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  • Exclusive: California Broker Plans Parametric Quake Product That Pays Even If No Damage July 22, 2017
    A California broker is promising to bring a “first-of-its-kind financial resource” that pays homeowners after an earthquake for a low monthly premium whether there’s damage to the home or not. A Berkeley, Calif.-based firm called Jumpstart Insurance Solutions Inc. recently …
    Don Jergler
  • Chubb Launches Multi-line Practice for Large Transportation Clients July 21, 2017
    Chubb has launched a multi-line industry practice within its Major Accounts division that will provide insurance products, service and risk management options for best-in-class large risk transportation clients in the United States and Canada. Chubb’s Transportation Industry practice provides a …
    Amy O'Connor
  • Morris Reappointed to Louisiana Workers’ Comp Advisory Council July 21, 2017
    Michael D. Morris of Baton Rouge has been reappointed to the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council. Morris is an attorney and the chief executive officer of the Louisiana Home Builders’ Association. He will serve as a representative of self-insured industries …
    Stephanie K. Jones
  • Hundreds Evacuate from Flooding in Western Wisconsin City July 21, 2017
    Several hundred people evacuated their homes early on July 20 in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia where heavy rain sent a creek over its banks. The waterlogged city is part of more widespread flooding in Wisconsin and Minnesota …
    Stephanie K. Jones
  • Fatal Arkansas Train Accident Prompts Hazard Rating Increase July 21, 2017
    The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has increased the hazard rating for a train crossing after the recent deaths of a couple whose car was struck by a train. ATHD Railroad Crossing Coordinator Steve Weston tells the Jonesboro Sun that …
    Stephanie K. Jones

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