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Faced With Aging Consumer Base, Farmers Launches Millennial Brand Toggle

Dec 13, 2018 Faced with an aging consumer base, Farmers is targeting millennials with a new brand called Toggle, which launched with a 15-page renters...

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Securian Financial Group, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries

Dec 13, 2018 AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term...

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Chubb Limited and Its Subsidiaries

Dec 13, 2018 AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A++ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “aa+” of the...

UK Lawyer Charts Continuing Effects of 2017 Grenfell Tower Fire Tragedy

Dec 13, 2018 The fire that killed 72 people in Grenfell Tower, a 24-story public housing project in West London, in June 2017, continues to affect the...

Insurance Journal

California Commissioner Wants Insurers to Waive Inventory Requirement for Wildfire Victims

Dec 13, 2018 California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is asking residential insurers to pay at least 75 percent and up to 100 percent of personal...

Slice Now Offering On-Demand Insurance Cloud Services Platform to Insurers in UK, EU

Dec 13, 2018 Slice Labs Inc. said it is now making its Insurance Cloud Services (ICS) available in the United Kingdom and across the European Union...

14 Sent to Hospital with Minor Injuries After Disney World Bus Crashes

Dec 13, 2018 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...

Michigan Business Index Shows Hiring, Retaining Talent Still Challenging

Dec 13, 2018 Acquiring and retaining talent remains the top challenge for Michigan’s small- to mid-sized business leaders, according to a survey commissioned by...

Claims Journal

About $9B in Insured Losses After Three California Wildfires

Dec 13, 2018 Three of last month’s California wildfires will cost insurers about $9.05 billion, according to preliminary information from state regulators. That figure is based...

J&J Begins Settling Pinnacle Hip Defect Lawsuits

Dec 13, 2018 Johnson & Johnson has begun settling consumers’ claims that it sold artificial hips knowing they were defective, marking the first settlements in the seven-year-old...

Earth’s Warming Occurring During Odd Times and in Strange Places

Dec 13, 2018 Scientists are seeing surprising melting in Earth’s polar regions at times they don’t expect, like winter, and in places they don’t expect,...

Massachusetts Lawmakers Say Gas Firms Are Compromising Safety

Dec 13, 2018 Natural gas companies in Massachusetts are compromising safety by increasingly turning to outside contractors for pipeline work while cutting back on staff that would...