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People News: Paradigm Outcomes, The Hartford, AIG

Paradigm Outcomes, a provider of catastrophic and complex care management solutions, recently announced the appointment of John Watts Jr. to chief executive officer position. Watts, who will retain his position on the Board of Directors, will lead the company’s strategic …

People News: The Hartford, Snapsheet, Chubb

The Hartford Names Paiano Executive Vice President And Chief Risk Officer The Hartford named Robert Paiano chief risk officer to lead the company’s Enterprise Risk Management operations, effective July 1. Paiano succeeds current Chief Risk Officer Robert Rupp, who is …

Business News: The Hartford, ISO, Alliant

The Hartford Launches Apprenticeship Program To Prepare Students For Careers In Insurance The Hartford has partnered with the Connecticut Department of Labor, Arizona Department of Economic Security and local community colleges to launch an insurance apprenticeship program. The program will …

People News: The Hartford, Nautilus, Swift Transportation, Ryze

The Hartford Names Shuman Chief Digital And Customer Experience Officer The Hartford has appointed Bruce Shuman as chief digital and customer experience officer, a new position that reinforces the company’s commitment to understanding and developing capabilities that meet the expectations …

Business News: The Hartford, Location, Inc., Olympus Insurance Company

The Hartford, National Indemnity Company Hammer Out Reinsurance Agreement Covering Asbestos and Environmental Liability Reserves The Hartford has entered into a definitive agreement effective Dec. 31, 2016 with National Indemnity Company (NICO), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., for a …

Top 10 Smart Home Technologies for Older Homeowners

Smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, wireless doorbell cameras, and keyless entry are among the top 10 smart home technologies for homeowners age 50 and older, according to new research from The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab. “Smart home technology …

Experts Say Identify Comorbidities Early to Control Workers’ Comp Claims Costs

Workers’ compensation case severity can be tackled by recognizing and treating comorbidities early, according to industry experts. Case severity scoring and other predictive analytic tools can assist adjusters in identifying potentially problematic claims. Inside Workers’ Comp, a Genex multimedia series, …

Business News: The Hartford, Maxum, Care Bridge International

The Hartford’s Acquisition of Maxum Complete The Hartford has completed its acquisition of Maxum Specialty Insurance Group for $168 million in cash. The transaction closed on July 29, 2016. Maxum will maintain its brand and limited wholesale distribution model and …

Hartford’s $1B Catalina Deal Offers Exit From Asbestos Risks

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., the U.S. insurer that’s been narrowing its focus, agreed to sell U.K. operations with $1 billion of assets to Catalina Holdings Ltd. to exit risks tied to asbestos and environmental policies issued more than two …

History of Falls in Older Drivers Increases Crash Risk by 40%

According to a recent study conducted jointly by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, older drivers that have a history of falling have a 40 percent higher risk of being involved in …