Georgia’s InsuranceHub Hires Woody to Lead Consumer Division

Article 0 Comments InsuranceHub has chosen Diane Woody, an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in customer service management, to lead its sales and customer service teams for the consumer division. Assuming the role of director of Personal Lines, Woody will be responsible for ensuring that her […]

Crop Insurer NAU Country Insurance Enhances Crop Management Platform

Article 0 Comments Iteris, Inc., a data firm focused on the transportation and agriculture industries, and U.S. crop insurance provider NAU Country Insurance Co. have added Iteris’ ClearAg Spray Advisor and crop growth stage models to NAU Country’s crop management platform, Field Insights. According to Michael Deal, chief marketing and […]

Peter C. Foy & Associates Completes Acquisitions in California and Nevada

Article 0 Comments Woodland Hills, Calif.-based Peter C. Foy & Associates Insurance Services LLC has completed the acquisition of four agencies, three in California and one in Nevada. The acquisitions are Walnut Creek, Calif.-based R.L. Milsner Inc. Insurance Brokerage, Woodland Hills, Calif.-based Senex Insurance Services Inc., Redwood City, Calif.-based Stratton […]

Leavitt Group Adds Hancock in Utah

Article 0 Comments Leavitt Group Insurance Agency of Vernal, Utah has added Tyson Hancock as an insurance agent. Hancock specializes in commercial insurance in the oil, gas, and agriculture industries as well as insurance for individuals and families. Hancock previously worked for seven years in oilfield chemical sales. Tyson Hancock […]

Iowa Medical Marijuana Industry Unsure About Future

Article 0 Comments Serious questions linger about the fate of medical marijuana in Iowa as Republican lawmakers find themselves considering an eleventh-hour deal that would expand the program to more patients. The state’s sole manufacturer of medical cannabis oil worries that, once sales begin in about seven months, many patients […]

Texas Crash Spurs Approval of Balloon Pilot Medical Exams in U.S. House

Article 0 Comments The U.S. House has approved a measure requiring medical checks for commercial hot air balloon pilots in an effort to avoid a re-occurrence of a 2016 crash that killed 16 people in Texas. The House voted Friday on a wide-ranging Federal Aviation Administration bill that includes a […]

Arkansas Suspends Licenses Agent, Agency in Insurance Fraud Investigation

Article 0 Comments Arkansas has suspended the insurance licenses of an agency and its owner amid allegations of insurance fraud totaling more than $1 million. The Arkansas Insurance Department reported that Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr suspended the licenses of Berry Bishop and Alliance Insurance Group of Arkadelphia alleging premium financing […]

Wisconsin Refinery Blast Evacuation Order Lifted; 20 Injured

Article 0 Comments Tens of thousands of residents of a northern Wisconsin city were cleared to return to their homes on April 27, a local official said, a day after a Husky Energy Inc. refinery explosion injured at least 20 people. The facility, which refines 38,000 barrels of oil a […]

Illinois House OKs Development of State-Financed Workers’ Comp Insurer

Article 0 Comments Illinois’ House of Representatives has passed a bill that would create a state-monitored insurance company with the intention of driving down workers’ compensation insurance costs in the state. The House voted 62-43 on a plan that would establish an independent underwriter with a $10 million state loan. […]

Lubbock’s Butler Carson Tate Insurance Merges with Higginbotham

Article 0 Comments Higginbotham and Butler Carson Tate Insurance have merged operations in Lubbock, Texas. This is Higginbotham’s second office in Lubbock, having entered the market in 2015 when it merged with another locally managed independent insurance agency. The two offices and their combined 18 insurance and financial services professionals […]