Over 35 years in the business, We are here to help!
Call (800) 554-0098 or Email

News

Deer-Vehicle Collisions Increase During Breeding Season

| Comments Off

Fall is prime breeding season for deer across Georgia. It’s also when drivers are more likely to hit deer that run into the road, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. UGA researchers have completed a county-by-county … Source: Claims Journal

Washington Construction Worker Charged With Workers’ Comp Fraud After Double Dipping

| Comments Off

A former Tri-Cities construction worker who said an on-the-job injury made him too disabled to work now faces a felony theft charge. The Washington Attorney General’s Office has charged Richard Robson Trott, 47, with first-degree theft of workers’ compensation benefits. … Source: Claims Journal

Researchers Say Hurricane Joaquin Could Cause up to 14M People to Lose Power

| Comments Off

Hurricane Joaquin could result in power failure for as many as 14 million people, according to power outage forecasts by researchers at Texas A&M University and University of Michigan. The forecasts take into account several different measures of wind speed, … Source: Claims Journal

Erie Insurance Uses Drone to Inspect Roof Damage Claim

| Comments Off

In what could be the first step toward changing how insurance claims are handled in the future, Erie Insurance has moved from testing to actually using a drone to assist with a property damage claim. The company was among the … Source: Claims Journal

Ohio Chicken Processor Faces Fines of More Than $1.4M for Workers’ Multiple Lost Limbs

| Comments Off

A leading supplier of fast food and supermarket chicken is facing more than $1.4 million in fines this year for worker safety and health violations, including several that led a teenage worker to suffer the amputation of his lower leg. … Source: Claims Journal

Insurers Say Action Needed to Avoid Increasing Liability Losses Related to Climate Change

| Comments Off

Lloyd’s of London and other insurers called for collective action to address climate change on Thursday, after a report from the UK regulator this week highlighted risks to their industry from global warming. In an open letter to Bank of … Source: Claims Journal

MSHA Announces $1M in Mine Safety Grant Awards in 5 States

| Comments Off

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration awarded $1 million through its Brookwood-Sago grants program to seven organizations that provide education and training within the mining industry. The funding will develop and implement training and related materials … Source: Claims Journal

Axis Insurance Denies Coverage for Tony Stewart in Ward Race Car Death

| Comments Off

Axis Insurance says the lawsuit brought against racing star Tony Stewart, whose car struck and killed another racer during a New York event in 2014, is not covered by the insurance policies it issued for Stewart. Axis maintains that its … Source: Claims Journal

Horgan Appointed CEO of Global Corporate in North America for Zurich

| Comments Off

Zurich, a global property and casualty insurance provider, appointed Paul Horgan, previously head of Group Reinsurance, has been appointed CEO of Zurich’s Global Corporate in North America (GCiNA) business effective immediately. As CEO, Horgan is now accountable for the direction, … Source: Claims Journal

Verisk Replacing Joy Global in S&P 500 Index Next Week

| Comments Off

Verisk Analytics Inc., the provider of data to insurers and banks, was named to join the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index after the company’s market value passed $12 billion on a share rally and expansion through acquisitions. Verisk will replace … Source: Claims Journal