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ALEX PURVIS — Coronavirus Business Insurance Q&A: Policyholder coverage counsel on developing insurance issues

Q: It seems that many businesses are being told that they simply don’t have insurance coverage for coronavirus.  Why is that? A: My sense is that we’re seeing general assumption based on broad concepts that may not apply to all claims.   For example, most insurance policies that contain some version of business interruption coverage will use the term “direct ...

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SouthGroup names Cyndi Tullos chief operating officer and executive VP

The Board of Directors of SouthGroup Insurance & Financial Services has named Cynthia Raney Tullos as its Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice-President.  Tullos is a Jackson native and has spent the past 18 years in operations with SouthGroup.  Prior to assuming the COO position she was Vice-President of Operations and Technology in the agency. Ronnie Tubertini, President and CEO, ...

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Little joins Pyron Group Insurance as agent

Pyron Group Insurance recently announced the hiring of Zac Little who joins its Jackson team as an agent. The Brandon native is a graduate of the Mississippi State University’s Risk Management and Insurance program. He is a member of the Gamma Iota Sigma professional fraternity. Before joining Pyron Group, Little held internships at Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance and SouthGroup ...

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Business interruption can spell doom without proper insurance

By BECKY GILLETTE What happens when you have to close your business for a period of time to have repairs done after insured events such as fire, water damage, theft, hail, a hurricane, a tornado or other disasters? Closing even for a few days can greatly disrupt income for the business that still has to pay its employees, the rent, ...

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Galloway-Chandler-McKinney named a Best Practices agency

For the seventh consecutive year, Galloway-Chandler-McKinney Insurance has been named a Best Practices agency, identifying the firm as a national industry leader. Of the more than 20,000 independent agencies across the country, only 267 qualified as a Best Practices agency. The recognition comes from the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) and Atlanta-based management consulting firm Reagan Consulting. ...

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Mississippi city no longer provides worker health insurance

Employee of the Mississippi city of Lumberton have been working without employer-provided health insurance for about three months. Mayor Quincy Rogers tells WDAM-TV that the insurance was cut was due to financial issues and saved the city about $140,000. The nature or cause of the financial issues is unclear. The station says workers were promised raises to help compensate them ...

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ALAN TURNER — Southern Farm Bureau: An award-winning workplace

Recently, I visited with Matt Gin, Manager of Corporate Training and Communications for Southern Farm Bureau, and learned about a coveted award that SFBLI recently won. Matt is a native of Jackson and holds a degree in communications from Ole Miss. He’s been with SFBLI since 2008, having previously worked with the Memphis Red Birds. Southern Farm Bureau is one ...

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