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United Insurance Estimates $16 Million in Second-Quarter Cat Losses

Jul 19, 2019 United Insurance Holdings Corp. said it incurred an estimated $16 million of net catastrophe losses in the second quarter in addition to $15...

Lloyd’s Hong Kong Rep: Strategy in Asia Includes Digital, Accessibility for Innovators

Jul 19, 2019 Thomas Haddrill, Lloyd’s general representative for Hong Kong, said recent announcements by Lloyd’s communicate its commitment...

Lloyd’s Strategic Plan Raises Questions About Bermuda’s Role

Jul 19, 2019 As Lloyd’s pursues a long-term strategy designed to make it more attractive to global insurance customers, a question is beginning to emerge: Where does...

Investment Manager Schroders Acquires Insurance-Linked Securities Specialist

Jul 19, 2019 Asset manager Schroders said it acquired the remaining stake of insurance-linked securities firm Secquaero Advisors AG it didn’t already...

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Nuclear Industry Push for Reduced Oversight Gaining Traction

Jul 19, 2019 WASHINGTON — Fewer mock commando raids to test nuclear power plants’ defenses against terrorist attacks. Fewer, smaller government inspections for plant...

Apparent Decline in Overdose Deaths Reverses Long-Running Trend

Jul 19, 2019 NEW YORK — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest. The Centers for Disease Control...

Heat Wave Broils Eastern, Central U.S., Utilities Poised for Demand

Jul 19, 2019 NEW YORK — A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees...

Trump EPA Allows Use of Controversial Pesticide

Jul 19, 2019 The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown...

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California Safety Board Oks Regulation to Protect Workers from Wildfire Smoke

Jul 19, 2019 The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board has adopted an emergency regulation designed to protect workers from hazards associated...

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Expands Commercial Auto into Delaware, Kentucky, D.C.

Jul 19, 2019 Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies have expanded its commercial automobile product into Delaware, Kentucky, and the District of Columbia....

Going to Monte Carlo for the Rendezvous? What’s It Like?

Jul 19, 2019 Have you been to the Reinsurance Rendezvous in Monte Carlo? What would you tell someone thinking of going for the first time about the experience? Carrier Management is...

Illinois Medical Instrument Sterilization Plant to Reopen with Emission Control Equipment

Jul 19, 2019 The operator of a closed suburban Chicago plant where medical instruments were sterilized with a cancer-causing chemical has reached an...