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Added: July 6, 2018, 3:16 am
Hawaii Man Accused of Making False insurance Claims Pleads Guilty A Honolulu police officer suspected of staging a home burglary has pleaded guilty to two charges related to the incident. Travis E. Copeland pleaded guilty to two counts of insurance …
Added: July 5, 2018, 4:34 am
Residents in the Des Moines, iowa, area are cleaning up after deadly floods destroyed homes and submerged cars, while officials work to tally up the full extent of the damage. Heavy rains over the weekend forced the evacuation of numerous …
Added: July 5, 2018, 3:47 am
Utility giants PG&E Corp. and Edison International are facing billions of dollars in potential liabilities from devastating wildfires that broke out across California last year. For a look at how much they could end up on the hook for in …
Added: July 5, 2018, 3:35 am
General Motors Co. has created its own ride-hailing platform and quietly built one of the largest charging stations in the U.S. to get its Cruise self-driving car unit ready to enter the robo-taxi business next year. Cruise has installed 18 …
Added: July 5, 2018, 3:33 am
Every year, property insurers write checks totaling nearly $15 billion in response to fire losses, large and small. Fire claims average nearly $50,000 and are the most expensive type of claim filed, followed by hail claims at $11,000. Claims professionals …
Added: July 5, 2018, 3:16 am
Hurricane Harvey battered Deven Bhakta’s Port Aransas hotel until it was uninhabitable. The Austin American-Statesman reports the Category 4 hurricane’s 130 mph winds blew out windows and stripped parts of the roof off the three-story Holiday Inn Express, while the …
Added: July 5, 2018, 3:13 am
Allstate announced it filed a lawsuit to recover more than $2 million in damages against thirteen professional corporations, including All County Diagnostic Chiropractic Services, P.C., Alliance Spine Associates, L.L.C., Haar Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C., Horizon Anesthesia Group, P.C., Main …
Added: July 5, 2018, 3:10 am
Several victims of a 2014 food truck explosion have reached a $160 million settlement with U-Haul, which was accused of refilling the truck’s old and damaged propane tanks, lawyers announced Wednesday. One plaintiff will receive more than $69 million; a …
Added: July 3, 2018, 4:15 am
In 1907, 240 coal miners went to work at the Darr Mine in Van Meter, and only one came home. Nearly one century later, nine miners went to work in the Quecreek mine in Somerset County, and all nine were …
Added: July 3, 2018, 4:04 am
A judge ordered federal emergency officials to extend vouchers for temporary hotel housing for nearly 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees, saying ending the program could cause irreparable harm. Saturday night’s decision came shortly after civil rights group LatinoJustice PRLDEF filed …

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