23 05, 2019

Boeing Max Crisis Ruins Credibility of the FAA

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Since its creation more than six decades ago, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cemented a reputation as the arbiter of flight safety, with regulators around the world routinely adopting its approvals. In the wake of two deadly incidents with …

23 05, 2019

Mississippi Floodway May Be Opened for Just 3rd Time in History

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A major barrier that keeps the Mississippi River in its current path may be opened for just the third time in its history, potentially flooding a large part of rural Louisiana and affecting refineries in the region. Rising river levels …

23 05, 2019

Violent Weather Kills 3 in Missouri, Floods Rivers in Oklahoma

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A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri and devastated the state capital, and heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma. The reported …

23 05, 2019

U.S. Forecasters Predict Near Average 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

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U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday. The forecasters estimate between two and …

23 05, 2019

Gorst & Compass in California Names Mulford Senior Transportation Broker

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Chatsworth, Calif.-based Gorst & Compass has named Kristi Mulford a senior transportation broker/underwriter. Mulford, who is based in San Marcos, has 18 years of commercial auto insurance experience. She was previously a broker with R.E. Chaix & Associates. She was …

23 05, 2019

Mississippi River’s Morganza Floodway May Be Opened for Third Time in History

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A major barrier that keeps the Mississippi River in its current path may be opened for just the third time in its history, potentially flooding a large part of rural Louisiana. Concern is growing that heavy rains will cause the …

23 05, 2019

Oklahoma Senate OKs Workers’ Comp Reforms; Bill Goes to Governor

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The Oklahoma Senate has approved legislation that makes changes to Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation system that lawmakers say will preserve and strengthen reforms adopted in 2013. An increase in benefits paid to injured workers is included among the provisions of House …

23 05, 2019

Cost of Flood-Prone Home Buyouts in Missouri, Elsewhere: $5B and Rising

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The residents of the small riverside town of Mosby, Missouri, have become accustomed to watching floods swamp their streets, transform their homes into islands and ruin their floors and furniture. Elmer Sullivan has replaced his couch, bed and television. He’s …

24 05, 2019

Florida Governor Signs AOB Reform Bill; Law to Take Effect July 1

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Long-awaited reforms for Florida’s assignment of benefits (AOB) crisis that the insurance industry and consumer advocates say has led to less coverage and higher rates for Florida property owners will officially become law July 1. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed …

24 05, 2019

Gulfstream Insurance Co. of Florida Appoints Natherson President, CEO

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Gulfstream Property and Casualty Insurance Co. has appointed Ronald E. “Nate” Natherson, Jr. as president and CEO. Natherson joins Gulfstream having previously served as chief operating officer for Southern Oak Insurance Co. in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. He has more …