The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation designed to curb some premium increases for the federal flood insurance program that has caused “sticker shock” for some property owners.
Judy Diamond Associates, a 401(k) plan intelligence provider for financial advisors, brokers and fund companies, released an analysis of the best states in which to have a 401(k) plan, revealing that Connecticut has the highest concentration of strong plans.
Buffalo I-Day is billed as the largest one-day insurance event in the country, and this year it will be held on April 3 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, N.Y.
Auto insurance rates in the U.S. can vary widely from city to city, with some areas being much less expensive than other cities. While Detroit tops the list of highest premiums, North Carolina can boast having the least expensive rates, according to a recent survey.
Joseph A. LoCicero, president and CEO of The Segal Group, announced that D. Mark Schumann has joined as senior vice president and national communications practice leader. He will be based out of the New York office.
EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a national retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced that James R. Loughlin has joined the firm as managing principal, Risk Solutions.
Gary Henning, Northeast region vice president for the American Insurance Association (AIA), issued a statement in response to the Construction Insurance Transparency Act, proposed for enactment in New York state.
The heralded “hard market” in the property casualty insurance industry may not be launching as expected, according to a January 2014 survey conducted by PIA affiliates in Connecticut, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New York.
Crawford & Co. announced that it has opened a New York office in midtown Manhattan for its Global Markets business unit and hired Cole Russo and Kirsten Early.
Auto insurance rates in the U.S. can be expensive in some cities, according to a new study, ranging from more than $10,700 annually in Detroit (No. 1 on list) to more than $2,100 per year in Baltimore (No. 30), with New York, Philadelphia and Newark, N.J., running between the two extremes.