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Oklahoma AG to Refile Suits Against Opioid Distributors in State Court
Oklahoma is dismissing its federal lawsuit against three of the nation’s largest opioid distributors and will refile new lawsuits in state court against each company individual, state Attorney General Mike Hunter said in a media release. The move comes three …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 5:41 PM
Traynor to Join Board at Louisiana’s AMERISAFE
Deridder, La.–based workers’ compensation insurer, AMERISAFE Inc., has elected Sean Traynor to its board of directors, effective March 1. Traynor is a general partner in the Healthcare Group of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, which he joined in 1999. Traynor …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 5:15 PM
Oklahoma Work Comp Commission: Feb. 27 Is Last Chance to Comment on Fee Schedule
The Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission will hold a special meeting on Feb. 27 at 9:00 a.m. in the commission chambers on the 2nd floor of the Denver Davison Building in Oklahoma City to receive the final public oral comment on …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 5:13 PM
Self-Driving EasyMile Shuttles Suspended After Passenger Injury in Ohio
U.S. vehicle safety regulators on Feb. 25 said they had ordered a suspension of passenger operations for 16 autonomous shuttles operated by France-based EasyMile after a passenger was injured in an unexplained braking incident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 4:58 PM
NiSource’s Columbia Gas to Pay $53M, Plead Guilty for Massachusetts Gas Explosions
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts has agreed to accept responsibility for the gas explosions on Sept. 13, 2018, in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover that killed one individual, injured 22, and damaged homes and businesses. According to the terms of a …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 4:11 PM
Future-at-Lloyd’s Modernization Project Moves from Blueprint to Construction
Since Lloyd’s first announced the blueprint for its Future at Lloyd’s project on Sept. 30, it has been busy working to get the ideas off the page and convert them into a set of actions that can be implemented during …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 4:04 PM
PG&E Fires Contractor After Probe Involving California Wildfires
Pacific Gas & Electric has fired a contractor hired to haul debris from the site of a deadly 2018 Northern California wildfire, saying the company was over-billing the utility and paying “large sums of money and gifts” to two utility …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 3:11 PM
Marsh JLT Specialty Names Hanrahan Global Head of Aviation, Succeeding Harker
Insurance broker Marsh announced the appointment of Garrett Hanrahan as global head of Aviation, Marsh JLT Specialty. Hanrahan is succeeding Simon Harker who is retiring after 44 years in the industry. Based in Dallas, Hanrahan will report to Lucy Clarke, …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 3:05 PM
Safety Board Hits Tesla Autopilot Design, Regulator’s ‘Misguided’ Approach
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday sharply criticized Tesla Inc.’s lack of system safeguards in a fatal 2018 Autopilot crash in California and called U.S. regulators’ approach in overseeing the driver assistance systems “misguided.” NTSB board members questioned Tesla’s …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 2:20 PM
Toyota to Offer Nationwide’s Auto Insurance Product with Telematics
Toyota car owners can buy insurance that promises them up to 40 percent savings for safe driving. Toyota Insurance Management Solutions (TIMS) has teamed up with Nationwide to launch what they are calling TIMS BrightDrive, a telematics offering that uses …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 2:04 PM

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