May 22, 2019
Ademino & Associates Inc.
Wed, 22 May 2019 16:49:22 +0000
Tennessee has joined a federal lawsuit in Connecticut against 20 generic drug manufacturers, alleging manipulation of prices. State Attorney General Herbert Slatery’s office says in a release that the drugs treat diseases and conditions including basic...
Wed, 22 May 2019 16:46:52 +0000
A large fire has damaged a Lake Cumberland marina in southern Kentucky. News outlets report the fire at Conley Bottom Resort in Monticello started around 2 a.m. Monday. Firefighters say no one was injured. Marina co-owner Freddie Piercy told WKYT-TV …
Wed, 22 May 2019 16:37:14 +0000
Authorities say two charter buses carrying Florida children with learning disabilities crashed, sending 34 people to a hospital with minor injuries. The Tampa Bay Times reports 91 children and seven adults were traveling in the buses that collided Frid...
Wed, 22 May 2019 14:55:20 +0000
The long-term viability of the U.S. property terrorism insurance market is back in the spotlight as Congress looks at renewing the federal reinsurance backstop, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA), which is set to expire i...
Wed, 22 May 2019 14:38:47 +0000
Testimony has ended in the lawsuit by some Texas residents seeking U.S. government compensation after their land flooded when two federally owned reservoirs overflowed during Hurricane Harvey. Testimony wrapped up Friday in Houston, and Judge Charles L...
Wed, 22 May 2019 14:35:59 +0000
The Hilb Group LLC has acquired Missouri-based The Keane Insurance Group Inc. The transaction became effective May 1. Terms were not disclosed. KIG’s associates and John Keane, the agency leader, are joining THG under their existing name and will conti...
Wed, 22 May 2019 14:31:35 +0000
Every 36 hours on average, American local news outlets deliver a new report on violence at a McDonald’s. A group of employees in Chicago say workers bear the brunt of such incidents, enough to constitute a pattern of regular on-the-job …
Wed, 22 May 2019 14:27:15 +0000
The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed a magnitude 3.7 earthquake hit along Oregon’s Pacific coast. The agency says the earthquake struck a spot 1.3 miles southwest of Rose Lodge, a town of about 1,900 people, at 9:23 a.m. Sunday. The earthquake …
Wed, 22 May 2019 14:25:49 +0000
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu was surrounded by the family of a deceased highway department worker as he signed a bill aimed at improving workplace safety for New Hampshire’s public sector employees. Tom Wooten, of Belmont, was working for the …
Wed, 22 May 2019 14:25:00 +0000
A lawsuit has been filed against a retired University of Alaska Anchorage anthropology professor who is banned from campus over sexual misconduct allegations by multiple women. David Yesner is named in the federal lawsuit filed Wednesday along with The...
Wed, 22 May 2019 14:22:32 +0000
Members of a Hawaii condominium association have filed a lawsuit saying the building is unsafe and uninhabitable. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that the lawsuit filed by owners of units in the 3-year-old Waiea tower in the Kakaako neighborhood ...
Wed, 22 May 2019 14:20:59 +0000
The California Assembly has approved new rules for electric bikes and scooters. Businesses like Bird and Spin have deployed scooters to cities across California and the country in recent years. Often local governments have not set up permits or regulat...
Wed, 22 May 2019 13:36:29 +0000
A former accounting specialist in the Ridgefield Park, N.J., office of an insurance broker was arrested and charged with allegedly defrauding her employer of approximately $900,000, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Violeta McGough...
Wed, 22 May 2019 13:29:18 +0000
The average total cost of a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim is among the highest of 18 states studied, with litigation costs a key driver of higher overall benefit delivery expenses, according to a recent study by the Workers Compensation Rese...
Wed, 22 May 2019 13:22:02 +0000
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Parsippany, N.J.-based RPA Insurance Services LLC and Innovative Coverage Concepts LLC. RPA Insurance Services is a provider of insurance and risk management services to the restaurant and hospitality industries. ...
Wed, 22 May 2019 12:43:18 +0000
McDonald’s Corp. was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up. The cases announced by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the labo...
Wed, 22 May 2019 11:07:21 +0000
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced it is offering expanded emergency response services as part of its Environmental Impairment Liability (EIL) coverage when pollution and/or contamination events occur. AGCS has formed strategic partn...
Wed, 22 May 2019 08:23:12 +0000
Assicurazioni Generali SpA is in early talks to buy the Central European assets of MetLife Inc. as the Italian insurer seeks to expand through acquisitions in high-growth markets, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The business may be …
Wed, 22 May 2019 07:43:50 +0000
A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop “cutting corners” by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March. ...
Wed, 22 May 2019 06:41:19 +0000
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. announced that, David Bonham, vice president and chief financial officer of Fairfax, died suddenly this past weekend. “The entire Fairfax family mourns the sudden and unexpected loss of our dear friend and partner, Dave ...
Wed, 22 May 2019 06:32:56 +0000
Not since 2005 have the world’s insurers considered shipping in the Persian Gulf so dangerous for oil tankers. The Joint War Committee of London’s Lloyd’s Market Association said Friday that it would expand its so-called “listed areas” — those regions …
Wed, 22 May 2019 06:06:09 +0000
Bermuda-based Armour Group Ltd. announced the appointment of John Parry as group chief financial officer. Parry will assume his new position in June and report directly to the group executive committee. A seasoned senior financial services executive wi...
Wed, 22 May 2019 05:50:24 +0000
Norbord Inc said on Tuesday it suspended production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in High Level, Alberta, to comply with evacuation orders following nearby wildfires. More than 4,000 people from High Level and the Bushe River First nations …
Wed, 22 May 2019 05:35:36 +0000
Naperville, Illinois-based Instec, a provider of insurance software for commercial program and specialty writers, has promoted Mike Fagan to president of Operations. Most recently, Fagan was vice president of Engagement and Product Management. In his n...
Wed, 22 May 2019 05:25:00 +0000
Aaron Valentine has been named senior vice president, chief insurance officer for the Farmers Alliance Companies in McPherson, Kansas. This is a new position at the companies, added to ensure the proper organizational structure to support the companies...
Wed, 22 May 2019 05:22:20 +0000
Federal safety officials cited an excavation company after two employees suffered serious injuries when a trench collapsed at a construction site in Lincoln, Nebraska. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ...
Wed, 22 May 2019 05:12:00 +0000
Teri Brinson, Randy Myers and Leslie Milvo have been named to the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) board of directors, with three-year terms set to run through Dec. 31, 2021. Brinson is vice president at LP Risk Inc. …
Wed, 22 May 2019 05:02:00 +0000
Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas coast, the Texas House approved legislation that would pull more than $3 billion from the state’s rainy day fund to help pay for flood control projects statewide. The House version of …
Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:44 +0000
Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay at least $25 million to a woman who said she contracted a rare asbestos-related cancer through decades of daily use of J&J’s Baby Powder or its other talc product, Shower to Shower. The …
Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:28 +0000
A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at least $276 million in damages. The crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 in …