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Mississippi City Sues FEMA for $15M Over Post-Katrina Recovery Project

Jul 19, 2019 A city on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is suing a federal agency that rejected expenses for a Hurricane Katrina recovery project. Biloxi is seeking $15.5...

Texas Supreme Court Closes ‘Trapdoor’ of Pretrial Negligence Admission Requests

Jul 19, 2019 Insurance companies should take note of a recent ruling by the Supreme Court of Texas that closes a “trapdoor” pretrial discovery...

Southern Fidelity Insurance Expands into Mississippi

Jul 19, 2019 Southern Fidelity Insurance Co. has expanded into Mississippi and will offer HO-3 homeowners coverage and customer service in the state. Southern Fidelity was founded in...

Nearly 3 Dozen Injured in Scooter Crashes in North Carolina Cities Since 2018

Jul 19, 2019 State records show that nearly three dozen people have been injured in scooter crashes in two North Carolina cities since early 2018. Citing...

Claims Journal

Calif.’s Top Comp Judge Urges Attorneys to be Civil

Jul 19, 2019 ANAHEIM, California — The Division of Workers’ Compensation has assigned a California Highway Patrol officer to each of the state’s 22 Workers’ Compensation...

Government Data Shows How Drugmakers, Distributors Spread Opioids Across America

Jul 18, 2019 Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation’s...

California Finally Settles Old Public Nuisance Claim for Lead Paint Remediation

Jul 18, 2019 When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from...

Calif. Employers Still Guessing If Comp Reforms Can Withstand New Governor

Jul 18, 2019 ANAHEIM, California — Seven months into the administration of Gov. Gavin Newsom, employers in solid-blue California are still waiting to see how well the...

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Aon Names General Counsel

Jul 18, 2019 Aon plc’s board of directors has approved the appointment of Darren Zeidel executive vice president, general counsel and company secretary. As general counsel, Zeidel will be...

Darag Makes First UK Acquisition With One Re Deal

Jul 18, 2019 Legacy acquirer Darag Group Ltd. entered into a sale and purchase agreement with One Re Ltd., a London-based nonlife reinsurance company, in what Darag said is...

Court Rules Against Atlantic Specialty in $6.9 Million Dispute Over Hamas Rocket Attack

Jul 18, 2019 A federal appeals court has ruled against Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. in a $6.9 million coverage dispute with a...

Texas Judge Signs Temporary Restraining Order on Aliera Health

Jul 18, 2019 A Texas judge has issued an order prohibiting Aliera Healthcare Inc. from signing up new customers in the state as the company and the Texas...