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Hurricane Maria Carves Path of Destruction Through Puerto Rico
Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, carved a path of destruction through the U.S. territory on Wednesday, causing widespread flooding and knocking power out across the island after killing at least nine people …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 12:20 AM
XL Catlin Adds EPLI, Cyber Coverage for Design Professionals in Canada
XL Catlin has added two optional coverages to its professional liability insurance for architects, engineers and other design businesses in Canada: employment practices liability (EPL) Insurance and cyber insurance coverage. The optional EPL coverage is designed to help architects, engineers …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 4:55 PM
Georgia Gov Pledges State Funds for Local Community Irma Cleanup
Describing Hurricane Irma as a “catastrophic event” after viewing its destruction from the air, Gov. Nathan Deal promised last week that the state will pay local governments’ share for cleaning up storm debris along the Georgia coast. Deal got a …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 4:48 PM
After the Storm: Insurance Agents E&O Lessons Learned
Editor’s Note: This is a republication of a January, 2013 article by Sally Coombs, who was then with Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co, which is now integrated into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). Also, Insurance Journal’s Academy of Insurance will …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 3:30 PM
Landlord Settles Lawsuit Over Deadly Ohio House Fire for $360K
The owner of an Ohio home where a fire killed two adults and two girls is settling a lawsuit claiming she’s liable because the rental property lacked smoke detectors. Cleveland.com reports owner Joni Laidig and her insurer agreed to pay …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 3:16 PM
Small Earthquake in Illinois Felt in 3 States
The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a small earthquake in southeastern Illinois was felt across parts of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. The USGS says the preliminary 3.8-magnitude earthquake occurred at 6:47 a.m. Central Time on Sept. 19 about 7 1/2 …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 3:12 PM
FEMA Not Relying on Trailers to House Hurricane Victims
The hurricanes that battered Texas and Florida have likely spawned the worst disaster-created housing crisis since Hurricane Katrina left hundreds of thousands of Gulf Coast residents without homes more than a decade ago. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it’s …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 3:12 PM
Zebra Online Insurance Agency Gets $40M from Investors and New CEO from Kayak
The Zebra, an online auto insurance comparison marketplace, plans to use $40 million in new venture funding to double down on brand building, product expansion and customer outreach. Company co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Joshua Dziabiak told Carrier Management via …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 2:21 PM
24 Indicted in Staged Crash Case in Vegas Involving $500K in Claims
Nevada’s top state prosecutor says 24 people have been indicted in a scheme alleging they staged car crashes and filed about $500,000 worth of fraudulent insurance claims in Las Vegas. Attorney General Adam Laxalt said the 68-count indictment filed last …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 2:16 PM
Small Quake in Los Angeles Had Southern Californians Lighting up Twitter
A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles had people in Southern California talking on social media. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed a magnitude-3.6 quake hit at about 11:20 Monday night. Its epicenter was about 3.6 miles northwest …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 2:13 PM

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Prayers, hope for survival in Mexico City after deadly quake
First responders' work has been at times frantic, at times painstaking in the aftermath of a 7.1-magnitude earthquake


POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 10:33 PM
Southern California battles hepatitis A outbreak
There's a desperate race against time to stop the hepatitis A virus from spreading


POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 11:09 PM
Maria spurs floods, knocks out power in Puerto Rico
Officials on U.S. island predict entire towns will have to be rebuilt after hurricanes Maria, Irma


POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 12:12 PM
Amazon may unwittingly give tips to would-be bombers


POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 10:08 PM
Special counsel seeks documents from Trump presidency


POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 8:46 PM
Sessions to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee


POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 11:03 PM
Hurricane Maria
Powerful hurricane tore through the Caribbean and made a direct hit on Puerto Rico


POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 5:16 PM
Youth tackle football declining amid health concerns


POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 11:16 PM
Report: Manafort offered wealthy Russian briefings on Trump campaign


POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 9:45 PM
As number of injured diplomats soared, State Dept. kept Cuba attacks secret


POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 5:14 PM

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