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Bridges Tapped to Lead INSURICA’s Texas Region

Oklahoma City-based independent insurance agency, INSURICA, has named Mark Bridges to lead its Texas operations as regional president. Bridges is currently the president of INSURICA DFB Insurance Services Inc. (formerly DFB Insurance Group LLC) and is a third-generation insurance executive. He has been active in the Texas insurance industry for over 20 years working on […]

Lockton Affinity Adds Cyber Coverage to Lawyers PL Program

Lockton Affinity Lawyer has added CyberLock Lawyer to its portfolio of products for lawyers and firms with one to 19 attorneys. The CyberLock Lawyer cyber risk insurance policy protects firms and attorneys from cyber risks, such as confidentiality and privacy breaches, computer system disruptions, hackers, fraudulent funds transfers, malware, extortion and ransomware. CyberLock Lawyer works […]

Arkansas Farmers Get $466M in Payments for Crop Losses in 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Arkansas farmers received $466 million in federal “safety net” payments this year for their crop losses in 2016, third highest in the nation. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that this year’s payments are $100 million higher than last year’s, an increase brought on primarily by low market prices for rice. […]

Harvey-Related Woes Linger on Some Texas Farms

For days after Hurricane Harvey flooded her Sour Lake, Texas, neighborhood, Deanna Coburn’s farm was silent, without its usual chorus of bleating goats and crowing roosters. The Beaumont Enterprise reports her chickens fled to the highest parts of the roosts, the ducks struggled to keep their head above the strong current of water pouring out […]