Governor, Department of Insurance mandate insurer rebates

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the state’s Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) have ordered all auto insurers operating in the state to either issue refunds or premium waivers to consumers. The premium relief measures are being mandated to account for the reduction in driving activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Michiganders have been staying […]

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Hastings Mutual snags new claims chief

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company has announced the appointment of Tim Mann (pictured) as chief claims officer. Hastings has more than 27 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Hastings Mutual, he served as vice president and head of property claims at Conifer Holdings. “Hastings Mutual has a track record of exceptional claims service and customer […]

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Crawford & Company elevates new general counsel

Crawford & Company has announced the appointment of Tami Stevenson as senior vice president and global general counsel. In her new role, Stevenson will report to Joseph Blanco, president of Crawford. Stevenson succeeds Blanco as general counsel and corporate secretary following Blanco’s promotion to president last month. In her new role, she will be responsible […]

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Hippo Insurance swoops in for carrier Spinnaker Insurance

Tech-empowered insurance company Hippo has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire national P&C insurance carrier Spinnaker Insurance. As part of the acquisition, Spinnaker will join Hippo’s family of companies. Both Hippo and Spinnaker have been business partners since 2017, with the latter serving as the managing general agent’s largest carrier platform. Spinnaker-backed Hippo products […]

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