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  • Protecting Unions Is a Labor of Love for Union Insurance Group June 23, 2017
    It can be pretty tough keeping an independent insurance agency up and running successfully long-term if you’re just in it for the money, according to the leader of a Chicago-based agency that is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. “You’ve …
    Stephanie K. Jones
  • Highly Contagious Citrus Disease Spreads to Alabama June 23, 2017
    A highly contagious bacterial disease that seriously threatens the U.S. citrus industry has been found for the first time in Alabama. Federal and state plant officials confirm that citrus greening was found in leaf and insect samples at a home …
    Amy O'Connor
  • Cyber Insurance Premium Volume Grew 35% to $1.3 Billion in 2016 June 23, 2017
    Property/casualty insurers wrote $1.35 billion in direct written premium for cyber insurance in 2016, a 35 percent jump from 2015, according to reports by Fitch Ratings and A.M. Best. The largest cyber insurance writers are American International Group, XL Group …
  • North Carolina Senate Passes Legislation to Reduce Opioid Abuse June 23, 2017
    Legislation aimed at reducing opioid abuse and overdoses has passed the North Carolina Senate with unanimous bipartisan support. The measure approved Wednesday changes how drugs such as OxyContin and morphine are prescribed and dispensed. The painkillers come with a high …
    Amy O'Connor
  • Norman-Spencer Agency Redesigns Crane Program; Adds New Coverages, Rates June 23, 2017
    Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc., a national property and casualty insurance provider, has expanded its crane division with a program redesign to include additional coverages and new rates. According to Brian Norman, president of Norman-Spencer, the new program allows the company to …
    Amy O'Connor

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