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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Altman & Cronin Benefit Consultants LLC in San Francisco, Calif. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Ian Altman and his colleagues will continue to operate from their San Francisco location under the … […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Insurance Journal

Jeff Gray has rejoined National E&S; as an environmental wholesale broker. Gray specializes in hard to place risks, including construction risks, restoration contractors, environmental risks and hazmat trucking risks. He was previously with National E&S; as a broker from 2003 … […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Insurance Journal

Federal safety officials have cited Bekaert Corp. in Van Buren, Arkansas, after an employee suffered an amputation while trying to untangle moving wire at an Arkansas facility that manipulates and coats steel products. An inspection by Occupational Safety and Health Administration … […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Insurance Journal

The U.S. Department of Labor says a Florida plastic recycler will pay $424,537 in back wages to 195 employees for violating overtime and record-keeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. In a news release issued Monday, the agency says … […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Insurance Journal

Ronald De Feo has watched robots take factory jobs for years. Now he sees them threatening a new class of worker: People who drive for a living. “I am in Pittsburgh; it’s a test market for Uber’s autonomous vehicle,” says … […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Claims Journal

Months after two severe storms flooded basements on Detroit’s east side, the Michigan city’s water department has decided to pay the claims of all residents who aren’t suing it. Hundreds of homes were damaged during the July 8 storm, which … […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
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Two Gresham couples accused of boldly cutting down¸ pruning or damaging 44 trees in a protected natural area to improve views from their homes have agreed to settle a lawsuit for $135¸000. According to court documents made public Monday¸ David and Alyce Hadeed El-Khal agreed to pay $125¸000 of the […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Claims Pages

Now that the presidential election has been decided, attention has turned to some of the smaller races within each state. Five states held elections for insurance commissioner yesterday. According to Ballotpedia.org, incumbent Karen Weldin Stewart, sought a third term during … […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Claims Journal

As cars become more and more connected¸ news coverage of high-tech car theft has unsurprisingly begun to alarm consumers¸ automakers¸ and insurers alike. An estimated one-third of vehicles on the road right now have some connected capabilities that could provide wireless access to vehicle control systems¸ reports Forbes. Technology predictions […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
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Brokers welcome Crawford's Gallagher appointment

Brokers have welcomed the news of Charles Crawford’s appointment to UK operations director at Gallagher.
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Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Poston Line

A father and son have been sentenced to jail after pleading no contest to auto insurance fraud. Harpreet Singh and his father¸ Satnam Singh¸ pleaded no contest to felony auto insurance fraud and to a misdemeanor offense of making a false report to police. Harpreet Singh also pleaded no contest […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Claims Pages

GoPro only released its new $800 (no camera included) Karma drone two weeks ago¸ but the flying photo-taking device has already been recalled because some of them simply stopped working. GoPro announced Tuesday that after receiving reports that several newly launched devices have lost power it will recall some 2¸500 […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Claims Pages

The top U.S. counterintelligence official says secret government data is vulnerable to thieves, such as the National Security Agency insider accused of working undetected for 20 years to steal a large trove of classified material, even as he defends the … […]

Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Source Claims Journal

Croydon tram crash could be worst in British history

A tram that derailed and caused “some loss of life” is already being described by the industry as the worst light rail accident in British history.
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Wed, Nov 09, 2016
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Esure on track for full year growth says CEO

Top-line growth remains on track for the full year following continued growth in Q3 says Esure CEO Stuart Vann.
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Wed, Nov 09, 2016
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MoJ whiplash reform plans could come 'within days'

The Ministry of Justice could outline its plans to tackle whiplash ‘within the next 10 days’, a senior Medco source has told Post.
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Wed, Nov 09, 2016
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In a down economy, law firms may be tempted to hunker down and not aggressively pursue business development activities and investments. Doing so is a big mistake. Smart firms know that this is precisely the time to re-energize basic business development practices and pursue growth with all you’ve got.

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Thu, Nov 15, 2012
Source American Bar

Can you succeed in building a marketing culture at a mid-sized firm? Yes, according to this veteran of big and mid-sized firms. The keys to making it work are solid support from the top; as much personal, one-on-one contact with attorneys by the marketing director as possible; and constant sharing […]

Thu, Nov 15, 2012
Source American Bar

If clients know, like and trust you, and if you stay connected, you will get and keep their business. Learn how to build and leverage relationships, offer to help others while expecting nothing in return, and be persistent but pleasant – and you will be rewarded.

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Thu, Nov 15, 2012
Source American Bar

Sharon and Jim present their annual Holiday Tech Toys podcast including some heavy duty technology and some light-hearted technology to entertain you over the holiday season.

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Thu, Nov 15, 2012
Source American Bar