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Washington Lawyer Faces Four Felonies in Alleged Insurance Scam

Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is looking for residents who might be victims of a Seattle attorney who has been charged with four felonies related to a $500,000 insurance settlement. Seattle private law attorney Edward Joseph Callow and former Nationwide …

Settlement Reached In Montana School Abuse Case

Great Falls Public Schools in Montana has reached a $595,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed by the families of seven special needs students who reported suffering physical and verbal abuse in a middle school special education classroom. The Great Falls …

Insurer For Montana City Settles Lawsuit With Family

The insurance company for the city of Billings has agreed to settle a lawsuit stemming from the death of a 41-year-old man at Rose Park pool. The Billings Gazette reported that the agreement approved on Tuesday by District Judge Russell …

Oklahoma City Firm to Receive $113M Insurance Payment from Blast

Oklahoma City-based LSB Industries Inc. will get a $113 million insurance payment after a May 2012 explosion damaged one of its chemical plants in south Arkansas. No one was injured in the blast at the El Dorado Chemical Co. plant …

Pennsylvania Borough Insurer Pays $225K to Stunned Cuffed Man

A western Pennsylvania man who claimed a police officer used a stun gun on him while he was handcuffed was paid $225,000 by a borough’s insurance carrier to settle a lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in July on behalf of …

Milwaukee Archdiocese Seeks Insurance Settlements in Abuse Cases

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee may be poised for a settlement with its insurance companies that could fast-track a resolution of its long-running bankruptcy case. But attorneys for sex-abuse victims are objecting, saying those who have claims against the church deserve …

Family of Vermont Trooper Killed in 2003 Gets $4.5M From State’s Insurer

The family of a Vermont State Police trooper killed while trying to stop a fleeing suspect a decade ago has received a $4.5 million settlement from the state and its insurance carrier. Washington County Superior Court Judge Robert Bent last …

Pennsylvania Borough Insurer Pays $98K in Cop-on-Cop Lawsuit

A Pittsburgh suburb’s insurer has paid $98,500 to settle a lawsuit filed by an Allegheny County police officer against local cops he claims roughed him up then filed false charges against him. Fifty-one-year-old Raymond Hrabos, the county cop, lives in …

Insurance Settlement Dispute Delays Rebuilding of Massachusetts School

An insurance settlement dispute is delaying the rebuilding of a Roman Catholic school in Springfield, Mass., that was damaged by a tornado in June 2011. The Republican of Springfield reports the Diocese of Springfield and its insurance company, Catholic Mutual …

Mass. Motorcyclists to Get $2.8M Refunds From Encompass, Amica Mutual

Massachusetts motorcycle owners will receive more than $2.8 million in insurance refunds as a result of settlements with two insurance companies that allegedly overcharged thousands of policyholders, according to authorities. The settlement was announced today by Massachusetts Attorney General Martha …