Day: May 3, 2018

USDA to Grant $340M to Florida Citrus Farmers Impacted by Irma

The sovereign supervision will yield $340 million to assistance Florida citrus farmers redeem from Hurricane Irma. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a extend on Tuesday, scarcely 8 months after Irma struck a state causing more than $2.5 billion in repairs to a state’s cultivation industry. The income will...

Tall Trucks Threatening Historic Georgia Bridge

A ancestral lonesome overpass nearby Atlanta that was rebuilt after being burnt down during a Civil War now faces a opposite foe: GPS systems. WABE-FM reports that 5 vehicles given Dec have rammed into a tip of a 7-foot-high (2.1-meter) warning lamp erected only before a opening to a...

Arkansas Supreme Court Halts Judge’s Dicamba Ban Exemptions

The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted a fourth judge’s statute exempting some farmers from an herbicide anathema that took outcome final week. Justices has stayed a Clay County judge’s sequence prohibiting a state Plant Board from enforcing a anathema on dicamba opposite a organisation of farmers in that county....

Texas-Based Karolyis, Others Sued by Gymnast Over Team Doctor’s Abuse

A former member of a U.S. inhabitant group on became a latest gymnast to record fit over passionate abuse by detained former sports alloy Larry Nassar’s, alleging USA Gymnastics, a U.S. Olympic Committee and a husband-and-wife twin who coached America’s tip womanlike gymnasts for 3 decades unsuccessful to strengthen...

Texas Mutual to Distribute $280M in Dividends to Employers

Texas Mutual Insurance Company, that provides workers’ remuneration coverage to some-more than 70,000 business owners and 1.4 million employees, announced it will discharge $280 million in dividends in 2018. Nearly 75 percent of policyholder owners will accept a check from Texas Mutual in approval of providing protected work environments...

Kansas City Transportation Authority Paid $3M in Settlements Over 5 Years

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority has paid scarcely $3.3 million in settlements for corporeal injuries or skill repairs from 2012 to 2017, according to claims data. Last year also saw a top series of incidents and claims settlements involving a travel authority’s buses over that period, a Kansas...

Jury Awards Missouri Man $5M in Lawsuit Against BNSF

A southwest Missouri male who was harmed twice during a BNSF Railway Co. rail yard in Springfield has been awarded some-more than $5 million in damages. A Greene County jury found for former conductor James Mitchell final week after a week-long trial. BNSF orator Andy Williams says a association...

Large Fire Burns Following Explosion during Michigan Plant; 2 Hurt

Authorities contend explosions and a vast glow during an automobile tools plant in Michigan harmed dual people and forced a depletion of workers. Fire crews responded about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday to Meridian Magnesium Products of America in Eaton Rapids. The city’s Mayor Paul Malewski told a Lansing State Journal...

AssuredPartners Acquires Cornerstone Insurance Group in St. Louis

AssuredPartners Inc. has acquired Cornerstone Insurance Group, formed in St. Louis, Missouri. Cornerstone is a full-service word organisation providing worker benefits, risk government and personal word solutions. The agency, that has offices in St. Louis and Southern Illinois, also supports clients with non-insurance resources in payroll, tellurian resources, wellness,...

Alliant Adds Rorison to New Orleans Team

Newport, Beach, California-based Alliant Insurance Services Inc. has combined a knowledge and flexibility of Stan Rorison to a flourishing New Orleans team. The longtime skill and misadventure consultant will offer as clamp president, where he will yield his proven code of informal imagination to a different register of clients...