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Baltimore Purchases $20 Million in Cyber Cover From Chubb, Axa XL

Oct 18, 2019 Baltimore has purchased $20 million in cyber insurance from Chubb and Axa XL in the wake of the RobbinHood ransomware attack in May which disrupted...

Admiral VP: Cannabis Limited to Single-State Insurance Coverage

Oct 18, 2019 Erich Bublitz, vice president and cannabis product leader, Admiral Insurance Group, said conflicts between state and federal laws mean that insurance...

Horizon Blues-American Specialty Partnership Called Off

Oct 18, 2019 A planned management services arrangement between Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and American Specialty Health was put on hold after New Jersey’...

Insurtech Dinghy Names CEO

Oct 18, 2019 Dinghy, a London-based insurtech startup, has named Dorian Zanker as chief executive officer. Zanker’s appointment is part of the company’s strategy to accelerate its growth in the U.K...

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A Gusty Northeast Cleans Up After Storm for the Record Books

Oct 18, 2019 BOSTON — A record-breaking autumn storm plunged hundreds of thousands of people into the dark, toppled trees, canceled schools and delayed trains in the Northeast,...

After Years of Fiery Hell, California Gets Less of a Scorching in 2019

Oct 18, 2019 Mother Nature has given a bit of a break to California during the 2019 wildfire season, but firefighters say the threat remains in force. Only about 163,000 acres...

Vaping-Lung Deaths Rise Again as Culprit Remains Elusive

Oct 18, 2019 The number of people killed or sickened by lung injuries linked to vaping increased again in the past week, with public-health officials still unable to clearly identify the...

J&J to Pay $117 Million in Nationwide Pact Over Vaginal Mesh

Oct 18, 2019 Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay $117 million to settle 41 states’ claims that it misrepresented the risks of vaginal-mesh products used to bolster sagging...

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What is Known, Unknown About Lung Illnesses Linked to Vaping

Oct 11, 2019 Government public health officials are continuing to advise people to stop e-cigarette or vaping products, especially with THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana....

Supreme Court’s High-Profile Cases in Its New Term

Oct 07, 2019 The biggest cases before the Supreme Court are often the last ones to be decided, and the focus on the court will be especially intense in June, just a few months before the 2020...

Recent Fatal Crashes Involving Vintage Aircraft

Oct 06, 2019 Last Wednesday’s crash of a World War II B-17 bomber in Connecticut was the latest in a long list of fatal crashes involving vintage planes used or designed for military purposes....

Suspects in Illegal Toxic Dumping Scheme in Connecticut Plead Not Guilty

Oct 03, 2019 The former superintendent of public works in a Connecticut town and the head of a local construction company have pleaded not guilty in connection with an...