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California Department of Insurance Issues Cease And Desist Order for Benefits Firm

Feb 19, 2019 The California Department of Insurance issued a Cease and Desist Order effective immediately upon NexGen Insurance Services Inc., Riverstone...

Auto-Owners Insurance to Acquire Capital Insurance Group in California

Feb 19, 2019 Auto-Owners Insurance has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Monterey, Calif.-based Capital Insurance Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed...

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case That Could Limit Clean Water Act

Feb 19, 2019 The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider limiting the scope of a landmark law aimed at curbing water pollution in a dispute pitting...

Winter Weather Advisories in Oklahoma, Texas And Arkansas

Feb 19, 2019 A storm system could yield snow and ice in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS issued a winter weather advisory for...

Best's Reviews

Rowland, Lloyd’s Chairman During Lloyd’s Difficulties, Dies at 85

Feb 19, 2019 David Rowland, who as chairman of Lloyd’s between 1993 and 1997 is credited with bringing in the structural changes that protected Lloyd’s from...

Auto-Owners Signs Agreement to Acquire California-Based Capital Insurance Group

Feb 19, 2019 Auto-Owners Insurance has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Capital Insurance Group, which will expand its footprint by...

Australian MGA POP in Mergers and Acquisitions Coverage Partnership With Japan’s Rakuten

Feb 19, 2019 POP Insurance Holdings said it and a subsidiary launched a strategic partnership with Rakuten General Insurance Co. Ltd.,...

West Virginia Governor Names New Insurance Commissioner

Feb 19, 2019 James A. Dodrill will take over as West Virginia’s insurance commissioner March 4, according to an announcement by Gov. Jim Justice. Dodrill will succeed...

Claims Journal

Mother Loses Claim Against Pennsylvania School Over Daughter’s Disappearance

Feb 19, 2019 A federal judge has dismissed an eastern Pennsylvania mother’s argument that a school should be held responsible for psychological harm and bad...

Supreme Court to Hear Case That Could Limit Water Pollution Claims

Feb 19, 2019 The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider limiting the scope of a landmark law aimed at curbing water pollution in a dispute pitting environmentalists...

Jurors Told Bribes, Music Videos Used to Boost Opioid Sales

Feb 19, 2019 Employees at a drug company accused of bribing doctors rapped and danced around a person dressed as a bottle of the highly addictive fentanyl spray in a video meant to...

Texas Eyes Penalties for Denying Responders’ Workers’ Compensation Claims

Feb 19, 2019 A bill recently filed in the Texas House of Representatives would penalize insurers that illegally deny Texas first responders access to medical...