9 07, 2020

Vast Phishing Campaign Hits Microsoft Users in 62 Countries

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Microsoft Corp. customers were targeted in a massive phishing campaign that has sought to defraud users in 62 countries since December. Recently, the malicious emails have evolved to capitalize on the pandemic, according to Microsoft. The attack “targeted business leaders …

9 07, 2020

Law Firms Tracking Wave of COVID-19 Employer v. Employee Litigation

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A pandemic is no time to play favorites at the workplace, skimp on personal protective equipment or get too stingy with requests for time off. Since the beginning of the year, 300 employee vs. employer lawsuits related to the COVID-19 …

9 07, 2020

Chubb Urges U.S. and Insurers to Team Up for Future Pandemic Costs

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Chubb Ltd. proposed that insurers and the U.S. government work together to cover future business-interruption losses from pandemics, as the industry faces a flurry of lawsuits over costs related to coronavirus-related shutdowns. Chubb, the large global insurer led by Evan …

8 07, 2020

Bank of England Worried About Business Interruption Insurance Claims

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LONDON — The biggest uncertainty now facing insurers is whether they will have to pay for a raft of business interruption claims, the Bank of England said, as a court prepares to rule on whether existing policies cover big losses …

8 07, 2020

Cannabis Firms See Jump in Insurance Costs to Protect Leaders as Investors Sue

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Canadian and U.S. cannabis companies are facing a spike in already high costs of insurance to protect top executives from personal liability, following a slew of lawsuits by disgruntled investors alleging fraud and misinformation, with more such action expected. Some …

8 07, 2020

Movie Theater Chains Sue New Jersey Over Coronavirus-Related Closures

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Six movie theater chains, including AMC Entertainment, Cinemark and Regal Cinemas, have sued New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for refusing to let them resume operations, even after allowing churches, retailers and indoor shopping malls to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. …

8 07, 2020

Report of Drone Strike on News Chopper Reveals Other Incidents

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A small drone was almost certainly the object that damaged a news helicopter flying over Los Angeles last year, and the remote-controlled devices are suspected in two other mid-air impacts with aircraft, according to U.S. investigators. A KABC-TV chopper was …

8 07, 2020

Bayer Puts Part of Roundup Settlement on Hold

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FRANKFURT — Bayer has agreed to delay part of a proposed settlement of allegations that its widely used weedkiller Roundup caused cancer after a U.S. judge questioned its plan to deal with future claims. The German company said on Wednesday …

9 07, 2020

Nonprofits Urge Johnson & Johnson to Halt Sales of Baby Powder Globally

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More than 170 nonprofit groups on Wednesday called for Johnson & Johnson to stop selling its talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder world-wide, citing concerns that it contains cancer-causing asbestos, according to a statement from advocacy group Black Women for Wellness. The …

8 07, 2020

13 Hawaiian Airlines Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus

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HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines Inc. says 13 of its employees have tested positive for the coronavirus following an annual training course. The employees who tested positive for COVID-19 took part in flight attendant training at the airline’s Honolulu headquarters about …