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Nondrinker Wrongly Charged with DUI Gets Nearly $1M from NYC

A man who doesn’t drink but was arrested on an impaired driving charge has settled his lawsuit against New York City for nearly $1 million. According to the Daily News, Oliver Wiggins says he was charged in a cover-up after …

Insurance Company Gives Delaware $325K in Grants for Opioid Crisis

An insurance company has given four Delaware organizations $325,000 in grants to combat the state’s opioid crisis. The News Journal of Wilmington reports Highmark Delaware President Tim Constantine announced the grants Monday as “no organization or entity can fight this …

Pennsylvania Couple Loses Home in Mudslide

A Pennsylvania couple has lost their home in a mudslide, and they say their insurance company likely won’t cover the damage. Lynn Eash says she was inside her Johnstown, Penn., home when she heard a loud cracking noise. She ran …

Lawyers Say Vermont Man Whose Kin Died is Withholding Information

Insurance company lawyers say a Vermont man suspected of killing his millionaire grandfather refuses to answer questions about the day his boat sank with his mother onboard. Nathan Carman’s boat sank last year. His mother is presumed dead. In a …

Family Settles Suit Against Perdue, Trucking Firm Over Virginia Crash

A family has settled a lawsuit against Perdue Farms and a trucking company over the death of an off-duty sheriff’s deputy whose tractor was struck by a semi-truck carrying chicken. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that the suit is being settled …

Rhode Island Court Hearing for Boater Whose Relatives Died Mysteriously

Lawyers for a man suspected of killing his millionaire grandfather in 2013 have met with a judge in a lawsuit over the sinking of his boat with his mother onboard. Nathan Carman’s boat sank last year. His mother is now …

Woman Injured After Fall From Delaware Boardwalk Ride

A woman has been hospitalized after falling from a ride at a boardwalk amusement park in Delaware. WXDE reported that the 49-year-old woman suffered lacerations to her head and complained of pain on her left side. The incident occurred Monday …

Washington Commissioner Fines Insurance Professionals $17K

Wasington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler took enforcement action and issued fines totaling $17,675 last month against insurance companies and producers who he says violated state insurance regulations. Here’s the list of fines and what Kreidler says warranted them: Insurance companies …

Arizona Lawmaker Wants Another Cut to Insurance Company Taxes

One of the top Republican leaders in the Arizona House wants to accelerate cuts to insurance company taxes that were included in a bill he sponsored. Majority Whip David Livingston of Peoria has filed a bill for the upcoming session …

Oregon Woman Loses Home, Then Her Insurance

An elderly southern Oregon woman says she’s been left to depend on friends and family after her home was gutted in a suspected arson and her insurance company canceled her policy. Insurance industry officials contend the process of handling fire-related …