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  • Ohio’s Root Insurance Now Offering Homeowners Coverage
    on June 4, 2020 at 1:15 am

    Columbus, Ohio-based insurtech, Root Insurance, has launched Root Home, a homeowners insurance program that is available in 13 states. Root Insurance customers who bundle with new or existing auto policies will save 10% on homeowners insurance, the company said. The …

  • Some Gulf of Mexico Oil Companies Evacuate Workers as Tropical Storm Cristobal Threatens
    on June 4, 2020 at 12:25 am

    BP Plc began turning off production at three platforms in the northern Gulf of Mexico and evacuating workers because of the threat from Tropical Storm Cristobal, forecast to make landfall in Louisiana over the weekend, the company said. Norwegian state-oil …

  • Washington Commissioner Urges Businesses Damaged During Protests to File Claims ASAP
    on June 3, 2020 at 9:11 pm

    Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is advising Washington state business owners who have experienced damage during protests to contact their insurance companies as soon as possible. Damage to businesses and commercial properties caused by theft and vandalism, including fires, should …

  • SAIF in Oregon Declares $100 Million Dividend for Policyholders
    on June 3, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    SAIF, Oregon’s state chartered workers’ compensation insurer, has declared a $100 million dividend for policyholders. Kerry Barnett, president and CEO of SAIF, remarked that the dividend comes at a difficult time for many Oregon businesses facing the challenges of the …

  • Another Resident of Wyoming Nursing Home Dies of COVID-19
    on June 3, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    A second resident of a Wyoming nursing home has died of the coronavirus. The older man had been hospitalized and was a resident of a Washakie County long-term care facility where testing identified 12 cases among residents and nine among …