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Hyperion Affiliate Tamesis Dual Appoints Underwriting Director

Sep 24, 2018 Ben Love has been appointed director of underwriting for Tamesis Dual, part of the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group. Love will be based in...

Swiss Re Names New CEO for Corporate Solutions Unit

Sep 24, 2018 Andreas Berger will become chief executive officer of Swiss Re’s corporate solutions business as Agostino Galvagni prepares to step down from the post by the end...

Third Point Re CEO: Hedge-Fund Backed Reinsurers Face Rugged Investment Environment

Sep 24, 2018 Hedge-fund backed reinsurers that rely less on underwriting risk and more on investment returns face a challenging environment...

National Security Fire & Casualty’s Hurricane Florence Ultimate Gross Losses Could Hit $1.5 Million

Sep 24, 2018 National Security Fire & Casualty Co. ultimate gross losses from Hurricane Florence in South Carolina...

Insurance Journal

Pacific Health Care in California Begins Strategic Acquisition Search

Sep 24, 2018 Newport Beach, Calif.-based Pacific Health Care Organization Inc. today announced the launch of a strategic acquisition search for an insurance company to add to...

AXIS Insurance, DUAL North America Partner on Environmental Risk Program

Sep 24, 2018 AXIS Insurance, the insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has partnered with DUAL North America, the underwriting arm of the...

Mississippi Urges Drivers to Watch for Road Workers After Multiple Incidents

Sep 24, 2018 State transportation officials are urging drivers to be more careful in work zones after six road workers were hit on job sites last week. WLBT-TV...

Carolinas Still Facing Major Flooding More Than a Week After Florence

Sep 24, 2018 Major flooding remains in eastern North Carolina more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall. Gov. Roy Cooper said Saturday that nine of the...

Claims Journal

NTSB Focuses on Tech to Keep Planes on Runways After Near-Disasters

Sep 24, 2018 U.S. accident investigators probing a San Francisco incident last year in which a jetliner was mere feet from landing on top of at least one other plane are...

Travelers: Businesses Expect Cyber Attack, But Lag in Preparation

Sep 24, 2018 Cyber risks are the No. 2 concern across all business sizes and industries, and the percentage of businesses reporting they have been the victim of a cyber attack...

Pennsylvania Dioceses Consider Victims’ Compensation Fund

Sep 24, 2018 Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses said late Friday they are willing to set up a victims’ compensation fund as they face the prospect that state lawmakers will...

Travel Still Hazardous in Flooded Areas of North Carolina

Sep 24, 2018 Travel remained dangerous Saturday in southeastern North Carolina, where the governor warned of “treacherous” floodwaters more than a week after Hurricane...

Business Insurance

Employers likely to prevail in LGBT cases at Supreme Court with Kennedy retirement

Jun 28, 2018 Employers will likely have an easier time combating claims of...

Validus recruits executive from XL

Jun 28, 2018 Validus Specialty Underwriting Services Inc. has recruited Bob Eells from XL Group to be senior vice president...

Lockton reports revenue increase

Jun 28, 2018 Lockton Cos. L.L.C. reported $1.57 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2018, a 9.9% increase over fiscal year 2017,...