12 09, 2019

GM Recalls Over 3.4M Pickups, SUVs to Fix Brake Issues

By | September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GM Recalls Over 3.4M Pickups, SUVs to Fix Brake Issues

DETROIT — Under pressure from the federal government, General Motors is recalling more than 3.4 million big pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S to fix a brake problem. The recall covers the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500, 2500 …

12 09, 2019

Shipping Fears Linger That Fuel Switch May Lead to Accidents

By | September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shipping Fears Linger That Fuel Switch May Lead to Accidents

The global shipping industry is about to undergo one of the biggest changes in its recent history with concerns lingering about just how safe the shift is going to be. Starting in January, vessels the world over will have to …

12 09, 2019

New Appointments: Syndicate Claim, HomeCare Connect, UK P&I Club

By | September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Appointments: Syndicate Claim, HomeCare Connect, UK P&I Club

Syndicate Claim Services Names New CFO Syndicate Claim Services, a private claims adjustment company headquartered in Indianapolis, has appointed Sarah Nelms as the chief financial and strategic operations officer. Nelms has a Masters’ in Business Administration degree from Colorado Technical …

13 09, 2019

Arch Nemesis of Uber over Driver Pay Sues Before New California Law Inked

By | September 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Arch Nemesis of Uber over Driver Pay Sues Before New California Law Inked

It didn’t take long for attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan to deploy a new weapon in her six-year war with Uber Technologies Inc. over driver pay. Within hours of Uber thumbing its nose at a pending California labor law that could upend …

12 09, 2019

Uber Rejects Labeling Drivers as Employees Under California Law

By | September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Uber Rejects Labeling Drivers as Employees Under California Law

Facing the most serious threat yet to its business model, Uber Technologies Inc. is dusting off a legal argument it has employed with mixed results: that it’s a technology platform, not a transportation company. Now, as a new California law …

12 09, 2019

U.S. Probes Nissan’s Top Model Over Sudden Unintended Braking

By | September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on U.S. Probes Nissan’s Top Model Over Sudden Unintended Braking

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Nissan Motor Co.’s top-selling model after hundreds of drivers complained a safety system is prone to suddenly triggering the brakes for no apparent reason. More than 840 Nissan Rogue drivers have …

12 09, 2019

J&J to Pay $37.2 Million to Group Blaming Powder for Cancers

By | September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on J&J to Pay $37.2 Million to Group Blaming Powder for Cancers

Johnson & Johnson must pay at least $37.2 million to four consumers who blamed asbestos-tainted talc for their cancers in the company’s latest loss in nationwide litigation over its iconic baby powder. A jury in J&J’s hometown of New Brunswick, …

12 09, 2019

Rainstorms Over Bahamas Watched as Possible U.S. Threat

By | September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rainstorms Over Bahamas Watched as Possible U.S. Threat

Within five days, heavy rains now hitting the Bahamas where Hurricane Dorian struck could become a dangerous tropical system over Florida, and possibly the Gulf of Mexico. The odds were 50-50 a couple of days ago; now they’re at 80%. …

12 09, 2019

NFL Puts Up $3 Million to Find Out Who Can Build a Better Helmet

By | September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NFL Puts Up $3 Million to Find Out Who Can Build a Better Helmet

The National Football League wants a better helmet, and for the first time, it’s willing to pay for it. The richest and most-watched U.S. sports league has created the NFL Helmet Challenge, a $3 million, 18-month contest to see who …

13 09, 2019

Charred Wreckage of California Dive Boat Raised from Ocean Floor

By | September 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Charred Wreckage of California Dive Boat Raised from Ocean Floor

LOS ANGELES – A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, was raised from the ocean floor on Thursday as federal safety officials said the crew had no night watchman on duty, as …