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Oakland Warehouse Fire Lawyers Can’t Discuss Case Outside CourtOpen in a New Window

A Northern California judge on Friday barred lawyers from publicly discussing the case of two men charged for their roles in the deaths of three dozen people at a warehouse illegally converted into an entertainment venue where a fire broke …

 

NTSB Still Hasn’t Inspected Limo 3 Months After Deadly New York CrashOpen in a New Window

More than three months after 20 people died in a stretch limousine crash in rural upstate New York, federal safety investigators have yet to get their hands on the most crucial piece of evidence: the wrecked vehicle itself. The National …

 

Buildings Hold Firm But Residents Shaky After Alaska AftershocksOpen in a New Window

Seven weeks after a massive earthquake rocked Alaska, aftershocks are still shattering 7-year-old Connor Cartwright’s sense of safety. They shake the earth far less than the 7.0 magnitude quake that sent a mirror, TV and dishes crashing to the ground …

 

Fraud News: Fake Flash Flood Claim, Fraudulent Chiropractor Exams, Payroll ScamOpen in a New Window

Almedina Suljic of Johnston, Iowa, was charged with one count of Insurance Fraud – Presenting False Information (Class D Felony) following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. The charges against Suljic stem from an investigation that began …

 

Insurers Need to Identify Issues Before Investing in InsurtechOpen in a New Window

Creating a roadmap for technology integration is a must for carriers interested in successful insurtech innovation, according to Wesley Todd, a former insurance defense attorney and creator of CaseGlide, a collaboration, workflow, and analytics platform for insurance litigation departments. In …

 

Study Finds Boards at Top U.S. Firms Are Diversifying More QuicklyOpen in a New Window

America’s largest companies added women and minorities to their boards of directors at a faster pace over the past two years, a period when sexual harassment scandals thrust workplace equality into the spotlight, a study shows. The rate of change …

 

Virginia Senate Panel Kills Stricter Seatbelt LawOpen in a New Window

Virginia will continue to have one of the weakest seatbelt laws in the country after a Senate committee killed a bill to require rear-seat passengers in a motor vehicle to wear safety belts and to make violating the state’s seatbelt …

 

Utah Lawmaker Plans Amusement Park Oversight BillOpen in a New Window

A state lawmaker plans to again propose legislation that would add oversight of amusement parks in Utah, one of only six states where an agency isn’t assigned to keep tabs on the parks. Republican state Rep. Val Potter sponsored a …

 

Travelers Seeks Higher Premiums Due to Deadly California WildfiresOpen in a New Window

California’s deadly wildfires are raising the specter of higher insurance premiums for homeowners in the state. After “two significant years in a row of losses, I think the discussion and the debate about the environment is pretty broad and pretty …

 

More Drone Tests Expected in Nevada Under Pilot FAA ProgramOpen in a New Window

The skies around Nevada’s largest cities are about to see more drone aircraft, after federal agencies picked the state for testing remote-controlled vehicles in urban airspace. The Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Department of Transportation announced Jan. 15 that the …

 

Washington Unveils Decade-Long Plan to Mitigate, Respond to WildfireOpen in a New Window

The state is months away from wildfire season, but Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz has proposed a plan to strengthen the ways that Washington can prevent and respond to wildfires. Franz released the 10-year plan last week as part of …

 

Value-Based Care Model Needs More Review Before Implementation in Workers’ CompOpen in a New Window

At face value, value-based care (VBC) seems like the answer to some of the woes associated with the fee for service model currently used in workers’ compensation. However, several factors need to be considered to determine whether it can be …

 

Commentary: What Happened to ‘Don’t Get in Cars With Strangers?’Open in a New Window

On the morning of March 26, 2018, my colleague Yoolim Lee ordered a Grab ride in Singapore. Within hours, she was lying in hospital with a fractured vertebrae and a vertebral artery dissection. Her story, published in the Jan. 19 …

 

Increased Fire Risk Leads to Hyundai, Kia RecallOpen in a New Window

Despite a government shutdown, Hyundai and Kia are moving ahead with a recall of about 168,000 vehicles to fix a fuel pipe problem that can cause engine fires. The problem stems from improper repairs during previous recalls for engine failures. …

 

Minnesota Among Fastest Warming States in U.S.Open in a New Window

With its famously bitter winters growing milder, Minnesota is one of the fastest warming states in the country, according to scientists. Minnesota’s winters are warming at a rate 13 times faster than its summers, and Minneapolis and Mankato are among …

 

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