Friday, May 24, 2024

Caterpillar to Pay $800K Over Systemic Hiring Discrimination at Illinois Plant

Heavy equipment company Caterpillar has agreed to pay $800,000 to resolve allegations of systemic hiring discrimination against Black applicants at an Illinois plant, the U.S. Labor Department said on Tuesday. The money will cover back wages and interest to affected …


Caterpillar to Pay $800K Over Systemic Hiring Discrimination at Illinois Plant
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Insurers Are Working to Shore Up the $2 Billion Carbon Offset Market

Data fraud, questionable accounting practices and intensified catastrophes are just some of the issues that have battered the voluntary carbon market. Those misfortunes have helped spur a new line of business: Insurance policies designed to de-risk credits that polluters buy …


Insurers Are Working to Shore Up the $2 Billion Carbon Offset Market
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Description: Data fraud, questionable accounting practices and intensified catastrophes are just some of the issues that have battered the voluntary carbon market. Those misfortunes have helped spur a new line of business: Insurance policies designed to de-risk credits that polluters buy …
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Date: Fri, 24 May 2024 15:08:46 +0000
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Friday, May 24, 2024

California Advances Legislation Cracking Down on Auto Theft, Stolen Goods Resellers

The California Senate approved a bipartisan package of 15 bills this that would increase penalties for organized crime rings, expand drug court programs and close a legal loophole to make it easier to prosecute auto thefts. One proposal would require …


California Advances Legislation Cracking Down on Auto Theft, Stolen Goods Resellers
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Description: The California Senate approved a bipartisan package of 15 bills this that would increase penalties for organized crime rings, expand drug court programs and close a legal loophole to make it easier to prosecute auto thefts. One proposal would require …
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Contamination Fears Stoked by Water Leak at German Nuclear Site

Water is leaking into an underground nuclear waste facility in Germany creating fears about toxic contamination of groundwater and highlighting the legacy that the shuttered nuclear industry has left behind. The operator of the storage site says that salt water …


Contamination Fears Stoked by Water Leak at German Nuclear Site
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Friday, May 24, 2024

People Moves: BHSI Promotes Riley to Lead Casualty Biz in Canada as DeSouza Retires; Broker Insights Names Scott CEO, Succeeding Edmond Who Becomes President

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) and the software developer Broker Insights. BHSI Names Riley to Lead Casualty Business in Canada as DeSouza Retires Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced the promotion …


People Moves: BHSI Promotes Riley to Lead Casualty Biz in Canada as DeSouza Retires; Broker Insights Names Scott CEO, Succeeding Edmond Who Becomes President
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Full content: This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) and the software developer Broker Insights. BHSI Names Riley to Lead Casualty Business in Canada as DeSouza Retires Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced the promotion …
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Friday, May 24, 2024

A.M. Best: Rapid Premium Growth Warrants Greater MGA Oversight

Though A.M. Best remains bullish on the delegated underwriting authority enterprises (DUAEs) market, it remains cautious of the risk managing general agents (MGAs) bring to insurers. In its latest market segment report, the rating agency said “MGAs provide a cost-effective …


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Friday, May 24, 2024

Remote Work, Aging Tech Targeted by Canada Cybersecurity Plan

Canada released its first-ever cybersecurity strategy for federal government departments and agencies on Wednesday, with the aim of addressing challenges posed by remote work, cloud computing, aging infrastructure and recruitment. The strategy, announced by Treasury Board President Anita Anand, concluded …


Remote Work, Aging Tech Targeted by Canada Cybersecurity Plan
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Description: Canada released its first-ever cybersecurity strategy for federal government departments and agencies on Wednesday, with the aim of addressing challenges posed by remote work, cloud computing, aging infrastructure and recruitment. The strategy, announced by Treasury Board President Anita Anand, concluded …
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Airbus Tests Electric Truck With Airliner Cockpit to Study Safer Taxiing

Airbus is showing off an unusual vehicle – a truck fitted with basic A350 airliner controls – that it hopes can demonstrate how automated taxiing will make airports safer as concern grows over a spate of jetliners colliding on the …


Airbus Tests Electric Truck With Airliner Cockpit to Study Safer Taxiing
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Singapore’s Income Insurance Weighs Partnerships or Stake Sale for APAC Expansion

Singapore’s Income Insurance Ltd. is exploring options as it looks to expand across the Asia Pacific region, including possibly tying up with a partner or selling a stake, according to people familiar with the matter. While Income Insurance has received …


Singapore’s Income Insurance Weighs Partnerships or Stake Sale for APAC Expansion
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Bayer Plans Renewed Push for Legal Shield Against Cancer-Related Lawsuits

After failing in several U.S. states this year, global chemical manufacturer Bayer said Tuesday that it plans to amplify efforts to create a legal shield against a proliferation of lawsuits alleging it failed to warn that its popular weedkiller could …


Bayer Plans Renewed Push for Legal Shield Against Cancer-Related Lawsuits
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Allianz Is Lead Insurer for Singapore Airlines Incident: Sources

Allianz is the lead insurer for the Singapore Airlines aircraft which left one person dead and scores injured after it hit severe turbulence and had to be diverted to Bangkok this week, two sources said on Thursday. The sources familiar …


Allianz Is Lead Insurer for Singapore Airlines Incident: Sources
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Friday, May 24, 2024

City of London Is Relaxed About the Prospect of a Labour Election Win

In the City of London, executives are looking forward to the imminent general election as a chance for clarity after a turbulent few years. Matthew Beesley, chief executive officer at Jupiter Fund Management Plc, said markets are not afraid of …


City of London Is Relaxed About the Prospect of a Labour Election Win
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Description: In the City of London, executives are looking forward to the imminent general election as a chance for clarity after a turbulent few years. Matthew Beesley, chief executive officer at Jupiter Fund Management Plc, said markets are not afraid of …
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People Moves: World Insurance Names Woosley Head of National Practice Groups; Former Ascot Re CEO Berger Joins Coaction Board

World Insurance Associates Names Woosley EVP, Head of National Practice Groups World Insurance Associates LLC, headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey, named Thaddeus Woosley as executive vice president and head of national practice groups. Woosley is based in Chicago. Woosley’s background …


People Moves: World Insurance Names Woosley Head of National Practice Groups; Former Ascot Re CEO Berger Joins Coaction Board
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Shipping Companies Fined $2M for Dumping Oil in Atlantic Ocean

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two shipping companies agreed to pay $2 million in penalties after pleading guilty to federal charges related to the dumping of oil in the Atlantic Ocean by a ship bound for New Orleans last year. The …


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Iowa Wind Farm Hit by Tornado, Resulting in Rare Destruction of Turbines

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A wind farm in southwest Iowa suffered a direct hit from a powerful tornado that crumpled five of the massive, power-producing towers, including one that burst into flames. But experts say fortunately such incidents are rare. …


Iowa Wind Farm Hit by Tornado, Resulting in Rare Destruction of Turbines
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Description: OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A wind farm in southwest Iowa suffered a direct hit from a powerful tornado that crumpled five of the massive, power-producing towers, including one that burst into flames. But experts say fortunately such incidents are rare. …
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Arkansas Steakhouse Cleared in Lawsuit Over Social-Distancing Brawl

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A jury has ruled against a Black couple who sued a Little Rock steakhouse over a fight the couple had with white customers who weren’t wearing masks and stood too close during the COVID-19 pandemic. …


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Zantac Not a Cause of Woman’s Cancer, Jury Says in First Trial Over Drug

A jury in Chicago on Thursday rejected an Illinois woman’s claim that the now discontinued heartburn drug Zantac caused her colon cancer, in the first trial out of thousands of lawsuits making similar allegations. The jury in Cook County, Illinois …


Zantac Not a Cause of Woman’s Cancer, Jury Says in First Trial Over Drug
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Description: A jury in Chicago on Thursday rejected an Illinois woman’s claim that the now discontinued heartburn drug Zantac caused her colon cancer, in the first trial out of thousands of lawsuits making similar allegations. The jury in Cook County, Illinois …
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Boeing Faces ‘Long Road’ on Safety Issues, FAA Says

U.S. planemaker Boeing faces a “long road” to address safety issues, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday as it prepares to receive the company’s plan to address concerns. In late February, FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker gave …


Boeing Faces ‘Long Road’ on Safety Issues, FAA Says
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WV Coal Mine Where Miner Died Had Multiple Safety Violations

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A coal mine in West Virginia had a long history of safety violations before a miner was fatally injured this week operating an excavator, according to local news reports. Virgil Paynter, of Lynco, was operating an …


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After Wildfire, Hawaii Fire Crews Take Stock of Their Ability to Communicate in a Crisis

Fire departments across the state are reevaluating their emergency communication capabilities after the Maui wildfires, when the vulnerability of the island’s cellular network — and a lack of advanced communication tools in fire vehicles — complicated efforts by first responders …


After Wildfire, Hawaii Fire Crews Take Stock of Their Ability to Communicate in a Crisis
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People Moves: SAIF Names Graneto Chief Financial Officer; Chapman and Crandall Join Alliant Employee Benefits; Huihui Joins Alliant’s Hawaii Team

SAIF Promotes Graneto to Chief Financial Officer SAIF, headquartered in Salem, Oregon, promoted Todd Graneto to chief financial officer. In his new role, Graneto will be responsible for the financial services division, including financial reporting, budgets, corporate accounting, and billing …


People Moves: SAIF Names Graneto Chief Financial Officer; Chapman and Crandall Join Alliant Employee Benefits; Huihui Joins Alliant’s Hawaii Team
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Family of Black Teen Wrongly Executed in 1931 Seeks Damages

The family of the youngest person ever executed in the state of Pennsylvania — a Black 16-year-old sent to the electric chair in 1931 and exonerated by the governor in 2022 — is suing the county that prosecuted him. Alexander …


Family of Black Teen Wrongly Executed in 1931 Seeks Damages
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Brooklyn Zoo Re-Opening May 25 After Being Closed for 239 Days Due to Flood Damage

The Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn, New York City is re-opening to the public on Saturday, May 25, after being closed for almost eight months due to extensive flood damage to its facilities and infrastructure. The flooding occurred as a …


Brooklyn Zoo Re-Opening May 25 After Being Closed for 239 Days Due to Flood Damage
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Friday, May 24, 2024

California Janitorial Company Owners Arraigned for $2.4M Insurance Fraud

The husband-and-wife owners of a janitorial company were arraigned on multiple felony counts of insurance fraud after an investigation allegedly found the couple underreported payroll for their company by more than $2.4 million to illegally save on workers’ compensation insurance …


California Janitorial Company Owners Arraigned for $2.4M Insurance Fraud
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Date: Fri, 24 May 2024 05:00:20 +0000
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Mother Appeals Dismissal of Case Against School Over Teen’s Gender Secret

A Maine woman is appealing the dismissal of her lawsuit that accused school officials of encouraging her teen’s gender expression by providing a chest binder and using a new name and pronouns, without consulting her. Amber Lavigne filed her notice …


Mother Appeals Dismissal of Case Against School Over Teen’s Gender Secret
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Date: Fri, 24 May 2024 05:00:17 +0000
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Friday, May 24, 2024

Virginia Insurance Agent Sentenced for Writing Policies Without Clients’ Consent

A Virginia insurance and annuities agent was sentenced to one year and three months years in prison for mail fraud after swindling his employer and clients in multiple schemes. According to court documents, from August 2017 through March 2020, Joseph …


Virginia Insurance Agent Sentenced for Writing Policies Without Clients’ Consent
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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Tornado Devastates Iowa Town, killing Multiple People

GREENFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Multiple people died Tuesday and at least a dozen were injured when a powerful tornado tore through a small Iowa town, carving a bleak landscape of destroyed homes and businesses, shredded trees, smashed cars, and widely …


Tornado Devastates Iowa Town, killing Multiple People
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Category: Midwest News
Date: Thu, 23 May 2024 17:20:24 +0000
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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Norfolk Southern to Pay $15M Civil Penalty, Cleanup Costs Over 2023 Ohio Derailment

Norfolk Southern NSC.N agreed to pay a $15 million civil penalty and $57.1 million in past government cleanup costs on Thursday, as well as millions in future costs to resolve a U.S. government lawsuit over a 2023 train derailment in …


Norfolk Southern to Pay $15M Civil Penalty, Cleanup Costs Over 2023 Ohio Derailment
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Date: Thu, 23 May 2024 16:55:30 +0000
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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Are You a Top Account Manager/CSR? Submit a Nomination Today

Customer service representatives and account managers are the heart of agencies. That’s why Insurance Journal wants to recognize these valuable players for the critical work they do! We’re looking for the 2024 MVPs: Account Managers/CSRs. The ones who retain valuable …


Are You a Top Account Manager/CSR? Submit a Nomination Today
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Category: National News
Date: Thu, 23 May 2024 16:48:57 +0000
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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Plans to Spend Billions on a Flood-Prone East Texas Highway May Not Solve the Problem

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Highway 59, a major evacuation route from Houston, has been a problem for East Texas for decades. And as flooding rivaling that of Hurricane Harvey inundated the region in April, the highway closed in several …


Plans to Spend Billions on a Flood-Prone East Texas Highway May Not Solve the Problem
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Category: Texas / South Central News
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