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Added: May 3, 2018, 10:12 am
A National Rifle Association-branded insurance program unlawfully provided liability coverage to gun owners in the event they were charged with a crime involving their firearms, according to New York state regulators. Lockton Cos., which administered the insurance, and an affiliate …
Added: May 3, 2018, 9:39 am
A Southwest Airlines Co. jetliner made an unscheduled landing after a window cracked, two weeks after an accident on a separate plane in which a passenger was partially sucked out of a destroyed window and died. Flight 957 from Chicago-Midway …
Added: May 3, 2018, 9:17 am
Illinois’ House of Representatives has passed a bill that would create a state-monitored insurance company with the intention of driving down workers’ compensation insurance costs in the state. The House voted 62-43 on a plan that would establish an independent …
Added: May 3, 2018, 3:52 am
Gov. Tom Wolf is vetoing a bill that would have directed prescription drugs to be ordered off a formulary under Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation program. Wolf, a Democrat, said in a statement Friday that the drug formulary proposal would have saved …
Added: May 3, 2018, 3:49 am
A series of high-profile accidents involving self-driving cars are slowing the mad rush into the autonomous vehicles business, according to a report issued Wednesday. The accidents, some of them fatal, have ignited a debate about how to regulate the safety …
Added: May 3, 2018, 3:41 am
It’s going to be a banner year for trial lawyers and a tough year for auto insurers. More than 3,000 people are killed on U.S. roads every year in distracted driving crashes, and the use of cellphones while driving has …
Added: May 3, 2018, 3:17 am
The first insurance coverage for commercial landlords that addresses risks specific to renting to cannabis businesses, has been approved by California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. California Mutual Insurance Company is the first insurer in the state approved to add Lessor’s …
Added: May 3, 2018, 3:00 am
According to a newly released research brief by the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI), the negative impacts of 20 pieces of legislation promoted by the Auto Body Association of Rhode Island (ABARI) that have become law since 2003 …
Added: May 2, 2018, 9:42 am
Motorcyclist deaths reportedly declined an estimated 5.6 percent in 2017, according to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) that projected that 4,990 people were killed on motorcycles in 2017. This number, based on preliminary data provided …
Added: May 2, 2018, 9:13 am
A Nevada jury heard a schoolteacher’s account on Monday of falling and skinning her knee while stagehands urged her to run as she took part in a signature David Copperfield vanishing act at a Las Vegas show. The fall took …

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