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Family of Teen Killed Near Washington Protest Zone Files $3B Claims

The father of a 19-year-old Seattle man shot and killed in the Capitol Hill Organized Protest zone has filed wrongful death claims totaling $3 billion, seeking $1 billion each from the city of Seattle, King County and the state of …

Windows Broken Fire Set During Seattle Protests

Protesters in Seattle broke through a fence Saturday where a youth detention facility was being built, with some people setting a fire and damaging a portable trailer, authorities said. Thousands of protesters ad gathered near downtown Seattle on Saturday in …

Protest Damage Cited by Oregon Authorities Skewed by Mall, Report Shows

The Portland, Ore. police said earlier this week that ongoing protests had cost businesses in the downtown area $23 million in property damage and lost revenue, but those figures are skewed by just one business, a mall already shut down …

Washington Commissioner Urges Firms Damaged During Riots to File Claims ASAP

Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is advising Washington state business owners who have experienced damage during protests to contact their insurance companies as soon as possible. Damage to businesses and commercial properties caused by theft and vandalism, including fires, should …

Fires Set and Stores Damaged in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh Protests

Thousands of people gathered in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh on Saturday to protest the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, but the peaceful demonstrations later turned violent with police cars set ablaze and protesters smashing store windows and journalists attacked. Both …

Hartford Is Latest Site of Wall Street Protest

The protest movement that began with anti-corporate greed rallies on Wall Street has made its way to Hartford. The “Occupy Hartford” demonstrators camped out this past weekend at the corner of Broad Street and Farmington Avenue. Several dozen people kicked …

Egypt’s Troubles Mean Companies Need to Reassess Risk, Says Marsh

The fallout from the ongoing events in Egypt – protestors have called for a million people to assemble in Cairo today – is affecting both foreign and domestic companies. Several insurance executives in London agreed that “communications are very difficult. …