Small Businesses to Commercial Insurers: ‘You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling’

Small Businesses to Commercial Insurers: ‘You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling’ August 11, 2014 Email This Print Newsletters Tweet Article Comments Insurers writing predominantly personal lines of insurance do a better job in satisfying their small business customers than insurers focused more on commercial lines, a new survey contends. According to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. […]

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Salmonella Testing Not Required by Food Safety Law, Georgia Jurors Told

Salmonella Testing Not Required by Food Safety Law, Georgia Jurors Told By Russ Bynum | August 11, 2014 Email This Print Newsletters Tweet Article Comments Jurors at the nation’s first federal criminal trial stemming from a deadly outbreak of food-borne illness are learning a disconcerting fact: America’s food safety largely depends on the honor system. […]

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Food Company Wins Religious Exemption from Contraception Benefit

Food Company Wins Religious Exemption from Contraception Benefit By Andrew Zajac | August 11, 2014 Email This Print Newsletters Tweet Article Comments Fresh Unlimited Inc. won’t have to provide contraceptive coverage for its employees under the Obama administration’s healthcare reform law, in what may be the first exemption granted since a June U.S. Supreme Court […]

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West Virginia Seeks $1.8M from Bankrupt Freedom Industries for Spill

West Virginia Seeks $1.8M from Bankrupt Freedom Industries for Spill August 11, 2014 Email This Print Newsletters Tweet Article Comments The state of West Virginia is seeking $1.8 million from the bankrupt company that spilled chemicals into the state’s largest water supply. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed the claim in bankruptcy court in Charleston. The […]

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CCRIF/Swiss Re Offer Caribbean Governments Insurance against Excess Rainfall

CCRIF/Swiss Re Offer Caribbean Governments Insurance against Excess Rainfall August 11, 2014 Email This Print Newsletters Tweet Article Comments The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) announced that eight of its members have become the first countries to purchase its excess rainfall insurance coverage – for the 2014/2015 policy year. CCRIF developed the program in […]

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Weakened Typhoon Halong Lashes Japan; 1 Dead, Dozens Hurt

Weakened Typhoon Halong Lashes Japan; 1 Dead, Dozens Hurt By Mari Yamaguchi | August 11, 2014 Email This Print Newsletters Tweet Article Comments A tropical storm was moving out into the Sea of Japan on Sunday after lashing the country with rain and winds, leaving one person dead, more than 50 injured and prompting evacuation […]

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Iranian Passenger Plane Crashes Killing 48

Iranian Passenger Plane Crashes Killing 48 August 11, 2014 Email This Print Newsletters Tweet Article Comments An Iranian passenger plane crashed Sunday while taking off from an airport near the capital, Tehran, killing 48 people onboard, state media reported. The aircraft, an Iran-140 typically used for short domestic flights, crashed near Mehrabad airport, west of […]

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ABI Says Reducing Whiplash Costs Key to Lower Auto Premiums

ABI Says Reducing Whiplash Costs Key to Lower Auto Premiums August 11, 2014 Email This Print Newsletters Tweet Article Comments “Tackling the cost of whiplash claims is essential to ensure UK motorists continue to benefit from lower average motor insurance premiums,” The Association of British Insurers said in a bulletin. According to the ABI’s latest […]

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GM Loses Bid to Dismiss Ignition-Switch Defect Cover-Up Claim

GM Loses Bid to Dismiss Ignition-Switch Defect Cover-Up Claim August 10, 2014 Email This Print Newsletters Tweet Article Comments General Motors Co. has lost its bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the automaker of concealing critical evidence about a faulty ignition switch linked to the death of a Georgia woman in 2010. During a hearing […]

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Drought Weakens Links in Supply Chain Metaphor

Drought Weakens Links in Supply Chain Metaphor By Don Jergler | August 8, 2014 Email This Print Newsletters Tweet Article Comments The weakest link in the great global economic cog is the gazillion supply chains that bind us all. At one time these chains were an ironic metaphor. Instead of shackling companies, supply chains were […]

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