• 1937
  • Almost 80 years of research and scientific tests support the same conclusion reached by the original German and American accident investigations in 1937: It seems clear that the Hindenburg disaster was caused by an electrostatic discharge (i.e., a spark) that ignited leaking hydrogen . (airships.net)
  • exclusion
  • The Moller Line, like any other shipping line, was only too aware that if war was declared, they would probably never see many of their ships again, and "Loss or Damage due to War Causes" is still an exclusion clause on almost all Insurance Policies. (touregypt.net)
  • wages
  • When wages were frozen by the National War Labor Board and a shortage of workers occurred, employers sought ways to get around the wage controls in order to attract scarce workers, and offering health insurance was one option. (ebri.org)
  • Health insurance was an attractive means to recruit and retain workers during a labor shortage for two reasons: Unions supported employment-based health insurance, and workers' health benefits were not subject to income tax or Social Security payroll taxes, as were cash wages. (ebri.org)
  • 1929
  • Colonial Life's history traces back to 1929 when company founder Edwin Averyt was working as a bond salesman in Birmingham, Alabama and met with a former University of Alabama classmate who was successful at selling individual accident insurance policies. (wikipedia.org)
  • premiums
  • Under the current tax code, health insurance premiums paid by employers are deductible for employers as a business expense, and are excluded, without limit, from workers' taxable income. (ebri.org)
  • unemployment
  • Abject poverty and unemployment were sharply reduced by his government's policies of industrialisation and redistribution of wealth through progressive taxation, together with the creation of a comprehensive social security system. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • In 1982, after 10 years of stagnation under Clement Stone Jr., the elder Stone, then 79, resumed control until the completion of a merger with Ryan Insurance Co. allowed him to transfer control to Patrick Ryan. (wikipedia.org)
  • We have had Geico Insurance for at least 13 years. (yellowpages.com)
  • In truth, however, Social Security has never closely approximated a private insurance plan, and changes to the Social Security Act over the years have moved it ever farther from that model. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Throughout the War years of 1939-1945 the Ministry of Transport laid claim to all British owned or registered vessels. (touregypt.net)
  • victims
  • These 'love potions' etc were usually arsenic, or antimony, and they were invariably accompanied by excessive insurance policies on the victims, often made out in favour of gang members rather than the supposed 'poison widow' beneficiaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • municipal
  • On July 2, 1905, a group of municipal civil servants from the German Rhine province, led by City Secretary Josef Funken of Koblenz, founded a self-help organization to provide health insurance to municipal civil servants in the Rhine region. (fundinguniverse.com)
  • socialism
  • The provisions of the Social Security Act (signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on 14 August 1935) were tailored to model a private insurance system and avoid any hint of socialism. (encyclopedia.com)
  • agents
  • Its products are marketed by independent insurance agents and brokers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The gang embraced insurance agents and made highly successful use of the period's widespread cheap insurance policies, often taken out without medical examination (not required for policies under $500) or the knowledge of the principal concerned, who would subsequently meet an agonising death by arsenic, engineered by the spouse, possibly with intent, possibly in superstitious ignorance of their actions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clark
  • Bob Clark has been my insurance agent for so long that I honestly can't remember who was before nor do I ever give thought to who could be next. (yellowpages.com)
  • 1968 - Motor racing world champion Jim Clark is killed in an accident during a Formula Two race at Hockenheim. (wikipedia.org)
  • employers
  • In 1939, the Court in Pacific Employers Insurance v. Industrial Accident wrote: [T]here are some limitations upon the extent to which a state may be required by the full faith and credit clause to enforce even the judgment of another state in contravention of its own statutes or policy. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1954 Revenue Act of 1954 (Sec. 106) excludes from taxation employers' contributions to accident and health plans benefiting employees, and clarifies that such contributions had always been deductible as business expenses. (ebri.org)
  • Group
  • In 1997, it bought The Minet Group, as well as insurance brokerage Alexander & Alexander Services, Inc. in a deal that made Aon (temporarily) the largest insurance broker worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • That year it bought Nikols Sedgwick Group, an Italian insurance firm, and formed RiskAttack (with Zurich US), a risk analysis and financial management concern aimed at technology companies. (wikipedia.org)
  • business
  • W. Clement Stone's mother bought a small Detroit insurance agency, and in 1918 brought her son into the business. (wikipedia.org)
  • From Business: GEICO is here to help you with all of your car insurance needs. (yellowpages.com)
  • From Business: Aegis Insurance Agency provides comprehensive insurance packages for any occasion. (yellowpages.com)
  • Herman was an expert counterfeiter and arsonist, with contacts in the criminal world, while Paul ran an insurance scam business from the back of his tailor's shop and aspired to a paid consultancy in 'la fattura', a magic believed in and resorted to by many in South Philadelphia's Italian community. (wikipedia.org)
  • The evidence for the plaintiff showed that he was disabled by an "accident" on September 17, 1932, and was unable to do any business until January 3, 1933. (masscases.com)
  • Board
  • A similar scheme exists in Tasmania through the Motor Accidents Insurance Board. (wikipedia.org)
  • The UAW's Executive Board voted to make a "no strike" pledge to ensure that the war effort would not be hindered by strikes (although vehemently opposed by some UAW executives, such as Tom Di Lorenzo: "Our policy is not to win the war at any cost. (wikipedia.org)
  • fire
  • Third Party Property Damage with Fire and Theft insurance additionally covers the insured vehicle against fire and theft. (wikipedia.org)
  • State
  • In Germany, the term wohlfahrtsstaat, a direct translation of the English "welfare state", is used to describe Sweden's social insurance arrangements. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1912 National Convention of Insurance Commissioners (now the National Association of Insurance Commissioners) develops first model for state law, the Standard Provisions Law, for regulating health insurance. (ebri.org)
  • Service
  • He initially worked in the party's insurance service, and transferred in July 1933 to the office of Deputy Führer Rudolf Hess, where he served as chief of staff. (wikipedia.org)
  • financial
  • Vehicle insurance may additionally offer financial protection against as theft of the vehicle, and against damage to the vehicle sustained from events other than traffic collisions, such as keying and damage sustained by colliding with stationary objects. (wikipedia.org)
  • market
  • The administrations he led forged an eclectic economic policy in which government regulation of commerce, industry and banking was combined with market economics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Debeka will continue to strive for the leading market position in the consumer insurance market. (fundinguniverse.com)
  • York
  • Chubb was formed over a century ago with the partnership of Thomas Chubb - a New York underwriter of cargo and ship insurance - and his son, Percy Chubb. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 1849 New York passes the first general insurance law. (ebri.org)
  • another
  • A 'Greenslip,' another name by which CTP insurance is commonly known due to the colour of the form, must be obtained through one of the five licensed insurers in New South Wales. (wikipedia.org)