27 11, 2020

Meatpacking Plants Linked to Up to 8% of Early U.S. COVID Cases

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As many as one in 12 cases of Covid-19 in the early stage of the pandemic in the U.S. can be tied to outbreaks at meatpacking plants and subsequent spread in surrounding communities, according to a study. The findings highlight …

25 11, 2020

Carrier Loans Money to Claimant for Damages, Collects from Negligence Suit Against Broker

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A California appellate court ruled that an insurance brokerage owes its client $461,795.24 for malfeasance in litigation that was financed by an insurer against its own producer, involving damages to a house owned by a church that was intended to …

25 11, 2020

Best Agency to Work for East: Stanton Insurance Group

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While Stanton Insurance Group (SIG) is in the business of providing insurance for cars, homes and businesses, President David W. Stanton says the agency is also about much more than that. “As a local business, we have a responsibility to …

25 11, 2020

Pennsylvania House Votes to Impose Fees on Electric Cars

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Motorists who register an electric vehicle in Pennsylvania would have to pay an annual fee, under lame-duck session legislation approved by the state’s Republican-controlled House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill, backed by a 132-70 vote, goes to the Senate …

25 11, 2020

University of Pennsylvania Vows $100M to Fix School Building Hazards

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The University of Pennsylvania has announced that it will contribute $100 million to the School District of Philadelphia over the next decade to deal with environmental hazards such as asbestos and lead in school buildings. Officials said the contribution of …

25 11, 2020

Rawlins to Become President, CEO of Shelter Mutual as Rawlins Retires

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The Shelter Insurance board of directors announced that Randa Rawlins would become Shelter Mutual Insurance Co.’s next president and CEO. At a meeting on Nov. 19, 2020, the board elected Rawlins to become president, effective Jan. 1, 2021, in anticipation …

25 11, 2020

SCOR CEO Expects Double-Digit Reinsurance Rate Hikes in January Renewals

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Reinsurance rates are likely to rise in the double-digit percentage point range at key contract renewals in January, Denis Kessler, chairman and chief executive of the French reinsurer SCOR, said on Wednesday. SCOR, one of the world’s largest reinsurers, has …

25 11, 2020

Third Point Re and Sirius Group Get Shareholder Nod for $788M Merger

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Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. and Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. announced that their respective shareholders have voted to approve the merger of the two companies. Specialty reinsurer Third Point Re, and Sirius International Insurance Group, a multi-line insurer and reinsuer, …

25 11, 2020

Home Depot to Pay $17.5 Million to Settle With States Over 2014 Data Breach Claims

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Home Depot Inc., the largest U.S. home improvement retailer, on Tuesday reached a $17.5 million settlement to resolve a multistate probe into a 2014 data breach where hackers accessed payment card data belonging to 40 million customers. The settlement with …

25 11, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccines Could Be Sent to States Within 24 Hours of FDA’s OK: Official

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The first Americans could receive a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as Dec. 11, the chief scientific adviser for the U.S. government’s vaccine program said on Sunday. “Within 24 hours from the approval, the vaccine will be moving and located in …