Day: September 17, 2018

Insurer Fights Paying $5.3M to Man Wrongly Convicted in Missouri

A former word conduit for a city of Columbia, Missouri, is appealing a statute that it owes $5.3 million to a male who served 10 years in prison before his self-assurance for murdering a sports editor in Columbia was thrown out. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that a interest...

Charter Bus Runs Off West Texas Road, Injuring 20

Twenty people have been taken to El Paso hospitals for diagnosis after a licence train ran off a highway southeast of a city. Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Elizabeth Carter says a collision happened along an Interstate 10 front highway nearby a city of Tornillo. She says a...

Auto Dealers Safety Group Gets $1M Dividend from Texas Mutual

Texas Mutual Insurance Company, a policyholder-owned company, recently awarded a division of $1,060,313 to a Lone Star Auto Dealers Association (LSADA) reserve group, that includes franchised auto, truck, RV, vessel and motorcycle dealerships. This year’s division from Texas Mutual brings a sum division payout for LSADA to some-more than...

Iowa Denied Federal Disaster Assistance for Jul Tornadoes

A sovereign group has denied disaster assistance for residents and business owners of Marshall and Polk counties who endured tornadoes in July. Gov. Kim Reynolds’ bureau announced a Federal Emergency Management Agency had denied a governor’s ask for assistance by a Individual Assistance Program for waste from a Jul...

Insurance Commissioner OKs Fees, Rate Hikes for Texas Fair Plan

Texas Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan has authorized a ask by a Texas Fair Plan Association to lift rates and revise/implement several fees. The commissioner denied, however, a plan’s ask to finish reward discounts for electronic criminal alarms and involuntary sprinkler systems. The Fair Plan is a nonprofit entity determined...

Kansas City Star: Changes Urged After Spike in Deadly Big Truck Crashes

Tractor-trailers and other vast trucks aren’t compulsory to have crash-avoidance technology, notwithstanding thousands of crashes annually and steady calls for it to be mandated. Federal information shows that some-more than 4,300 people were killed in accidents involving semis and other vast trucks in 2016, a 28 percent boost over...

Hurricane Florence Likely to Expose Gaps in Flood Insurance

The array of Americans with inundate word is on a rise, nonetheless Hurricane Florence is approaching to make it painfully transparent that too many homeowners in a Carolinas and other exposed regions sojourn unprotected. . An research of sovereign inundate word annals by The Associated Press found there were...

Duke Downplays Threat From Coal-Ash Spill in Carolina Storm

Duke Energy Corp. is assured many of a spark charcoal that breached a North Carolina landfill was contained during a site and that a brief doesn’t poise an approaching hazard to open reserve or a environment, a association central told Bloomberg TV. “It’s not hazardous,” David Fountain, Duke’s boss...

Allianz Under Fire by Australian Commission for Travel Insurance Sales

An Australian section of German insurer Allianz SE sole transport word that misleadingly betrothed total puncture medical cover wherever people were even nonetheless a policies had boundary on both cost and location, a bungle exploration listened on Monday. The Royal Commission, that can suggest rapist prosecutions and worse regulations,...