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NTSB to Probe Pennsylvania Trolley Crash that Hurt Nearly 50

Federal crash investigators are heading to Philadelphia a day after a collision between two trolley cars injured nearly 50 people. A National Transportation Safety Board spokesman says the agency is sending a team to look into the crash in west …

Security Tightened at Massachusetts Airport after Florida Attack

Authorities say they’ve got “enhanced” security measures in place at Boston’s Logan International Airport in the wake of the deadly airport shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Massachusetts State Police and Massport, the state agency that oversees Logan, issued a joint …

Penn State Abuse Scandal Costs Approach a Quarter-Billion

Penn State’s costs related to the Jerry Sandusky scandal are approaching a quarter-billion dollars and growing, five years after the former assistant football coach’s arrest on child molestation charges. The scandal’s overall cost to the school has reached at least …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Maryland’s Construction Risk Solutions

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm headquartered in Itasca, Ill., has announced the acquisition of Construction Risk Solutions LLC (CRS) in Hunt Valley, Md. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established …

Everest Insurance Expands with East Region Hires

Everest Insurance has continued the expansion of its property underwriting team with several Eastern region hires. Patrick Mulready has been appointed vice president of the Everest Wholesale Property Division based in Boston, Mass. With more than ten years of property …

Morrison Mahoney Hires 13 Attorneys in New York

Morrison Mahoney has hired 13 attorneys, including 5 partners and 8 associates, to the firm’s New York office. The group will be based in New York and provide service across all of Morrison Mahoney’s 10 Northeast offices. The addition will …

Source Says Anbang in Talks with Kushner for New York Building Overhaul

China’s Anbang Insurance Group is in talks to invest in a project to redevelop a flagship New York City building owned by Kushner Companies, the family real estate business run by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, according to …

Rhode Island Bill Would Require School Bus Seat Belts

A Rhode Island lawmaker has introduced legislation that would put seat belts in school buses. Coventry Republican Rep. Robert Nardolillo introduced the bill Friday to require a three-point seat belt for every passenger starting in 2019. This is the third …

Slick Roads Cause Hundreds of Crashes in Virginia, One Fatal

Virginia State Police say slick roads have caused hundreds of crashes across the state, including one fatal crash. State Police Spokeswoman Corinne Geller said in an email that state police responded to more than 500 crashes and nearly 700 disabled …

Hub International Acquires Assets of Pennsylvania Based Hubbard-Bert

Global insurance brokerage Hub International Limited (Hub), headquartered in Chicago, Ill., has acquired the assets of Hubbard-Bert Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Based in Erie, Penn., Hubbard-Bert specializes in employee benefits. Hubbard-Bert’s leadership team of David Ciacchini, Joe Kelly …

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