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Worker Killed in North Carolina Industrial Accident at MillerCoors Plant
Authorities have identified a man who was killed in an industrial accident in North Carolina. The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office said 44-year-old William A. Villatoro of Bayshore, New York, was part of a team contracted to remove metal from the …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 6:44 AM
Normandy Insurance of Florida Promotes Lieberman to VP of Sales, Marketing
Florida-based workers’ compensation carrier Normandy Insurance Co. has promoted Laura Lieberman to vice president of Sales and Marketing, effective immediately. In this role, Lieberman will oversee corporate communications, marketing, sales, and business development for Normandy Insurance Co. Lieberman has been …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 6:15 AM
North Carolina Ag Chief Says $250M in Aid Needed for Farmers After Florence
North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says his agency needs the full $250 million he requested for cash payments to farmers with destroyed crops and dead livestock from Hurricane Florence and another storm. The General Assembly directed Troxler last month …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 6:01 AM
Severe Weather Leads to Threat of Flooding in Alabama, Parts of Georgia
Rain and the threat of flooding continue across the northern Gulf Coast. Forecasters say unofficial rainfall totals show parts of Alabama received as much as 3.5 inches (9 centimeters) of precipitation Monday, and it was still raining Tuesday. Temperatures were …

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 5:18 PM
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
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
Locker Room Wall Collapse Injures 5 at Alabama High School
Five Alabama high school football players were injured in a locker room when a brick wall collapsed onto them while they were getting ready for a game. News outlets report that the Oakman High School players were in the visitor …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:42 PM
Resource Alliance of Georgia Merges with Higginbotham, Enters P&C Market
Resource Alliance, a human resources and employee benefits firm serving Georgia’s multifamily residential industry, has merged its operations with Higginbotham, an insurance and financial services firm serving midmarket companies. Resource Alliance will draw on Higginbotham’s capabilities to expand its services …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 6:41 AM
Florida Approves 13.8% Workers’ Comp Rate Decrease
A revised workers compensation rate filing for a 13.8 percent decrease by the National Council on Compensation Insurance has been approved by Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier. The amended filing to NCCI’s August rate request of 13. 4 percent was …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 6:07 AM

Health and Benefits – Insurance Journal

Aon Buys International Benefits Brokerage Portfolio of Mayfair Group
Aon plc announced it has completed its acquisition of the international health and benefits brokerage portfolio of Mayfair Group, a solutions provider to Indian multinational companies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Aon now will assume responsibility for all …

POSTED MAY 05, 2017 7:49 AM
Aon Completes Acquisition of Brazil Health & Benefits Firm, Admix
Aon announced it has completed its acquisition of Admix, the São Paulo, Brazil-based health and benefits brokerage and solutions firm. Financial terms were not disclosed. “Admix’s brokerage and operational platform combined with Aon’s world-class actuarial, brokerage, and consulting capabilities creates …

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2017 12:59 PM
Aon Agrees to Buy Brazil Health & Benefits Broker and Solutions Firm, Admix
Aon announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Admix, a leading health and benefits brokerage and solutions firm in Brazil. Financial terms of the agreement, which was announced on Nov. 25, were not disclosed and the acquisition is …

POSTED DECEMBER 01, 2016 10:53 AM
Southern California School Reopens After 2-Year Asbestos Closure
The last of three Southern California schools closed two years ago after asbestos was found has reopened following a complete overhaul. The Orange County Register reported Lake View Elementary opened its doors Wednesday to more than 320 students as a …

Report Shows Higher Smoking, Drinking Among Utah Construction Workers
Utah residents who work in construction and manufacturing are more likely to smoke and binge drink than workers in other industries, according to a new report from Utah’s Department of Health. The data is based on a telephone survey of …

Lockton Adds Employee Benefits Leader Georgia in Milwaukee
Independent insurance broker, Lockton, announced it has added Patrick Georgia as senior vice president and employee benefits practice leader in Milwaukee, Wis. As part of Lockton-Milwaukee, Georgia will help clients by developing benefit programs to meet their needs and manage …

POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2015 5:15 PM
Health and Wellness Consultant Peter Mangiola Helps Consumers Maximize Health Insurance Benefits
Health and Wellness Expert Peter Mangiola R.N. MSN Has Launched a New Jersey Consultancy Focused on Helping Consumers Gain Access to the Resources Necessary to Prevent and Treat Health Issues Medford, NJ, February 3, 2015: Peter Mangiola R.N. MSN has …

POSTED FEBRUARY 03, 2015 11:00 AM
Hylant, Liazon to Offer Private Benefits Exchange
Toledo, Ohio-based insurance brokerage firm, Hylant, has entered into a partnership with Liazon, operator of the Bright Choices Exchange, a private benefits exchange for businesses across the U.S., to provide clients with benefit alternatives to traditional options as the health …

POSTED OCTOBER 03, 2013 4:25 PM
Burand’s Agency E&O Blog: Tip #39
AOR/BOR Procedures for Benefits. For some unknown reason, I continually find Benefits Producers thinking the P&C AOR/BOR procedures are not applicable to them because the risk on the P&C side does not exist on the benefits side. This belief is …

POSTED JULY 23, 2013 10:00 AM
The Hanover Expands Healthcare Capabilities
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has expanded its healthcare industry options with an increased appetite and capabilities for the rapidly growing areas of the healthcare industry, including allied healthcare centers and home healthcare and medical equipment. The company also will …

POSTED JULY 17, 2013 4:53 PM

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