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Thousands Fail Background Checks for Uber, Lyft in Massachusetts

Massachusetts officials say more than 10 percent of drivers for ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft have failed a required background check. More than 62,000 drivers passed, including some who drive for both companies. About 8,200 failed the checks, which are …

Uber Litigator Explains Insurance Coverage, Defends Background Checks

The goal of six year old Uber is to provide reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere. Uber is currently in 596 cities and dealing with global regulations requires an insurance product that is diverse and fluid, according to Kathleen Waitzman, legal …

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Suggests Home Safety Law

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says he’d like to see security system sales people subject to background checks. The Picayune Item reports that Chaney told a local civic club this past week that the checks would prevent criminals from impersonating …