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NORCAL Mutual Subsidiary Renamed to NORCAL Specialty NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company’s Pennsylvania-based wholly-owned subsidiary, PMSLIC Insurance Company, has been renamed NORCAL Specialty Insurance Company, pending additional regulatory approvals. NORCAL Specialty is the NORCAL Group’s surplus lines carrier. The name change …

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Liberty Mutual Launches SmartVideo Program to Better Communicate With Workers’ Comp Claimants To help aid communications with injured workers, produce better outcomes and deliver superior customer service, Boston-based Liberty Mutual has introduced smart video technology that automatically delivers a personalized …

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GEICO Continues New York Expansion, Plans on Hiring 100 New Associates GEICO is looking for talented professionals to join its Buffalo, N.Y., team. As its policyholder base continues to grow, GEICO plans to hire more than 100 associates for additional …

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Verisk Analytics, Inc., Acquires Risk Intelligence Ireland Verisk Analytics, Inc. announced the acquisition of Risk Intelligence Ireland, a provider of fraud detection, compliance, risk control and process automation services to the Irish insurance industry. Following completion of the transaction, Risk …

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Restore Rehabilitation Rolls Out National Telephonic Case Management for Workers’ Compensation Maryland-based Restore Rehabilitation launched a national telephonic case management service for workers’ compensation payers. Restore is a medical and vocational case management company focused on reducing the impact of …

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Chubb Launches North America Small Commercial Insurance Division Chubb announced the launch of its Small Commercial Insurance division for North America. The division brings together a team of product and service professionals to provide a broad range of management and …

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Gen Re Announces Global Property and Casualty Reorganization Gen Re announces it will reorganize its Direct Global P&C operations in an effort to position the company’s team for the future. First, the footprint around the globe was evaluated to most …

Munich Re Launches Transit Bus Collision Avoidance Pilot

Munich Re, in collaboration with the Washington State Transit Insurance Pool (WSTIP), has launched a pilot program equipping transit buses with collision avoidance technology known as Mobileye Shield+. RoscoVision Systems is the North American provider and driver-interface manufacturer of this …

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PDA Extends Appraisal Services to Financial Sector Property Damage Appraisers (PDA) is spreading the word about one of its core business practices that many may not know about – financial services. PDA’s appraisal services are ideal for banks, credit unions …

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Safety National Forms Safety Specialty Insurance Company Safety National Casualty Corporation acquired an excess and surplus company that will begin operations in March 2016 as Safety Specialty Insurance Company (SSIC). Safety Specialty will initially focus on complementing Safety National’s public …