The giant has announced that it is leaving the state’s homeowners’ market due to high risk and construction costs. State Farm has announced that due to spiking wildfire risks and construction costs, it is leaving selling in California’s home insurance market altogether. The insurer is stopping new sales of the coverage in the state, which it says has become too expensive. State Farm issued an official media release to announce its withdrawal from the home insurance market in California. It stopped accepting business and personal applications on May 27. That…Read More
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Positive marijuana test results following workplace accidents reaches 25-year high
Results in the finance and insurance industry rose by a considerable 38.5% in five years. Workforce positive marijuana test results after accidents have reached a 25-year high, according to the recently published results of the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. The rise among the general workforce in the United States aligned with early recreational pot legalizations. Last year, the percentage of US workers who have had a positive marijuana test result after a workplace accident had increased to the highest level recorded in 25 years. This, according to a new…Read More
Exxon and Guyana accused of oil spill insurance breach
A Guyanese court recently ruled against the energy company and the country’s environmental agency. A unit of Exxon Mobil has been ruled to be in breach of oil spill insurance for its first Guyana offshore oil project, partly because of errors made by the country’s environmental regulator, according to a Guyanese court. The government of Guyana has rejected the ruling made by the court against its environmental regulator. According to High Court Justice Sandil Kissoon in the ruling, Exxon “engaged in a disingenuous attempt” to shrink its environmental permit obligations…Read More
Will Fox News’ insurance policies cover its record $787.5 million Dominion settlement?
The channel has agreed to the payout to the voting systems company, but it might have coverage for that. Fox News has agreed to a tremendous $787.5 million settlement payment to Dominion Voting Systems, though its insurance policies might provide coverage for much of that stunning amount. The payment represents the largest publicly known US defamation case settlement in history. As considerable as the figure is, it is unlikely to cause significant damage to Fox News. Fox Corp. reportedly already had almost $4.1 billion in cash available according to a…Read More
Horse insurance sales rise with cost of veterinary care
As medical services become increasingly expensive, especially for emergency calls, coverage is appealing. Over the last few years, pretty much everything has become considerably more expensive, and this includes the cost of veterinary care for horses, resulting in a growing interest in horse insurance coverage. Medical coverage for the animals can help to keep emergency veterinary calls affordable. Owners are increasingly choosing to purchase horse insurance coverage for their animals in order to protect their investment and make sure that they don’t need to face a time when it would…Read More
Workplace accident trends offer supplemental insurance sales opportunity for agents
With rates of workplace accidents as high as they are in Northern US states, businesses are shopping. Recent reports are showing that Northern US states are experiencing high rates of workplace accidents, providing agents in these areas with an opportunity to offer supplemental insurance to protect their business customers. Businesses can offer these additional policies to their employees in case they are hurt on the job. The research was conducted by High Rise Financial based on the most recent data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Their analysis provided…Read More
What Types Of Insurance are Needed for Cleaning Companies
Cleaning services come in all shapes and sizes— from solo entrepreneurs to small agencies with hired employees. No matter the type or the size of your business, your goal is the same: you want to provide top notch services with adequate coverage in case of any accidents. It’s a non-disputed fact that cleaning companies such as uniqueclean.ie provide important services, but it’s also crucial to build trust. Not only should your cleaning employees treat all clients with the utmost care and respect, but you should have their backs when it…Read More