Business Insurance - Web News http://businessinsurance.com/section/news http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:47:19 EST 10 Directors and officers pricing slides 9.2% http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160429/NEWS06/160429753 20160429/NEWS06/160429753 Overall pricing for directors and officers insurance among publicly traded U.S. companies dropped 9.2% during the first quarter of this year, Aon Risk Solutions said Friday. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:58:58 EST Nissan adds 3.5 million vehicles to recall over air bag flaw http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160429/NEWS06/160429754 20160429/NEWS06/160429754 Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. said on Friday it will recall 3.53 million vehicles, most in the United States, citing passenger-side air bags that may not work properly because vehicle sensors may malfunction. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:30:15 EST Interest rate, reinsurance price pressure trip Swiss Re in 1Q http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160429/NEWS06/160429756 20160429/NEWS06/160429756 Swiss Re Ltd. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:17:46 EST Rule targets greater opioid controls for workplace injuries http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160429/NEWS08/160429757 20160429/NEWS08/160429757 The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has proposed a rule that, among other things, defines the best medical practices for the use of opioids to treat workplace injuries and illnesses. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:11:37 EST Gallagher posts growing profit as company expands http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160429/NEWS06/160429758 20160429/NEWS06/160429758 Arthur J. Gallagher's total revenues for the first-quarter of 2016 increased 5.6% to $1.3 billion over 2015. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:53:37 EST Weakness in investment income, personal lines hit Hartford results http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160429/NEWS06/160429759 20160429/NEWS06/160429759 Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:52:09 EST Partnership to provide insurance cover for drone operators http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160429/NEWS06/160429760 20160429/NEWS06/160429760 Willis Programs, a unit of Willis Towers Watson P.L.C., and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International have partnered to develop DroneGuard, an insurance program for the association's members. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:48:57 EST Deadlock broken over new Florida insurance regulator http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160429/NEWS06/160429762 20160429/NEWS06/160429762 The announcement comes after months of disagreement between Florida's governor and chief financial officer. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:29:44 EST Fall hazards result in fines for oft-cited contractor http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160429/NEWS08/160429763 20160429/NEWS08/160429763 A New Jersey contractor is facing another series of citations from federal workplace safety regulators and total proposed fines of $789,536. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:30:08 EST Aon profit dips on foreign exchange in first quarter http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160429/NEWS06/160429764 20160429/NEWS06/160429764 Aon's first quarter 2016 revenues dropped 1.9% year over year to $2.79 billion, the company announced Friday. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:12:10 EST