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UK, EU Agree on Draft Brexit Divorce Deal; Next Hurdle Is Cabinet Approval
The U.K. and the European Union have agreed on a draft divorce deal. Now Prime Minister Theresa May puts it to her Cabinet, who have to decide whether to back it or resign. Negotiators have settled on a text after …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 7:47 PM
Early Bills Filed for 2019 in Texas Include Insurance-Related Measures
Lawmakers have begun filing bills in the Texas Legislature for the legislative session that begins in January 2019. Among the bills filed so far that relate to property/casualty insurance include: HB 259: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:46 PM
Locker Room Wall Collapse Injures 5 at Alabama High School
Five Alabama high school football players were injured in a locker room when a brick wall collapsed onto them while they were getting ready for a game. News outlets report that the Oakman High School players were in the visitor …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:42 PM
ISMIE Mutual Insurance Partners with Osteopathic Associations on MPL Program
Chicago-based ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co., has partnered with the Indiana Osteopathic Association (IOA) and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA) on a medical professional liability insurance program. Through the program, IOA and POMA members will receive access to ISMIE’s risk …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:39 PM
Retired Players, NHL Reach Settlement in Concussion Lawsuit in Minnesota
The NHL and attorneys for retired players announced a tentative settlement in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries. The lawsuit, consolidated in federal court in Minnesota and by far the largest facing the …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:34 PM
Ohio’s Scott Molino Agency Joins Smith & Leavitt Insurance Services
Scott Molino Agency in Grove City, Ohio, has affiliated with Smith & Leavitt Insurance Services and will now do business as Leavitt Group Midwest-Smith, Molino & Sichko. The agency will continue to offer Nationwide insurance products. The affiliation will not …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:31 PM
Texas Associates Insurors Adds Loaeza, Rodriguez in Employee Benefits Division
Texas Associates Insurors, based in Austin, has hired two new account managers in its expanding Employee Benefits Division. Esther Loaeza joins the agency with 30 years of experience in the industry. She has overseen the successful implementation and administration of …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:28 PM
Awareness Campaign Aims to Curb Auto Burglaries/Thefts in Texas
More than 200,000 vehicles were burglarized last year in Texas, the Insurance Council of Texas reports. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the value loss from both auto thefts and burglaries in the state amounts to $1 billion. …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:25 PM
Alliant Names Aon’s Posey Vice President in California
Alliant Insurance Services Inc. has named Amanda Posey a vice president. Posey, who is based in Orange County, Calif., will provide risk management and insurance solutions to a regional client base. Posey was previously a vice president with Aon Risk …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:16 PM
Airbnb Generates $1.1M in Wyoming Taxes, 56k Visitor Stays
Online hospitality company Airbnb says its hosts generated about $1.1 million in tax revenue during the first year of its agreement with the state of Wyoming. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that Airbnb started collecting and remitting taxes on behalf …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 2:59 PM

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