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Excessive billings by medical mills, fraudulent companies that provide few if any real health care services to the public, are a key factor in driving New York State’s no-fault automobile insurance fraud crisis. New data shows the problem with medical mills’ excessive treatment is growing, according to the New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud (NYAAIF).

During the first six months of 2010, questionable liability insurance claims involving Read the rest of this entry »

Excessive billings by medical mills, fraudulent companies that provide few if any real health care services to the public, are a key factor in driving New York State’s no-fault automobile insurance fraud crisis. New data shows the problem with medical mills’ excessive treatment is growing, according to the New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud (NYAAIF).

During the first six months of 2010, questionable liability insurance claims involving Read the rest of this entry »

Excessive billings by medical mills, fraudulent companies that provide few if any real health care services to the public, are a key factor in driving New York State’s no-fault automobile insurance fraud crisis. New data shows the problem with medical mills’ excessive treatment is growing, according to the New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud (NYAAIF).

During the first six months of 2010, questionable liability insurance claims involving Read the rest of this entry »

They’re doing it in front of TV cameras in Orange County, in New York, in Atlanta, even in New Jersey. Real housewives, sipping chardonnay, talking about their loves, their losses, their lives.

They don’t talk about the handcuffs too often, but when reality hits the road, more women than ever are being arrested for driving drunk.

“TV shows have made it look hip and cool to stay home and drink,” Laura Dean-Moody, president of Mothers Read the rest of this entry »

Experts say 2009 already has been proved a dangerous year for lightning strikes in the United States and warn the worst may be yet to come.

National Weather Service lightning expert John Jensenius said 11 people have been killed in the United States by lighning strikes just this month as the particularly dangerous summer months get under way, ABC News reported Monday.

“Last year was an exceptionally good year for not having fatalities. Read the rest of this entry »

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Assurant Inc. awarded President and Chief Executive Robert B. Pollock compensation valued at $5.4 million for fiscal 2008, a 53 percent increase over the previous year, according to Associated Press calculations of data filed with regulators.

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, the New York-based insurer reported paying Pollock a base salary of $950,000, up 12 percent from the year Read the rest of this entry »

General liability insurance should see a small increase in premium rates by next year as profits start declining, according to a study by Hartford, Conn.-based Conning Research and Consulting.

The firm said the GL commercial line, that involves about $58 billion in direct premiums written, has been profitable with industry-wide combined ratios below 100 for the past two years, but warned this positive underwriting performance is unlikely Read the rest of this entry »

General liability insurance should see a small increase in premium rates by next year as profits start declining, according to a study by Hartford, Conn.-based Conning Research and Consulting.

The firm said the GL commercial line, that involves about $58 billion in direct premiums written, has been profitable with industry-wide combined ratios below 100 for the past two years, but warned this positive underwriting performance is unlikely Read the rest of this entry »

General liability insurance should see a small increase in premium rates by next year as profits start declining, according to a study by Hartford, Conn.-based Conning Research and Consulting.

The firm said the GL commercial line, that involves about $58 billion in direct premiums written, has been profitable with industry-wide combined ratios below 100 for the past two years, but warned this positive underwriting performance is unlikely Read the rest of this entry »

General liability insurance should see a small increase in premium rates by next year as profits start declining, according to a study by Hartford, Conn.-based Conning Research and Consulting.

The firm said the GL commercial line, that involves about $58 billion in direct premiums written, has been profitable with industry-wide combined ratios below 100 for the past two years, but warned this positive underwriting performance is unlikely Read the rest of this entry »