Industry News
Health officials announced Thursday a new Zika zone in Miami – a setback less than a month after declaring the nearby Wynwood neighborhood cleared of the virus following aggressive mosquito spraying. Five people have been infected with Zika in a ... -- Read More
Standing on the banks of the Neuse River this week, watching water creep ever-closer to the bottom of the King Street Bridge, crowds of people continually compared what was happening to what Hurricane Floyd wrought here 17 years ago. Friday ... -- Read More
Take1 Insurance has introduced Take1 Combined Crisis Cover insurance protection for the live and special event industry. The coverage provides immediate coverage of up to $1 million annually in the event of, or threat of, malicious acts including terrorism and ... -- Read More
The Texas insurance regulators have fined human resources software startup, Zenefits, $550,000 for its past use of unlicensed health insurance brokers. The Texas Department of Insurance said YourPeople Inc., more commonly known as Zenefits, used unlicensed staff to sell and ... -- Read More
The former CEO of a company that operates dozens of Indiana nursing homes and three others face federal charges in a kickback scheme worth millions of dollars, according to an indictment released on Oct. 12. Grand jurors charged former American ... -- Read More
To help architectural and engineering firms stave off the financial and reputation consequences of potential cyber incidents, XL Catlin has added cyber insurance as an optional coverage to its professional liability insurance for architects, engineers and other design businesses. Available under XL ... -- Read More
Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has extended a previously issued emergency rule related to the historic flooding in multiple Louisiana counties in August. Emergency Rule 30 extends through Feb. 9, 2017, a previous rule allowing greater protection and flexibility for insurance policyholders ... -- Read More
Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed an order banning outside fires across most of Alabama because dry conditions have led to fast-spreading wildfires. The governor signed the drought emergency declaration, putting 46 counties under the no burn order. The drought ... -- Read More
Anita Van Beveren has been returning day after day to watch the brown floodwater creep toward the rental home she shares with her two teenage children. While she got many belongings out, they couldn’t move everything – a bicycle is ... -- Read More
Federal safety officials say that less than three weeks after being cited for exposing workers to unsafe trenches, investigators saw a Chicago plumbing contractor exposing the same four-man crew to trenching hazards as they worked on sewer and water utilities ... -- Read More