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HDI Global Expands Mid-Market Commercial Lines Presence

Apr 16, 2024 HDI Global said it is expanding it operation to include clients in the mid-market segment that have turnover of between €20 million ($21.3 million) and €500...

FloodFlash Launches US Parametric Flood Business Interruption Coverage

Apr 16, 2024 U.K. insurtech FloodFlash has launched parametric flood business interruption coverage in the United States. Per-location limits are...

PartnerRe Boosts Covéa Profit as Reserve Development Hits UK Segment

Apr 16, 2024 French insurance group Covéa posted a sharp rise in 2023 profit as recently acquired reinsurer PartnerRe Ltd. added significant income while the...

UnitedHealth Posts Loss in First Quarter, Advances Providers $6 Billion After Cyberattack

Apr 16, 2024 UnitedHealth Group Inc. has so far fronted about $6 billion to health care providers following the cyberattack at subsidiary...

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People Moves: Reinke Joins Intact as Chief Underwriting Officer, Transactional Surety

Apr 16, 2024 Scott Reinke joined Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, as chief underwriting officer for its...

Nebraska, Kansas Brace for Possibly More Tornados: Weather Watch

Apr 16, 2024 Wild weather is sweeping the central US on Tuesday with tornado watches posted across parts of Nebraska and Kansas and an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms...

North Dakota Hospital to Pay $45K Over EEOC Retaliation Lawsuit

Apr 16, 2024 Jacobson Memorial Hospital Care Center, a critical access hospital in Elgin, North Dakota, will pay $45,000 and provide other relief to settle a U.S. Equal...

Several Texas Water Systems Exceed Federal Limits on ‘Forever Chemicals’

Apr 16, 2024 In Texas, 49 public water utility systems have reported surpassing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first-ever limits for five “...

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Justice Department Preparing Ticketmaster Antitrust Lawsuit

Apr 16, 2024 The Justice Department may file an antitrust complaint as soon as next month aimed at forcing Live Nation Entertainment Inc. to spin off its Ticketmaster ticketing...

Iowa Supreme Court Overturns $790K Harassment Award

Apr 16, 2024 Inappropriate comments by a superior to a social worker and between other employees at the state Department of Human Services did not justify a $790,000 jury award for sexual...

SC High Court Strikes ‘Troubling’ Denial of Comp Claim, Says Can’t Be Based on Stats

Apr 16, 2024 An employer cannot use an ergonomics report, showing that a work injury is statistically unlikely, to deny a workers’ compensation claim,...

MGM Resorts Sues US FTC to Stop Investigation of Casino Hack

Apr 16, 2024 MGM Resorts International sued the Federal Trade Commission to stop an investigation into how it dealt with a cybersecurity attack last year. The company said the...