22 05, 2022

Florida Insurance Groups Divided on Proposed Special Session Bill

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Florida’s insurance community appears to be split on the impact that two draft Senate bills will have on the property insurance crisis, with some praising the changes and others warning that they won’t go far enough to rescue struggling carriers …

20 05, 2022

Insurance Technology: Zurich’s FieldView Simplifies Crop Reporting; Kinetic Adds ‘Jump Detection’ to Wearables; Beat Capital to Launch MGAs Using OneShield

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Zurich’s Climate FieldView Expands Precision Crop Information for RCIS Zurich North America crop insurance business – Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS) – has added Climate FieldView to its list of precision agriculture providers available to RCIS customers. FieldView enables farmers …

20 05, 2022

Georgia Store Shootings: White Man Faces Hate Crime Charges

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ATLANTA (AP) — A federal grand jury in Georgia has brought hate crime charges against a white man accused of shooting into two convenience stores and targeting the people there because of their race last July. Police said he made …

20 05, 2022

Family Dollar Closing Arkansas Distribution Center Following Rodent Lawsuit

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Family Dollar is closing an Arkansas distribution facility where more than 1,000 rodents were found earlier this year, forcing the recall of items from hundreds of stores, the company said Wednesday. The company said it plans to close the facility …

20 05, 2022

St. Louis Assistant Chief to Receive $162K in Discrimination Settlement

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The city of St. Louis will pay a St. Louis assistant police chief nearly $162,000 to settle his federal discrimination lawsuit in which he alleged he was passed over for the city’s top police job because he is white. Lt. …

20 05, 2022

Minneapolis to Pay $1.5M to Man Arrested During George Floyd Protest

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Minneapolis has agreed to pay $1.5 million to a man who said police used excessive force when he was arrested during the protests that followed George Floyd’s death in 2020, according to court documents filed Tuesday. Jaleel Stallings, 29, also …

20 05, 2022

Explosion at Wisconsin Marine Construction Company Injures 6

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A huge fire set off by an explosion burned Thursday at a marine construction company in southeast Wisconsin. Three civilians and three firefighters were injured at Summerset Marine Construction in the small Waukesha County community of Eagle, about 35 miles …

20 05, 2022

Crews Slow New Mexico Fires, Brace for Dangerous Conditions

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than 2,000 firefighters battling the largest U.S. wildfire dug back-up fire lines and rearranged fire engines around homes in northeast New Mexico on Wednesday in anticipation of a return to windy, dangerous conditions in the …

20 05, 2022

Markets/Coverages: Hub Targets Nonprofits; Ryan Tackles Auto Excess With Axsal; Trisura and HSB Back At-Bay Cyber

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Hub Launches Nonprofit Specialty Practice Insurance broker Hub International, with decades of experience in the sector, has launched a nonprofit specialty practice to serve the risk management, insurance and human capital needs of associations, arts and cultural entities, foundations, public …

20 05, 2022

Hawaii Hurricane Season Forecasted to Be Slow With La Nina

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii and the Central Pacific basin should expect two to four hurricanes, tropical depressions or tropical storms this year, federal forecasters said Wednesday. The annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration outlook predicts there is a 60% chance …