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Severe Weather Ahead – Some Useful Tips

You may have already heard that the UK is braced for torrential rain and severe gales starting on Sunday 27th October and lasting at least for a couple of days.

Inevitably, this is going to lead to some property damage and, if you are unfortunate enough to suffer any storm damage and you need to make a claim, there are a few things you can do to speed the process up:

  • Gather as much information as you can about the damage, where the damage is and how bad it is (eg.

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Last week, Bankers Insurance Group attended the Florida Association of Insurance Agents (FAIA) 2014 Convention in Orlando! We were super excited to be among so many talented and motivated agents. We even held a party on a boat…inside the convention center. How cool is that?

The convention included educational breakout sessions and inspirational speakers, all committed to improving our industry. We were happy to be part of all the networking, hanging out in person with old friends and colleagues as well as making tons of new contacts. A

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Moving from the public sector to the nonprofit sector has been financially rewarding for Dr. Ali F. Krisht.

The neurosurgeon working for the St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock ranks No. 1 on this week’s list of the highest-paid nonprofit employees in Arkansas with total compensation exceeding $1.3 million in the fiscal year that ended in mid-2012, the most recent data available.

In fact, he’s one of seven nonprofit employees in Arkansas who earned more than $1 million in the 2012 tax year. All

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10 states will sue over health care bill passage

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, a Republican, will file a lawsuit on behalf of 10 states against the U.S. government over passage of the health care reform bill. The lawsuit will challenge if the passage of the bill is constitutional.

“The health care reform legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last night clearly violates the U.S. Constitution and infringes on each state’s soveriegnty,” McCollum said during a news conference.

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The national disability insurance scheme is proving a costly affair. The cost of care and support plans with regard to the scheme in its first three months has come out to be $46,290.

The amount is said to be more than 32% than the average cost predicted in the model designed by the Productivity Commission.

While talking about the scheme, Mitch Fifield, main leader behind the scheme, has affirmed that if the trend continues for the 460,000 people at the time of its complete roll out then the scheme will cost more than $5 billion to the annual cost.

Under the scheme, a local co-ordinator will be engaging with people with disabilities.

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Gallagher acquires wholesaler Tri-State General

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Tri-State General Insurance Agencies, a wholesaler and managing general agency in Salisbury, Md.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Tri-State General is a specialty wholesale and MGA operation that places transportation, garage, professional liability, special events, and property and casualty insurance for its retail insurance broker clients throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Virginia, Ohio and Washington, D.C.

Edward Dickerson and his team will continue to operate from their Salisbury location under the direction of Joel Cavaness, president of Risk Placement Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Arthur J.

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