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16 07, 2021

U.S. Offers Rewards Up to $10M for Tips; Launches ‘Stop Ransomware’ Website

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The State Department will offer rewards up to $10 million for information leading to the identification of anyone engaged in foreign state-sanctioned malicious cyber activity against critical U.S. infrastructure — including ransomware attacks — and the White House has launched …

16 07, 2021

Insurers Expect 2021 to Be Costly as Germany Reels from Flood Catastrophe

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Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged swift help backed by “all the power of the state” for people affected by devastating flooding in western Germany, where at least 42 people have died and dozens are missing. Following heavy rain Wednesday night into …

16 07, 2021

Florida Judge Approves Sale of Property Where Collapsed Surfside Condo Stood

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A Florida judge on Wednesday approved the sale of the oceanfront property where a collapsed Florida condominium building once stood, with proceeds intended to benefit victims of the deadly disaster. At a hearing, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael Hanzman ordered that …

16 07, 2021

Sedgwick Acquires Maritime Claims Firm Nautilus

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Global claims services firm Sedgwick recently acquired the assets of Nautilus Investigations, a South Florida-based firm with a specialty in maritime claims, incidents and casualties, particularly yachts and personal watercraft. Nautilus adjusts and investigates all types of marine incidents, serving …

9 07, 2021

Viewpoint: Toxic Exposures in Structure Fire Settings Can Endanger Adjusters

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After a structure fire, insurance adjusters are often on scene within 24 hours to meet with their insureds, assess the damages, and begin writing their estimates of repairs. However, what most property claims adjusters don’t realize is that fire damaged …

9 07, 2021

California Moves Investigations of Police Shooting Cases to Attorney General

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New protocols announced Wednesday by California Attorney General Rob Bonta seek to provide more transparency around one of the most emotional and disturbing areas of policing: the fatal shooting of an unarmed civilian. Investigations into such cases …

9 07, 2021

Morgan Stanley Reports Data Breach by Vendor Exposed Some Client Data

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Morgan Stanley has disclosed that personal data of some of its corporate clients was stolen in January in a data breach that involved a third-party vendor and hackers accessed information, including social security numbers. Files stolen also included client names, …

9 07, 2021

All But a Few States Now Accept Purdue Pharma, Sackler Family Deal

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Fifteen more states reached an agreement with Purdue Pharma LP and members of its wealthy Sackler family owners that moved the OxyContin maker a step closer to resolving widespread opioid litigation and exiting bankruptcy protection. All but a handful of …

9 07, 2021

Washington Governor Inslee Declares Wildfire State of Emergency, Burn Ban

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Gov. Jay Inslee this week declared a state of emergency throughout Washington relating to the growing risk of wildfires, including a statewide prohibition on most outdoor and agricultural burning through Sept. 30. “We don’t want a repeat of recent years …

29 04, 2021

Reno to Settle Lemmon Valley Flood Lawsuit for $4.5 Million

By | April 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reno to Settle Lemmon Valley Flood Lawsuit for $4.5 Million

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno city officials said they have reached a tentative agreement to pay $4.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought by residents whose homes in the community of Lemmon Valley were flooded north of town in 2017 …