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May’s Brexit Deal Rejected by Parliament in Landslide Vote
Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected by Parliament in a humiliating defeat, her plan for leaving the European Union all but dead. She now faces a confidence vote in her government. The House of Commons voted 432- 202 …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 11:51 PM
CSAA in California Names Evans VP of Regulatory and Government Affairs
CSAA Insurance Group has named Katherine Evans president of regulatory and government affairs. Evans will oversee all areas of CSAA Insurance Group’s government and regulatory practices, and will report to the company’s chief legal officer, Mike Zukerman. Evans has been …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 8:44 PM
Alabama Chiropractor Gets 3 Years in Trucker Health Exam Fraud Case
An Alabama-based chiropractor, who was accused in a scheme to conduct fraudulent physical examinations on prospective long-haul truckers and submit false documents to federal transportation regulators, has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. Chief U.S. District Judge …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 5:57 PM
North Carolina Gov. Declares Emergency to Deal with Power Outages
Utility crews worked late into Sunday to restore power to western North Carolina residents and businesses that lost electricity due to freezing rain and sleet this weekend. Duke Energy and electric cooperatives reported about 63,000 customers still were without power …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 5:43 PM
Greenlight Re Invests Further in Chicago’s AccuRisk Solutions
Greenlight Capital Re Ltd. (Greenlight), a specialist property and casualty reinsurance company headquartered in the Cayman Islands, announced it is again investing in the Chicago-based managing general underwriter (MGU) AccuRisk Solutions LLC (AccuRisk). Greenlight Re made an initial investment in …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 5:38 PM
AM Best: Credit Rating Outlook Negative for Atain Insurance Cos.
AM Best has revised the outlook to negative from stable for the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICRs of “a+” of Atain Specialty Insurance Co. and Atain …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 5:23 PM
TDI Shares Consumer Concerns About Contractors, Roofers with Lawmakers
While not making any specific recommendations to lawmakers regarding the licensing of building and roofing contractors, the Texas Department of Insurance noted in its 2018 Biennial Report to the Legislature that the department has “heard concerns about roofing and contractor …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 5:21 PM
Michigan’s AF Group Promotes 5 in Leadership Positions
Lansing, Michigan-based AF Group has promoted five in key leadership positions across the organization. Abel Travis has been promoted to vice president, Underwriting & Product Innovation. Prior to joining AF Group in April 2018, Travis was assistant vice president and …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 5:17 PM
Nelson Named President of Dallas-Fort Worth RIMS Chapter
Penni Nelson has been named president of the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) for 2019, the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) announced. Nelson is a member of the SLTX board of directors. …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 5:07 PM
Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake Shakes Part of Northern Oklahoma
The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake shook parts of northern Oklahoma early in the morning on Jan. 14. Geologists say the 3.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 2:20 a.m. Monday near Waukomis, about 80 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 5:01 PM

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