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California-based Insurance Law Firm Segdgwick Closing Offices
Segdgwick LLP, a San Francisco, Calif.-based law firm that represented numerous insurance clients, is closing. The news of the closure came in the form of a letter sent out to this week making it known that Sedgwick will be closing …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 7:48 PM
Gardner, Berger Appointed to Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Commission
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has appointed Susan Denise Gardner and Eric S. Berger to serve on the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Commission. Gardner, of Clinton, is a certified financial examiner and market conduct manager, and the former chief deputy …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 5:53 PM
The Carlyle Group to Acquire Dallas-Based BenefitMall
The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager, is acquiring Dallas-based BenefitMall, a provider of employee benefits and payroll services to small and medium sized businesses across the U.S., from an investor group led by Austin Ventures. The transaction is …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 5:46 PM

Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Jessica Looman to serve as Minnesota Commerce Commissioner to replace Mike Rothman who resigned from the post last week, announcing he was launching a campaign to become the state’s attorney general. The commerce department oversees …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 5:41 PM
Best Agencies to Work For Midwest: Esser Hayes Insurance Group — Silver
A Mission to Attract and Retain Quality People One of the hallmarks of Esser Hayes Insurance Group is that its employees tend to stick around for a long, long time — not because they have to but because they find …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 5:30 PM
Best Agencies to Work For South Central: Insgroup — Silver
Prepared for the Future Even before its offices were inundated with 10 feet of water by Hurricane Harvey, Insgroup’s employees were proclaiming the agency’s virtues and lobbying for its inclusion as an Insurance Journal Best Agency to Work For. But …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 5:21 PM
3M Faces New Cancer Claims in Minnesota’s $5B Lawsuit
Chemicals once used by 3M Co. for Scotchgard, fire retardants and other products have shown links to cancers and premature births, Minnesota’s State Attorney General said in a request to update a $5 billion lawsuit against the company. Minnesota, which …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 5:15 PM
Smith Named President of Ironshore Environmental, Replacing O’Brien
Ironshore Inc. announced that Toby Smith has been appointed president of Ironshore Environmental. Smith assumes the role from John O’Brien, who recently left recently the company to pursue new opportunities. Smith will lead the global environmental unit, reporting to Shaun …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 5:02 PM
Everest Re CEO Addesso Contract Is Extended Through 2019
Dominic Addesso, president and CEO of Bermuda-based Everest Re Group Ltd., has gotten a contract extension. The Bermuda-based reinsurer and insurer said he will remain in both roles through Dec. 31, 2019. Addesso has issued a short statement about the …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 4:42 PM
Global Regulators’ Rethinking of Risk Assessment Welcomed by Large Insurers
Global regulators are rethinking how to assess risks in big insurance companies, marking a shift that could make life easier for the industry. The Financial Stability Board said on Tuesday it could take a different approach to assessing risk which …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 4:35 PM


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