Farmers Insurance Exchange, 21st Century Insurance Company, Coast National Insurance Company, Mid-Century Insurance Company and Truck Insurance Exchange have filed a lawsuit in the Superior... Read more
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed nearly $400,000 in penalties for two companies involved in a botched building demolition that killed six people in... Read more
A New Jersey appeals court has found a person who knowingly sends a text to a driver can share liability if a driver receiving the text message causes an accident. The ruling last month was... Read more
It was reported last month in an article by David Prior in the Claims Journal that governments and the oil spill industry cannot effectively and ethically mitigate oil spills on the ocean. I... Read more
Government accident investigators want the Federal Aviation Administration to require fire suppression systems in all cargo planes. The goal is to prevent the kind of ferocious in-flight fir... Read more
Aetna Inc. has agreed to pay as much as $120 million to settle litigation over its practices on the payment of claims for services by providers with which Aetna does not have a contract. The... Read more
Italy’s Supreme Court recently upheld a ruling that allowed disability payments to a businessman who claimed his brain tumor was tied to his excessive cell phone use. This was a most signifi... Read more
The National Transportation Safety Board says the federal government should require automakers to offer advanced safety features like lane departure warning in all passenger vehicles and com... Read more
The Dodge Dart was among four new vehicles on the U.S. market to receive a top crash test rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an influential safety group. The 2013 Dart, th... Read more
We wrote in the Mass Torts segment of this issue about the deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated pain injections and how it has prompted calls for tighter federal regulation of c... Read more
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