Pinnacle Actuarial Resources Announces New Senior Consulting Actuaries, Consulting Actuaries

March 10, 2023 by matray

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources announced several consultant appointments. Hongmei Li and Darcie Truttmann were named the firm’s newest senior consulting actuaries and Brittany Henrich, Andrew Krieger and Nicole McArdle were named consulting actuaries. “We couldn’t be more pleased about these talented individuals joining our consulting team,” Pinnacle managing principal Joe Herbers… Continue reading...

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Integris Group Appoints New Board Member

January 10, 2023 by matray

Integris Group recently announced the appointment of Gary DiDato, MD, to its board of directors. “Dr. DiDato’s extensive and impressive professional background will bring a wealth of knowledge and insight to our Board of Directors,” said Stephen J. Gallant, Integris Group chief executive officer. “We look forward to working with… Continue reading...

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Mutual Insurance Company of Arizona Announces Executive Leadership Changes

January 9, 2023 by matray

Mutual Insurance Co. of Arizona (MICA) recently announced the following leadership changes in anticipation of retirements at key positions. Effective Jan. 16, 2023, Sherry Haworth joins MICA as its senior vice president and chief operating officer. Haworth was most recently at PLICO, a MedPro Group/Berkshire Hathaway Co. that specializes in medical… Continue reading...

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Medical Liability Monitor December 2022 issue highlights

December 12, 2022 by matray

Study Shows Wide Variance Among States’ Malpractice Costs Physicians, nurses and healthcare workers in the state of New York suffered the largest number of medical malpractice lawsuits filed between 2012 and 2022, while those in Wisconsin experienced the fewest filings during the same period, according to a study published online… Continue reading...

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CNA Appoints Steve Goldman to Senior Vice President, Financial Lines and Healthcare

December 6, 2022 by matray

CNA announced the appointment of Steve Goldman to senior vice president of financial lines and healthcare. In this role, Goldman will guide the strategic and operational plans across these product lines. "Steve's proven track record of performance across all facets of the financial lines portfolio, and his deep leadership experience… Continue reading...

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NOW Insurance Makes Two Executive New Hires: Patrick O’Doherty and Christopher Ernest

December 6, 2022 by matray

NOW Insurance, a full-stack, AI-enabled commercial insurance platform specializing in medical professional liability coverage, announced today the hiring of two new executives: Patrick O’Doherty as executive vice president of underwriting and Christopher Ernest as director of underwriting for allied healthcare. Both are new roles for the company. O’Doherty will be… Continue reading...

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COPIC Hires Ted Tzeng to be its Chief Information Officer

November 15, 2022 by matray

COPIC hired Ted Tzeng to be its new chief information officer (CIO). A strategic technology executive with demonstrated success transforming business through product development, IT automation and data-driven solutions, Tzeng previously led high performing teams to build innovative customer experiences, according to COPIC. He holds a bachelor of science degree,… Continue reading...

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Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyer Suzanne M. Utke Joins Marshall Dennehey’s Health Care Department in Philadelphia

November 7, 2022 by matray

Medical malpractice trial lawyer and licensed nurse Suzanne M. Utke, RN, BSN, MHA, JD, has joined the Philadelphia office of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin PC as a shareholder in its Health Care Department. Previously, Utke was a partner at Weber Gallagher. For more than two decades, Utke has… Continue reading...

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Kirk C. Tweedy Joins Integris Group as Chief Operating Officer

October 26, 2022 by matray

Integris Group announced Kirk C. Tweedy has joined the company as its chief operating officer. According to Integris, Tweedy has 32 years of insurance experience across multiple disciplines, product lines and distribution channels. Most recently, he held the position of chief operating officer at Berkley Small Business Solutions in Wilmington,… Continue reading...

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MedMal Direct Names Steven Carey VP of Claims

September 2, 2022 by matray

MedMal Direct Insurance Co. named Steven Carey its new vice president of claims, effective immediately. “Steven is an experienced claims professional with a strong desire to apply the strategies learned to defend our insureds working with our local defense counsel,” Marc D. Hammett, MedMal Direct president and CEO. “I have… Continue reading...

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