Industry News

Added: April 16, 2018, 3:21 am
Lee Joins Integrated Financial Settlements as Chief Executive Officer Robert Lee has been selected as the new chief executive officer at Denver-based IFS, a holding company with several industry subsidiaries in the structured settlements and MSP compliance marketplaces. For the …
Added: April 16, 2018, 3:21 am
The tricks behind a disappearing act that magician David Copperfield performed for years in Las Vegas were revealed in court Friday, the first day of trial in a civil case brought by a British tourist who claims he slipped, fell …
Added: April 13, 2018, 8:38 am
Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe. The move announced Thursday is one of several …
Added: April 13, 2018, 4:49 am
Tesla Inc. withdrew from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation of a fatal accident involving one of its vehicles, an unusual move that followed public statements by the company blaming the driver and breaching the agency’s protocols. “Tesla withdrew …
Added: April 13, 2018, 4:30 am
A recent report says work zone fatalities in Colorado have skyrocketed. The Gazette reports a study by the Colorado Department of Transportation says the 2017 death toll in work zones was 15, compared with seven in 2016 and 2015 and …
Added: April 13, 2018, 4:15 am
Watch out! If you’re being a slowpoke in the left lane in Virginia, you may be fined. Thousands of people have been cited since Virginia implemented a law setting penalties for driving too slowly in the left lane of a …
Added: April 13, 2018, 4:03 am
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant on Tuesday ordered the Mississippi Department of Transportation to immediately close 83 locally maintained bridges that the federal government says are in bad shape. “These bridges have been deemed unsafe for the traveling public,” Bryant said …
Added: April 13, 2018, 3:55 am
Johnson & Johnson and a talc-mining company were ordered by jurors to pay $80 million in punitive damages for hiding that their products, including J&J’s iconic baby powder, had been tainted by asbestos and posed a cancer risk. The New …
Added: April 13, 2018, 3:16 am
USA Gymnastics is suing its insurance carriers, alleging that they haven’t fully reimbursed it for defense costs incurred in lawsuits filed by victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The Indianapolis-based governing body for gymnastics filed its lawsuit against …
Added: April 12, 2018, 12:52 pm
The recent deadly crash of an Uber autonomous car in Arizona highlights the evolving risk related to artificial intelligence (AI). A newly released report by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: Future Outlook and Emerging Risks, …

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