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Jury Sides With Workers Sickened During Tennessee Coal Ash Cleanup
A jury has sided with workers who say they were sickened after they were tapped to clean up a massive 2008 coal ash spill in Tennessee. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that a jury found Nov. 7 that Tennessee Valley …

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 6:12 AM
Weather Service Confirms Several Tornadoes Hit Northeast Mississippi
The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes hit northeast Mississippi last week. A preliminary survey Nov. 6 showed a twister with top winds of 115 mph (185 kph) struck in Pontotoc County. The tornado, rated EF-2 on the enhanced …

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 6:03 AM
National General to Acquire National Farmers Union from QBE North America
National General Holdings Corp. has agreed to acquire National Farmers Union Property and Casualty Co. from QBE North America. The estimated purchase price is $43 million. National Farmers Union Insurance writes personal and farm auto and farm and homeowners’ insurance …

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 6:00 AM
Maximum Adds Livingston to Team in Tampa, Florida
Maximum, an independent, Chicago-based excess and surplus lines wholesaler, has hired Jeff Livingston as a producer. He will be based out of Maximum’s growing office in Tampa, Fla. Originally from Georgia, Livingston came to Tampa five years ago and began …

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 5:26 AM
How Insurance Industry Might React to ‘New Normal’ of California’s Historic Wildfires
The “new normal” for California has yielded another year of record wildfires and billions of dollars in insured losses. Homeowners insurance rates inch up in high risk areas, and carriers get more cautious about where they write in a state …

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 12:06 AM

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