IGI president examines the opportunities of a hard market

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“COVID and the impact that it has had on the market, has come at a time when the market is already experiencing difficulties. And we believe COVID will only prolong and intensify the hardening of the market that had already started before it showed up,” he said. “So, we’re seeing positive rate movements across virtually all our classes of business.

“The level and the magnitude of the rate increases being achieved varies depending on the class of business itself. But, across our longtail segment in the first six months of the year, we saw almost 30% increases in rate movements

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CDC Director Dr. Redfield pointed to Rhode Island’s coronavirus restrictions in daycares as a ‘path’ to reopen schools

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Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Robert Redfield pointed Friday to a new study published by his agency as evidence that there is a way to safely reopen childcare centers and schools despite the pandemic.

The study that Redfield cited looked at confirmed and probable Covid-19 infections linked to childcare centers in Rhode Island between June 1, when they were allowed to reopen with restrictions amid declining spread, and June 31. By July 31, 666 childcare facilities were allowed to reopen across the state with capacity for 18,945 children, the study said. However, the study did

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Largest U.S. hospital owner accused in lawsuit of endangering staff during pandemic

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Monique Hernandez registered nurse at Riverside community hospital is overcome with emotions during a memorial and candle light vigil for Hollywood Presbyterian Nurse Celia Marcos who died two days after testing positive for Coronavirus at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

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Four hospital workers and their union sued the largest hospital chain in the country Thursday, accusing HCA Healthcare and one of its hospitals of endangering staff and patients by violating federal coronavirus guidance on protective equipment in hospitals.

The suit alleges that

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Inside Steve Bannon’s mysterious charity at center of wall project fraud

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Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court, following his arraignment hearing for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S. August 20, 2020.

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A little-known not-for-profit run by Steve Bannon, and now linked to the $1 million in fraud charges against him, made loans and payments to Bannon, his son and other family members but made few grants, according to IRS filings.

According to federal prosecutors, Bannon received $1 million in funds from We Build the Wall,

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