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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:39:29 +0000
The Trump administration doubled down on its demand that House Republican leaders hold a vote Friday on their embattled healthcare bill without any changes and with lingering uncertainty about whether they have enough support to pass the measure. “Afte...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:21:02 +0000
The U.S. Senate (50-48) joined the House (231-191) in passing a resolution blocking a federal workplace injury and accident reporting rule put in place by the Obama Administration last December. The Department of Labor rule issued by the Occupational S...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:16:59 +0000
Authorities in Massachusetts say a contractor painting windows at a fire station has died after he was electrocuted by live wires. Salem Police Capt. Fred Ryan says the man was using a lift bucket on Tuesday when he became entangled …
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:08:36 +0000
State officials are proposing revisions to Delaware’s insurance code to ensure that people struggling with opioid addiction get the treatment they need. Attorney General Matt Denn on Wednesday also called for the creation of a new oversight committee t...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:55:09 +0000
The family-owned company that until recently was headed by U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law hopes to turn an aging New York office tower into a signature development that could be worth up to $12 billion, a report said on Wednesday. …
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:20:24 +0000
Rules on what benefits health insurance plans must cover have become a major negotiating point as Republicans wrangle votes to repeal Obamacare, even though removing the regulations is likely to upset U.S. insurance markets. The requirements, called Es...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:42:11 +0000
One afternoon in mid-January, Prime Minister Theresa May walked into a meeting room in the Swiss resort of Davos to face Wall Street’s most powerful bankers. May had delivered her vision two days earlier for pulling Britain out of the …
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:09:36 +0000
Ironshore has expanded its mergers & acquisitions capabilities with a team of new hires in the Americas and broadened office presence to serve Canada and Latin America. In addition, to support heightened transaction volume throughout the Americas regio...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:40:26 +0000
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has settled a $3 billion negligence lawsuit over the October 2011 collapse of MF Global Holdings Ltd, the futures and commodities brokerage once run by former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine. Terms were not disclosed, but t...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:49:40 +0000
A small, all-natural dairy isn’t being deceptive when it calls its skim milk “skim milk,” a federal appeals court has ruled – a victory for a Florida creamery that fought the state’s demand to label the product “imitation” because vitamins …
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:39:43 +0000
The city council in Biloxi, Miss., has approved a plan to close six railroad crossings in the city. Biloxi had already been planning to close a half-dozen of its 29 railroad crossings before a CSX freight train hit a tour …
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:35:10 +0000
A Tennessee committee has voted down a bill to protect drivers from lawsuits if they hit protesters who are blocking traffic. On Wednesday, the House Civil Justice Subcommittee voted against the legislation by Republican Rep. Matthew Hill of Jonesborou...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:00:00 +0000
Argo Pro, a member of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., has launched a new Argo PROtect line of products and enhanced errors & omissions (E&O) forms for four different classes of professional services. The following E&O PROtect forms are current...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:24:31 +0000
Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services says more than 430,000 people in the state may have had their personal information compromised by a data breach. The agency said that the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission and the Office of Wo...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:19:42 +0000
Arkansas’ governor has signed a sweeping gun rights measure into law that will allow concealed handguns at state colleges, some bars, government buildings and even the state Capitol. The measure approved by Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson allows someone...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:18:44 +0000
The Texas Senate on March 22 preliminarily approved a bill prohibiting coverage of abortion by some health insurance plans in Texas — despite similar efforts stalling previously. The 19-10 vote leaves Sen. Larry Taylor’s bill a final, largely ceremon...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:16:35 +0000
Producers Ag Insurance Group Inc. (ProAg), a member of the Tokio Marine HCC group of companies, has agreed to acquire crop managing general agent, West Des Moines, Iowa-based International Ag Insurance Solutions LLC (International Ag). The transaction,...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:13:14 +0000
Oswald Companies, based in Cleveland, Ohio, has appointed Suzanne Sandusky as global casualty practice leader for property/casualty. Sandusky will lead the independent insurance brokerage firm’s national and international casualty strategy. Sandusky ha...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:19:48 +0000
“If we survive the next five to 10 years and improve the way we do things, we can be well-positioned into the future.” James Keating, founder, chairman and CEO of The Keating Group, offered those positive words amid the din …
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:34:59 +0000
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.0 earthquake and two smaller temblors struck Oklahoma on March 22. The larger quake was recorded near Stroud, located about 60 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. Two smaller quakes were also recorded. A …
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:32:31 +0000
The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported “recent coordinated physical attacks” on the much-protested line, just as it’s almost ready to carry oil. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners didn’t give details, but experts say Dakota Access a...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:24:35 +0000
Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a 2013 security breach that exposed the credit and debit card data of about 350,000 shoppers. Court documents show the Dallas-based luxury retailer filed …
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:22:21 +0000
An attorney for the estate of a man who was naked and paralyzed when he died in a cell in the Tulsa County (Oklahoma) Jail’s medical unit hailed a jury’s $10.25 million verdict in a federal civil rights trial. The …
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:17:17 +0000
A fire that leveled a multimillion-dollar apartment building under construction and spread to about two dozen homes in suburban Kansas City, Mo., started when a welder accidentally ignited wooden building materials, fire officials said. More than 100 f...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:14:15 +0000
A state senator from Fargo says the North Dakota Insurance Reserve Fund will not pay a claim from the founder of a former horse racing betting company whose conviction for illegal gambling was overturned. A judge has ruled that Susan …
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:11:13 +0000
A bill that would require a homeowner’s insurance company to factor into the insurance premium the more resilient construction if the homeowner retrofits or builds a new home to certain specified standards has passed the Oklahoma House of Representativ...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:56:55 +0000
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported in March that fatal work injuries totaled 97 in New Jersey for the year 2015, a 10 percent increase from the previous year, according to Chief Regional Economist Martin Kohli in the release. …
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:23:48 +0000
Reducing pollution and curbing overfishing won’t prevent the severe bleaching that is killing coral at catastrophic rates, according to a study of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. In the end, researchers say, the only way to save the world’s coral from …
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:16:37 +0000
The European Commission could introduce EU passporting and lower regulatory requirements for financial technology firms, moves that could undercut London’s leading position in “fintech” as Britain gets ready to leave the European Union. The EU executiv...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:35:19 +0000
A state contract bridge inspector accused of creating a false safety report for a county bridge has been convicted of a felony. New York Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott announced Monday that Akram Ahmad of Bridgeport, Connecticut, was convicted...