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Middle Market Growth Spells Opportunity for California’s Insurance Community

The insurance community has at least two reasons to be interested in a new report on middle market companies, particularly those who are doing business in California. According to a report released this week from American Express and Dun & …

Lawyer Says Blown Tire Caused Livestreamed, Deadly Crash in California

The defense attorney for a teenage driver accused of driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister says a mechanical problem may have caused the accident in California. The Merced Sun-Star reported Obdulia Sanchez’s lawyer told a …

California Ski Resort Where Patroller Died Fined for Workplace Safety Violations

State officials has cited and fined a California ski resort for violating two workplace safety codes following an investigation into a ski patroller’s death. KRNV-TV reported 42-year-old Squaw Valley Ski Resort patroller Joe Zuiches died in January while working avalanche …

California Woman Who Sued Plastic Surgeon Awarded for Leaked Photo of Breasts

A California woman who sued her plastic surgeon after photographs of her breasts surfaced on the internet has been awarded $18,000. The Fresno Bee reported the woman was awarded the money on Monday by a Fresno County Superior Court jury. …

Atlas General Insurance Services Recognized As One of the Fastest Growing Private Companies of 2017

San Diego, CA, July 25, 2017– Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC (‘Atlas’), a national multi-line program administrator, has once again been selected by the San Diego Business Journal as one of the one hundred fastest growing private companies in San …

California Wildfires Feeding on Grass Fed by Winter Rain

Wildfires driving people from their homes in California and throughout the West have had help from an unlikely source: the rain. Major winter downpours that pulled the state out of years of drought also brought a layer of grass that …

California Governor Pushing for Cap-And-Trade Deal Before Deadline

Gov. Jerry Brown is working with lawmakers, business groups and environmentalists to reach a deal on extending cap and trade, California’s landmark program aimed at slowing global warming. Brown wants a consensus before lawmakers start summer recess on July 21. …

2 Fires at California Rehab Center Being Looked into by Arson Investigators

An arson team in California is investigating after two vacant buildings were destroyed by fire at the 129-year-old Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Los Angeles County. Officials say crews responded to the first fire around 2:30 a.m. Monday …

Snowmelt-driven River Swelling Forces Evacuation of 90 California Homes

Authorities say 90 homes remain under mandatory evacuation orders following levee breaches along a river in California, the result of the state’s huge springtime snowpack melting in the summer heat. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office posted aerial photos showing several …

Investigation Solutions Assists in $32 Million Employer Fraud Case

San Diego, CA, June 21, 2017- Investigation Solutions, Inc. (ISI) worked alongside the California Department of Insurance in a $32 million workers’ compensation fraud case that resulted in an arrest earlier this month. Detectives at the DOI arrested Gina Marie …