Authorities: At Least $3B to Clear Debris from Homes Destroyed By California Wildfires

State and sovereign authorities guess that it will cost during slightest $3 billion to transparent waste from 19,000 homes and businesses broken by 3 California wildfires final month. The disaster service officials pronounced a cleanup costs will distant transcend a record cleanup responsibility of $1.3 billion a U.S. Army...

Jury Rules Against Smithfield Foods in Another Hog Nuisance Suit

A sovereign jury is again siding with neighbors who complained that a Smithfield Foods industrial-scale sow operation in North Carolina was such a bother it shop-worn how they lived their lives. The jury on Wednesday pronounced 8 neighbors should be compensated with between $100 and $75,000. The same jurors...

5Star Specialty to Assume Distribution of Protective Insurance’s Public Auto Offering

Protective Insurance Co. and 5Star Specialty Programs have stretched their partnership in a open automobile market, creation 5Star Protective’s solitary placement source for a blurb automobile word charity in a open automobile (charter/school train and limo) segment. Protective has partnered with 5Star given 2016 to offer blurb automobile word...

Athens Insurance Agency of Tennessee Partners with United Benefit Advisors

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), a national eccentric worker advantages advisory organization, has combined Athens Insurance Agency as one of a partner agencies. Athens Insurance Agency provides affordable personal, commercial, and worker advantages coverage. The association is located in Athens, Tenn., and serves clients opposite a country. Under a care...

4.4 Earthquake Jolts Tennessee, Also Felt in Atlanta

An trembler that struck eastern Tennessee early Wednesday could be felt as distant divided as Atlanta, a U.S. Geological Survey said. The light trembler occurred about 4:15 a.m., and was centered about 7 miles (about 10 kilometers) northeast of Decatur. About 15 mins later, a 3.3 bulk movement struck....

Florida Judge Rules Deputy Had Duty to Protect in Parkland School Shooting Suit

A decider has deserted a deputy’s explain that he had no avocation to confront a gunman during a propagandize sharpened in Parkland, Florida. Refusing to boot a lawsuit filed by a primogenitor of a victim, Broward Circuit Judge Patti Englander Henning found after a conference Wednesday that ex-deputy Scot...

Analysts See Autonomous Flying Vehicles Taking Off

Flying cars, prolonged a tack of scholarship fiction, might be alighting in a genuine universe earlier than we think. Sleek vehicles floating above their some-more chaotic, human siblings are common trope in stories of a some-more technologically modernized destiny that now might not be so distant. Intersecting mercantile and...

Possible Drone Strike on Aeromexico Jetliner Under Investigation

Grupo Aeromexico SAB is questioning either a worker slammed into a Boeing Co. 737 jetliner as a aircraft approached a end in Tijuana, Mexico, on a U.S. border. Images on internal media showed substantial repairs to a nose of a 737-800, that was handling Wednesday as Flight 773 from...

Agents Warned About E&O Risks in Claiming Cyber, Cannabis Expertise

Insurance agents and brokers who marketplace themselves as experts in cannabis or cyber could breeze adult woeful that positioning. Because both are comparatively new exposures theme to changing regulations and coverages, producers selling themselves as experts could face scrutiny, lawsuits and probable errors and omissions claims, according to speakers...