7 Children Hurt in Alabama School Bus Crash

Article 0 Comments State troopers say seven children have been injured in a school bus crash in Alabama. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency spokesman Cpl. Jeremy Baker tells news outlets six children were released after being treated for minor injuries at a hospital in Florence. The seventh child was taken by […]

Suit Filed in Florida Against Tesla Claims Autopilot Failed, Caused Crash

Article 0 Comments A Florida man says the autopilot feature of his Tesla vehicle failed to detect a disabled car on a highway, leading to a collision that left him with permanent injuries, according to a negligence lawsuit filed Tuesday. Shawn Hudson said in the lawsuit filed in state court […]

Florida Insured Losses from Hurricane Michael Top $2B, And Growing

Article 0 Comments Total estimated insured losses from Hurricane Michael have reached more than $2.1 billion, according to the most recent data from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. The current number of claims from Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 storm that hit the Florida Panhandle before continuing a path […]

ProSight Adds Coverage for Fitness, Wellness Experts to Direct-to-Consumer Platform

Article 0 Comments ProSight has expanded ProSight Direct, its online direct-to-consumer platform that offers customized insurance for small business professionals, to include coverage for customers in the fitness and wellness industries. From yoga instructors to personal trainers and dietitians – customers can get an insurance plan tailored to their business […]

AIG Again Battered by Catastrophes But Reinsurance Lowers 3Q Net Loss

Article 0 Comments Catastrophe losses in Japan and North America pushed American International Group to a net loss of $1.3 billion for the third quarter of 2018, compared to a net loss of $1.7 billion in the prior-year quarter. Adjusted after-tax loss was $301 million the third quarter to $1.1 […]

Pinnacol Assurance in Colorado Names O’Rourke to Executive Team

Article 0 Comments Pinnacol Assurance in Colorado has named Krista O’Rourke vice president of agency relations and safety services. O’Rourke replaces longtime Pinnacol executive Jon Scott, who retired Sept. 30. She will also oversee business development, agent retention and safety management. O’Rourke has been with Pinnacol since 2013, initially as […]

LMC Insurance to Offer Health Insurance Pool for Mid-Size Iowa Firms

Article 0 Comments LMC Insurance and Risk Management (LMC Insurance) is launching a new health insurance plan underwritten by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield for Iowa-based employers with 51-500 eligible employees. The program, referred to as the Employer Coalition, will be available beginning Jan. 1, 2019. It will provide […]

3 Suspects in Sausage Plant Fire ID’d After Texas Arson Hotline Call

Article 0 Comments A resident of Richardson, Texas, who recognized a suspected arsonist from a television news report has been awarded a $500 check for his call that will lead to the arrests of three suspects in the fire of the Owens Sausage plant in Richardson on May 7, according […]

Texas Judge Finalizes $200M-Plus Award in Lexus Defects Case

Article 0 Comments A final judgment upholds a jury award of more than $200 million to a Dallas-area family against Toyota over what they alleged were defective front seats in their Lexus sedan. State District Judge Dale Tillery entered the final judgment on Oct. 26 in Dallas in the lawsuit […]

City, Grocery Reach $240K Settlement in Case of Stun-Gunned Ohio Girl

Article 0 Comments There’s a $240,000 settlement in the case of an 11-year-old black girl stunned by a Cincinnati, Ohio, police officer after she was spotted shoplifting in a grocery store and tried to run away. The Cincinnati Enquirer reported the city of Cincinnati will pay $220,000 and the Kroger […]