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Auto Insurance Buyers’ Satisfaction Rises When They Are in Driver’s Seat
U.S. auto insurance consumers are quite happy about their coverage, and a growing shift to direct-to-consumer models has driven much of their good feelings. In a new report, J.D. Power says overall customer satisfaction with carriers rose in 2019 to …

POSTED JUNE 20, 2019 1:30 PM
R&Q’s CEO to Step Down, Succeeded by Co-CEOs Quilter and Sellek from AM Best
Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. the non-life legacy insurance investor and capacity provider of U.S. and European MGA program business, announced that Ken Randall will step down as group CEO, but will continue as executive chairman of the group. …

POSTED JUNE 20, 2019 1:12 PM
Penn. Governor Wolf Wants Power Plant Emission Plan to Fight Climate Change
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature to take steps toward authorizing the state to join a regional consortium that sets a price and caps on greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants. The Democratic governor’s move …

POSTED JUNE 20, 2019 1:10 PM
New York to Adopt Aggressive Emission Reduction Goals
New York would adopt some of the nation’s most aggressive emission reduction goals under a proposal worked out by state leaders and set for a vote in the state Legislature Tuesday night. Under the proposal, New York would reduce greenhouse …

POSTED JUNE 20, 2019 1:06 PM
NY1 News Anchors Sue Charter For Age, Gender Discrimination
Five female news anchors sued Charter Communications Inc., claiming rampant age and gender discrimination at the company’s popular New York One news channel has rendered their decades of experience meaningless. “NY1 has blatantly marginalized them and cast them aside in …

POSTED JUNE 20, 2019 12:56 PM
Motor Vehicle Accident Deaths Declined 1% Last Year
An estimated 36,760 people died in motor vehicle crashes last year, about a 1% decrease from the year before, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Early Estimates of Motor Vehicle Fatalities in 2018. To be included in the …

POSTED JUNE 20, 2019 12:50 PM
NFL Passing Player Injury Prevention Research and Ideas onto Colleges
The NFL’s top medical experts are asking college football physicians and trainers to help make the game safer. They want the NCAA to pitch in, too. Dr. Allen Sills and Jeff Miller, the NFL’s executive vice president for health and …

POSTED JUNE 20, 2019 12:18 PM
Cold War Era Satellite Images Reveal Acceleration of Asian Glacier Melt
Himalayan glacier melt has doubled over the last 40 years, according to new research made possible by declassified cold war era satellite imagery. The 650 glaciers under study in parts of China, India, Bhutan and Nepal were found to be …

POSTED JUNE 20, 2019 11:03 AM
Lloyd’s Gathers Group of Industry Heavy-Hitters as Advisers for Its Future Strategy
Lloyd’s has gathered a group of industry heavy-hitters — such as Evan Greenberg at Chubb, Dan Glaser at Marsh & McLennan, and John Haley at Willis Towers Watson — to sit on advisory committees that will help support and develop …

POSTED JUNE 20, 2019 9:53 AM
Insured Property Losses for December 2018 Sydney Hailstorms Rise to A$766M: PERILS
Insured losses for the hailstorms, which hit the greater Sydney region on Dec. 20, 2018, have risen to A$766 million (US$526.6 million), according to PERILS, in its third loss estimate for the storms. PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides …

POSTED JUNE 20, 2019 8:25 AM

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