5 12, 2022

Pickleball Explosion in Florida Creating New Hits and Misses for Insurers, Agents

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If the insurance industry hasn’t noticed, the sport known as pickleball is exploding across the country, especially in Florida, where more than 15 indoor clubs, replete with air conditioning, cafes, locker rooms, video training and other amenities are planned or …

7 12, 2022

COVID Infections Boost Heart-Related Deaths, Top Africa Health Insurer Says

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Africa’s biggest health insurer said the number of heart-related deaths rose more than sixfold during the COVID-19 pandemic among the clients of one of its units. Discovery Employee Benefits, a unit of Johannesburg-based Discovery Ltd. that has more than half …

6 12, 2022

Parents of Gunman in Deadly Pennsylvania State Trooper Shooting Settle Suit

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The parents of a gunman who killed a Pennsylvania state trooper and permanently disabled another eight years ago in an ambush of a police barracks have settled a lawsuit that accused them of partial responsibility for the attack. Tiffany Dickson, …

5 12, 2022

Feral Hog Control: Eight Years, Some Progress, $2.5 Billion Damage/Year

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight years into a U.S. program to control damage from feral pigs, the invasive animals with big appetites and snouts that uproot anything that smells good are still a multibillion-dollar plague on farmers, wildlife and the …

5 12, 2022

Viewpoint: It’s A Wonderful Life’s Lessons Ring True in BlockFi Bankruptcy

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We are heading into the holiday season. It’s a Wonderful Life will be on television. And cryptocurrency bankruptcies will be in the news. Yesterday, BlockFi filed for bankruptcy. What does a seventy year old Frank Capra movie – about a …

5 12, 2022

Sheriff: Vandalism Cuts Power Across North Carolina County

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CARTHAGE, N.C. (AP) _ Multiple power substations in a North Carolina county were damaged by gunfire in an apparent act of criminal vandalism, leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity, authorities said. The power outage across Moore County that …

6 12, 2022

Plaintiffs Alleging Brain Damage Must Submit to Independent Tests, Texas Supreme Ct. Rules

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A family seeking $33 million in economic damages for alleged brain injuries caused by exposure to carbon monoxide must submit to a battery of neuropsychological tests by the defendant’s doctor, the Texas Supreme Court ruled. The high court on Friday …

5 12, 2022

Uvalde Shooting Victims Seek $27 Billion, Class Action in Lawsuit

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Victims of the Uvalde school shooting that left 21 people dead have filed a lawsuit against local and state police, the city and other school and law enforcement officials seeking $27 billion due to delays in …

5 12, 2022

Wounded Officers Sue Sig Sauer, Say Gun Goes Off by Itself

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Police and federal law enforcement officers are among 20 people from multiple states saying they were wounded by a popular type of Sig Sauer pistol, the latest lawsuit alleging that the gun is susceptible to going …

6 12, 2022

Massachusetts High Court to Weigh Fate of 27,000 Drunk Driving Cases

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On Wednesday, December 7, the Massachusetts high court is scheduled to begin hearing a case that could result in the tossing of as many as 27,000 drunk driving cases. The case before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court involves the state’s …