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Added: March 5, 2019, 11:27 am
Ride-sharing giants Lyft Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. seem to have found the same solution for dealing with the risks of managing millions of drivers on the road: Creating their own insurers in Hawaii. On Friday, Lyft told potential investors …
Added: March 5, 2019, 11:21 am
Rescuers searched for victims Monday amid homes smashed to their foundations, shredded metal dangling from trees and dead animals lying in the open after a tornado ripped through a rural Alabama community and killed at least 23 people, including children. …
Added: March 5, 2019, 11:13 am
Family members of victims of a Texas church shooting are suing a sporting goods chain that sold the weapons used in the 2017 massacre. The lawsuit filed in state district court in San Antonio alleges Academy Sports & Outdoors illegally …
Added: March 5, 2019, 11:04 am
Aon Plc is considering an offer to buy rival insurance brokerage Willis Towers Watson Plc, according to people familiar with the matter, in what could be the industry’s largest ever merger. Aon is preparing to submit a bid for Willis …
Added: March 5, 2019, 12:00 am
The push for assignment of benefits (AOB) reform in the 2019 Florida legislative session is in full swing, and the insurance industry and consumer advocates have pulled out all the stops to emphasize their contention that abuse of a policyholder …
Added: March 4, 2019, 8:26 am
Rhode Island police have arrested a man they say was driving under the influence when he struck more than 40 other vehicles. Police say 45-year-old Christopher Paolissi, of Foster, was “zig-zagging” his pickup truck when he struck 41 vehicles in …
Added: March 4, 2019, 8:22 am
A sinkhole 30-feet deep and nearly as broad swallowed half a roadway in Knox County, Tennessee, and a county official says repairing it could cost more than $100,000. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports crews on Wednesday were attempting to plug …
Added: March 4, 2019, 5:00 am
U.S. authorities are investigating a fatal Tesla Inc. Model S crash in Florida last Sunday that killed the driver and caused a massive fire, the second fatal Tesla crash in the state this week being probed, the National Highway Traffic …
Added: March 4, 2019, 5:00 am
Searchers combing a shallow Texas bay have recovered the second of two flight recorders from a cargo plane hauling Amazon packages that crashed last week, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Sunday, two days after finding the first. The …
Added: March 4, 2019, 12:00 am
It may be obvious when people get injured at work, but it may not always be apparent when people acquire infections resulting from exposures at work. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reviewed infectious disease investigations in …

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