First-of-its-kind ‘Cannabis Businessowners Policy’ launched in California on 4-20

The new CannaBOP Program is designed for cannabis dispensaries, storage facilities, processors, manufacturers, distributors, and other cannabis-related businesses operating in the state of California.

AXA acquires XL Group, creating the #1 global P&C commercial lines insurance platform

Move expected to accelerate AXA’s planned spinoff of AXA Equitable as AXA transitions toward P&C risks and away from financial risks.

Massachusetts P&C agency hit with $2 million+ judgment for failing to advise on adequate...

Recent jury verdict stemming from a 2010 fire incident proves a cautionary tale about the necessity of advising clients to secure adequate coverage.

Insurance entities urging Santa to review coverage before Christmas Eve

Santa Claus is being urged (in a tongue-in-cheek manner) to review his insurance coverage prior to embarking on his incredible around-the-world journey on Christmas Eve.

Nearly half of business owners have been victims of a cyberattack – but didn’t...

Highlighting the need of small businesses to obtain cyber insurance coverage (3 in 4 have none), a newly released Nationwide survey finds 1 in 3 victimized small businesses spent at least $50,000 to recover, yet rebuilding reputation and customer trust can take more than a year.

Tips to share with businesses to guard against a cyber attack

The expanding market of cyber insurance plays an essential role in protecting and reducing the risk a business faces as a result of a malicious attack.

Active Shooter Insurance’ a sign of the times

McKinney, Texas-based GDP Advisors, LLC recently announced the launch of an “Active Shooter Insurance Program,” joining the Willis Group and XL Catlin in offering...

With industry talent crisis looming, Erie Insurance launches Google Glass program to improve efficiency

ERIE, Pa. – Experts say retiring baby boomers will leave the insurance industry with 400,000 open positions to fill by 2020. According to the...

Choosing the right doctor is the prescription for keeping Workers Comp costs down

When an employee gets injured at work, very often they’ll report in to their supervisor, who usually says, “Go see a doctor.” So where does...

Oldest indy agency west of Mississippi celebrates 130th anniversary; Heffernan hits $100M revenue milestone

ST. LOUIS – The Charles L. Crane Agency, headquartered in downtown St. Louis, celebrated its 130th anniversary in September with a celebration at Ballpark...