It’s offering a reinsurance solution for a CTP business
Source: Insurance Business Online Enstar ‘enhances Australian footprint’ with Zurich reinsurance deal
Insurer Chubb Ltd on Friday said that it will stop underwriting a National Rifle Association-branded insurance policy for gun owners. Chubb gave notice three months ago of its plan to stop participating in the NRA insurance program¸ known as “NRA Carry Guard¸” a Chubb spokesman said.
Source: The Claims Page – USA Insurer Chubb Says They Will Stop Underwriting NRA Insurance For Gun Owners
Unlike traditional taxi companies¸ almost anyone can drive for a ride-hailing service. A driver simply needs a car and a smartphone. Uber¸ the largest ride-hailing provider¸ is available in 84 countries worldwide¸ averaging 40 million rides per month. Some have criticized ride-hailing services for their lack of regulation¸ insurance¸ licensure¸ inspections¸ and driver training. Some negative ride-hailing stories have also made it into the headlines—from a Kalamazoo Uber driver who went on a shooting spree¸ to a San Francisco driver who assaulted a passenger with a hammer.
Source: The Claims Page – USA The Ride-Hailing Reality
Across America, utility executives are getting grilled this earnings season about the consequences of tax reforms, slackening growth and possible mergers. In California, though, Wall Street just wants to know one thing: Are power companies going to take the heat …
Source: Claims Journal USA Utilities Blame Climate Change to Avoid Fire Cost Liability
A UCLA study explored the relationship between new drivers’ skills and four factors. Instructors from a Los Angeles driving school rated students’ driving skills on a scale of 1 to 4, and the researchers analyzed the results based on these …
Source: Claims Journal USA Driving Study: Male Teens Better Than Older Men, Sports Aid Skills
An MBTA trolley operator was indicted on charges that he hired an acquaintance to attack him on the job so he could fraudulently collect workers’ compensation. A grand jury indicted 46-year-old Thomas Lucey of Saugus on two counts of insurance fraud and single counts of workers’ compensation fraud¸ misleading police and perjury. MBTA Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan called the case “especially upsetting.” “It’s especially upsetting because it’s a public employee. These safeguards are in place to protect people who legitimately get hurt on the job¸” Sullivan said. Lucey was operating a trolley Oct. 30¸ 2016 on the Mattapan line just after midnight when a man wearing dark coveralls and a Michael Myers Halloween mask approached him while carrying a plastic pumpkin.
Source: The Claims Page – USA Workers’ Comp Fraud: Massachusetts Trolley Operator Paid Pal To Attack Him
The federal government issued a recall of chicken salad made by an Iowa processing company and distributed by Fareway Stores which has now sickened more than 100 people in five states and prompted lawsuits in Illinois, Iowa and South Dakota. …
Source: Claims Journal USA Federal Food Safety Agency Recalls Chicken Salad Due to Salmonella Risk
A Keysborough concrete pumping contractor has been convicted and fined $500,000 after the death of a worker who was struck by a large section of tubing.
Source: WorkSafe News Company fined 0,000 after worker crushed
All applications must be in by March 15
Source: Insurance Business Online ICWA opens grant applications for neurotrauma research
New tool designed to speed up processes for brokers and improve cross selling
Source: Insurance Business Online Solution Underwriting reveals online tool a year in the making