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Swiss Re Names Life and Health Products Head

Dec 07, 2018 Paul Murray was named head of life and health products for Swiss Re. The appointment begins immediately, said Swiss Re in a statement. Murray succeeds Russell...

Liberty Rebrands and Appoints President of Ironshore Bermuda Businesses

Dec 07, 2018 Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, said it will integrate its Ironshore Bermuda businesses and brands into a...

Enstar Closes on $200 Million Investment in AmTrust

Dec 07, 2018 Enstar Group Ltd. said it completed a transaction to invest an aggregate of $200 million in an entity formed to take AmTrust Financial Services Inc. private....

AM Best Upgrades Issuer Credit Rating of KnightBrook Insurance Company; Affirms Credit Ratings of Subsidiaries

Dec 07, 2018 AM Best has upgraded the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “bbb+” from “bbb” and...

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Report: Return on Net Worth for California Workers’ Comp Insurers Rose

Dec 07, 2018 A new report shows the average return on net worth for California workers ‘ compensation insurers rose to 9.9 percent in 2017, the fourth consecutive...

Haven Holdings Completes Acquisition of Wisconsin’s Time Insurance

Dec 07, 2018 San Juan, Puerto Rico-based Haven Holdings Inc. (Haven Holdings) has completed its acquisition of Wisconsin-based Time Insurance Co. from Interfinancial Inc.,...

Arkansas, Oklahoma Still Recovering From Last Week’s Tornadoes

Dec 07, 2018 Oklahoma and Arkansas continue recovery efforts following a series of tornadoes that ripped through the region last week. An EF2 tornado in Oklahoma’s...

Missouri’s Gov. Parson Pushing for Prescription Monitoring Bill

Dec 07, 2018 The long-futile effort seeking a statewide prescription drug monitoring program in Missouri now has a prominent advocate — Gov. Mike Parson. The Republican...

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Ex-Minnesota Grain Elevator Manager Charged With Mail Fraud, Stole $5M

Dec 07, 2018 The former manager of a western Minnesota grain elevator who disappeared after allegedly stealing nearly $5 million is charged in federal court with mail...

Boy Wins Fight to Legalize Snowball Fights in Colorado Town

Dec 07, 2018 A 9-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first...

Waymo Launches Robotic Ride-Hailing Service in Arizona

Dec 07, 2018 Google’s self-driving car spinoff is finally ready to try to profit from its nearly decade-old technology. Waymo is introducing a small-scale ride-hailing service in...

California AG Asked to Review PG&E’s Actions Considered a Crime

Dec 07, 2018 California Attorney General Xavier Becerra was asked by a federal judge to weigh in on whether reckless operation of power lines by PG&E Corp. in connection...