A 2020 Primer on Democratic Proposals

April 17, 2019

About 20 million Americans have gained coverage under ObamaCare since it was passed in 2010, but nearly 9 percent — 30 million people — still don’t have health insurance.  Read More

Lawmakers in Both Parties Vow to Rein In Insulin Costs

April 16, 2019

Members of Congress from both parties expressed immense frustration on Wednesday at big increases in insulin prices and vowed to work together on legislation to prevent more people from dying because they could not afford the lifesaving medicine. Read More

California Cops, Firefighters with PTSD Seek Workers’ Comp Coverage for Mental Health Trauma

April 16, 2019

Recently diagnosed with post-traumatic stress, Sacramento firefighter Joshua Katz isn’t ready to give up on what he calls a ‘dream job.’ He still loves his “fire family,” exciting workdays and having a job that lets him help others. He’d rather take time off to treat his post-traumatic stress with financial support from workers’ compensation than allow his injury to cause an early end to his career. Read More

Agents Warned About E&O Risks in Claiming Cyber, Cannabis Expertise

April 9, 2019

Insurance agents and brokers who market themselves as experts in cannabis or cyber could wind up regretting that positioning. Because both are relatively new exposures subject to changing regulations and coverages, producers marketing themselves as experts could face scrutiny, lawsuits and possible errors and omissions claims, according to speakers at the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). Read More