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27 01, 2022

Extreme Cold Leads to 150 Frozen Water Mains in Detroit

By | January 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Extreme Cold Leads to 150 Frozen Water Mains in Detroit

DETROIT (AP)–Crews with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department were working Wednesday to repair 75 active water main breaks, about half the number reported since the beginning of the year. “We expect the final number for January will be the …

28 01, 2022

Parents of Children Killed in Arizona Flood to Be Sentenced

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP)–An Arizona couple whose two children and niece drowned when the family drove into a flooded wash are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday. Lacey Rawlings, 34, has pleaded guilty to seven counts of child abuse and will receive …

26 01, 2022

New York Will Require Employers to Disclose Monitoring to New Hires

By | January 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New York Will Require Employers to Disclose Monitoring to New Hires

Employers in New York must disclose electronic monitoring, such as internet access and videoconferencing, to new hires under a new law taking effect in May, as workers contend with an employment landscape that’s increasingly dependent on technology. The new law …

27 01, 2022

Viewpoint: N.J. Legislature Poised to Modify Bad Faith Standard for UIM Claims

By | January 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Viewpoint: N.J. Legislature Poised to Modify Bad Faith Standard for UIM Claims

Uninsured motorists (UM) and underinsured motorists (UIM) claims in New Jersey already present a myriad of factual and legal issues that must be addressed in every claim. That ranges from whether a vehicle is uninsured or underinsured, the applicable UM/UIM …

26 01, 2022

UK Needs Law For Self-Driving Cars, Government Body Says

By | January 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UK Needs Law For Self-Driving Cars, Government Body Says

LONDON–Britain should pass a law regulating self-driving vehicles and include sanctions for companies if anything goes wrong when their vehicles take over control from human drivers, two independent governmental bodies said on Wednesday in a report. The report by the …

26 01, 2022

San Jose Votes to Be First US City to Require Gun Liability Insurance

By | January 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on San Jose Votes to Be First US City to Require Gun Liability Insurance

Gun owners in San Jose, California, will be required to have insurance coverage for their weapons after city lawmakers passed an ordinance believed to be the first of its kind in the United States. City Council members on Tuesday night …

28 01, 2022

Buttigieg Vows Help as US Car Fatalities Keep Spiking Higher

By | January 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Buttigieg Vows Help as US Car Fatalities Keep Spiking Higher

WASHINGTON (AP)–Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is vowing to help stem rising traffic fatalities, releasing a broad-based strategy aimed at reducing speed, redesigning roads and boosting car safety features such as automatic emergency braking. Buttigieg told The Associated Press that new …

21 01, 2022

School District in California to Pay $14.7M in Teacher Sex Abuse Case

By | January 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on School District in California to Pay $14.7M in Teacher Sex Abuse Case

The Los Angeles Unified School District agreed to pay $14.7 million to seven former students at an elementary school who claim their teacher sexually abused them several years ago. Rene Tenas, who taught fourth grade at Hart Street Elementary, was …

21 01, 2022

Assault at Job Covered by Workers’ Comp, Mississippi Supreme Court Rules

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A man gets assaulted at work by two co-workers. Is the man’s recourse for his injuries limited only to the exclusive remedy of the workers’ compensation system? The Mississippi Supreme Court this month said, “yes,” despite the employee’s claims of …

21 01, 2022

Consumer Reports, Insurance Safety Institute to Rate Vehicle Driver Automation Systems

By | January 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Consumer Reports, Insurance Safety Institute to Rate Vehicle Driver Automation Systems

Two nonprofit bodies, Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), said separately on Thursday they are reviewing safeguards put in place by automakers for vehicles with partial automation. The announcements come amid scrutiny of Tesla’s driver assistance …