The end of the mystery. Price aid is cancelled. Eddie Price instead wants to remain free on bond.

The power of the new media on display folks.  We exposed Price Aid, a party scheduled for the benefit of disgraced former Mandeville Mayor turned convicted felon Eddie Price one week ago.  It has been cancelled.  Oh yeah, Eddie also wants to stay out of the pen until September. Anyone reckon Feldman will change his mind?

I’ve embedded the related Channel 4 story on this topic below the fold. Continue reading “The end of the mystery. Price aid is cancelled. Eddie Price instead wants to remain free on bond.”

Now dats what I’m talking about. Ken Feinberg curbs ESIS and turns instead to the well oiled machine at Crawford and Company for spill claims.

I have a lot going on right now but this post must go up.  I’ve had one eye peeled on BP claims since we began covering problems in the BP claims process back in late June. (A short follow up to the first post can be found here.) So here is the deal and the story behind the story which is often just as good.  BP hires ESIS to handle their claims related ot the oil spill.  ESIS is a subsidiary of ACE Insurance, a company connected to the disgraced former CEO of AIG, Hank Greenberg.  Obama snags a $20BN claims concession from BP and appoints Ken Feinberg to oversee the process.

Now there are the Women of the Oil and the Anne(a) Marie(as) of the Slabbed so I guess it is only fair there are also Women of the Slabb, a group of discriminating women who are as intelligent as they are lovely that include more than a few ladies that call the insurance industry home in one way, shape or fashion. Two of these women are Deb at Dimechimes and Mary Anne over at The Insurance Situation both of which are on our blogroll under insurance. In the area of claims these women are at the pinnacle of their profession.

Let’s begin Mississippi coast girl made good Mary Anne Medina who snagged a 1 on 1 interview with Ken Feinberg for Claims Magazine in early July. Continue reading “Now dats what I’m talking about. Ken Feinberg curbs ESIS and turns instead to the well oiled machine at Crawford and Company for spill claims.”