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Shake, rattle, insure

In 2011, Doak stood in front of a room full of angry and shaken Lincoln County residents and could offer little more than apologies. It was shortly after a record 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled more than just nerves that the state’s top insurance agent was there, hat in hand, with little more than comforting words. Of

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He is back in Moore after May 20’s devastating tornado, but this time, technology has made it easier for insurance representatives to enter a devastated area, locate their clients and expedite the claims process, even with cellphone towers down and spotty Internet service. Technology also aided the Oklahoma Insurance Department to curb fraud in the

Best Commercial Insurance Agency or Broker

Maschino, Hudelson & Associates specializes in employee benefits, executive benefits and human resource solutions. The mission of the firm is to help clients develop benefits programs that make a competitive difference for their company while also making a difference in the lives of their employees. The company employs 35 people and provides the benefits solutions,

Arm your business for storm season

John Wiscaver Vice President, Public Affairs Oklahoma Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company Every year during the spring storm season, Oklahoma businesses face potentially destructive hailstorms. In Oklahoma City alone, businesses have weathered damaging hailstorms four out of the last five years, including 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. The top five property and casualty insurers in

Health care company plans Oklahoma City expansion

The company plans to hire pharmacy technicians who are licensed to work in Oklahoma, customer care advocates and other positions in training and quality management. “UnitedHealth Group strives to stay ahead of changing demands in the market for health care so that we are always prepared to help people get the high-quality, affordable care they

How did we get here?

David Rothwell Physician Managing partner Salerno Health “My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn’t pay the bill, he gave me six months more.” –Walter Matthau In 1900, the yearly cost of health care for an individual was $5 (or $100 in today’s money). Of course, that was prior to standardization

Exploring health care

For the first time, Oklahoma health care leaders and providers are set to collaborate on local solutions. The event will be held Aug. 9-10 at Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel Downtown. Conference chairwoman Shari Moore, vice president of risk management at Physicians Liability Insurance Company, says, “We believe it’s going to be relevant and

INSURICA

U.S. Corporate Headquarters: Oklahoma City Website: insurica.com Year Founded: 1959 CEO: Mike ross Status: Private Full-Time Employees in State: 145 Part-Time Employees in State: 2 INSURICA, an independent insurance agency, works from its Oklahoma City office to bring clients property and casualty, surety, employee benefits and automobile/homeowners products. While it insures customers, it also ensures

CFR

U.S. Corporate Headquarters: Tulsa Website: cfr-ins.com Year Founded: 1935 Chairman: Jack Allen Status: Private Full-Time Employees in State: 79 Part-Time Employees in State: 4 This regional risk management and insurance firm likes to think of itself as an extension of its client’s business, employing a variety of solutions for each customer’s unique needs, and insurance

Homeowner headaches

In addition to tornadoes and damaging winds, Oklahoma has experienced record heat and cold, ridiculously large hail, drought, wildfires, earthquakes, ice storms and deep snow that has not only wreaked havoc on property, but also driven up home insurance costs. The state Insurance Department counted more than $870 million in catastrophic losses in 2011, and

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