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Kentucky Supreme Court Rules Police Can Be Sued Over Deadly Car Chases

Jul 22, 2019 The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that police can be sued for damages when their car chases lead to the death or injury of third parties. The...

North Carolina Zoo Worker Killed During Rescue Drill

Jul 22, 2019 Officials at the North Carolina Zoo say a worker was killed after falling from a tree during a rescue drill. News outlets report the state Department of Labor says the zoo...

Report: Florida Pill Mills Helped Fuel Opioid Crisis

Jul 22, 2019 Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap...

Google to Pay $11 Million to Settle Age Bias Employment Claims

Jul 22, 2019 Google agreed to pay $11 million to end a lawsuit accusing the internet giant of discriminating against older job applicants, a deal that amounts to an average...

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A Community Ponders Role of Drugmakers in Opioid Struggle

Jul 22, 2019 JACKSON, Ohio — The numbers are staggering: An average yearly total of 107 opioid pills per resident were distributed over a seven-year period in this rural...

Valen Analytics, Drone Base and CNA Pitch Products

Jul 22, 2019 Valen Analytics Predicts Comp Risks with no Loss History Workers’ compensation carriers can now accurately score a policy even where there is no loss history on the...

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Faces Opposition in Texas

Jul 22, 2019 A Kinder Morgan Inc.-led natural gas conduit is getting blowback in a place that’s so far been a refuge for the embattled pipeline industry: Texas. And it comes as...

Nuclear Industry Push for Reduced Oversight Gaining Traction

Jul 19, 2019 WASHINGTON — Fewer mock commando raids to test nuclear power plants’ defenses against terrorist attacks. Fewer, smaller government inspections for plant...

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United Insurance Estimates $16 Million in Second-Quarter Cat Losses

Jul 19, 2019 United Insurance Holdings Corp. said it incurred an estimated $16 million of net catastrophe losses in the second quarter in addition to $15...

Lloyd’s Hong Kong Rep: Strategy in Asia Includes Digital, Accessibility for Innovators

Jul 19, 2019 Thomas Haddrill, Lloyd’s general representative for Hong Kong, said recent announcements by Lloyd’s communicate its...

Lloyd’s Strategic Plan Raises Questions About Bermuda’s Role

Jul 19, 2019 As Lloyd’s pursues a long-term strategy designed to make it more attractive to global insurance customers, a question is beginning to emerge: Where...

Investment Manager Schroders Acquires Insurance-Linked Securities Specialist

Jul 19, 2019 Asset manager Schroders said it acquired the remaining stake of insurance-linked securities firm Secquaero Advisors AG it didn’t...