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Tesla Debuts 500-Mile Electric Heavy Duty Truck
Tesla Inc. upstaged its own debut of an electric heavy duty truck on Thursday when a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig’s trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest …

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 8:00 PM
Texas Surplus Lines Premium Up 6% for the Year
Texas has recorded $4.6 billion in surplus lines premium through the end of October 2017, a 6 percent increase over 2016, according to the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX). Providing an update at the annual meeting of the …

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:45 PM
Louisiana Business, Industry Group Names LUBA Workers’ Comp Company of the Year
LUBA Workers’ Comp, a regional casualty insurance company, was named Company of the Year in the 100 employees or less category of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry’s 2017 Free Enterprise Awards. The awards recognize companies with an unparalleled …

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:38 PM
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Rothman to Run for State Attorney General
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman announced that he is leaving his post to run a campaign for state attorney general. In a statement, Rothman said he is stepping down as of 11 a.m. today. “I have made the decision to …

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:34 PM
Rate Increases Approved for Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association
Texas Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan has approved changes in the rates for private passenger and commercial automobile insurance provided through the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association (TAIPA), which is the state’s assigned risk plan. The changes, which are effective March …

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:32 PM
Historic Indiana Fieldhouse Hit by Storm Insured for Nearly $10M
A central Indiana fieldhouse that’s one of the nation’s largest high school basketball venues was insured for nearly $10 million when a severe thunderstorm recently damaged it, school officials say. The historic Muncie Fieldhouse was valued at $9,858,130 on Feb. …

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:18 PM
Miralles to Lead Enterprise Risk Management at CNA as Chief Risk Officer
Chicago-based commercial, CNA, has appointed Al Miralles as chief risk officer (CRO), effective Jan. 1, 2018. Miralles joined CNA in 2011 as senior vice president and treasurer and has been leading the Long Term Care business since 2014. In addition …

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:15 PM
Markel Finalizes Acquisition of State National Companies
Markel Corp. has completed its previously announced acquisition of State National Companies, a specialty provider of property/casualty insurance services that operates two core businesses, program services and lender services. Markel, a Virginia-based in Virginia holding company for insurance, reinsurance and …

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 4:44 PM
UK’s IUA Publishes Good Practice Guide for Delegated Authorities
A guide to good practice for delegated authority arrangements in the London company market has been published by the International Underwriting Association, the group that represents non-Lloyd’s international and wholesale insurance and reinsurance companies in the London Market. The guide …

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 4:05 PM
United Valley Insurance Services in California Adds De La Torre in Marketing
Fresno, Calif.-based United Valley Insurance Services Inc. has named Maggie De La Torre a marketing team assistant. De La Torre holds a will provide support to the United Valley marketing team and will market high net worth personal lines, flood …

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 3:15 PM

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