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Byars|Wright expands in North Alabama

Byars|Wright Insurance has launched its new employee benefits department with the acquisition of Decatur-based Business to Business Solutions’ (B2B) employee benefits assets. With this...

Protective Life to Close Six Offices, Expand Virtual Workforce

Birmingham’s Protective Life plans to expand the number of its employees working virtually and, within two years, close six offices around the country. The move...

Protective Life to Acquire Atlanta-based Revolos

Birmingham’s Protective Life Corp. will acquire Atlanta-based Revolos, Protective’s fifth acquisition since it became part of Dai-ichi Holdings in 2015. Revolos is a full-service finance...

Cobbs Allen Chairman to Retire at End of Year

Bruce S. Denson Sr., who has been in the insurance industry for almost 50 years, will retire as chairman of Cobbs Allen effective Jan....

Pandemic Policy Provisions

COVID-19 triggers lawsuits in both state and federal courts over business interruption claims.

Blue Cross Groups Sue CVS, Allege Price Gouging

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama is one of four Blue Cross groups that filed suit on May 27 against CVS Health for overcharging,...

What State Insurance Commissions Are Doing RE: Virus Crisis

Alabama is one of 38 states whose insurance commissioner has issued a bulletin directing insurance companies on how to adjust their policy practices to...

Navigating Business Insurance Issues in the Virus Crisis

How are you serving businesses and the larger community? While the insurance brokerage industry works with companies every day, one thing is certain: in our...

State Urges Insurers: Cut Slack on Due Dates

The Alabama Department of Insurance this week asked insurers to offer flexibility to customers regarding cancellations or non-renewals amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Insurance Commissioner Jim Ridling...

Blue Cross Weighing Flex in Payment Deadlines

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama may be close to announcing an adjustment in its schedule of premium payments, owing to the ongoing...

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