- Lifetime benefits expanding for spouses of first responders killed in Texas
Surviving spouses of first responders killed on the job in Texas will soon be entitled to lifetime death benefits even if they remarry.
- North Carolina passes legislation to ease captive requirements
Legislation signed last week by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory will allow the state insurance commissioner to determine the amount of capital and surplus needed for special-purpose captives.
- Insurer not obligated to pay for CEO’s embezzlement, renewal lies
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- Anthem CEO sticks with latest 'compelling' offer to Cigna
Anthem Inc. refuses to back down from a potential merger with Cigna Corp., despite its rival’s rejection on Sunday of Anthem’s latest offer.
- Enterprise risk management gaining traction
While insurers value the advantages of their enterprise risk management systems, many say they have yet to complete their vision for a comprehensive system according to a new survey from Towers Watson & Co.
- Employer liable for snack break slip and fall
An Arkansas woman injured while walking to a snack vending machine is entitled to workers compensation benefits, an appeals court ruled last week.
- Former Aspen reinsurance chief joins Amlin
James Few has been appointed global managing director of reinsurance at London-based Amlin P.L.C., the insurer and reinsurer announced Monday.
- Head of hacked U.S. personnel agency to face Senate panel
(Reuters) — The head of a U.S. agency that fell victim to cyber attacks, in a data breach affecting 4 million current and former federal workers, is poised to face U.S. lawmakers again this week.
- Movie director burned in case over fire coverage
The director of “Dazed and Confused” saw his longstanding legal battle with his insurer go up in smoke in a Texas courtroom last week.