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Most Common On-The-Job Injuries in Texas Last Year: Travelers

The four most common workplace injuries among Texas employers in 2013 included strains, sprains, fractures and contusions, according to a recent analysis of Travelers’ 2013 workers compensation claim data. “Although these injuries may not seem severe, they can substantially impact …

Travelers Completes Acquisition of The Dominion

The Travelers Companies, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company from E-L Financial Corporation Limited. The combined organization, which will be referred to as Travelers Canada, will remain headquartered in Toronto. “The …

Understanding Cyber-Related Claims

As businesses increasingly connect with customers via the Internet, the likelihood of a cyber breach increases. Just a few weeks ago, Adobe Systems said that hackers accessed data belonging to more than 2.9 million customers along with the source code …

Travelers Beats Estimates as Fishman Boosts Share Buybacks

Travelers Cos., the lone property/casualty insurer in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, posted third-quarter profit that beat estimates as Chief Executive Officer Jay Fishman increased rates for coverage. The company boosted its share buyback plan by $5 billion. Net income …

Monroe Extends Transit Insurance

The Monroe, La., city council has extended its contract with Traveler’s Insurance for coverage of the Monroe Transit System. The News-Star reports the contract is for one year. Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo said the previous contract expired Tuesday, but with …

World a Riskier Place According to Consumers: Travelers Survey

According to Travelers’ Consumer Risk Index, 63 percent of Americans believe their world is becoming a riskier place, while only 15 percent feel it is less risky. The greatest levels of concern focus on their financial security, loss of privacy …

Symposium Addresses Top Trends and Concerns in Trucking

On Friday, August 9, Travelers and Northland Insurance, a division of Travelers with more than 65 years in the transportation industry, in partnership with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), co-hosted a symposium where research on some of the top …

August is the Most Dangerous Month for Texas Workers

August is the most dangerous month of the year when it comes to on-the–job injuries, according to an analysis of  claim data in Texas from the past two years by Travelers Companies Inc. Texas employers filed more workers’ compensation claims in …

Cyber Crime, Data Theft Among Top Concerns For Tax Professionals

Handling sensitive consumer data such as social security numbers and bank account information is a core part of a tax professional’s job, yet many feel inadequately protected from cyber crime-related risks, according to a recent poll of National Association of …

Travelers to Buy Canadian Insurer for About $1.1B

Property/casualty insurer The Travelers Cos. says it will spend about $1.1 billion in cash to buy The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Co. and strengthen its reach north of the U.S. border. The New York-based insurer says The Dominion’s distribution …