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CFC Designs New Broker Platform for Its Cyber Insurance Products
Specialist insurer CFC is debuting a new broker platform designed to facilitate the sale of its cyber insurance products to small- and medium-sized businesses. The idea is that London, UK-based company’s cyber insurance platform will enable brokers to instantly access …

POSTED MAY 24, 2019 2:49 PM
Alaska City Votes to Adopt Climate Action Plan
The Anchorage Assembly has adopted a climate action plan setting goals for the Alaska city. Alaska Public Media reported that the city officials voted this week to adopt the 100-page document outlining aims such as reducing carbon emissions by 80 …

POSTED MAY 24, 2019 2:03 PM
Forecasters Say Hawaii May Have Busy Hurricane Season
Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year’s hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted Wednesday there will be five to eight named tropical cyclones in the region from June 1 through …

POSTED MAY 24, 2019 2:00 PM
Arizona Claim Seeks $45M for Incapacitated Woman Who Gave Birth
Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state. The precursor to a lawsuit says the woman allegedly was raped repeatedly before giving …

POSTED MAY 24, 2019 1:56 PM
FAA ‘Very Encouraged’ by Talk with World’s Regulators on Grounded Boeing 737
The chief U.S. aviation regulator said he was very encouraged by a one-day discussion with his counterparts from around the world on the steps needed to return Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 Max jetliner to service, including the need for additional …

POSTED MAY 24, 2019 1:23 PM
As Many as 8 Hurricanes Forecast for ‘Near Normal’ 2019 Hurricane Season
As many as 8 hurricanes may form in the Atlantic in 2019, a “near normal” season following two years of storms that have left a trail of death and destruction in the Caribbean and U.S. coast. Nine to 15 named …

POSTED MAY 24, 2019 1:00 PM
VOOM Raises $5M to Expand On-Demand Insurance for Episodic Mobility Usage
VOOM, the Tel Aviv-based on-demand, telematics-based insurance platform for drones and other specialized mobility services such as e-scooters, announced it has closed a $5 million Series A funding round. The round was led by Arbor Ventures with participation from returning …

POSTED MAY 24, 2019 12:19 PM
Pianist Injured in Massachusetts Building Facade Collapse Files Lawsuit
An aspiring concert pianist whose career was likely ended when she lost a finger and suffered other severe injuries when a Boston restaurant’s brick and concrete facade collapsed on her has sued. The Boston Globe reports that the suit filed …

POSTED MAY 24, 2019 12:14 PM
Big I New York Elects Cofini as Board Chair
Big I New York, the state’s independent insurance producer trade association, has elected John Cofini as its chair of the board for the 2019-2020 term. Cofini was sworn in during a May 21 ceremony at Big I New York’s Go …

POSTED MAY 24, 2019 12:12 PM
Rochester Property Owner Indicted for Defrauding Banks, Insurance Companies
Prominent upstate New York landlord Robert Morgan is charged in a 114-count federal indictment with defrauding banks and insurance companies out of millions of dollars by inflating property values and insurance claims while managing his expansive real estate portfolio. The …

POSTED MAY 24, 2019 12:09 PM

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