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Texas Jury Awards Municipal Utility $30M in Overcharge Case

A Central Texas jury has delivered a nearly $30 million verdict against the Lower Colorado River Authority. A Comal County jury returned the verdict in favor of New Braunfels Utilities. The Austin-based river authority manages water resources and provides electricity. …

$5.9M Settlement Proposed in Acadian Ambulance Lawsuit

A hearing on a proposed settlement in the $5.9 million class action lawsuit against Lafayette-based Acadian Ambulance company is scheduled for today in Louisiana’s Avoyelles Parish. The Advertiser reports 440 Louisiana residents have filed claims that they were overcharged by …

Judge Awards Ohio Employers $860M for Workers’ Comp Overcharges

Ohio employers are collectively owed $860 million after being overcharged for nearly a decade by the state insurance fund for injured workers, a Cleveland judge has ruled. Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Richard McMonagle’s decision involving the Ohio Bureau of …

2 Insurers Refund $1 Million in North Carolina

North Carolina residents insured by two companies are going to receive refunds totaling more than $1 million after state regulators found they overcharged their personal lines policyholders. SAFECO Insurance Co. of America and American States Preferred Insurance Co. have issued …