Plexus Points: Insurance stories we're checking out

At The Plexus Groupe, we enjoy reading about all things insurance and risk management. With this in mind, here are five stories you'll want to check out as you begin your weekend: -- A study theorizes increased car safety will have a major impact on the auto insurance industry down the road.

-- A FEMA official suggests California be properly insured for flooding risks related to El Nino.

-- A look at the penalties facing individuals who don't have health insurance.

-- The cost of workers compensation insurance in Kansas is likely to decrease more than 10 percent in 2016.

-- Good Samaritan insurance is being offered in China.