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Added: February 20, 2018, 10:54 am
Though states and the federal government remain at odds on marijuana legalization, the drug is gaining traction as a viable treatment in workers’ comp claims. In a recent discussion with Claims Journal, Brian Allen, vice president of government affairs for …
Added: February 20, 2018, 9:09 am
Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. Two boys with stolen guns took aim from a wooded hill, waiting for people to …
Added: February 20, 2018, 8:33 am
A Kansas House committee has rejected a bill that was designed to prevent earthquakes that experts say are caused by oil and gas production wastewater disposal methods. The Sierra Club and several Kansas residents who say their homes were damaged …
Added: February 20, 2018, 8:21 am
A Detroit, Mich., construction worker is suing a contractor for alleged discrimination and racism. Harold Wilson, 63, filed a lawsuit against Hardman Construction Inc. last week, The Detroit News reported . Wilson alleges the contractor used fake addresses for its …
Added: February 20, 2018, 4:58 am
A $54 million traffic management center being built for the state and city is plagued by numerous deficiencies, including leakage problems and incorrect installations of the roof, flooring, lobby glass walls and fire escape stairways, Honolulu officials said. The city …
Added: February 20, 2018, 4:47 am
Adolescents who receive comprehensive and challenging on-road driving assessments prior to taking the license test might be protected from future motor vehicle crashes, according to a University of Alabama at Birmingham study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Motor …
Added: February 20, 2018, 3:48 am
Insurance coverage is premised on the concept of fortuity – a loss that occurs by chance or accident. When an insurance company issues a policy, it insures against a risk of possible loss, not a certainty. Insurance carriers do not …
Added: February 16, 2018, 8:44 am
A record year for natural disaster insurance claims worldwide and a decline in fourth quarter profit wasn’t enough to stop Allianz SE from raising its dividend. Europe’s biggest insurer will increase the dividend for 2017 by 5.3 percent to 8 …
Added: February 16, 2018, 7:58 am
Traffic deaths on U.S. roads fell slightly in 2017 after two straight years of big increases, but a leading safety organization that compiled the numbers says it’s no cause for celebration. The National Safety Council on Thursday estimated that 40,100 …
Added: February 16, 2018, 4:27 am
An elk leaped into a research helicopter that was trying to capture it and brought down the helicopter in a collision that also killed the elk, authorities said Tuesday. The elk jumped into the chopper’s tail rotor as the aircraft …

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