president of Tax Insurance Underwriting, where he will take on a leading role in Concord’s Tax Insurance practice. Edgette will be based in New York, N.Y. For the last two years, …

13 12, 2019

Insurance Agents & Brokers Opens New Office in Maryland

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Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B) opened an office in Annapolis, Md., on December 1. The organization also operates an office outside of Harrisburg, Penn. The location allows access to the Maryland State House, as well as a central meeting place …

13 12, 2019

Ratings of Kansas’ Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance, Subsidiaries Upgraded

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AM Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “a” from “a-” of McPherson, Kansas-based Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance Co. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Alliance Indemnity Co. and …

13 12, 2019

Florida Officials Plan to Raise $100M for Reef Restoration in Florida Keys

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Federal officials have announced plans to raise $100 million to fund projects to restore seven significant coral reef sites in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. “Mission: Iconic Reefs” calls for restoring nearly 70 acres (28 hectares) of the Florida …

13 12, 2019

Florida Reports Second Vaping-Related Death, Increase in illnesses

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The Florida Department of Health says a second person in Florida has died due to complications from vaping. The Orlando Sentinel reported Wednesday that the department also reported a slight increase in the number of vaping-associated illnesses, which rose from …

13 12, 2019

Corelogic Integrates 3D Property Measurement into Underwriting Platform

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CoreLogic, a global property analytics provider, has integrated HOVER property measurement and 3D technology into the CoreLogic UnderwritingCenter platform for insurance clients. The integration of HOVER provides carriers a way to manage inspection expenditures while allowing policyholders to digitally participate …