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27 10, 2021

Ex-Liberty University Spokesman Says He Was Fired for Raising Concerns

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A former spokesperson for Liberty University is suing the evangelical Virginia school after being fired, alleging in a lawsuit that his termination came in retaliation for voicing concerns that sexual misconduct accusations were mishandled. Scott Lamb, a vice president-level executive …

27 10, 2021

Residents in 8 Mississippi Counties Can Now Try for FEMA aid for Ida

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Mississippi’s governor says residents in eight counties can now apply for federal help with Hurricane Ida expenses, and 19 counties can get public aid. Approval for help through the Federal Emergency Management Agency means “Mississippians will have access to the …

27 10, 2021

We Insure Opens Florida Agency with Real Estate Connection

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Jacksonville-based We Insure Inc., an insurance franchise company, announced a new operation in Lecanto, Florida, north of Tampa. We Insure Citrus agency, owned by Kevin and Karen Cunningham, will specialize in residential, automobile and commercial lines, particularly for RE/MAX real …

27 10, 2021

Unvaccinated Pilots Costing It Millions in Paid Leave, United Airlines Tells Judge

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United Airlines Inc. told a federal judge the company is spending millions on paid leave for unvaccinated pilots because their colleagues “refuse to risk their safety” by flying with them. The leave is costing United about $1.4 million every two …

27 10, 2021

Chubb Sees Profit Jump 58% on Premium Growth, Underwriting Income

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Global insurer Chubb’s third quarter net income soared more than 58 percent year-over-year, as premium gains continued their double-digit climb. The insurer’s Q3 net income reached $1.83 billion during the quarter, or $4.18 per share. That compares to just under …

26 10, 2021

TWIA Policies Expected to Grow by 5.2% in 2022

By | October 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TWIA Policies Expected to Grow by 5.2% in 2022

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association expects policies in-force to increase by 5.2% in 2022, according to preliminary budget information shared at a Board of Directors meeting Oct. 25. Policies will increase from a projected 194,054 at December 31, 2021 to …

27 10, 2021

Global $10.5B Insurtech Funding Train Leaving Many Startups Behind, WTW Advises

By | October 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Global $10.5B Insurtech Funding Train Leaving Many Startups Behind, WTW Advises

While global investment in insurtechs continues to rise, not all insurtechs are benefitting. Rather, much of the funding is focused on a relatively few startups. For example, in the second quarter, more than two-thirds of the total capital raised went …

27 10, 2021

Connecticut Seeks Disaster Declaration for Flooding Caused by Ida

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has submitted a request for a major disaster declaration to the Biden administration, seeking federal funds to help Connecticut recover from damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. The September 1 storm dumped as much …

27 10, 2021

UK-Based Broker KGJ Insurance Is Latest Acquisition for NFP

By | October 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UK-Based Broker KGJ Insurance Is Latest Acquisition for NFP

NFP, a New York City-based insurance broker and consultant, has acquired UK-based KGJ Insurance Services Group Ltd. KGJ is a commercial insurance broker with specialization in combined risks for complex and non-standard programs. KGJ provides exclusive program facilities as well …

27 10, 2021

California Labor Commissioner Cites Drywall Company $7.2M for Wage Theft

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The California Labor Commissioner’s office cited NGC Construction Inc. $7.2 million for wage theft violations affecting 724 workers. An investigation reportedly showed that the Visalia-based drywall company paid workers a fixed amount per project known as “piece-rate.” The workers, who …