Month: March 2022

Anthem fined $5 million over consumer violations

“As Georgia’s Insurance Commissioner, my number one priority is protecting Georgia consumers,” said Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King in a statement. “To that end, after numerous complaints made to our office regarding the operations of Blue Cross Blue Shield from individuals, physicians, hospitals, and others from around the state, I instructed my […]

Arch shores up claims team with senior hires

Meanwhile, Milnes is a qualified solicitor joining Arch from W/R/B Underwriting, where she was a claims adjuster specializing in international directors and officers (D&O) and financial institution (FI) insurance claims. She also held claim adjuster roles at AXA, Chubb, and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and was a solicitor at Kennedys Law. In their new […]

Allstate names new HR chief

The Allstate Corporation has announced the appointment of Bob Toohey as executive vice president and chief human resources officer. In his new role, Toohey will help ensure that the company attracts, retains and cultivates a diverse workforce. Toohey has more than 30 years of business and human resources experience. Prior to joining Allstate, he was […]

Higginbotham expands into new state

National insurance firm Higginbotham has announced the acquisition of Insurance & Risk Managers (IRM), an independent commercial and personal property-casualty insurance broker based in Brookhaven, Miss., with three additional offices across the state. The deal marks Higginbotham’s entrance into Mississippi, expanding its footprint to 13 states. It also allows IRM to expand its […]