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Safeco Appoints Pooley as VP, General Manager of Southeast Region
Safeco Insurance has appointed Debra Pooley as vice president and vice president and general manager of the Southeast Region. Pooley replaces Carl Canales who has been named vice president and general manager for the Northeast Region. She is is based …

POSTED APRIL 20, 2018 5:11 AM
AssuredPartners in Florida Promotes Deal, Lowe
AssuredPartners, Inc. has announced two promotions at its company headquarters in Lake Mary, Fla. Steve Deal has been promoted to president of Eastern Regions, reporting to President and COO Tom Riley. Deal will work within the existing operational structure to …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 4:29 AM
North Carolina Homeowners Insurers Agree to 4.8% Rate Increase
The North Carolina Department of Insurance has reached a settlement with the North Carolina Rate Bureau on homeowner insurance rates that will increase rates statewide by an average of 4.8 percent. The agreement between the two parties effectively ends the …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 4:26 AM
6 Tornadoes Confirmed in Mississippi from Weekend Storm
The National Weather Service confirms six tornadoes hit Mississippi on Saturday. Tornadoes were reported in Lafayette, Lamar, Lauderdale, Rankin and Winston counties. Surveyors say damage in Lowndes County was caused by a thunderstorm. The Lauderdale storm stretched for 8.5 miles …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 4:24 AM
Florida Agency Owner Arrested Over $62K Premium Fraud Scheme
An insurance agency owner in Florida has been arrested after he admitted to stealing more than $60,000 in insurance premiums, according to a statement from the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS). Michael Christopher Hensley, owner BOSC Insurance Company and …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 4:19 AM
Spring Storm Brings Tornadoes, Floods to Southeast
A mid-April storm that pushed across the U.S. created a tornado in North Carolina that killed a person, caused widespread power outages in North and South Carolina and caused flooding emergencies in West Virginia and Kentucky. In Mississippi, 80 people …

POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 4:36 PM
Bosley Appointed VP of Alabama-Based Agency S.S. Nesbitt
S.S. Nesbitt (SSN), a Southeastern insurance agency and division of EBSCO Industries, Inc. (EBSCO), has appointed Jason Bosley as vice president in the property and casualty insurance practice. Bosley began as an underwriter with Travelers and later spent more than …

POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 4:52 AM
Florida CFO Releases List of Top 10 Most Wanted Insurance Fraudsters
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis has released a top 10 list of most wanted insurance fraud criminals and called on local communities to help with finding the individuals. According to a statement from the Florida Department of Financial Services, …

POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 4:47 AM
Man Arrested for Torching North Carolina Country Club
Police have charged a man with setting a fire that engulfed the tennis building at a North Carolina country club. A Durham Police news release said officers and firefighters arrived around 4 a.m. Sunday at Treyburn Country Club to find …

POSTED APRIL 17, 2018 4:44 AM
Hailstone Sets New Weather Record in Alabama
All hail the newest entry in Alabama weather record books. AL.com cites a release from state climatologist Dr. John Christy saying a hailstone that fell March 19 in Cullman County is the largest on record in the state. Weighing nearly …

POSTED APRIL 17, 2018 4:30 AM

Health and Benefits – Insurance Journal

Aon Buys International Benefits Brokerage Portfolio of Mayfair Group
Aon plc announced it has completed its acquisition of the international health and benefits brokerage portfolio of Mayfair Group, a solutions provider to Indian multinational companies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Aon now will assume responsibility for all …

POSTED MAY 05, 2017 7:49 AM
Aon Completes Acquisition of Brazil Health & Benefits Firm, Admix
Aon announced it has completed its acquisition of Admix, the São Paulo, Brazil-based health and benefits brokerage and solutions firm. Financial terms were not disclosed. “Admix’s brokerage and operational platform combined with Aon’s world-class actuarial, brokerage, and consulting capabilities creates …

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2017 12:59 PM
Aon Agrees to Buy Brazil Health & Benefits Broker and Solutions Firm, Admix
Aon announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Admix, a leading health and benefits brokerage and solutions firm in Brazil. Financial terms of the agreement, which was announced on Nov. 25, were not disclosed and the acquisition is …

POSTED DECEMBER 01, 2016 10:53 AM
Southern California School Reopens After 2-Year Asbestos Closure
The last of three Southern California schools closed two years ago after asbestos was found has reopened following a complete overhaul. The Orange County Register reported Lake View Elementary opened its doors Wednesday to more than 320 students as a …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 09, 2016 3:12 PM
Report Shows Higher Smoking, Drinking Among Utah Construction Workers
Utah residents who work in construction and manufacturing are more likely to smoke and binge drink than workers in other industries, according to a new report from Utah’s Department of Health. The data is based on a telephone survey of …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 3:48 PM
Lockton Adds Employee Benefits Leader Georgia in Milwaukee
Independent insurance broker, Lockton, announced it has added Patrick Georgia as senior vice president and employee benefits practice leader in Milwaukee, Wis. As part of Lockton-Milwaukee, Georgia will help clients by developing benefit programs to meet their needs and manage …

POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2015 5:15 PM
Health and Wellness Consultant Peter Mangiola Helps Consumers Maximize Health Insurance Benefits
Health and Wellness Expert Peter Mangiola R.N. MSN Has Launched a New Jersey Consultancy Focused on Helping Consumers Gain Access to the Resources Necessary to Prevent and Treat Health Issues Medford, NJ, February 3, 2015: Peter Mangiola R.N. MSN has …

POSTED FEBRUARY 03, 2015 11:00 AM
Hylant, Liazon to Offer Private Benefits Exchange
Toledo, Ohio-based insurance brokerage firm, Hylant, has entered into a partnership with Liazon, operator of the Bright Choices Exchange, a private benefits exchange for businesses across the U.S., to provide clients with benefit alternatives to traditional options as the health …

POSTED OCTOBER 03, 2013 4:25 PM
Burand’s Agency E&O Blog: Tip #39
AOR/BOR Procedures for Benefits. For some unknown reason, I continually find Benefits Producers thinking the P&C AOR/BOR procedures are not applicable to them because the risk on the P&C side does not exist on the benefits side. This belief is …

POSTED JULY 23, 2013 10:00 AM
The Hanover Expands Healthcare Capabilities
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has expanded its healthcare industry options with an increased appetite and capabilities for the rapidly growing areas of the healthcare industry, including allied healthcare centers and home healthcare and medical equipment. The company also will …

POSTED JULY 17, 2013 4:53 PM

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