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Collision on Aisle 5: Jury to Decide Tastykake Grocery Crash

A jury must decide whether a grocery store should be held liable for a collision between a vendor’s snack food cart and a shopper riding an electric scooter, a judge ruled Wednesday. Superior Court Judge Jan Jurden refused to grant …

Firetruck Crashes into Philadelphia Building, Leaving Five Injured

Four firefighters and one civilian were injured Thursday when a Philadelphia Fire Department firetruck crashed into a building after a collision with another vehicle. The firetruck had left a nearby fire station and had its lights and siren on as …

GEICO Loses Appeal that Sought Coverage From Another Insurer for Lamborghini Crash

In a dispute between two insurers, a federal appellate court ruled that GEICO is solely liable for the cost of replacing a Lamborghini worth more than $100,000 that was totaled in a collision with another vehicle. A panel of the …

Two Women Killed After New Jersey Transit Train, Car Collide at Crossing

Two women were killed Friday morning when a New Jersey Transit train collided with their car at a railroad crossing in central New Jersey. The accident occurred around 8:10 a.m. at the Cedar Avenue crossing in Middlesex, a NJ Transit …

At Least 17 Injured in Kentucky Crash Between Truck and Greyhound Bus

A fire department in Kentucky says a collision between a commercial truck and a Greyhound bus has left at least 17 people injured. WKYT-TV reports Greyhound bus 1104 traveling from Atlanta to Cincinnati when it crashed Thursday afternoon around 4:30 …

Top 3 Causes of Global Liability Claims = 60% of Value: Allianz Report

Defective product/work quality issues, crashes and human error are listed as the top causes of liability loss for businesses, according to a report published by Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS). Collectively, these top three causes of loss for businesses account …

Feds: Axle From Duck Boat in Deadly Washington Crash Sheared Off

Federal investigators say the left front axle of a duck boat involved in a deadly Seattle, Wash. accident was sheared off, but they don’t know if it was damaged before the collision with a charter bus that killed four international …

Despite Collision, Closure, Business Continues on Houston Ship Channel

Goods are being unloaded and commerce traded along the Houston Ship Channel, even though part of the waterway remained closed on March 11 amid cleanup efforts following a collision that spilled a flammable chemical. About a 4-mile to 8-mile stretch …

Part of Houston Ship Channel Closed After Tanker, Carrier Collide

A portion of the busy Houston Ship Channel was shut on March 9 after two ships collided in fog, causing a leak of flammable liquid. Methyl tertiary-butyl ether, or MTBE, a gasoline additive aboard the Danish-flagged chemical tanker Carla Maersk, …

Probe into Fatal Hong Kong Ferry Collision May Take Six Months

Hong Kong authorities began inspecting the wreckage of a leisure boat on Wednesday amid questions over how a collision with a commuter ferry in relatively calm weather killed 38 people in one of the city’s worst accidents in recent decades. …