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Added: March 13, 2018, 10:14 am
Ex-Iowa Insurance Agent, Adjuster Charged With Insurance Fraud A former insurance agent and former claims representative have been charged with felonies following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that former insurance …
Added: March 13, 2018, 9:33 am
After seeing smoke from the Milli Fire rise high over Sisters during a day trip to the Willamette Valley last summer, Doug Hoschek and Tina Machuca decided to do a bit of digging to see what would happen if an …
Added: March 13, 2018, 9:20 am
A pilot whose helicopter went down in Manhattan’s East River, killing five passengers, says in an emergency radio transmission that he had engine failure. The pilot is heard saying “Mayday, mayday, mayday” during the crash on Sunday night. The person …
Added: March 13, 2018, 4:24 am
Over 20 years, Brian Komoto built a thriving pharmacy in California’s Central Valley. Each day, his nurses would travel the vast agricultural region’s roads to help hepatitis C patients take a grueling regimen of shots. Then, in 2016, 20 percent …
Added: March 13, 2018, 3:55 am
Too often workers’ compensation legacy claims that linger are the result of a status quo mentality, according to workers’ compensation experts. When claims are on autopilot and claimants refuse to settle, there are strategies that can be employed to move …
Added: March 13, 2018, 3:48 am
Edward “Lefty” Grimes was in pain. It had been an hour since he’d arrived at the Clifton police station with what should have been a straightforward question: Where could he legally smoke his medical marijuana? One officer on duty knew, …
Added: March 13, 2018, 3:06 am
The effectiveness of therapeutic virtual reality (VR) and wearable technology to manage pain associated with acute orthopedic injuries of the lower back and extremities will be explored by Travelers, Cedars-Sinai, Samsung Electronics America, Bayer and applied VR. The Cedars-Sinai’s Center …
Added: March 12, 2018, 12:19 pm
The third winter storm in 10 days is bearing down on the East Coast, threatening to coat New York City with several inches of snow and dump more than a foot on Boston. New York could get 2 to 4 …
Added: March 12, 2018, 11:57 am
An attorney has been accused of stealing most of a multimillion-dollar settlement he reached for the victim of a California car accident. Philip Layfield was indicted Friday for mail fraud and money laundering. He’s expected to be extradited to Los …
Added: March 12, 2018, 10:43 am
About one in three Nevada motorists, or as many as 600,000 people, could face a 9 percent jump in auto insurance rates this summer when the state raises the basic required minimum levels of bodily injury and property damage coverage, …

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