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Lack of Insurance Halts Gunfighters Show in Wyoming

The Cody Gunfighters show in Wyoming will not resume anytime soon. And that’s because the organizers can’t get insurance. The Cody Enterprise reported the performers were unable to acquire liability insurance, which keeps the show on the shelf for the …

Bill Requiring Day Care Liability Insurance Awaits Hawaii Governor’s OK

A bill requiring Hawaii child care providers to obtain liability insurance has passed its final reading in the House. The bill is awaiting Gov. David Ige’s signature to go into effect, Hawaii News Now reported. The bill would increase oversight …

Hawaii May Ask Child Care Providers to Carry Liability Insurance

Child care providers would be required to carry liability insurance under a bill in the Hawaii Legislature. It’s part of an effort to increase oversight of state-licensed child care facilities. Supporters say requiring liability insurance will reduce unnecessary legal costs …

Maine Town Votes to Change Dangerous Dogs Law, 2nd Vote Planned

Winslow, Maine, officials have voted at the first of two scheduled hearings to change the town’s rules on dangerous dogs after a woman was hurt and her dog was killed over the summer during an attack by two other dogs. …

County in Nebraska Seeks Insurance Coverage in Wrong Conviction Case

Nebraska’s Gage County has hired a legal firm to examine insurance coverage in a recent ruling involving six people who were wrongly convicted of the 1985 rape and homicide of a Beatrice woman. Gage County Board of Supervisors Chairman Myron …

Rural Oregon Fire Service Suspended Due to Insurance Lapse

The Lakeside Rural Fire Protection District in Oregon has suspended emergency operations because of a lapse in its insurance policy. Acting fire district chairman Ralph Dotson tells The World newspaper of Coos Bay that the station has been closed and …

Former Southern California Insurance Agent Sentenced for Felony Fraud

Hesham Saleh Ibrahim, 57, of Palmdale, Calif., pleaded no contest to felony insurance fraud and was sentenced to three years felony probation, 30 days community labor and ordered to pay nearly $1,000 in restitution and fines. Ibrahim was charged in …

Michigan Bills Would Allow Beer on Pedal-Powered Trolleys

Michigan legislation that would allow passengers to drink beer or wine aboard pedal-powered trolleys isn’t getting unanimous support from people who shuttle people around town. Lawmakers have sent bills to Gov. Rick Snyder that would make drinks an option on …

Michigan Lawmakers OK Alcohol on Liability-Insured ‘Pedal Pubs’

People would be able to drink alcohol on certain pedal-powered vehicles under legislation going to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder for consideration. The state House on June 18 gave final approval to the two bills. The bills would allow alcohol to …

Farmers Introduces Rideshare Coverage in Utah

Farmers Insurance on Monday launched what is believed to be the state’s first rideshare insurance coverage designed to provide seamless coverage for ridesharing drivers in Utah. The coverage comes less than two months after Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a …