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Mass. Joins States Suing ‘Forever Chemicals’ Manufacturers

May 27, 2022 Massachusetts has sued more than a dozen companies involved in the manufacture or marketing of so-called forever chemicals, alleging they knowingly polluted the environment...

US Senate Confirms Auto Safety Chief amid Traffic Death Spike

May 27, 2022 WASHINGTON –– The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed by voice vote President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as the top auto safety regulator, the first...

Settlement Awards $3M to Family of Man who Died in Custody

May 27, 2022 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The family of a Black man who yelled that he couldn’t breathe before he died in a North Carolina jail in 2019 has reached a $3...

Florida Legislature Passes Property Insurance Reinsurance Bill

May 27, 2022 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...

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Steep Losses Expected in Canada After Rare Derecho Strikes Densely Populated Areas, Industry Says

May 27, 2022 Canadian insurers incurred costly storm losses after a rare derecho barreled across a densely populated swath of...

Everest Insurance Enters Latin American Market

May 27, 2022 Everest Insurance, the primary insurance division of Everest Re Group Ltd., has entered the Latin American market. The company received approval from the Commission...

Lloyd’s, IUA and DXC Extend IT Contract to Automate London Market Functions

May 27, 2022 Lloyd’s entered a $465 million contract extension with the International Underwriting Association and technology firm DXC Technology to...

Allianz Exec: Entertainment Insurance Industry ‘Bigger, Stronger and Better’ Thanks to Analytics

May 27, 2022 Workplace safety and the growing use of analytics are key in entertainment insurance, an industry that is emerging...

Insurance Journal

McDonald’s Investors Demand Civil Rights Audit in Close Vote

May 27, 2022 McDonald’s Corp. investors voted in favor of a proposal calling for an independent civil-rights audit, going against the company’s recommendation,...

Recreational Marijuana Validated for Ballot in South Dakota

May 27, 2022 South Dakota voters are set to vote again on whether they want recreational marijuana legalized for adults after the secretary of state on Wednesday validated the...

Ohio Supreme Court: Ditch Diggers Misclassified as Independent Contractors

May 27, 2022 Ditch diggers who accepted work assignments online and used their own spades and shovels to do the work cannot be classified as independent contractors...

Lawsuit: 13-Year-Old’s Hands Up When Shot by Chicago Officer

May 27, 2022 A 13-year-old boy shot in the back by a Chicago police officer was unarmed and had his arms raised to surrender when he was hit by the bullet, according to a lawsuit...