May 26, 2022

Thu, 26 May 2022 16:45:25 +0000
United States Attorney Duane A. Evans announced on May 25, 2022 that Doniesha Gibson (Gibson) age 31, of New Orleans, Louisiana and Erica Lee Thompson (Erica Lee), age 47, of Harvey, Louisiana, were sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, …
Thu, 26 May 2022 16:24:31 +0000
Deer hunters would be able to use semi-automatic rifles during a newly created antlerless season in January under a bill approved by lawmakers Tuesday and sent to the governor. The measure given final approval by the House is designed to …
Thu, 26 May 2022 16:19:48 +0000
A class action lawsuit is accusing three automakers and a parts manufacturer of knowingly selling vehicles containing air bag inflators that are at risk of exploding. Two deaths and at least four injuries have been linked to such explosions. The …
Thu, 26 May 2022 16:18:28 +0000
The state of Indiana is investigating a slag pit explosion at a northwestern Indiana steel mill, it said Tuesday. The explosion Sunday in a raw materials section of the sprawling Cleveland-Cliffs Indiana Harbor West mill on the Lake Michigan shoreline …
Thu, 26 May 2022 16:09:46 +0000
One of the women accusing Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct while she gave him a massage said she felt threatened by a comment he made following a therapy session. Appearing on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” …
Thu, 26 May 2022 16:05:53 +0000
Inszone Insurance Services, a full-service insurance brokerage firm which provides a broad array of property & casualty insurance, along with employee benefits solution, acquired Caleb Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. Founded by Thomas B. Polvogt...
Thu, 26 May 2022 15:47:16 +0000
Twitter Inc. has agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations it misused private information, like phone numbers, to target advertising after telling users the information would be used for security reasons, according to court documents filed on We...
Thu, 26 May 2022 14:45:57 +0000
Full-year net income for U.S. property/casualty insurers increased slightly to $61.9 billion from $60.3 billion in 2020, but the industry turned in a $3.8 billion underwriting loss in 2021. The P/C industry posted a $5.2 billion underwriting gain in 20...
Thu, 26 May 2022 14:06:19 +0000
Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn has accepted an undisclosed financial settlement to end his federal defamation lawsuit against a well-known attorney who represented a dancer who she said accused Wynn of sexual harassment and retaliation. Los A...
Thu, 26 May 2022 14:06:15 +0000
Oneglobal Appoints IRB’s Oka as CEO Reinsurance Brazil Oneglobal Broking announced the appointment of Adriano Oka as CEO Reinsurance Brazil. Oka will report to Nery Silva, CEO Mercosul, Oneglobal Brazil. The appointment is effective immediately. Oka wi...
Thu, 26 May 2022 13:15:11 +0000
Miami-Dade County has agreed to pay a record $4 million for the care of a girl whose spinal cord was severed in a crash with a police cruiser that was speeding into an intersection with non-working stoplights as a hurricane …
Thu, 26 May 2022 13:07:44 +0000
Delaware Gov. John Carney on Tuesday vetoed a bill to legalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults for recreational use, drawing the wrath of fellow Democrats who have fought for years to make weed legal. In …
Thu, 26 May 2022 12:51:11 +0000
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries TEVA and AbbVie’s Allergan unit reached a settlement worth $161.5 million to resolve claims the companies fueled an opioid epidemic in West Virginia, state attorney general Patrick Morrisey said on Wednesday. The agreemen...
Thu, 26 May 2022 12:28:00 +0000
Hackers compromised some online accounts of General Motors Co. customers in April, potentially accessing addresses, phone numbers and other personal information, according to a data breach notice filed with California regulators. In a letter to affecte...
Thu, 26 May 2022 12:27:50 +0000
Georgia’s incumbent insurance commissioner easily survived a Republican primary challenge from a candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump. The Democratic candidate will be decided by a runoff. Commissioner John King was appointed to the role...
Thu, 26 May 2022 11:55:43 +0000
Property/casualty speciality insurer Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. announced its planned acquisition by Brickell PC Insurance Holdings LLC. has been terminated by shareholder Brickell. R&Q announced in April it agreed to be purchased by Br...
Thu, 26 May 2022 09:01:07 +0000
Howden, the international insurance broker, announced it has obtained approval from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to increase its shareholding in Howden India from 49% to 100%. The move is subject to post completio...
Thu, 26 May 2022 08:37:18 +0000
Mexico will go to local and international courts if there is no agreement with U.S. firm Vulcan Materials over its mining activity in the eastern state of Quintana Roo, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday. The Mexican government …
Thu, 26 May 2022 08:12:24 +0000
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Rescuers dug through debris Tuesday of a building collapse in southwestern Iran that killed at least 14 people, fearful that many more could still be trapped beneath the rubble as authorities arrested the city’s mayor in …
Thu, 26 May 2022 07:36:20 +0000
A logistically risky and costly transfer of crude between tankers at sea highlights the steps at least one Chinese buyer is willing to take to ensure the smooth flow of oil from eastern Russia to Asia. Buyers are using creative …
Thu, 26 May 2022 07:10:39 +0000
Volkswagen settled its UK class action lawsuit for £193 million ($242 million) with more than 90,000 drivers impacted by the emissions scandal. No admissions of liability have been made by Volkswagen and the terms and conditions are confidential, acco...
Thu, 26 May 2022 05:32:28 +0000
Socotra Acquires Avolanta, Adding Unified Agent and Customer Portal Insurance carrier technology firm Socotra reports it has acquired Avolanta, a Columbia, South Carolina software startup offering a unified portal built for the insurance industry. Term...
Thu, 26 May 2022 05:25:58 +0000
An 18-year-old gunman stormed a Texas elementary school on Tuesday and killed 19 children and two teachers, reigniting a debate in the United States over gun control and the potential legal liability for manufacturers of firearms. Below is a look …
Thu, 26 May 2022 05:01:31 +0000
By Wednesday morning, it was all over except for the speeches. The five-day special session on the insurance crisis turned into just three days, and without seeing adoption of a single significant modification to two bills that had been carefully …
Thu, 26 May 2022 05:00:57 +0000
NEWPORT, R.I. —Three firefighters were injured battling a major fire at a recently renovated hotel in Newport, Rhode Island, fire officials said. The fire at the Wayfinder Hotel was reported at about 8 p.m. Monday and crews remained on the …
Thu, 26 May 2022 05:00:21 +0000
California written premium for 2021 was 2% below 2020 and 14% below 2019, a new report shows. The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California issued released its quarterly experience report, an update on California statewide insurer exp...
Thu, 26 May 2022 05:00:19 +0000
A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit by a group of gun manufacturers, distributors and retailers challenging the constitutionality of a New York law that allows the state and people affected by gun violence to sue the industry. …
Thu, 26 May 2022 05:00:16 +0000
Adult sexual assault survivors who missed legal deadlines to sue their abusers would get a second chance to file lawsuits under a bill that received final approval Monday from New York’s Legislature. Once it becomes law, the Adult Survivors Act …
Thu, 26 May 2022 05:00:15 +0000
The University of California system announced Tuesday it will pay nearly $375 million to more than 300 women who said they were sexually abused by a UCLA gynecologist, bringing a record amount in total payouts by a public university in …
Wed, 25 May 2022 23:05:49 +0000
Spurred by Tuesday’s deadly elementary school shooting in Texas, California senators approved giving people the power to sue those who traffic in illegal firearms, mimicking a Texas law that is intended to deter abortions. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom ...

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