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Worldwide Facilities, LLC Welcomes Insurance Veteran John Addeo to Its Board of Directors

Los Angeles, CA, January 22, 2016 — Worldwide Facilities is proud to announce that John Addeo, the founder of three national insurance brokerage companies, will be joining its Board of Directors. After graduating from Manhattan College, Addeo began his career …

Worldwide Facilities, LLC Opens New South Bay- LA Office; Appoints Brian Vassallo as Senior Vice President

Los Angeles, CA, January 12, 2016—Worldwide Facilities, a national wholesale insurance brokerage and managing general agent, announces the opening of a new location in the south bay area of Los Angeles, California. Brian Vassallo will serve as Senior Vice President. …

Gas Leak Forcing Southern California Residents to Flee Neighborhood

The sulfurous scent of a natural-gas leak hangs in the air as mail carriers wearing gas masks make rounds to mostly deserted homes in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Porter Ranch. Life in the community of 30,000 people chiseled into …

Los Angeles City Council Votes for Quake Retrofit on Older Buildings

Thousands of older wood and concrete apartment buildings that would be vulnerable to collapse in a major earthquake would get costly upgrades under sweeping retrofitting rules passed Friday by the Los Angeles City Council. The mandate would affect as many …

Wells Fargo Sued by Los Angeles Over ‘Fraudulent Conduct’

Wells Fargo Bank could be writing a big check after the city of Los Angeles filed a lawsuit over unfair practices in which employees opened unauthorized accounts for customers, sticking them with fees and damaging their credit. The Los Angeles …

3.9M Quake Shakes Buildings Across Southern California

A small earthquake has rattled the greater Los Angeles area, shaking buildings and waking residents over the weekend. There were no reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.9 hit at …

Los Angeles Woman Awarded $28.2M in Lost Leg Suit Against Kaiser

A Los Angeles jury has awarded $28.2 million to a woman who said treatment delays by Kaiser Permanente doctors cost her a leg. City News Service says jurors found that Southern California Permanente Medical Group was negligent. Twenty-three-year-old Anna Rahm …

Officers in California Awarded $4M For Post-Shooting Discrimination

A jury has awarded a total of $4 million to two Los Angeles, Calif. police officers who sued the department alleging discrimination and retaliation after the shooting of an unarmed autistic man five years ago. The jury awarded $1.9 million …

FDA: No Clearance for Maker of ‘Superbug’ Outbreak Device

Federal health officials say that the manufacturer of a medical instrument at the center of a recent “superbug” outbreak in Los Angeles did not receive federal clearance to sell the device. The Food and Drug Administration has confirmed that Olympus …

Sullivan Brokers Wholesale Insurance Solutions Announces Bridget Livingston Joins Firm as Broker in Healthcare Practice Group

Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 2015- Sullivan Brokers Wholesale Insurance Solutions is pleased to announce that effective February 17, 2015, Bridget Livingston has joined the firm as a Broker in the Healthcare Practice Group.  In addition to her solid Healthcare …