Casualty & Surety Inc. acquires trucking insurer

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Casualty & Surety Inc., a Birmingham, Ala.-based property and casualty brokerage firm, has acquired JC Shannon Insurance Services Inc., based in Fresno, Calif. Terms were not announced.

JC Shannon specializes in truck physical damage and cargo coverage, and will enhance CSI’s dealings in the trucking industry. The acquisition also will present an opportunity to expand CSI’s business in the western United States, according to Rob Roberts, the company’s chief operating officer.