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Louisiana Citizens’ Commercial Insurance Policy Rates to Drop Next Year
A rate decrease request for commercial property policies filed by Louisiana’s property insurer of last resort has been approved by the state’s insurance commissioner. Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon has approved Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation’s recent request to lower …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:59 AM
Texas Windstorm Insurer’s Request to Hike Liability Limits Denied
Texas Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan has declined to approve the request by the state’s property insurer of last resort for wind and hail along the Texas coast to increase maximum limits of liability for certain types of property. The Texas …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:34 AM
Glen Mulready, Candidate for Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Election 2018 The office of the insurance commissioner in Oklahoma is an elected position. The current commissioner, John D. Doak, is term limited and cannot run again; his successor will be determined in the general election that …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:05 AM
Treasury Erases ‘Too-Big-to-Fail’ Label on Prudential
The Trump Administration has rescinded the systemically risky – or “too big to fail” – designation for Prudential Financial that placed the financial services giant under extra regulatory scrutiny. The designation of Prudential as a systemically important financial institution (SIFI) …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:00 AM
National Safety Board Calls for Standards for Drugged Driving Tests
U.S. transportation safety officials are sounding the alarm on drug-impaired driving, calling for state and federal regulators to do more to tackle the growing problem as states grapple with prescription drug abuse and adopt a more permissive stance on marijuana. …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:00 AM
Cavignac & Associates in California Names White Human Resources Risk Advisor
San Diego, Calif.-based Cavignac & Associates has named Jessica White a human resources risk advisor. White will provide advice to Cavignac & Associates’ clients to help them reduce the frequency and severity of their employee claims. She primarily interacts with …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:00 AM
How to Make Self-Driving Cars Safer on Roads with Humans
As the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Congress press for removing safety regulations in order to fast-track the introduction of highly automated vehicles, human factors/ergonomics experts are recommending requiring important testing and driver support. The Human Factors and Ergonomics …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:00 AM
EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Harnetiaux in California
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has named Kevin Harnetiaux senior vice president and chief operating officer of EPIC’s Sacramento, Cailf. Region, including Gold River, Calif., and Reno, Nev. Harnetiaux joins from the State Fund of California, where he was executive …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:00 AM
Regulators, Industry Seek to Keep Florida AOB Abuse In Check After Michael
In an effort to keep the Florida assignment of benefits (AOB) crisis from further worsening in the state, Florida’s insurance industry, regulators and consumer advocates are on high alert for AOB activity in the wake of Hurricane Michael and working …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 4:41 AM
Justice Family Coal Firm Ordered to Pay $478K Settlement
A judge has ordered a coal company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family to start making payments on a settlement. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Justice Low Seam Mining, Inc. was ordered Oct. 10 to pay roughly $478,000 to …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 4:25 AM

Fort Worth News |

‘Be prepared and ready to go,’ officials warn residents of flood risk near Brazos River
As the threat of flooding on the Brazos River continued Wednesday night, officials said nearby residents in Parker County should be prepared to evacuate if needed. Parker County public information … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 9:44 PM
Police looking for man who pulled a ‘textbook definition of a beer run’ in Arlington
A man stole five cases of beer from a convenience store in Arlington in what police called a textbook beer run on Wednesday. The Arlington police department posted photos of … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 4:34 PM
Highway in Carrollton separates, triggering major accidents
Interstate 35E in Carrollton started separating Tuesday night, causing several serious accidents, police say. Jolene DeVito, public information officer for Carrollton police, said that between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2018 9:44 PM
Record-breaking rain leads to DFW’s wettest autumn yet. Will we see more flooding?
This has become a record-breaking fall for rainfall and it shows no sign of letting up. It’s already the wettest autumn on record for the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The fall … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 12:26 PM
Why Fort Worth leaders were mum after recent incidents of hate speech
A grassroots group is criticizing Fort Worth leaders for not doing enough to condemn recent hate speech in the city. After a banner was hung declaring “deport them all” from … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 5:28 PM
‘You are not going to talk to my sister that way,’ FW homeless man hears before he dies
On the evening of Oct. 6, Jessica Johnson was standing in the front yard of her home on Lillian Street when she heard a car wreck. Johnson, 19 and pregnant, … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:59 PM
Hospital’s lawyers appeal court’s decision to leave girl on life support another week
Attorneys for a Texas hospital have appealed a judge’s decision to require that a 9-year-old girl who they say is brain dead and riddled with cancer be kept on life … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 12:45 PM
Why this Texas Senate race is one to watch on Election Night
Texas Senate District 10 is a key race to watch on Election Night. The battle between incumbent Republican state Sen. Konni Burton, R-Colleyville, and Democratic challenger Beverly Powell has become … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:49 PM
Meet Jim Davis, Fort Worth’s new fire chief
Fort Worth’s new fire chief, Jim Davis, has arrived. Davis, a former assistant fire chief in Columbus, Ohio, takes over an 987-member department that has a $145 million annual budget. … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2018 9:37 PM
Court gives girl another week on life support
The court has granted a family another week to look for other treatment options for a cancer-ridden 9-year-old girl on life support that doctors have declared brain dead. … Click to Continue »

POSTED OCTOBER 15, 2018 8:55 PM

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