Software publisher Microsoft Corporation has bestowed on workers' compensation medical bill review company, At Global, Inc., an award as winner of its Microsoft .NET Best Awards.The Microsoft .NET Best Awards is a relatively new competition initiated by Microsoft to recognize XML Web service...Read More
The property/casualty industry reported a 7.8% increase in net premiums written and a 3.9-point improvement in the combined ratio for the first quarter of 2002 compared with the first quarter of 2001, according to the special report, "P/C Premium Growth Solid in First Quarter," recently released by ...Read More
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO), ranked by Business Insurance magazine as the nation's eighth largest independent insurance intermediary organization, announced net income for the second quarter of 2002 of $21,401,000, or $0.31 per share, an earnings per share increase of 55.0% over the $12,420,000,...Read More
Builders Insurance Group announced today that July marks the 10th year anniversary of its Home Builders Association of Georgia (HBAG) endorsed workers' compensation program.
This milestone marks the achievement of a vision that began 10 years ago when the founders of the company set out to...Read More
California Insurance Commissioner Harry Low's letter to State Compensation Insurance Fund which was made public last week has brokers and agents siding with SCIF, but this position is opposite that taken by the state...Read More
A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength ratings of B (Fair) for Health Plan of Nevada, Inc., Sierra Health and Life Insurance Company, Inc., and Sierra Insurance Group, the regulated subsidiaries of Sierra Health Services, Inc. (Sierra) [NYSE: SIE], Las Vegas. The outlook is positive. Sier...Read More
According to A.M. Best, California is the center of attention as states start rolling out privacy laws more strict than the the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999.
None of the various financial privacy proposals that have been proposed in California over the past two years have passed. Howev...Read More
A.M. Best Co. has lowered the financial strength rating to A- (Excellent) from A (Excellent) of the Kemper Insurance Cos., Long Grove, Ill. Simultaneously, it has assigned a "bbb-" rating to the surplus notes issued by Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Co., the lead member of the group.
Best sa...Read More
In a very brief press release, A.M. Best Co. announced that it has withdrawn the financial strength rating of B- (Fair) of State Compensation Insurance Fund of California (SCIF), San Francisco, (which it assigned on Tuesday, 5/1/02) and assigned it an NR-4 (Company Request).
Best simply ...Read More