Sunday, November 30, 2008

Rent seeking or lack of private insurance markets?

Monsanto has talked the federal government into giving farmers a break on their crop insurance if they use crops that produce pesticides.

CUMIS Insurance Society, Inc. v. Goodson

Virginia Eastern District Court. Negotiable Instrument. Filed: December 19, 2007. Plaintiff: CUMIS Insurance Society, Inc., CUMIS Insurance Society, Inc. Defendant: Robert Goodson.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Bush vetoes 2nd bill expanding children's health insurance program

Associated Press - December 12, 2007 6:33 PM ET WHITE HOUSE (AP) - President Bush is again vetoing legislation that would have expanded government-provided health insurance for children.

Edwards plan will stop insurance abuses

Former Sen. John Edwards (DN.C.) this week presented a new plan that he says will stop health-insurance companies from abusing customers, according to an article on his Web site.

8891. Group disability insurance is bad?

8891 | Group disability insurance is bad? | LH | replies 21 | Wed, 28 Nov 2007 19:49:54 -0500.

News - QA: Insurance and storm damage

After recent storms left thousands of people homeless and many more with damaged property, Malcolm Tarling of the Universal property and casualty insurance company of British Insurers answers some important insurance questions.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Year after Clinton neighbors' shooting, man seeks insurance money

WHITE PLAINS (AP) - A man whose wife was shot to death - a killing that attracted national attention because the couple lived near Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton - is trying to collect nearly half a million dollars on her life ...