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Chubb Adds Small Business Coverage for Food Service Industry to Digital Platform

Jul 16, 2019 Chubb has added small business insurance to cover risks faced by the food service industry to its digital platform – the Chubb Marketplace,...

Court Rules Florida Medical Marijuana Regulations are Unconstitutional

Jul 16, 2019 A Florida appellate court ruled that the state’s approach to regulating marijuana is unconstitutional, possibly allowing more providers to jump...

‘Operation Southern Shield’ Speeding Crackdown Underway in 5 Southeast States

Jul 16, 2019 Law enforcement officers in five southern states are planning a crackdown on speeding motorists next week. State troopers and local officers in...

Study Links Stricter Gun Laws to Lower Risk of Kids’ Deaths by Firearms

Jul 16, 2019 Children living in states with strict firearm laws are less likely to die from gun violence than those in states with more lax restrictions, according to...

Claims Journal

9th Circuit: Policy’s War Exclusion Doesn’t Apply to Attacks by Hamas

Jul 16, 2019 Missiles fired by Hamas from the Gaza Strip into Israel did not constitute an act of war that triggered an exclusion to a blanket insurance policy issued to...

Toyota’s War With Dealer Over Recalls Cost It $16 Million

Jul 16, 2019 Toyota Motor Corp. must pay $15.8 million to a California dealer who accused it of retaliating against him because he had developed safety-recall software that was...

Bayer Called ‘Reprehensible’ on Roundup as Judge Cuts Award 69%

Jul 16, 2019 Even as Bayer AG got a jury verdict slashed to $25.3 million from $80.3 million in a California case alleging exposure to its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, the...

What’s Hiding in Your Medical Records? Viewpoint

Jul 16, 2019 Every year, organizations pay out millions of dollars in settlements for workers’ compensation claims for services they often shouldn’t. I’m not talking about...

Best's Reviews

Fidelis Group Names Senior Claims Manager

Jul 15, 2019 Fidelis Group Holdings LLC, with its subsidiaries Continental Underwriters Ltd. and Fidelis Claims Service LLC, named Mark Taylor as senior manager of its claims division...

New Director of Employee Benefits Account Management to Join Western Growers

Jul 15, 2019 Western Growers Insurance Services announced the addition of Jodi Martin as director of employee benefits account management. In her...

Anthem Ordered to Pay $1.29 Million in Refunds to Disabled Colorado Residents

Jul 15, 2019 The Colorado Division of Insurance has ordered Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to refund $1.29 million to disabled Colorado...

Industry Closely Watching Removal of Damages Cap in Kansas

Jul 15, 2019 The executive director of the Kansas Healthcare Stabilization Fund said medical professionals and their insurers are “still trying to get their heads...