Discovery Benefits Commuter Product Expands to Include 14 More Lyft Line Locations

Fargo, ND, February 13, 2018 –(– Discovery Benefits, a third-party administrator of tax-advantaged commuter benefits as well as other consumer-directed health accounts, such as HSAs, FSAs, HRAs and COBRA, recently improved its pre-tax commuter benefits plan to include 14 more Lyft Line locations in which participants can use their funds. Participants in a Discovery Benefits pre-tax commuter benefits plan can now use their benefits debit cards in the Lyft Line app to pay for commuting expenses in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Nashville, Philadelphia, Portland (Ore.), San…

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New Day Explores OSHA’s New Silica Regulation at AGC Construction Risk Management Conference

Hamilton, NJ, February 13, 2018 –(– Jeff Slivka, president of New Day Underwriting Managers LLC, recently explored the ripple effects of OSHA’s new silica standard on the legal, insurance, and construction environments at the 2018 Conference on Surety Bonding & Construction Risk Management. Hosted by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) in Naples, Florida, Slivka was joined by Paul Messenger of American Global of Texas; Phil Beck of Smith, Currie & Hancock; Kevin Barry of XL Catlin; and Michael Baker of American Global of Pennsylvania on the panel titled “Getting Beyond…

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California earthquake insurance sales skyrocketed last year

Los Angeles California Earthquake Insurance

Californians have been warned for many years, but 2017 seemed to be the year to take action. Scientists have been cautioning homeowners to buy California earthquake insurance for decades. They have been warning that there is a major tremor overdue in the state. However, many Californians have balked at the thought of buying, afraid premiums would be too high. California earthquake insurance, despite the threat of a serious potential quake, has been a very tough sell for insurers and agents. Only about 10 percent of households in the state had…

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