September 27, 2022

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 06:13:18 +0000
Eli Lilly and Co was sued on Monday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which accused the drugmaker of illegally refusing to hire older workers for sales representative jobs because of their age. The complaint said Lilly’s violations b...
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 05:33:09 +0000
Federal officials have initiated a criminal investigation into PG&E Corp.’s potential role in starting California’s largest wildfire of the year. On Sept. 24, the US Forest Service removed one of the utility’s transmission poles from the site in Placer...
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 05:01:55 +0000
Despite monitoring by Florida regulators, cancellation of more than 56,000 policies, and an extensive restructuring plan this year, FedNat Insurance Co. is now insolvent and must be liquidated – the sixth Florida property insurer this year to throw i...
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 05:00:40 +0000
A pop-up car rally over the weekend in southern New Jersey led to multiple crashes and the deaths of at least two people riding in a golf cart, officials say. Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron told NJ Advance Media on Sunday …
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 05:00:01 +0000
San Diego County and other defendants have agreed to pay $1.35 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the mother of a Mexican citizen who died after sheriff’s deputies arrested him in 2018, officials said. The lawsuit filed by Dolores …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 20:11:39 +0000
California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara on Monday ordered insurers to preserve residential insurance coverage following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s latest emergency declarations. The commissioner’s order shields policyholders within the wildfire perimet...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:50:28 +0000
The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) is partnering with the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), the Lansing Police Department (LPD), and Shaheen Chevrolet to offer motorists a free catalytic converter etching event to ...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:36:59 +0000
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a settlement with Altivia Petrochemicals LLC for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its petrochemical manufacturing facility in Haverhill, Ohio. The company will pay a $1,112,500 civil pena...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:13:27 +0000
A Louisiana town is preparing to settle a 20-year dispute with the Federal Emergency Management Agency by making a repayment of $163,102. The Town Talk of Alexandria reports that the Town of Ball Council voted unanimously Tuesday to make the …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:09:49 +0000
A Texas city has settled a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by a Black mother after she and her daughter were wrestled to the ground and arrested by a white police officer following a dispute with a neighbor. Jacqueline Craig …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:06:25 +0000
Ranger Tool and Die, Inc. (Ranger), an industrial machine shop with locations in Paragould and Jonesboro, Arkansas, violated federal law when it failed to prevent sexual harassment at its Jonesboro location and then retaliated against employees who com...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:34:23 +0000
This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Gallagher, SiriusPoint and Willis Towers Watson (WTW). A summary of these new hires follows here. Gallagher Promotes Raven as CEO of Energy Practice Gallagher has made a key new appoint...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:25:23 +0000
A week after Hurricane Fiona swiped Puerto Rico, causing catastrophic flooding and knocking out power to the entire island of 3.1 million, just over half of the US commonwealth has electricity, officials said. As of Sunday, power had been restored …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:10:11 +0000
Progressive offered a rare look inside their strategic playbook in a recent second quarter earnings report. Describing the firm’s market share in key customer segments, the report highlighted one group as its most significant growth opportunity. They a...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 14:42:35 +0000
Florida’s governor has declared a state of emergency for the entire state, days before a hurricane named Ian is expected to make landfall, raising the dread level for property insurers fearing heavy weather losses during one of the toughest moments …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 14:32:01 +0000
Deutsche Bank AG agreed to pay $26.25 million to settle a U.S. shareholder lawsuit accusing the German bank of lax oversight while doing business with risky, ultra-rich clients like Jeffrey Epstein and Russian oligarchs. The preliminary all-cash settle...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 14:08:37 +0000
A judge has approved a $230 million lawsuit settlement by the owners of a pipeline that spilled more than 140,000 gallons of crude oil into the ocean off California in 2015, lawyers announced. A federal judge in Los Angeles gave …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 14:07:57 +0000
Pinnacol Assurance in Denver, Colorado, named Wes Parham vice president of public affairs. Parham will have responsibility for legislative strategy, lobbying efforts, community relations and external advocacy. Parham is an experienced government relati...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 13:32:18 +0000
Nationwide Agency Forward survey showed 40% of small business owners surveyed expect a cyberattack to cost less than $1,000 and another 60% think it would take less than three months to fully recover. However, Nationwide claims data shows cyber claims …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 13:06:23 +0000
Marsh McLennan said today that John Q. Doyle will take over as president and CEO effective January 1, at which point current CEO Daniel S. Glaser will retire. Doyle, 58, was promoted to group president and chief operating officer of …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 12:23:15 +0000
The Vermont Supreme Court has kept alive a COVID-19 business interruption loss claim by major shipbuilder against a group of reinsurers. The state’s high court ruled that the case brought by Huntington Ingalls Industries and its captive insurer should ...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 11:49:29 +0000
Australia plans to toughen privacy rules to force companies to notify banks faster when they experience cyber attacks, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Monday, after hackers targeted the country’s second-largest telecoms firm. Optus, owned by Si...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 09:35:35 +0000
Global financial firms, still smarting from multi-billion dollar losses in Russia, are now reassessing the risks of doing business in Greater China after an escalation of tensions over Taiwan. Lenders including Societe Generale SA, JPMorgan Chase & Co....
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 08:12:10 +0000
Typhoon Noru battered the Philippines’ main Luzon island, killing five rescuers and leaving millions of people without electricity. The fatalities were recovered from a flooded area in Bulacan province north of Manila, according to a local police repor...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 07:52:55 +0000
Fiona, the most powerful storm of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season, roared ashore in eastern Nova Scotia early Saturday as one of the strongest systems ever to hit the region, knocking out power, toppling trees and forcing residents to flee. …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 06:30:42 +0000
BP Plc and Chevron Corp. on Monday said they have shut-in production at offshore oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, as a powerful Hurricane Ian bore down on the top U.S. offshore production region. The category 2 storm was …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 05:55:41 +0000
August 2022 was the world’s sixth-warmest August in 143 years, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. The warm August wrapped up the Northern Hemisphere’s second-hottest meteorological summer on record. Climat...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 05:02:10 +0000
An electrician sustains a head injury on the job. He signs a mediation agreement absolving the employer of any workers’ compensation liability while he pursues a tort action against the warehouse owner. Five years later, the man’s guardian files a …
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 05:01:54 +0000
An investigation into a fire that destroyed a 40-year-old furniture upholstery business in North Carolina has been turned over to the state Department of Insurance. Morgan Chair, a 25-employee company in Stanfield, North Carolina, was almost completely...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 05:00:55 +0000
Maine has opted out of a $440 million multistate settlement with electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs in objection to certain conditions. Maine would have received roughly $11 million over six to 10 years under the agreement announced Sept. 6 that …

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