Day: May 7, 2018

Commercial Insurance Renewal Prices Rose in Apr Except for Workers’ Comp: IVANS

Last month, vital blurb lines word renovation premiums continued their ceiling trend solely for workers’ compensation, that stays in disastrous domain for a year, according to a latest IVANS Index. Month over month, April’s increasing were down from before durations for a infancy of blurb lines, solely blurb automobile...

Lava from Hawaii Volcano Destroys Dozens of Homes

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has broken 26 homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into a air, withdrawal evacuated residents uncertain how prolonged they competence be displaced. Hawaii County officials pronounced another 4 vague structures were lonesome by lava. Hawaii officials pronounced a decimated homes were in a Leilani Estates...

Fired Allstate Employee Awarded $18M by California Jury

A former Allstate Insurance Co. worker who was discharged following an detain has been awarded some-more than $18 million in damages. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports a San Diego jury awarded 55-year-old Michael Tilkey about $2.6 million in tangible indemnification and scarcely $16 million in punitive indemnification in his...

California Grocer Facing Lawsuit over No-Spanish Language Policy

A grocery store in San Diego, Calif. subjected Hispanic employees to nuisance and a antagonistic work sourroundings by implementing a no-Spanish denunciation policy, sovereign officials pronounced in a lawsuit. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit alleging store managers during Albertsons publicly reprimanded Hispanic employees who were...

Is GrubHub Case a Barometer Independent Contractors Rules?

Food smoothness association GrubHub Inc. might be one of a initial tech firms to feel a impact of a statute this week from California’s top justice that creates it easier for workers to infer they are a company’s employees and entitled to dear authorised protections. Lawyers for a former...

Louisiana Farmers, Ranchers Awarded Disaster Recovery Grants

More than 900 Louisiana farmers and ranchers will accept disaster grants to assistance them redeem from a Mar and Aug 2016 floods. Louisiana’s cultivation dialect says a normal extend is $9,905, and a limit endowment is $12,185. Of some-more than 1,000 applicants, 961 farmers and ranchers in 51 parishes...

Marsh & McLennan Agency’s Blue Named President of Illinois’ Alera Group

Deerfield, Illinois-based Alera Group, a inhabitant worker benefits, property/casualty, risk government and resources government firm, has allocated Jim Blue as president. Blue’s responsibilities will engage operative closely with a existent care group to concentration on income expansion and formation of new Alera Group firms. In this purpose he will...

North Dakota Tribes Sue Opioid Industry Groups

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and a Spirit Lake Sioux are a latest North Dakota American Indian tribes to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors. The Bismarck Tribune reports a tribes sued 24 opioid attention groups in sovereign justice on May 3. The lawsuit alleges a companies marketed medication...

US Disaster Assistance OK’d for County After Oklahoma Wildfires

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says home and business owners in Dewey County who postulated uninsured repairs from wildfires can now accept disaster assistance from a U.S. Small Business Administration. Fallin says a nomination provides SBA low-interest disaster loans to reinstate skill shop-worn by final month’s wildfires that was not...

Oklahoma Commissioner Plans Regulatory Action After Towing Claim Bill Fails

A check directed during prevented word companies from cancelling, non-renewing or augmenting consumers’ word premiums for filing a towing or roadside assistance explain unsuccessful to allege in Oklahoma’s legislative session, so a state’s word commissioner skeleton take regulatory action. After House Bill 3236, authored by Rep. Lewis Moore and...