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Audit faults University of California sex misconduct process
State auditors are faulting the University of California for not addressing sexual misconduct complaints on time and not disciplining faculty swiftly.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 7:12 PM
Breaking: House hammers hard-line immigration bill
Tensions are running high.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 7:08 PM
Alyssa Milano offers to help NYC care for migrant children brought from the border
Actress Alyssa Milano wants to take in one of the hundreds of immigrant children housed in foster care facilities in Harlem, who were torn from their parents under President Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 7:06 PM
Syria shells rebel-held areas ahead of possible offensive
Syrian government forces shelled rebel-held areas in the south on Thursday, further undermining an international "de-escalation" agreement backed by the United States ahead of a threatened offensive, prompting a warning from the U.S. of "serious repercussions" for the violations.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 7:05 PM
Extended timeline set for community college consolidation
Overseers of Connecticut's community college system have agreed to take some more time to follow through on a plan to consolidate its 12 schools.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 7:02 PM
'Fortnite' has become a magnet for malware
The popular game "Fortnite" is attracting malware offering up bogus Android versions.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 6:58 PM
The Latest: UN 'deeply concerned' about Syrians in the south
The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 9:55 p.m.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 6:56 PM
'Daria' reboot in the works, reveals MTV
"Daria" and other MTV staples are in the works

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 6:42 PM
'RHONY' star Bethenny Frankel was paid $7K for first season of reality series
Bethenny Frankel started at the bottom.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 6:37 PM
Conservative immigration bill fails in House, GOP leaders delay vote on compromise measure
An immigration overhaul backed by conservatives failed in the House on Thursday, as GOP leaders abruptly delayed a vote on a separate compromise measure amid party divisions.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 6:29 PM

Business Insurance

Terminated Chubb unit exec must submit to arbitration
The terminated former vice president of claims field operations for a Chubb Corp. unit, who has filed whistleblower litigation against the insurer, must submit to arbitration, says a federal appeals court, in affirming a lower court ruling.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:57 PM
Harvey damage illustrates need for disaster preparedness: Study
Hurricane Harvey served as a stark wake-up call about the need to enhance flood resilience, including limiting or preventing federal insurance coverage of new properties in flood zones, says a study released Thursday.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:46 PM
Wrongful termination charges against Wells Fargo Bank reinstated

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:36 PM
OneBeacon Surety Group announces expanded capacity, exec changes
OneBeacon Surety Group, part of OneBeacon Insurance Group Holdings Ltd., will offer $250 million in aggregate surety bond capacity for qualifying clients, OneBeacon Surety said in a statement Thursday.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:34 PM
Residents steamed over logo deception by water pipe insurer
A water pipe insurer trying to gain residential clients by bypassing the junk-mail pile came up with an idea to use official-looking city logos and first-class business envelopes to trick homeowners into taking the mail seriously.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 12:51 PM
New York sues 3M, five others over chemical contamination
(Reuters) — New York state sued 3M Co. and five other companies to recover the cost of cleaning up environmental contamination caused by toxic chemicals in firefighting foam that they manufactured.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 11:42 AM
SEC in-house judge hiring unconstitutional: High court
(Reuters) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday expanded presidential control over pivotal jobs in federal agencies, ruling that the way the Securities and Exchange Commission selected its in-house judges to enforce investor-protection laws was improper.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 11:30 AM
Utility contractor again cited for safety violations
U.S. regulators have again cited a utility contractor for workplace safety violations and proposed $18,659 in penalties.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 11:12 AM
Statute ambiguous, dismissal of injured worker’s suit reversed: Court
A federal appellate court has reversed an order dismissing an injured worker’s lawsuit against his employer’s sole stockholder after the Oklahoma Supreme Court said the statutory language of the state’s workers comp statute was ambiguous.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 11:06 AM

News – Insurance Journal

Supreme Court Rules Against SEC Naming of In-House Judges
The U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday the way the Securities and Exchange Commission selected in-house judges who enforce investor protection laws was unconstitutional in a ruling allowing more presidential control over pivotal jobs in federal agencies. In a 7-2 …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 6:54 PM
AmTrust Shareholders Approve Revised $2.95 Billion Plan to Go Private
Insurer AmTrust Financial Services said that AmTrust stockholders have approved a deal for it to become a private entity, a deal that values it at $2.95 billion and was negotiated after activist investor Carl Icahn opposed a previous proposal. The …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 4:57 PM
Louisiana in May Saw a 44.4K Annual Increase in Number of Employed
Louisiana Workforce Commission said as of May the state has experienced a year-over-year increase of 44,453 in the number of individuals employed in Louisiana. Louisiana’s civilian labor force is now 2,138,975, which is the highest number of individuals in Louisiana’s …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 4:42 PM
University of Texas to Settle Ex-Coach’s Discrimination Lawsuit
The University of Texas has agreed to settle a race and sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by former women’s track coach Bev Kearney. Kearney attorney Jody Mask on Wednesday told The Associated Press that the case will be dismissed. University spokesman …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 4:30 PM
Russ Named Assistant VP at Wisconsin’s Church Mutual Insurance
Guy Russ has been named assistant vice president of risk control for Church Mutual Insurance Co., based in Merrill, Wisconsin. He reports to Kevin Root, executive vice president – operations. Russ joined Church Mutual in 2012 as director of program …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 4:21 PM
Chicago’s ISMIE Indemnity Expanding Medical Professional Liability Products Nationally
Chicago-based ISMIE Indemnity, an excess and surplus line division of ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co., plans to offer medical professional liability insurance products in every state in the U.S. With approval from state insurance regulators, ISMIE Indemnity is positioned to deliver …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 4:17 PM
Flooding Leads to State of Emergency Declaration for NW Wisconsin
A state of emergency has been declared for counties in Northwest Wisconsin impacted by widespread flooding. Gov. Scott Walker declared the emergency state for Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, and Iron counties, where severe thunderstorms produced torrential rain, damaging wind, and …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 4:15 PM
Heavy Rains Bring Flooding to Harvey-Impacted Areas in Texas
Heavy rains in South Texas have caused flooding in areas that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey less than a year ago. National Weather Service meteorologist Tyler Castillo said Wednesday that up to 15 inches (38 centimeters) of rain have …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 4:14 PM
New Liability Coverage Minimums in Nevada Go into Effective in July
Nevada’s new liability coverage minimums go into effect next month. The new standards require drivers to be covered for at least $25,000 in bodily injury per person, $50,000 per crash and $20,000 for property damage per wreck. According to the …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 3:14 PM
Beverly Hills Doctor Sentenced to 10 Years in Workers’ Comp Scam
A Beverly Hills, Calif. doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his role in a massive fraud scheme. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Dr. Ronald Grusd was convicted in December of 39 charges, including conspiracy, honest …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 3:02 PM

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