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Washington Governor Signs Surprise Medical Billing Legislation

May 21, 2019 Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a bill to end surprise medical billing. The new law protects consumers from getting a surprise bill...

Fairfax Announces ‘Sudden Death’ of Chief Financial Officer

May 21, 2019 Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. said David Bonham, the group’s chief financial officer, has died. Bohnam, who was also a vice president of the company...

Investment Partners Acquire Additional Shares in Broker Ardonagh

May 21, 2019 U.K.-based insurance broker Ardonagh Group is getting further financial backing as investment funds managed by Madison Dearborn Partners LLC and...

Conning VP: Labor Shortages Drive Inland Marine Losses Along With Water, Fire

May 21, 2019 Jerry Theodorou, vice president, Conning Insurance Research, said inland marine has remained an attractive insurance sector, drawing...

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Hiscox Enhances Security Incident Response Product for Businesses

May 21, 2019 Hiscox has enhanced its Security Incident Response (SIR) product to provide additional protection for ‘business integrity risks’ including...

West Virginia Fines Pipeline Builder $266K for Environmental Violations

May 21, 2019 The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and Mountain Valley Pipeline have agreed the latter will pay $266,000 for environmental...

Tennessee Governor Appeals Federal Denials of Individual Flood Aid

May 21, 2019 Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has filed an appeal after the federal government denied his request for individual aid for residents in five counties battered by...

Texas Moves Against Unlicensed Georgia Firm Selling Health Insurance Plans

May 21, 2019 The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has filed an action to stop Georgia-based Aliera Healthcare from selling health insurance in Texas without...

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Arming Teachers Won’t Make Schools Safer: Viewpoint

May 21, 2019 Florida this month became the latest state to allow teachers to carry guns at school — even though there is no evidence to suggest this can reduce school violence, and ample...

American Air Asks Court to Halt `Illegal Slowdown’ by Mechanics

May 21, 2019 American Airlines Group Inc. asked a federal court to halt an “illegal slowdown campaign” by unionized employees, saying the action had disrupted the...

Storm-and-Twister Threat Moves Into Arkansas-Missouri Farm Belt

May 21, 2019 The heavy rain, high winds and hail that swept across the southern Great Plains is now headed to Arkansas and Missouri, where farmers are already struggling to get...

Chemicals in Consumer Goods Are Seen Escaping Safety Checks

May 21, 2019 European consumers could be at risk of exposure to hazardous chemicals in products like clothes and cosmetics because safety rules aren’t being properly...