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Business News: Understory, EFI Global, Shift Technology

Jul 17, 2018 Understory Receives Patent to Manufacture Cost-Effective Weather Stations Understory, the weather network and analytics company, announced it received a patent for its cost...

U.S. Agency Wants Automakers to Speed Up Takata Airbag Recalls

Jul 17, 2018 The U.S. government’s road safety agency is urging automakers to speed up replacement of potentially dangerous Takata airbag inflators. The National Highway...

EPLI Part 1: Current Considerations

Jul 17, 2018 Ever since Harvey Weinstein became a top story, the discussion of sexual harassment and assault has become a topic that has exploded across the Internet and other media, resulting in scores of...

AAA Says 2 Florida Cities No Longer Speed Traps

Jul 17, 2018 After nearly 23 years, the cities of Waldo and Lawtey are no longer designated “Traffic Traps” by AAA. AAA recently announced that it had approved a request from the...

Insurance Journal

Health Officials Investigating Tennessee Zipline Sickness Outbreak

Jul 17, 2018 The Tennessee Department of Health says its investigation continues into gastrointestinal illness that affected more than 500 people who visited a zipline...

CFA Institute Adds Cryptocurrency, Blockchain to Curriculum

Jul 17, 2018 It might be the definitive sign that cryptocurrencies have arrived on Wall Street. CFA Institute, whose grueling three-level program has helped train more than 150,...

FDA Cites Drug Warning Scam Over Online Medications

Jul 17, 2018 People who tried to order medicine online or over the phone have received fake U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning letters instead of the products they bought, in what...

5 Southeast States Participate in Speed Enforcement Operation

Jul 17, 2018 Georgia joins Alabama and three other states in a week-long speed enforcement operation beginning Monday. “Operation Southern Shield” will run through...

Best's Reviews

Tariffs, US-China Trade War Could Soon Spike Health Insurance Premiums, Market Observers Say

Jul 16, 2018 The U.S.-China trade war and the newest retaliatory tariffs against China will impact nearly $1.8 billion of medical...

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Managing General Agency Jack Nebel Cos.

Jul 16, 2018 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired wholesale commercial broker and managing general agency Jack Nebel Cos. Inc. Transaction terms were...

Veoneer Research Specialist: The Problem With Car Safety Devices Is Driver’s Trust

Jul 16, 2018 Annika Larsson, research specialist, Veoneer, said automakers are adopting a range of new electronic safety devices, but surveys...

CICA President: We’re Helping to Close the Talent Gap

Jul 16, 2018 Dan Towle, president, Captive Insurance Companies Association, said the organization has developed new programs that help new grads from a program run by the...

Business Insurance

Employers likely to prevail in LGBT cases at Supreme Court with Kennedy retirement

Jun 28, 2018 Employers will likely have an easier time combating claims of...

Validus recruits executive from XL

Jun 28, 2018 Validus Specialty Underwriting Services Inc. has recruited Bob Eells from XL Group to be senior vice president...

Lockton reports revenue increase

Jun 28, 2018 Lockton Cos. L.L.C. reported $1.57 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2018, a 9.9% increase over fiscal year 2017...