Massachusetts’ Morrison Mahoney Elects Six New Partners

Morrison Mahoney LLP, a Boston, Mass.-headquartered law firm, has announced the election of six new partners. The partners represent a range of practice areas including appeals, insurance coverage, construction litigation, professional liability defense, medical malpractice, fraud, transportation and employment law disputes. The partners are: Joseph Ciollo – Based in Hartford and Stamford, Conn., Ciollo represents […]

How Middle Managers Coerce Employees into Deceiving Upper Management

Several recent corporate and governmental scandals — Wells Fargo and the Veterans Administration to name two — unfortunately have revolved around middle managers and employees who have attempted to meet lofty performance goals that superiors impose by engaging in deceptive performance practices. A study led by a University of Kansas School of Business professor sheds […]

EPIC Adds New Brokerage Team in Pittsburgh

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has opened operations in Pittsburgh, Penn., with the hiring of Sean Andreas, Al Dragotto, Kurt Karstens, Pete Kostorick, Sally Krauss, Zach Mendelson, Phil Wakim, Chuck Yorio, Jan Zewe and others. This group of insurance professionals joins EPIC from Wells […]

Pennsylvania’s Kueny Insurance Merges with KMRD Partners

Kueny Insurance, a Warrington, Penn.-based insurance company, has merged with KMRD Partners, a boutique risk management and human capital solutions firm also based in Warrington. The merger brings three new team members to KMRD with experience in small to mid-size business and personal lines, explained KMRD Principal and Co-Founder Bob Dietzel in a company press […]

Neon Launches Marine Joint Venture in Italy

Neon announced the launch of an underwriting operation in Italy with Cambiaso Risso, a leading Italian marine broker who will have a minority shareholding in the venture. Based in Genoa, Neon Italy will initially target hull and cargo business placed locally. “The venture will develop Neon’s marine portfolio, combining its innovative approach to risk solutions […]

Fighting Drivers of Commercial Auto Frequency, Severity With Technology

Litigation financing, distracted driving and unexpected verdicts are just some of the factors impacting commercial auto frequency and severity, according to panelists speaking at the 2017 Risk Management Summit this week in Las Vegas. There has been a focus on commercial auto underwriting losses and the extended period of heightened claims severity that has resulted […]