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Nationwide Insurance Cutting 1,000 Jobs
Nationwide intends to eliminate the jobs of about 1,100 employees across the country _ around 3.6 percent of its workforce. The insurance and financial services company says about 80 workers in Des Moines and 350 in Columbus, Ohio, were told …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 12:36 AM
California Commissioner Wants Fire Claims Expedited, 9K Properties Lost
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Thursday issued a notice to insurers requesting they agree to expediting claims handling for Camp and Woolsey wildfire survivors to help them begin the recovery and rebuilding process more quickly. The Camp Fire, the …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 11:41 PM
Flo, Jake, Gecko Lookalikes Part of Climate Change Protest at NAIC Meeting
An angry Flo, an unusually sullen Jake, a less-than cheeky Gecko and a hawkish duck stood outside the National Association of Insurance Commissioners meeting in San Francisco on Thursday in protest to call out the industry for its investments in …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 11:31 PM
Wells Media Group Names de la Mora Sales Manager of Claims Journal
San Diego, Calif.-based Wells Media Group Inc. has named Kelly de la Mora sales manager of Claims Journal. De La Mora is responsible for all sales of Claims Journal advertising products. She was previously senior sales and marketing coordinator for …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 6:42 PM
Ratings of Missouri’s Savers Property and Casualty Insurance Under Review
A.M. Best has placed under review with positive implications the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “bbb+” of Savers Property and Casualty Insurance Co. (Savers) in Clayton, Missouri. The ratings …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:48 PM
Nebraska Seeking New Ways to Warn Drivers About Deer
You’ve seen them — the yellow signs along the state’s rural roadways that warn of a deer crossing ahead. Trouble is, researchers say, we mostly ignore such warnings. It presents a quandary for highway safety officials in Nebraska seeking to …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:43 PM
Company Faces OSHA Fines Due to Farmworker’s Death in Nebraska
A federal safety agency has proposed fining a company in connection with the death of an employee who was working in a Hall County, Nebraska, cornfield. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing penalties of more than $11,600 for …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:40 PM
Universal Insurance Adds Anderson in Oklahoma
Carol Anderson has joined Universal Insurance, a subsidiary of First United Bank, as an employee benefits insurance advisor in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. Operating out of First United Bank in Sapulpa, Anderson will be partnering with current bank locations and customers in …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:38 PM
Benefitfocus Opens New Tulsa Office
Benefitfocus Inc., a cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, has opened a new office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The company, headquartered in Charleston, has had a presence in Tulsa since 2010 and recently moved to a larger space to accommodate …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:33 PM
Tower Hill Specialty Expands Property Insurance Offerings to Missouri
Ohio-based insurance provider Tower Hill Specialty LLC says its property insurance products available are now available in Missouri. A subsidiary of Tower Hill Insurance Group LLC headquartered in Gainesville, Florida, Tower Hill Specialty provides homeowners, dwelling fire, manufactured housing and …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:27 PM

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