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California Commissioner Wants Insurers to Waive Inventory Requirement for Wildfire Victims
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is asking residential insurers to pay at least 75 percent and up to 100 percent of personal property or contents coverage in the event of a total loss without requiring policyholders to provide detailed personal …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 8:45 PM
Slice Now Offering On-Demand Insurance Cloud Services Platform to Insurers in UK, EU
Slice Labs Inc. said it is now making its Insurance Cloud Services (ICS) available in the United Kingdom and across the European Union. The ICS allows subscribing insurers to Iaunch on-demand insurance products customised to locale, language and demographics. In …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 7:00 PM
14 Sent to Hospital with Minor Injuries After Disney World Bus Crashes
A driver of a Walt Disney World bus was ticketed for careless driving after a crash that sent 14 passengers to a hospital with minor injuries. The Florida Highway Patrol says one bus rear-ended another at a parking booth near …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 5:55 PM
Michigan Business Index Shows Hiring, Retaining Talent Still Challenging
Acquiring and retaining talent remains the top challenge for Michigan’s small- to mid-sized business leaders, according to a survey commissioned by Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and the Michigan Business Network. The latest Michigan Future Business Index (MFBI) data …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 5:38 PM
How Different Generations of Business Owners Feel About Insurance Agents
Millennial business owners are more likely to work with insurance agents than those in other generations. What’s more, they’re seeking agent counsel on a variety of financial issues, according to Nationwide’s fourth annual Business Owner Survey. The insurer sees the …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 5:32 PM
Lawsuit: Drilling Company Knew Oklahoma Rig Was Unsafe Before Explosion
Drilling company officials ignored multiple warnings that safety equipment at an Oklahoma gas well was malfunctioning before an explosion that killed five workers and badly injured another, the family of one of the dead workers contends in a recent court …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 5:32 PM
Sexual Assault Reports Prompt Investigation of University of Tennessee Fraternity
Police at the University of Tennessee are investigating a fraternity after two women reported being drugged and sexually assaulted. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports the university sent a safety notice Friday around the Knoxville campus, saying it happened Nov. 29 …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 5:30 PM
Austin Agents, Texas Surplus Lines Assoc. Donate $2,775 to Food Bank
The Independent Insurance Agents of Austin and the Texas Surplus Lines Association Inc. joined efforts in December to collect food and money for the Capital Area Food Bank located in Austin, Texas. At the IIAA Christmas luncheon held at the …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 5:30 PM
Rules for Marijuana Edibles Approved by Oklahoma Health Board
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin will soon consider food safety rules on marijuana edibles, which advocates say should help bring clarity to the cannabis-infused food market. The Oklahoman reports that the Oklahoma Board of Health voted Tuesday to send the rules …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 5:29 PM
Feds Sue North Dakota Restaurant over Firing of Pregnant Worker
A popular upscale restaurant in North Dakota’s capital city is being sued for allegedly firing a server after she became pregnant. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the federal lawsuit against East 40 Inc. on Monday. The company does …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 5:26 PM

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