20 05, 2024

Citi Sued by ATM Customers Over Reverse Race Discrimination

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Citigroup Inc. was accused in a lawsuit of racial discrimination for its policy of waiving ATM fees for customers of minority-owned banks. The plaintiffs, who don’t bank with Citigroup, claim they were charged out-of-network fees for transactions at the bank’s …

20 05, 2024

AM Best Affirms Arrow Mutual’s Ratings, Revises Outlooks Citing Claim Dispute

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AM Best has revised the outlooks to negative from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” (Excellent) of Arrow Mutual Liability Insurance Co. AM Best said the credit ratings …

20 05, 2024

Hawaii Study: Nearly 75% of Wildfire Survey Participants Have Respiratory Issues

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A University of Hawaii study examining the health effects of last year’s deadly wildfires on Maui found that up to 74% of participants may have difficulty breathing and otherwise have poor respiratory health, and almost half showed signs of compromised …

20 05, 2024

Workers’ Compensation Bars Doctor Who Was Shot at New York Hospital From Suing

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New York’s highest court has ruled that a doctor who was injured in a shooting at the hospital where he works cannot sue his employer, finding that his injuries arose out of his employment and are thus covered by workers’ …

20 05, 2024

Judge Denies Request to Discard $38M Verdict in New Hampshire Youth Center Abuse Case

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The judge who oversaw a landmark trial about New Hampshire’s youth detention center has refused to discard the $38 million verdict, saying the facility’s leadership “either knew and didn’t care or didn’t care to learn the truth” about endemic physical …

20 05, 2024

NICB: Contractor Fraud Costs U.S. Residents Billions Yearly

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With 28 separate natural disaster events costing at least $1 billion and totaling more than $93 billion in catastrophe losses, 2023 was a historic year for billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the U.S. That’s a big enough figure. However, …

21 05, 2024

Power Restored to Majority of Houston Residents Affected by Deadly Storms

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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston area residents affected by deadly storms last week received some good news as officials said power was restored Sunday to a majority of the hundreds of thousands who had been left in the dark and without …

20 05, 2024

Greater Chance of Major Hurricane on East Coast This Year, Less in Gulf, Scientist Says

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Multiple computer models from forecasting organizations across the globe have predicted a very active hurricane season starting next month, spelling trouble for Florida and much of the Eastern United States. The models aren’t wrong, said Phil Klotzbach, a senior research …

20 05, 2024

Angie Harmon Suing Instacart and Former Shopper Who Shot and Killed Her Dog

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Actor Angie Harmon has filed a lawsuit against Instacart and one of its former shoppers who fatally shot her dog in March while delivering groceries at her North Carolina home. The lawsuit filed in Mecklenburg County seeks to hold the …

20 05, 2024

Maine to Spend $25 Million to Rebuild Waterfront Damaged by Winter Storms

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Maine waterfrontMaine’s government will spend tens of millions of dollars to rebuild the state’s working waterfront communities after a series of devastating winter storms pummeled the state’s docks, wharves and coastal businesses. The back-to-back storms hammered the Northeast in January …