20 05, 2022

Park Outdoors: Ford Recalls SUVs Due to Engine Fire Risk

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford is asking the owners of 350,000 vehicles in to take them to dealers for repairs in three recalls, including about 39,000 that should be parked outdoors because the engines can catch fire. Ford says in U.S. …

20 05, 2022

Biden Warns of ‘Another Tough Hurricane Season’ This Year

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JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden warned Wednesday that the country will likely see “another tough hurricane season” this year, and he pledged that his administration was prepared to respond to the storms and help Americans recover …

20 05, 2022

Claims Business: Sedgwick, CoreLogic, Davies

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Sedgwick acquires Orchid Medical Sedgwick has acquired Orchid Medical, a nationwide provider of ancillary medical management services for the workers’ compensationindustry. The Memphis, Tennessee-based claims administrator said in a press release that the acquisition represents an investment in the continued …

20 05, 2022

Florida Appeals Court Slashes $600,000 Attorney Fee on $52,000 Claim

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Florida may have one of the most generous attorney-fee mechanisms in the country, sometimes resulting in plaintiff’s fees that are several times greater than the amount of damage awards. It’s enough to drive property insurers crazy – or toward the …

20 05, 2022

Texas AG Lawsuit Claims Google ‘Private Browsing’ Mode Not Really Private

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The Google search engine collects data on users who think they can be anonymous if they use a “private browsing” mode, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton claimed on Thursday, filing an amended privacy lawsuit against the Alphabet Inc. unit. Texas, …

20 05, 2022

Livestream Tech Firms Learn Hard Lessons from Violent Videos Tied to Mass Killings

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These days, mass shooters like the one now held in the Buffalo, New York, supermarket attack don’t stop with planning out their brutal attacks. They also create marketing plans while arranging to livestream their massacres on social platforms in hopes …

20 05, 2022

Chiropractic Care Linked to Lower Injured Workers’ Costs, Faster Return to Work

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Chiropractors are involved in only a small fraction of workers’ compensation claims for low back pain in states where insurers or employers control the choice of medical provider, but a report released this week suggests that skepticism about runaway costs …

20 05, 2022

Insurers Too Late for Subrogation in Auto Parts Price-Fixing Case, Court Rules

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Insurers waited too long to intervene in anti-trust litigation that brought settlements requiring dozens of auto parts manufacturers to pay a total of $1.2 billion to resolve price-fixing allegations, a panel of the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeal ruled …

20 05, 2022

Pollution Kills 9 Million People a Year, Mostly in Poorer Nations

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Premature deaths from common pollution sources have risen by two-thirds globally since 2000, a dark consequence of the economic development that has lifted millions from extreme poverty this century. More than 90% of the deaths have occurred in rapidly developing …

20 05, 2022

Financial Risks of Climate Change Are Exaggerated: Senior HSBC Banker

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Central bank policymakers and other global authorities are exaggerating the financial risks of climate change, a senior HSBC banker in charge of sustainable investments said in remarks that drew criticism from climate activists. The bank said his views did not …