A federal judge in Connecticut has granted preliminary approval to a $72.5 million settlement in a national class-action lawsuit alleging Hartford fraudulently kept millions in fees that sho... Read more
A federal jury in South Carolina awarded $14.5 million in damages recently to a South Carolina printing company in a case brought against The Hartford insurance company. The insurer had deni... Read more
A bailout watchdog says the participation of two big insurers in the $700 billion financial rescue contradicted the goals of the government program. The inclusion of Hartford Financial Servi... Read more
A Connecticut jury has awarded $15 million to automobile repair shop owners in their lawsuit accusing an affiliate of The Hartford Financial Services Group of unfair trade practices. The sta... Read more
Atwilda Brown, an 80-year-old woman, died trying to pour herself a cup of hot chocolate. As she reached across the electric stove to get a teapot full of hot water in her kitchen on a Saturd... Read more
A lawsuit has been filed against Aetna Insurance Co., alleging the insurer failed to protect personal information of employees and job applicants. The lawsuit comes after Aetna, of Hartford,... Read more
Hartford Casualty Insurance Co. has filed a lawsuit in a federal court in Virginia against the Peanut Corp. of America to determine whether it must pay claims for victims affected by a natio... Read more
We have written in previous issues about what has come to be known as “dead peasant” insurance policies. These are secret life insurance policies taken out on employees who as a... Read more
General Re Corp., the reinsurance unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has agreed to pay $72 million to settle investor claims about its role in a fraudulent transaction involving American Inter... Read more
American International Group Inc. will pay $13.5 million – including a record $9.1 million in penalties and investigative costs – to settle allegations of bid-rigging and financi... Read more
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