Tag: Southern California Insurance

Flooded homes – Illustration


Too few Americans take steps to prepare for disasters and too many assume their home insurance policies will bail them out if one strikes. As disaster season peaks, a new national consumer survey commissioned by Trusted Choice and the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”), reveals that ... Read More
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we the people


On an overwhelming vote of 419-0, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that allows lenders to accept private flood insurance solutions from private insurers and qualified surplus line insurers to satisfy required purchase requirements for mortgages. H.R. 2901 was sponsored by Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL) and Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL). ... Read More
May 1, 2016blue
California Law Legal System Concept


By Lyle Adriano During a hearing in San Francisco last week, California State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones admitted that he still has reservations about Anthem’s proposed $54.2 billion purchase of Cigna. “I am considering what is best for consumers and the overall marketplace,” the commissioner said in a statement. “Anthem and Cigna ... Read More
April 7, 2016blue


By Andrew G. Simpson | March 17, 2016 The Hartford has agreed to purchase Northern Homelands Co., the holding company of excess and surplus lines insurer Maxum Specialty Insurance Group, for $170 million in cash. According to the announcement, Maxum will maintain its brand and wholesale distribution model and will be managed ... Read More
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