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Hospital Lawsuit Settled

Connecticut Woman Settles Suit Against Hospital

January 7, 2011 - A New London woman and Lawrence & Memorial Hospital have settled a lawsuit in which the woman claimed the hospital failed to properly diagnose and treat her mother after she contracted the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2011/01/07/116227.htm
Cruise Ship Wins Lawsuit

Cruise Ship Wins $24 Million in Florida Suit Against Rolls-Royce

January 7, 2011 - A jury has awarded $24 million to Carnival Corp. in its lawsuit against Rolls-Royce PLC involving claims of a faulty propulsion system aboard the luxury liner Queen Mary 2. The jury verdict came...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2011/01/07/116228.htm

Whistleblower Claims Against Toyota By Former Employee Dismissed

January 6, 2011 - Toyota Motor Corp. won a victory against a former company lawyer turned whistleblower as an arbitrator dismissed several claims and awarded the company damages, according to a statement from the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2011/01/06/116180.htm

North Carolina Jeweler Loses Bet Against a White Christmas

December 31, 2010 - A North Carolina jewelry store owner made a $400,000 bet against a white Christmas -- and lost. Alan Perry, owner of Perry's Emporium in Wilmington, promised refunds for everything bought at his...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2010/12/31/116060.htm

New York Suit Against Ernst & Young Fills Regulatory Gap

December 23, 2010 - In choosing Ernst & Young as his target in the aftermath of the Lehman Brothers collapse, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filled what looks destined to be a permanent gap in regulators'...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/23/115872.htm

Feds Pursuing Fraud Charges Against Oil Spill Claimants in 5 States

December 21, 2010 - A woman was indicted last week in the Eastern District of Louisiana for allegedly filing fraudulent claims for compensation due to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Four other individuals were also...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/21/115801.htm

Music and Producer Development

December 20, 2010 - How to Set the Tune for Sales Success in an Agency Great music combines so many elements. When terrific lyrics are combined with an awesome arrangement, the result is powerful. And sometimes if you...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/12/20/160585.htm

Alaska Loses Claim Against BP for Lost Taxes from 2006 Oil Spill

December 15, 2010 - An Alaska judge has dismissed the state's claim that BP owes several hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenues the state claims it lost when the Prudhoe Bay oil field was partially shut down...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2010/12/15/115667.htm

Two Charged in 6-Year Fraud Scheme Against Insurance Agent Group, MDRT

December 6, 2010 - Bond has been set at $1 million for two Illinois men charged with bilking an insurance industry association out of more than $1 million in a scheme that spanned six years, officials said. The...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/06/115420.htm

North Carolina Escapes Storms; Will It Escape Florida’s Insurance Woes?

December 5, 2010 - Earlier in 2010, Colorado State's Tropical Meteorology Project forecasted eight hurricanes to emerge from 15 named tropical storms in the Atlantic basin. Of those, four were forecasted to become...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/12/05/160538.htm

Wyoming Insurers That Provide Fraud Tips Shielded From Lawsuits

December 5, 2010 - Wyoming's Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee has endorsed a draft fraud bill that would protect insurers from civil liability for furnishing information...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/12/05/160561.htm

Study: Arkansas Ranks High in Road Safety Improvements

December 1, 2010 - A national study indicates Arkansas ranks second nationally in advancing its road safety laws during the past two years. The national scorecard produced by the Emergency Nurses Association noted...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2010/12/01/115292.htm

Drunk Driving Arrests Up, Fatalities Down in Mississippi

November 30, 2010 - DUI arrests have skyrocketed in Mississippi in the past several years, helping lead to the lowest number of drunken driving deaths in decades. It's welcome news for a state that has ranked among...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2010/11/30/115212.htm

Willis Marine Review Concludes Surplus Capacity ‘Defies Logic’

November 29, 2010 - Willis Group Holdings' annual Marine Market Review has concluded that "while the shipping industry is showing tentative signs of recovery, the surplus capacity in the marine insurance market defies...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/11/29/115196.htm

Wyoming Insurers That Provide Fraud Tips Shielded From Lawsuits

November 22, 2010 - Wyoming's Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee has endorsed a draft fraud bill that would protect insurers from civil liability for furnishing information...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2010/11/22/115102.htm

North Carolina Escapes Storms; Will It Escape Florida’s Insurance Woes?

November 16, 2010 - Earlier in 2010, Colorado State's Tropical Meteorology Project forecasted eight hurricanes to emerge from 15 named tropical storms in the Atlantic basin. Of those, four were forecasted to become...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2010/11/16/114858.htm

Broker Wins Appeal Against CRC Insurance Services

November 15, 2010 - The California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, has reversed a lower court's $4.2 million judgment against former CRC Insurance Services broker Constance Callan. According to court...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2010/11/15/114871.htm

U.S. Fights Against Health Care Fraud

November 14, 2010 - The Fight Against Health Care Fraud Affects More Than Reporting Firm The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has been conducting regional seminars aimed at identifying best practices for...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/11/14/160500.htm

California City Settles Sexual Harassment Claim Against Cop

November 12, 2010 - The city of Concord, Calif. has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former police officer. The City Council voted to pay $250,000 to Lisa Capocci and $500,000 to...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2010/11/12/114866.htm

$12 Million Recovered for Colorado Insurance Consumers, State Claims

November 12, 2010 - Colorado insurance regulators fielded more than 25,500 inquiries from consumers in the past year, resulting in a total of nearly 5,000 formal grievances. During this period, the investigation of...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2010/11/12/114867.htm