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Exiles Sue Expedia’s Trivago for ‘Trafficking’ in Cuban Property

Jun 20, 2019 A family of Cuban exiles sued a unit of Expedia Group Inc. for compensation over a hotel property confiscated when Fidel Castro took power, in the latest of...

Wisc. Court Upholds Subrogation Waiver in Construction Contract

Jun 20, 2019 A subrogation waiver in a construction contract blocks an insurer’s claim against a contractor whose alleged shoddy construction caused the collapse of a barn...

CMIC Group and Crime Bureau Announce Appointments

Jun 19, 2019 CMIC Promotes Loss Prevention and Claims Directors CMIC Group, a member-owned medical professional liability insurance carrier has promoted Denise M. Condron, previously the...

‘Burning River’ Loses Sting in Cleveland 50 Years After Fire

Jun 19, 2019 CLEVELAND — Fifty years after the Cuyahoga River’s most famous fire, a plucky new generation of Cleveland artists and entrepreneurs has turned the old jokes...

Insurance Journal

Tornado Damages Homes in Mississippi; No Injuries Reported

Jun 20, 2019 Forecasters say a tornado caused some damage in Hinds County – a somewhat uncommon storm for June in central Mississippi. The National Weather Service says the...

Georgia Makes Multiple Arrests in $120M, Multi-State Insurance Fraud Scheme

Jun 20, 2019 Several individuals were arrested last week involved in an insurance fraud scheme stretching all the way to California that is believed to have...

Climate Change Forcing Some Alaskan Villages to Relocate

Jun 20, 2019 Accelerating erosion is forcing villages in western Alaska to begin making plans to move, officials said. Erosion caused by climate change threatens village infrastructure...

Utah Movie-Filtering Company Ordered by Jury to Pay $62M to Studios

Jun 20, 2019 A Utah-based movie-filtering company has been ordered to pay more than $62 million to Disney and other Hollywood studios. A California jury decided the damages...

Best's Reviews

Alera Group Appoints National Property/Casualty Practice Leader

Jun 20, 2019 Alera Group has name Mark Englert as national property/casualty practice leader. Englert will be responsible for continuing to build the company’s...

China Continues to Open Financial Services Sector for Development

Jun 20, 2019 China continues to open the insurance and asset management sectors to strengthen efficiency and improve industry quality, according to a speech by...

Generali Appoints Head of Marine Underwriting in Asia

Jun 20, 2019 Generali Global Corporate & Commercial has appointed Kelvin Chan as its head of marine underwriting in Asia effective April 1. Chan in his new role is...

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company and Its Operating Subsidiaries

Jun 20, 2019 AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer...