An investment by a Silicon Valley private equity firm and its Canadian partner is propelling a major expansion of London-based Davies into the U.S. insurance services sector, including claims management. Davies has acquired 17 insurance-related businesses since HGGC of Palo …
After a decade of criticism from me (here on ITL, in particular) and a growing number of others, workplace wellness died last week. It had been on life support since Jan. 7. The bottom line: Brokers and advisers should now be aware both of the professional risks they are taking by pitching clinical wellness programs […]
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After the roller coaster of 2020, it’s a brave soul who’s willing to commit to what 2021 will look like. But running a global network of talented and successful people means that Robin Merttens and I have been able to dip into the collective wisdom of 20 of our friends and supporters from InsTech London. In an hour-long Zoom […]
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Many state courts’ failure to gather basic data on sentencing and other important criminal justice metrics frustrates efforts to keep checks on judges’ implicit biases and reduce racial disparities, say Justice Michael Donnelly at the Ohio Supreme Court and Judge Pierre Bergeron at the Ohio First District Court of Appeals.
Sean Kevelighan, CEO of the Insurance Information Institute, said there was a moment in 2020 that was “touch and go” for the industry, in the face of the pandemic. He and I were talking in advance of Thursday’s Joint Industry Forum, the III conference that is the first big event of the year and that […]
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For nearly a year, we have been unable to make long-term plans or create a realistic budget due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment, furloughs, and pay cuts have made it difficult for many people worldwide to pay their bills. Call your current insurance carrier to inquire if you can still take advantage of them, “explains Clay Janson of Phocus Insurance, a…
Florida’s highest court has shut down a route for policyholders embroiled in property insurance disputes to recover amounts exceeding their policy limits, ruling Thursday in a case involving state-backed Citizens Insurance Corp. that such “consequential damages” can only be sought in actions alleging bad faith and not mere breach of contract suits.
A Florida federal judge on Friday tossed a whistleblower’s suit against Health First Inc., ruling the whistleblower is still missing some crucial facts about the allegedly fraudulent kickback scheme at the nonprofit health system.