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  1. As West Bakes and Northeast Shivers, Elsewhere Tornadoes Almost DisappearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Insurance Journal West

    The same weather pattern that made the West warm and dry and the Northeast cold and snowy has contributed to keeping the rest of the U.S. relatively free of tornadoes so far this year. In the first two months of 2015, about 20 tornadoes occurred, compared with a 10-year average of 130, said Greg Carbin, a warning coordination meteorologist at the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma.

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  2. Lawley Expands Into Connecticut With Merger of DFM InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    Lawley Insurance, an independent insurance agency headquartered in Buffalo, New York, will expand into Connecticut through a merger with DFM Insurance Inc. based in Darien, Connecticut. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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  3. Texas Plant with Fatal Gas Leak Had Been Cited for InfractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    A DuPont and Co pesticide plant where four people died in a gas leak in November had been cited for emissions violations by a state agency on several occasions before the accident, the Houston Chronicle reported. The newspaper cited public records it obtained as showing that DuPont reported regular malfunctions with a multimillion-dollar exhaust and ventilation system inside its La Porte, Texas, pesticide plant that exposed workers to potentially dangerous fumes well before the deadly accident.

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  4. After Jet Crashes, Aviation Industry 'Struggling' to Re-Train PilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    As investigators hunt for what caused an AirAsia jet to crash in an equatorial storm on Dec. 28, the aviation industry is still struggling to apply the lessons of accidents in similar weather over the past decade. It is too early to say whether the Airbus A320 crashed into the Java Sea due to pilot error, mechanical problems, freak weather or - as most often happens in aviation disasters - a combination of factors.

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  5. Insurance Wholesaler Russell Bond Adds Finkelstein in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    David R. Finkelstein has joined insurance wholesaler, Russell Bond & Co., as vice president of distribution and programs. Based in the Chicago area, Finkelstein will be responsible for management and expansion the existing business development efforts, as well as several existing and new programs and the creation of new ones.

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  6. New York AG Directs Legal Services Providers to Assist Buffalo ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman met with local leaders in Buffalo Wednesday and announced that he is making a network of housing counselors and legal services providers available to help area residents resolve issues with insurance companies and mortgage providers following extensive home damage from record snowfall . Schneiderman said the Home Owner Protection Program and its network of lawyers and housing counselors will be available to help consumers resolve outstanding insurance claims, address contractor issues, and navigate other storm-related problems that could impact homeownership.

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  7. A.M. Best: Buffalo Snowstorm Impacts Regional Property WritersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    Ratings agency A.M. Best said there is potential for some insurers - particularly the small, geographically concentrated writers - that were impacted by the recent snowstorm in and around Buffalo, New York , to hit the retention on their catastrophe treaties. A.M. Best said in its Nov. 26 briefing, titled "Buffalo Snowstorm Impacts Regional Property Writers," that while the Buffalo region residents are no stranger to lake-effect snow, the recent storm was considerably more extreme than usual, with as much as 7 feet of snow reported in some areas.

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  8. Snowstorm Recovery Efforts Continue in Buffalo, N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    The Buffalo, New York, region is continuing to recover and assess damages from last week's record-breaking lake-effect snowstorm that brought more than 7 feet of snow to the area. State Farm spokesperson Rachael Risinger said that as of Tuesday, Nov. 25, there have been 564 homeowners claims received for Buffalo and the surrounding areas in wake of last week's snowstorm.

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  9. Buffalo, N.Y.-Area Residents Urged to Prepare for FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    Buffalo, New York, is making significant progress clearing streets still clogged from an epic storm left more than 7 feet of snow even as a flooding threat looms, the city's mayor said Sunday. A ban on driving will continue in hard-hit South Buffalo as hundreds of dump trucks, loaders and other snow removal equipment continue to work around the clock, Mayor Byron Brown said.

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  10. Texas Chemical Plant Workers Died from Accidental AsphyxiationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    Four workers who died on Nov. 15 at a DuPont and Co. plant in Texas were accidentally asphyxiated by chemicals, the coroner's office said, another finding that suggests the victims were not wearing full safety equipment.

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  11. West Virginia University Suspends FraternitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    West Virginia University last week suspended activities at its fraternities and sororities after a freshman suffered a "catastrophic medical emergency" at a frat house. Nolan Burch, 18, from Buffalo, New York, was found unresponsive and without a pulse on the floor of the Kappa Sigma house on Nov. 12, according to a Morgantown Police statement.

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  12. Prime Risk Partners Hires McKenna as Senior VP in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    Prime Risk Partners, a recently established national insurance distribution firm in Atlanta, hired Matthew McKenna as senior vice president. He is based in Buffalo, New York.

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  13. Lawley Insurance Acquires S. Turtletaub & Sons in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    Lawley Insurance, an independent agency based in Buffalo, New York, has acquired S. Turtletaub & Sons Inc., an agency in Bayonne, New Jersey. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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  14. Northeast National Brokerage Offers Underwriting Facility for Petro IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    Wholesale broker Northeast National Brokerage LLC has launched an underwriting facility, registered at Lloyd's, that specializes in excess liability for the petroleum distribution industry. Available across the continental United States, the program offers $5 million in capacity for both lead and excess positions.

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