News – Insurance Journal
|Study Examines California Worker’s Comp Prescription Drug Outcomes Under New Formulary
A new analysis offers a preliminary look at Utilization Review and Independent Medical Review outcomes involving pharmaceutical requests for California injured workers since the state implemented a workers’ compensation formulary in January. The analysis from the California Workers’ Compensation Institute …
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 8:47 PM
|UK Government Officials Identify Security Risks with Huawei’s Telecom Equipment
Technical and supply-chain issues with equipment made by Chinese firm Huawei have exposed Britain’s telecom networks to new security risks, a government report said on Thursday. The assessment, made in a report signed off by Britain’s GCHQ spy agency, will …
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 4:22 PM
|Blaze at Chicago-Area Condo Complex Displaces Hundreds
Fire has left homeless hundreds of residents of a suburban Chicago condominium complex. About 150 firefighters from 50 departments near Prospect Heights battled the fire, which Prospect Heights Fire Chief Drew Smith said began about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and continued …
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 3:46 PM
|Baker Appointed Assistant VP at RHSB in Texas
Texas-based independent insurance brokerage firm, RHSB, has added Mike Baker as assistant vice president. He will be a part of the growing Commercial Property & Casualty sales practice. Baker has over a decade of experience assisting commercial clients with their …
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 3:42 PM
|Explosion, Fire at Oklahoma Disposal Well Injures 3
Central Oklahoma authorities say three people have been injured in an explosion and fire at a saltwater disposal well. Kingfisher County emergency management officials say the explosion occurred shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday at a saltwater disposal well south of …
POSTED JULY 20, 2018 3:36 PM
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|Core Assurance Partners buys E.L. Creech & Co
Core Assurance Partners has acquired E. L. Creech & Co., a fourth-generation, family-owned property and casualty company based in Virginia Beach, where it will maintain its offices.
POSTED JULY 19, 2018 11:00 PM
|OneDigital acquires Beneflex Insurance Services
OneDigital Health and Benefits has acquired Beneflex Insurance Services, an independently owned & operated employee benefits agency, continuing its expansion in Southern California.
POSTED JULY 16, 2018 10:36 AM
|AssuredPartners acquires Safeguard Insurance
Insurance brokerage firm AssuredPartners has acquired Safeguard Insurance, located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
POSTED JULY 13, 2018 1:35 PM
|AXA, XL unveil first common branding step post $15.3bn merger
AXA and XL Group have revealed future branding of their combined operations after the closing of their $15.3bn merger.
POSTED JULY 12, 2018 6:22 AM
|Alera acquires controlling stake in Insurance Alliance
Alera Group has acquired a controlling stake in The Insurance Alliance of Central Pennsylvania (The Alliance), effective 1 July in a move to expand its P&C platform.
POSTED JULY 10, 2018 11:00 PM
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