Travelers Insurance News

Claims People: AF Group, Sedgwick and Cohen Ziffer

Accident Fund Appoints Chief Claims Officer AF Group, the Lansing, Michigan-based parent of Accident Fund Insurance Co. of America, has appointed Paul Kearney as chief claims officer. Kearney most recently served as second vice president, workers’ compensation field product line …

Federal Judge Denies Bid to Remove COVID-19 Business Interruption Suit

A federal judge in California disappointed a law firm suing Travelers Insurance over coronavirus lockdown related business interruption claims in refusing to remove its case to state court and denying its request for a dismissal or stay of a countersuit …

Long 4th of July Weekend Prime Time for Cargo Theft

Though families use the Fourth of July weekend to reconnect at picnics and barbecues, cargo thieves are expected to take advantage of the long three-day weekend by stealing truckloads of nonalcoholic beverages, major appliances and copper. That’s according to CargoNet, …

Lawyer Accuses Travelers of Misleading Him About Insurance Policy

The former lawyer for a car crash victim accused an auto insurance company of hiding a $1 million policy that could have paid for his client’s medical bills during testimony in court Thursday. Attorney Jeff Cole testified in federal court …

Insurers, Law Enforcement Fight Cargo Theft With ‘Sting Trailers’

Somewhere in America, a tractor-trailer loaded with hidden surveillance equipment is parked at a truck stop or warehouse while authorities wait for thieves to steal it. No one is sure when, or even if, crooks will take it. But such …