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Mississippi Woman Charged With Insurance Fraud for Lying About Fall at Walmart

A 59-year-old Mississippi woman has been indicted on criminal charges, with prosecutors saying she lied when she reported falling at a Walmart store. State Attorney General Jim Hood said Friday that Dianne Bullock of Jackson is charged with one count …

Companies Seek Dismissal of Oklahoma Tribe’s Prescription-Drug Suit

Walmart and other major corporations are asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed against them by the Cherokee Nation, which argues that the companies have not done enough to stop prescription opioid abuse. The Oklahoma-based tribe filed the …

Idaho Man Gets Settlement from Trademark Issue Over Walmart Shirt

A man in east Idaho is getting a settlement from the company that used his American Built trademark on 88,000 shirts sold in Walmart stores. KPVI-TV reported the undisclosed settlement was reached out of court and is going to Nicholas …

Oregon Man Sues Walmart Over Gas Can Explosion

A Coos County, Ore. man badly burned when he poured gasoline on a fire is suing Walmart, claiming the gas can he bought there was defective. The Register-Guard reported Daniel Rowlett is seeking $13 million. He says Walmart sold him …

Walmart Begins Selling Auto Insurance Online

Walmart has partnered with AutoInsurance.com to offer car insurance to its customers at “everyday low prices.” The new arrangement provides an auto insurance comparison service through the AutoInsurance.com website from national insurance carriers that include Progressive, Esurance, Safeco, Travelers, and …

Wyoming Man Refiles Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Walmart

A man suing a Sheridan, Wyo. Walmart, claiming his wife died after she ate a contaminated cantaloupe purchased at the store, has refiled his lawsuit in federal court. Attorney Nicholas Murdoch, representing Frederick M. Lollar, tells the Sheridan Press the …

Farmers Launches New Corporate Logo

Farmers Insurance has unveiled a new corporate logo as part of the company’s next “evolutionary step,” the Los Angeles-based carrier announced on Wednesday. New York City based-Lippincott is the creative partner on the new Farmers logo. Lippincott is the firm …

Man Sues Wyoming Walmart For Wrongful Death

A man who says his wife died after she ate a contaminated cantaloupe purchased at a Sheridan, Wyo. Walmart is suing the retailer. The Sheridan Press reported Frederick M. Lollar filed the wrongful death lawsuit in Laramie County’s 1st Judicial …

Wal-Mart to Fund Safety Training in Global Supply Chain

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, is making its biggest push yet to try to improve conditions at factories that produce its clothing after a fire at a Bangladesh factory last year killed 112 people. The company also said …

Esurance and Walmart Team Up for Auto Insurance Discount Program

Esurance is launching a pilot program offering auto insurance discounts to customers at select Walmart stores in Illinois. Through the pilot program, drivers may obtain a savings card from Esurance kiosks located in approximately 150 Walmart stores in the state. …