Ezra Amacher

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3 09, 2021

Florida Workers’ Comp Rates Set to Decrease, Again

By | September 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Florida Workers’ Comp Rates Set to Decrease, Again

Florida workers’ compensation rates are set to decline again as the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has proposed a statewide rate decrease of 4.9% in the voluntary market. The rates would take effect Jan. 1, 2022 if approved by …

18 08, 2021

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Issues State of Emergency After Tropical Storm Fred Causes Historic Flooding

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has issued a State of Emergency in response to Tropical Storm Fred, which caused severe flood in the western part of the state. Approximately 30 people are currently in missing in Haywood County and water …

18 08, 2021

Surfside Collapse Victims File Consolidated Complaint Against Condo Association

By | August 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Surfside Collapse Victims File Consolidated Complaint Against Condo Association

Former residents of the Surfside, Fla. collapsed condominium have filed a consolidated amended class action complaint against the building’s condo association. Plaintiffs allege that the Champlain Towers South Condominium Association breached its duty by neglecting to maintain, repair, and replace …

29 07, 2021

West Virginia Lawsuit Over Opioids Reaches Closing Arguments

By | July 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on West Virginia Lawsuit Over Opioids Reaches Closing Arguments

Three major U.S. drug distributors should be held responsible for sending a “tsunami” of prescription pain pills that caused a health crisis in one corner of West Virginia, an attorney for local governments said in closing arguments Tuesday in a …

29 07, 2021

Alabama COVID Hospitalizations Soar

By | July 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Alabama COVID Hospitalizations Soar

The number of COVID-19 patients in Alabama hospitals Monday climbed to more than 900 _ a number the state has not seen since February _ as the state sees a surge in virus cases. There were 947 COVID-19 patients in …

16 07, 2021

Kentucky To Rebid Unemployment Insurance System Amidst Cybersecurity Concerns

By | July 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kentucky To Rebid Unemployment Insurance System Amidst Cybersecurity Concerns

Concerns about cybersecurity have led the state of Kentucky to extend its search for a company to modernize its pandemic-stressed unemployment insurance system, Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration said Wednesday. The need for additional safeguards against hackers means the state will …

12 07, 2021

Florida Officials Consider Adopting New Condo Inspection Policies

By | July 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Florida Officials Consider Adopting New Condo Inspection Policies

Across Florida, people living in the thousands of condominiums rising above the state’s 1,350 miles of coastline wonder if the building collapse in Surfside could happen to their home as state and local officials discuss what they can do to …

12 07, 2021

Suspended Georgia Insurance Commissioner To Go On Trial In Theft Case

By | July 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Suspended Georgia Insurance Commissioner To Go On Trial In Theft Case

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck will go trial this week on charges that he swindled his former employer out of $2 million to pay personal bills and pump money into his 2018 campaign. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that jury selection …

9 07, 2021

Surfside Condo Collapse Rescue Workers Transition to Recovery Phase

By | July 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Surfside Condo Collapse Rescue Workers Transition to Recovery Phase

A somber moment of silence marked the end of the two-week search for survivors of a Florida condominium collapse, as rescue workers stood at solemn attention and clergy members hugged a line of local officials while many of them sobbed. …

9 07, 2021

Tropical Storm Elsa Leaves One Dead in Florida, Several Injured at Georgia Navy Base

By | July 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tropical Storm Elsa Leaves One Dead in Florida, Several Injured at Georgia Navy Base

Tropical Storm Elsa was carving a destructive and soaking path up the East Coast after killing at least one person in Florida and spinning up a tornado at a Georgia Navy base that flipped recreational vehicles upside-down and blew one …