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2014-10-30 23:15:05

Leading Insurance Career Site, InsuranceJobs.com Shares Employment Trends from the Insurance Industry. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The insurance industry saw an increase in employment with the addition of 6,300 jobs for the month of September, according to the latest employment numbers from the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics released earlier this month. The insurance carriers and related activities sub-sector grew by 0.25 percent last month and now sits roughly at 2.45 million...

2014-10-30 16:20:26

Mercury Insurance offers tips to protect your property from ghouls, goblins and pranksters LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pumpkins are an autumn staple, with uses ranging from jack-o'-lanterns to pies. However, Mercury Insurance reports that, in the wrong hands, pumpkins can lead to nothing but trouble, noting a substantial increase in property damage during the week of Halloween compared to an average week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130521/LA18581LOGO "Last year, we...

2014-10-30 12:29:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Pennsylvania physicians and hospitals will see significant savings in the cost of the catastrophic level of medical malpractice insurance coverage next year. The assessment for Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Fund (Mcare) for 2015 will decrease 48 percent from the prior year. "Today's announcement reflects improvement in our medical malpractice climate due in part to tort...

2014-10-30 12:28:31

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day until 2029, about 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65. Most are unprepared for the consequence of aging. "Americans are living longer and we all want to age with dignity, independence and choice but that requires planning that few undertake," declares Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). November marks Long-Term Care Awareness Month, an opportunity for boomers to begin...

2014-10-30 12:21:07

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More coverage for Search & Rescue, stolen boat reward, ship's cash and continued coverage for crew during a covered loss are among the new luxury yacht insurance enhancements that XL Group's Recreational Marine insurance business unveiled today at the 55(th) Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat show. "We pay a lot of attention to what's happening in the recreational marine insurance marketplace and what's concerning yacht...

2014-10-29 16:31:50

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As contractors look for new business opportunities in the growing popularity of Public-Private Partnerships (P3), XL Group's North America Construction business is prepared to help with a comprehensive new all lines insurance solution called P3 Plus, created to manage the design, construction, and operational and maintenance phases of P3 risk that accompanies these public infrastructure projects. According to Gary Kaplan, President of XL Group's North...

2014-10-28 23:15:07

Nonprofit Insurance Services and PCH Mutual Insurance Co., A RRG have partnered to offer home healthcare agencies liability insurance. Hanover, PA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Nonprofit Insurance Services continues to take great steps in offering accessible liability insurance for social service organizations. This new insurance program offers insurance for home health agencies that assist clients with activities of daily living in their home. Nonprofit Insurance Services has partnered with...

2014-10-28 23:14:17

General Agency Selects ProcessOne® to improve customer payment experience and streamline processes. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 One, Inc., a provider of software products to Property and Casualty insurers, announced today that Multi-State Insurance Services, a general agency specializing in personal automobile and homeowners insurance, has selected ProcessOne® to manage its payment processing and daily cash reconciliation. Multi-State is located in Santa Clarita, CA...

2014-10-28 23:06:11

The seamless integration between OnBase and the Guidewire Suite will help P&C carrier speed processing and improve customer experience CLEVELAND (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Mercury Insurance, a leading property and casualty insurer in California, selected OnBase to convert from multiple document management systems. Using OnBase, Mercury will leverage a single, streamlined process automation and paperless workflow solution across their company. By replacing its document management systems...

2014-10-28 16:27:23

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, has been recognized as one of Oregon's Healthiest Employers, an awards program presented by the Portland Business Journal. Heffernan's Portland branch ranked #2 in 2014 in the midsize company category. Select employers from the area were named winners of the awards program, held October 23, 2014 at the Sentinel Hotel...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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