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23 08, 2019

Bridge Span Near Florida-Georgia Line Collapses, Causes 2 Accidents

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Authorities say two motorists have been injured when their cars went airborne over a collapsed bridge span near the Florida-Georgia Line. Officials closed a short stretch of Hutchinson Ferry Road northwest of Tallahassee on Wednesday morning because of the gap …

23 08, 2019

For Many U.S. Communities, There’s No Easy Path to Safety From Disasters

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As the country enters peak season for major natural disasters, new research indicates which states and communities are the riskiest for those needing to evacuate whether from wildfires or hurricanes. StreetLight Data Inc., a company that collects and analyzes data …

22 08, 2019

Chubb Launches CoverPlus Liability Insurance for Middle Market Manufacturers

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Chubb has introduced CoverPlus – a new platform offering expanded liability-driven products tailored to the evolving risks faced by middle market manufacturers from new technologies and processes. CoverPlus offers a custom-tailored suite of coordinated insurance products and offers flexible and …

21 08, 2019

Florida Insurer American Integrity Appoints Dowd as EVP

By | August 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Florida Insurer American Integrity Appoints Dowd as EVP

American Integrity has appointed industry veteran Dick Dowd as executive vice president. Dowd will report to Bob Ritchie, president and CEO, and be responsible for all sales and marketing staff and initiatives. He will spearhead initiatives that further augment the …

21 08, 2019

Top 15 Earthquake Insurance Companies

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Earthquake coverage is available mostly from private insurance companies. In California homeowners can also get coverage from the California Earthquake Authority (CEA), a privately funded, publicly managed organization. Only about 10 percent of California residents currently have earthquake coverage, down …

21 08, 2019

Lussier Dale Parizeau in Quebec Names Laurin as President, COO

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Michel Laurin has been named president and chief operating officer of Lussier Dale Parizeau insurance firm. For the past 17 years, Laurin has worked for Industrial Alliance (iA) as president and COO of iA Home and Auto Insurance, and also, …

21 08, 2019

Spain Reports Progress in Battling Canary Island Wildfire

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The wind dropped overnight in the Canary Islands, allowing firefighters to make progress Tuesday against Spain’s biggest wildfire so far this year. Canary Islands President Angel Victor Torres said 16 water-dropping aircraft took off at first light amid “a lot …

21 08, 2019

Nuclear Watchdog Says Russia Resumes Sharing Radiation Data

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Russia has resumed sharing data from its radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, a nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday. The mysterious accident at a naval weapons testing range …

21 08, 2019

May Tornadoes Losses Among Highest Insured Losses in Ohio History

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Insured losses from Memorial Day tornadoes that ravaged parts of Ohio will be among the largest in the state’s history. The Columbus Dispatch reports Ohio Insurance Institute data puts the total insured losses from the storms between $465 million and …

21 08, 2019

India Court Grants Facebook Some Relief in Key Privacy Case

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India’s top court handed out a reprieve to Facebook Inc. in its battle to preserve the encryption feature of its Whatsapp messaging service which prevents it from sharing details of users or messages with the authorities. The court stopped short …