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27 10, 2021

People Moves: J.M. Wilson Adds Hotrum; Omaha National Names Four to Board of Directors

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J.M. Wilson hires Hotrum as assistant brokerage underwriter J.M. Wilson has hired Amy Hotrum as assistant brokerage underwriter in their Portage, Michigan office. Hotrum is responsible for assisting underwriters with a wide variety of new and renewal brokerage risks, as …

26 10, 2021

Microsoft: Russian-Backed Hackers Targeting Cloud Services

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Microsoft said Monday the same Russia-backed hackers responsible for the 2020 SolarWinds breach continue to attack the global technology supply chain and have been relentlessly targeting cloud service companies and others since summer. The group, which …

27 10, 2021

As Strikes, Riots and Civil Commotion Risks Increase, Insurers Respond With Exclusions

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Insurers traditionally have offered protection against strikes, riots and civil commotion (SRCC) at no extra cost, but the increased frequency and severity of these risks means property insurers have begun excluding events of social unrest from policies, according to a …

27 10, 2021

Study: Indiana Workers’ Comp Average Medical Claims Higher than Most States

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A recently published study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute found that the average medical payment for Indiana workers’ compensation claims with more than seven days of lost time was higher than the typical state. The study, CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks …

26 10, 2021

Climate Change: What Are the Economic Stakes?

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COP26 climate talks in Glasgow starting next Sunday may be the world’s best last chance to cap global warming at the 1.5-2 degrees Celsius upper limit set out in the 2015 Paris Agreement. The stakes for the planet are huge …

27 10, 2021

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

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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

Iran Says Cyberattack Closes Gas Stations Across Country

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A cyberattack crippled gas stations across Iran on Tuesday, leaving angry motorists stranded in long lines. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which rendered useless the government-issued electronic cards that many Iranians …

26 10, 2021

NYC Faces Flash Flooding Risk as Torrential Downpours Approach

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New York City commuters face a blustery, soaked-to-the-skin trek to work Tuesday as a powerful coastal storm unwinds across the Northeast. Rain began shortly after 9 p.m. Monday and will intensify early Tuesday, peaking in the daylight hours, said Scott …

27 10, 2021

Risk Strategies Acquires New Jersey’s Corrigan Johnston Risk Advisors

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Risk Strategies, a national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, acquired Corrigan Johnston Risk Advisors, an all-lines brokerage focused on transportation-related industries. Terms of the deal were not announced. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Corrigan Johnston was founded …

27 10, 2021

Potential Legal Woes Mount After ‘Rust’ Shooting Tragedy

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alec Baldwin the actor, who pulled the trigger on a prop gun while filming “Rust” in New Mexico and unwittingly killed a cinematographer and injured a director, likely won’t be held criminally or civilly liable for …