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17 05, 2024

Staffing Shortages, Reduced Safety Training Fuel Risks for Company Drivers

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Increased distractions, staffing shortages, and safety risks mean that 60% of company drivers are worried about their personal safety and liability behind the wheel. Over half have been involved in or witnessed an accident in the past year. According to …

17 05, 2024

Potential Claims Impacts Resulting from the Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse

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How to handle complex ports and terminals business interruption insurance claims, marine and cargo damages, and marine stock claims are topics that have again come to the forefront of claims professionals’ minds following the tragic Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse …

16 05, 2024

Volkswagen Reaches $54M ‘Dieselgate’ Settlement With Italian Owners

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Volkswagen and a group representing car owners in Italy have reached an agreement worth more than 50 million euros ($54 million) to end a legal battle over the “dieselgate” emissions scandal, they said on Wednesday. In the settlement, over 60,000 …

16 05, 2024

Ransomware Frequency Up 64% on Remote Access Tools, Says At-Bay

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A 64% jump in ransomware claims in 2023 is driven by an explosion in “indirect” ransomware incidents, up over 415% in 2023, with remote access tools accounting for 58% of attacks. The year-over-year increases were seen among mid-market and emerging …

15 05, 2024

Survey Shows Decrease in Core Risk Management Activities

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Responses to an annual survey showed a decrease in risk management activities over the last year. Origami Risk published its 3rd annual State of Risk report. The survey polled 240 risk professionals from across the U.S. and Europe. It shows …

15 05, 2024

California Workplace Violence Law a Best Practice No Matter What State You’re in

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California Senate Bill 553 is groundbreaking legislation that aims to prevent workplace violence and enhance employee safety and security in California. The law elevates California’s commitment to protecting workers, customers, and companies by recognizing the impact of workplace violence and …

15 05, 2024

NHTSA Probes Amazon-Owned Zoox Self-Driving Vehicles After Crashes

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The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it has opened an investigation into Amazon.com’s self-driving Zoox vehicles due to unexpected braking leading to two rear-end collisions that injured motorcyclists. The NHTSA said it had opened its preliminary evaluation …

15 05, 2024

Boeing at Risk of Prosecution for Breaking Deal Over Crashes

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Boeing Co. faces possible criminal prosecution after the US Justice Department found the company violated a deferred-prosecution agreement tied to two fatal crashes half a decade ago, intensifying the crisis engulfing the embattled US planemaker. The company breached the $2.5 …

15 05, 2024

GM’s Cruise Pays More Than $8 Million in Robotaxi Settlement

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General Motors Co.’s autonomous-car unit reached an $8 million to $12 million settlement with a pedestrian who was dragged by one of its vehicles in San Francisco, according to a person familiar with the situation. The settlement was struck earlier …

14 05, 2024

Lawsuit: Tesla’s Autopilot Caused Fiery Crash into Tree, Killing Colorado Man

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The widow of a man who died after his Tesla veered off the road and crashed into a tree while he was using its partially automated driving system is suing the carmaker, claiming its marketing of the technology is dangerously …