Oklahoma Woman Awarded $1M in Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit

A federal jury has awarded a transgender woman more than $1 million after finding Southeastern Oklahoma State University discriminated against her and wrongfully denied her tenure. The Oklahoman newspaper reports jurors sided with former English professor Rachel Tudor on Monday. Tudor’s lawsuit alleged the university treated her differently than non-transgender professors, including subjecting her to […]

Best Agencies to Work For Midwest: R&R Insurance — Bronze

Investing in Growth and Community, Sharing Success From leadership style, to growth in a sluggish economy, to profit sharing, to career opportunities, to doing the right thing for customers, and more, employees of R&R Insurance Services in Waukesha, Wisconsin, say there’s a lot to love about their place of employment. And their enthusiasm for their […]

Some Businesses in Dickinson, Texas, Still Recovering from Harvey

Some Dickinson business owners are getting back on their feet — or trying — after flooding from Hurricane Harvey swamped more than 80 shops, restaurants and offices. The Galveston County Daily News reports Keith Lilley, owner of two popular Dickinson restaurants, Dickinson Bar-B-Que & Steakhouse and Marais, had severe flooding at both properties. Within a […]

Commercial Insurance Rate Decreases Slowing Globally: Marsh

Average global insurance rates decreased for the 18th consecutive quarter, although the rate of decline slowed in the third quarter (down 1.6 percent) as compared to the prior quarter (down 2.2 percent), according to broker Marsh’s Global Insurance Market Index for the third quarter of 2017. Marsh reports that rate decreases slowed globally in the […]

Insurance Journal Seeks Industry Charity Stories for 2017

Insurance Journal’s Charity Issue will highlight some of the many charitable tales in insurance. Share your firm’s story on how you support the community. Enter your photos and a brief description of the event here. Deadline for inclusion is December 1st, 2017. Want to stay up to date? Get the latest insurance newssent straight to […]

Another Settlement Reached in Berkeley Balcony Collapse Lawsuit

Another lawsuit settlement has been reached over a 2015 balcony collapse in Berkeley, Calif. that killed six college students and injured seven other people. A lawyer for victims and families of the dead announced this week that a partial settlement was reached with the property managers and owners of the Library Gardens apartment complex. Details […]