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21 02, 2020

Roehler Succeeds Theis on Allianz Board of Management

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Axel Theis (62), member of the board of Allianz SE responsible for insurance in German-speaking countries and Central and Eastern Europe, is retiring at his own request on March 31, 2020 after more than 33 years at Allianz. The Allianz …

21 02, 2020

Boeing Failure to Fix 737 Max Warning Light May Draw FAA Penalty

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Boeing Co. engineers discovered in 2017 that a software glitch had rendered a warning light on the newly introduced 737 Max inoperable on 80% of the planes. But the company chose not to fix it or to inform U.S. regulators. …

21 02, 2020

Black Woman, County Settle New Mexico Profiling Lawsuit for $100K

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New Mexico’s largest county has reached a racial profiling settlement with a black woman who was stopped by deputies three times in less than a month but never cited. Bernalillo County and Sherese Crawford reached a $100,000 settlement agreement in …

21 02, 2020

Hold the Phone: Massachusetts’ Hands-Free Driving Law to Take Effect

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Massachusetts’ new hands-free driving law takes effect this Sunday, February 23rd. The law, signed by Governor Charlie Baker in November, is intended to reduce the number of distracted driving injuries and deaths in the state. It imposes penalties enforced by …

21 02, 2020

Viewpoint: Trucking Is Deadly for Truckers, and Lots of Other People

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Of the major industries for which the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported workplace fatality rates for 2018, truck transportation was the most dangerous, with 28 deaths per 100,000 full-time-equivalent workers. To be sure, there are jobs more dangerous than driving …

21 02, 2020

Parents of Oregon Man Who Died in Fire File $6M Suit

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The parents of a man who died in a fire in Portland, Ore., have filed a nearly $6 million lawsuit against the apartment owners and the man accused of setting the fire. Batool and Ali Alhaji have filed a lawsuit …

21 02, 2020

Insurance Information Institute Names Friedlander, Maccini to Communications Positions

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Mark Friedlander and Kris Maccini have been appointed to senior communications positions at the Insurance Information Institute to broaden the organization’s traditional and social media operations. III’s Florida communications consultant since July 2019, Friedlander is now its director, Corporate Communications. …

21 02, 2020

Appalachian Underwriters Adds Ashman as External Marketing Rep in West Florida

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Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. has hired Carol Ashman as its new external marketing representative for Western Florida. She will focus on building agent relationships in the Florida Panhandle. She comes to AUI with 16 years in the retail agency side of …

21 02, 2020

Ohio Megachurch Ex-Pastor Settles Lawsuit Alleging Sex Abuse

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A confidential settlement was reached in a former Ohio megachurch pastor’s lawsuit alleging televangelist Ernest Angley sexually abused and harassed him over a decade, starting in 2004. The allegations by Brock Miller, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, included that Angley …

21 02, 2020

Amerisafe in Louisiana Reports 4Q Earnings of $34M

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Amerisafe Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $34 million. The Deridder, Louisiana-based company said it had profit of $1.76 per share. Earnings, adjusted for investment gains, were $1.70 per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate …