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Added: February 7, 2018, 4:50 am
Just months after U.S. rail and highway regulators said they were withdrawing plans to screen truckers and railroad engineers for a dangerous sleep disorder, accident investigators blamed it for two New York-area transit crashes. “It’s unacceptable to me,” Robert Sumwalt, …
Added: February 7, 2018, 4:29 am
Nearly three-quarters (73%) of firms face major shortcomings in cyber security readiness, according to a newly released study by specialist insurer Hiscox. The Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report 2018, which gauges how prepared businesses are to manage cyber threats, surveyed department …
Added: February 7, 2018, 4:29 am
In a methodically crafted decision filed January 18, 2018 on cross-motions for summary judgment, Stefan R. Underhill, judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, ruled that a business property insurance policy containing “Other Insurance” and …
Added: February 7, 2018, 4:09 am
Manufactured houses are the scenes of relatively few fires every year in Tennessee, but those fires are among the deadliest, causing a disproportionate number of fire-related deaths and prompting the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office to remind consumers that fire …
Added: February 7, 2018, 4:07 am
For every dollar the government spends to make existing buildings more resistant to wildfires, earthquakes, floods and hurricanes, $6 is saved in property losses, business interruption and health problems, according to a new study led by CU Boulder Professor Keith …
Added: February 7, 2018, 3:10 am
AIG Names DeSett Head of Field Operations, North America General Insurance American International Group, Inc. announced that Timothy DeSett will join the company as head of Field Operations, North America General Insurance, reporting to Ken Riegler, chief operating officer, North …
Added: February 6, 2018, 4:22 am
From Hollywood to the corporate world, sexual harassment — the making of unwanted sexual advances or obscene remarks — is drawing greater public scrutiny than ever before. Victims (mostly women) and their supporters have taken on the cause, publicizing the …
Added: February 6, 2018, 4:10 am
Storms, floods, fires and other natural disasters caused an enormous amount of damage in 2017. Beyond the usual house fires and basement flooding, the U.S. suffered from an unprecedented number of weather and climate disasters. In fact, according to the …
Added: February 6, 2018, 3:54 am
Worley Claims Services Acquires Audit Services Incorporated Louisiana-based Worley Claims Services, LLC, a national provider of insurance claims services, announced the acquisition of Audit Services Incorporated, a claim estimate writing and review supplier for the property and auto insurance markets. …
Added: February 6, 2018, 3:53 am
Flames of burning jet fuel licked the side of American Airlines Flight 383 after it screeched to a halt on a Chicago runway. As panicked passengers raced to the exits, one woman approached flight attendant Laurie Mandich lugging a large …

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