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Alliant Insurance Services Hires Spofford as Vice President in New York

August 22, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

Alliant is continuing to grow its presence in Albany, N.Y., with the addition of Vice President Chris Spofford. The property and casualty specialist will leverage his regional expertise and technical background to deliver a range of insurance and risk management […]


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Bill to Pool Small Businesses for Insurance Gets Final Approval in North Carolina

August 15, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

A way for North Carolina small businesses and sole proprietorships to join together and obtain more affordable individual health insurance is heading to Governor Roy Cooper’s desk after the measure received final legislative approval. The Senate voted 32-9 on Tuesday […]


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Expert Outlines 5 School Insurance Liability Issues to Watch

July 19, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

Lilian A. Vanvieldt, senior vice president, educational entities practice leader for the national insurance agency Alliant, has spent more than three decades insuring schools across the country. Her book of business spans from the small school district in Maine that […]


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Oil Tankers Steer Clear of Middle East Refueling Hub As Attacks, Insurance Costs Rise

July 9, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

Oil tanker owners are avoiding sending their ships to the Middle East’s main refueling hub after a spate of attacks on vessels in the past two months ratcheted up tensions and highlighted the growing risks of operating in the region. […]


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Report Says Major Hurricane Could Cost Virginia $40B

June 25, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

Experts say that southeastern Virginia could suffer $40 billion in losses if it’s struck by a major hurricane. Professors from Old Dominion University said in a recent report that the damages could seriously puncture the regional economy. The June 12 […]


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Insurance for Middle East Oil Shipments Soars to More Than $500,000

June 25, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

The cost of insuring Middle East oil shipments is soaring as tensions mount in a region responsible for about a third of all seaborne petroleum. So-called war risk premiums for a standard oil cargo from the Persian Gulf and the […]


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Auto Insurance Buyers’ Satisfaction Rises When They Are in Driver’s Seat

June 20, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

U.S. auto insurance consumers are quite happy about their coverage, and a growing shift to direct-to-consumer models has driven much of their good feelings. In a new report, J.D. Power says overall customer satisfaction with carriers rose in 2019 to […]


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How Trump Is Remaking Health Insurance Without Repealing Obamacare

June 17, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

President Donald Trump’s attempt to transform American health insurance is almost complete. Twenty months ago, frustrated after attempts to repeal Obamacare fell apart in the Republican-controlled Senate, Trump pledged to use executive power to do what Congress failed to legislate. […]


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Insurance Rates for Crude Oil Tankers to Jump After Gulf Attacks

June 14, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

Oil tanker owners are turning increasingly nervous about loading cargoes from the world’s largest export region for crude after the latest round of attacks on vessels. Both owners and the companies that charter their ships paused bookings on Thursday as […]


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Washington Insurance Fraud Cases Result in Guilty Pleas

June 13, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

Two insurance fraud suspects pleaded guilty and one suspect entered a diversion program after investigations by Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler’s Criminal Investigations Unit. Abdikarin A. Mohamed pleaded guilty in King County Superior Court to one count of filing a false […]