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Louisiana’s Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Adds Lege, Moore
Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Co., based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has hired Brandon Lege as director of Loss Prevention and John Moore as a production underwriter. Lege was formerly the safety and training manager for Texas Petroleum Investment Co. in Lafayette …

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:54 AM
Michigan Poultry Ranch to Pay $93K to Settle Federal Harassment, Retaliation Suit
A Saranac, Michigan egg producer will pay $93,000 and provide other relief to settle a federal disability harassment and retaliation lawsuit, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC had charged that Herbruck Poultry Ranch Inc. violated …

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:53 AM
Bronze 2019 Best Agency to Work For – South Central: The Nitsche Group
An Atmosphere of Caring The employees at the Central Texas-based independent insurance agency, The Nitsche Group, can’t seem to say enough about how proud they are of the great service the agency provides to its customers. Responding to Insurance Journal’s …

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:24 AM
Bronze 2019 Best Agency to Work For – Midwest: DSP
Nurturing the Entrepreneurial Spirit One of five core values that guide the operations of DSP Insurance Services in Schaumburg, Ill., states: “We will respect and support all employees.” The agency also pledges that it will “treat our employees as our …

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:17 AM
Johnson & Johnson Appeals Judge’s Ruling Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit
Attorneys for Johnson & Johnson have appealed an Oklahoma judge’s order for the company to pay $465 million to address the state’s opioid crisis. The company argues in an appeal filed on Dec. 9 that the judge misapplied the state’s …

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:15 AM
Missouri Court: City’s Insurer Must Pay Millions to Man in Homicide Case
The Missouri Court of Appeals has ruled that insurance providers for the city of Columbia must pay $5.3 million to a man who spent nearly a decade in prison before his conviction for killing a Columbia sports editor was vacated. …

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:06 AM
Insurtech, Data Help Canadian Farmers Cut Lending, Insurance Costs
Canadian farmers — grappling with with lower crop income, adverse weather and a trade dispute with China — are using precision-agriculture technology aimed at reducing lending and insurance costs. Collecting intricate crop data allows individual farmers to outline potentially limited …

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:00 AM
Alliant Adds Blair in California to West Coast Benefits Team
Alliant Insurance Services Inc. has added Los Angeles, Calif.-based Jennifer Blair to its West Coast employee benefits team. Blair will service an array of organizations across the region. Blair’s background includes employee benefits, human resources, HR tech and payroll. Prior …

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:00 AM
Report: Weinstein, Insurers, Accusers Have Reached Tentative $47 Million Settlement
Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced film mogul charged with rape, reached a tentative $47 million settlement with accusers, potentially putting an end to many of the civil complaints against him, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The money …

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:00 AM
Bronze 2019 Best Agency to Work For – West: EPG Insurance
You control your own destiny. That’s a cliche, but one would be hard-pressed to find a better way to summarize the mindset at EPG Insurance. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based firm has lately been rolling out a “future org” chart at meetings …

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:00 AM

FOX News

Andrew McCarthy: Trump impeachment articles are weak – they range from insignificant to implausible to inane
President Trump has been Impeached Man Walking for “The Resistance” since before he took the oath of office.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 1:46 PM
Trump envoy explains White House's next steps in fight against anti-Semitism
U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Elan Carr told Fox News in an interview that the U.S. needs to fight the scourge of anti-Semitism not only inside its borders, but around the world. 

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 1:44 PM
Israeli taxi driver finds $60G in his cab and tracks down owner
A taxi driver in Israel got an unexpected surprise Friday when he finished his shift.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 1:43 PM
College basketball player suspended for brutal cheap shot to opponent during game
A Division II college basketball player was suspended after he delivered a vicious punch to an opponent’s head during a game last weekend.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 1:40 PM
Electric Ferrari not happening before 2025, CEO says
First plug-in hybrid debuts in 2020.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 1:12 PM
Dems plow ahead with impeachment articles as initial vote looms
The House Judiciary Committee is poised to be the scene of another major partisan clash Thursday as lawmakers press ahead with two articles of impeachment against President Trump.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 12:53 PM
Comedian Chris Cotton dead at 32
Comedian Chris Cotton is dead at the age of 32, Comedy Central announced on Wednesday.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 12:48 PM
2020 Chevrolet Corvette sold out, GM executive says
The bet paid off.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 12:34 PM
New York Giants' Janoris Jenkins tweets derogatory message to fan while sitting out of practice
New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins sat out of practice Wednesday because of an ankle injury but still found time to tweet a derogatory message to a fan.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 12:22 PM
Taylor Swift says she would have paid 'so much' to own her masters
Pop star Taylor Swift is opening up about her struggles to own the masters to her songs.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 12:15 PM

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