Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said yesterday that it affirmed its 'BBBpi' counterparty credit and financial strength ratings on Employers Mutual Casualty Co. and related pool members (collectively referred to as EMC) based on the companies' improving operating performance, partially offset by d...Read More
Dakota County, Minnesota, Attorney James Backstrom announced that Patricia Yvonne Dunlap, 39, Farmington, Minn., has been charged with three counts of theft by swindle in connection with intentionally reproducing and passing negotiable company checks totaling more than $231,000 from her employer, E...Read More
Erie Indemnity Company (Nasdaq: ERIE) reported net income per share of $.65
for the third quarter 2002 compared to $.48 for the same period in 2001, an
increase of 34.7 percent. Net income for the quarter ended September 30,
2002, increased to $46,161,999 from $34,430,497 for the quarter ended
Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE: RE) reported third quarter 2002 after-tax operating income, which excludes realized capital gains and losses, of $66.5 million, or $1.29 per diluted share, compared to a loss of $37.8 million, or $0.82 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2001.
Net incom...Read More
An opinion from the 9th Circuit of the US Court of Appeals last week opined that equitable factors have no place in determining application of a penalty under the Longshore
and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, even if the late payment was due to an erroneous address provided by the claimant....Read More
Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., the parent company of Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd., announced yesterday that it has purchased 100% of the equity interests in Endurance owned by subsidiaries of Zurich Financial Services. The transaction totaled $100 million. The Zurich investment was initial...Read More
ExpertHR, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Greenland Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: GLCP) yesterday reported that it has signed additional PEO contracts for $1.23 million. ExpertHR, organized in August, now has annual billings of approximately $5 million.
"We are pleased at the early s...Read More
EPIX Holdings Corporation, one of the nation's largest privately held Professional Employer Organizations (PEO) and listed at No. 185 on the Forbes Largest Private Companies 2001 list, announced yesterday that it has elected to change its current workers' compensation insurance carrier. Formerly wit...Read More
An Encinitas, CA man was arraigned as a result of an investigation by the California Department of Insurance Criminal Investigations Branch's Fraud Division.
James Charles Isbell, 38, was charged with seven counts of insurance fraud and one count of grand theft. Isbell, if convicted, coul...Read More