September 23, 2021

A woman miscarried at a California hospital. 6 years later she discovered the hospital had secretly taped the procedure

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By Nicole Einbinder From Business Insider A lawsuit filed in March alleges that Sharp Grossmont Hospital in Southern California secretly recorded around 1,800 women between July 2012 and June 2013 as they underwent a range of gynecological procedures, including Caesarean births, D&Cs after miscarriages, hysterectomies, and sterilizations. Sharp HealthCare, the company that oversees Sharp Grossmont […]

Technology Nostalgia

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By Michael Isberto Technology is an amazing thing, and the advances in the field in the last decade have been nothing short of remarkable. We are seeing autonomous cars, smart homes that can learn your preferred living environment, a Hyperloop that lets people travel nearly 700 mph, a 3D-printed cornea, artificial embryos, and so much […]

A.M. Best to present at the 2018 Insurance Association of the Caribbean Conference

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OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A.M. Best will present at the 2018 Insurance Association of the Caribbean (IAC) Conference, June 3–5, 2018, at the Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica. William Pargeans, director, life/health ratings division, and Ricardo Longchallon, senior financial analyst, property/casualty ratings division, will present a session, titled, “The Impact of A.M. Best’s New Rating […]

The Editor Speaks: When stats don’t tell the whole story

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Being trained as a Quantity Surveyor I know all there is to know about statistics. Our Appraisals and valuations are based to a large extent on stats. I also know how to weight stats one way or another without lying or manipulating. The Press Releases we are receiving every week giving us the latest on […]

A.M. Best maintains Under Review with Negative Implications Status for Credit Ratings of Knight Insurance Company Ltd. and Its Affiliates

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OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A.M. Best has maintained the under review with negative implications status on the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “bbb+” of Knight Insurance Company Ltd. (Knight Insurance) (Cayman Islands) and its reinsured U.S. insurance company subsidiary, Knight Specialty Insurance Company (Wilmington, DE). Concurrently, […]

A painful goodbye

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By David (R.J.) Vied From Linkedin A Painful Goodbye What I’m about to tell you is a personal encounter with the only thing I’ve found deadlier than the drug, Enabling! This article is from my personal experience, I have no college education, as you may notice in my writing lol. I’m no Harvard or Berkley grad nor […]

A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Republic Insurance Company (Cayman) Limited

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March 09, 2016 04:21 PM Eastern Standard Time OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A.M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating of B++ (Good) and an issuer credit rating of “bbb+” to Republic Insurance Company (Cayman) Limited (Republic Insurance) (Cayman Islands). The outlook assigned to both ratings is stable. Republic Insurance’s ratings reflect the company’s established niche in […]

A.M. Best affirms ratings of Palms Insurance Company, Limited

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OLDWICK, N.J., Mar 21, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and issuer credit rating of “a” of Palms Insurance Company, Limited (Palms) (George Town, Cayman Islands). The outlook for both ratings remains stable. The ratings reflect Palms’ excellent risk-adjusted capitalization and history of consistently strong operating […]

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