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New Nationwide Agent ‘Express’ Portal to Offer Multiple Product Quotes in 2 Minutes
Nationwide is introducing Nationwide Express, a new technology platform that promises to enable agents to quote policies for auto, homeowners and renters insurance in two minutes and tailor coverages, bind and process payment and trailing documents quickly. The Nationwide Express …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 6:33 AM
Insurtech Sales Platform Cover Genius Raises $10M for Expansion
Cover Genius, an insurtech that offers an insurance sales and payments tools to online retail, travel, property, shipping and other companies in multiple languages and countries, has raised $10 million in new financing. King River Capital, a Sydney and California-based …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 6:00 AM
PURE Programs Launches California High Wildfire Risk Homeowners Program
PURE Programs has launched a new High Wildfire Risk Homeowners Insurance program, with coverages for retail insurance brokers serving clients that own high value homes in California at greater-risk of loss from wildfire. PURE Programs’ High Wildfire Risk Homeowners Insurance …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 5:56 AM
North Carolina High Court Keeps Blackbeard Ship Case Over Images Alive
A treasure hunter who accuses the state of North Carolina of misusing his images from Blackbeard’s flagship says he’ll ask for 10 times the damages he originally sought, now that a court ruling has come down in his favor. John …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 5:47 AM
Elementary School Bus Crash in Florida Injures 6 Students
Fire rescue officials say a half dozen elementary school students in Florida suffered minor injuries when the school bus they were in was involved in a crash with a car. Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted Monday morning that the six …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 5:18 AM
Email System With Info of 44K Tennessee Medicaid Members Breached
Officials say the private information of nearly 44,000 TennCare members may have been stolen during a breach of the email system of a vendor for the state’s Medicaid agency. The Tennessean reports that Magellan Health Systems says information including members’ …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 5:10 AM
IAT Insurance Adds 8 Hanover Underwriters to Specialty Brokerage Unit in North Carolina
IAT Insurance Group, a provider of specialty property and casualty products, has hired a team of eight underwriters to its Specialty Brokerage division. All eight previously worked together at Hanover Insurance under Mark Boland, who joined IAT last year as …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 5:04 AM
California Agent Arrested for Allegedly Leaving Client Uninsured in 2018 Mudslides
California Department of Insurance detectives this week arrested insurance agent Mark Lynch, 40, on 13 felony counts of grand theft, embezzlement, and money laundering after allegedly collecting over $72,425 in insurance premium payments from five clients while leaving one client …

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2019 6:27 PM
WCF Names Closser Regional Vice President in Northern California
WCF Insurance has promoted Chris Closser to California regional vice president. Closser is located in WCF’s Roseville, Calif., office. She will report to Kevin Petersen, senior vice president of the sales and distribution department, and will manage the operations of …

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2019 6:21 PM
Drop in California Workers’ Comp Opioid Use Reducing Claims $6.5B, Report Shows
The prevalence of opioids in California workers’ compensation lost-time claims has dropped 51% over the past decade, reducing both average benefit payments and average days away from work on those claims, according to a new study released by the California …

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2019 6:16 PM

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