• Cannabis Legalization in New York and D&O Insurance Coverage

    Cannabis Legalization in New York and D&O Insurance Coverage Photo: Larygin Andrii via Adobe Stock On March 31, 2021, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed Senate Bill S854A to enact the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, making New York the 16th state, along with the District of Columbia, to legalize...

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  • NCCI Continues to Support Kids' Chance of America

    NCCI Continues to Support Kids' Chance of America Ken Martino, president of Kids' Chance of America, said: "NCCI has been a national partner for many years, often going above and beyond through opportunities like this one. Their commitment enables us to make a difference in the life of a child...

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  • What We Can Learn From Study Linking Working Longer Hours to Increased Deaths

    What We Can Learn From Study Linking Working Longer Hours to Increased Deaths Image by Shutterstock. The legal profession is often characterized by its members being overworked and staying late into the night and working weekends to finish a project by deadline. But a new study by the World...

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  • How One State Is Handling Cannabis Legalization in the Workplace

    How One State Is Handling Cannabis Legalization in the Workplace   Brittany Atkinson of Chartwell Law. Courtesy photo When medical marijuana became legal in New Jersey, employers and insurance carriers were struggling to figure out their rights and obligations to an injured worker who was...

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  • Around the P&C Insurance Industry: May 19, 2021

    Around the P&C Insurance Industry: May 19, 2021 News from Waffle, SAS Institute, Vertafore and more. (Photo: Shutterstock) SageSure and SureChoice Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange announced a new partnership that will soon add highly rated capacity for homeowners in Texas. SURE is a new...

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  • According to the NCCI, Workers' Comp System 'Stronger Than Ever'

    According to the NCCI, Workers' Comp System 'Stronger Than Ever' "The pandemic was the moment to rise to the challenge, and the workers' compensation system did so with integrity. Our workers' compensation system is fulfilling its noble mission to help injured workers," said NCCI President and...

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  • Insurance GCs Play Musical Chairs as CNA, Marsh Appoint New Legal Leaders

    Insurance GCs Play Musical Chairs as CNA, Marsh Appoint New Legal Leaders Photo: olly – stock.adobe.com CNA Insurance has pulled its next general counsel from the legal department of New York-based Marsh McLennan's insurance arm. Taking over as CNA's GC on June 28 is Susan Stone, who had been...

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  • Predicting the Severity of a Wreck

    Predicting the Severity of a Wreck The model predicts that if a sober 25-year-old man, driving 80 mph (in a 70 mph zone) in a 2012 Ford Focus on a dry Dallas road at 2 pm is in an accident involving two cars, the chances that he dies are 2%. However, if alcohol is involved, but all other...

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  • Who's Using What in P&C Insurance: May 17, 2021

    Who's Using What in P&C Insurance: May 17, 2021 Insurance technology news from Crawford Technologies, Topa Insurance Group, Mojio and more. (Credit: Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock) Crawford Technologies and BlueRush partnered to produce personalized contextual video bills and statements. Working...

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  • Keeping Up With Millennial Policyholders

    Keeping Up With Millennial Policyholders [gallery ids="116520,116521,116522,116523,116524,116525"] Millennials are currently the largest generation in North America. With more than 72 million in force, millennials hold significant buying power, which has prompted companies across industries to...

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  • Gallagher to Buy Willis Re, Other WTW Units

    Gallagher to Buy Willis Re, Other WTW Units "This acquisition will accelerate our long-term strategy by significantly expanding our global value proposition in reinsurance, broadening our retail brokerage footprint and strengthening key niches and specialty brokerage offerings," said J. Patrick...

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