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Purell’s Claim to Combat Disease Spurs Demand — and Lawsuits

Everyone’s favorite hand sanitizer may have to stand trial for claiming it can stop you from getting sick. A trio of lawsuits has hit Purell’s maker, Gojo Industries Inc., since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a public …

An Uproar Among Workers Who Supply the World’s Meat Is Spreading

A growing number of workers who are crucial to supplying the world with meat are demanding that their companies do more to keep them safe from the coronavirus. Labor unions are starting to speak out as their members fall ill. …

Viewpoint: Why Insurers Should Care About Protecting Tow Operators From COVID-19

When an accident occurs, the first in-person contact a customer will have with an insurer is probably from a tow operator. But these days, interaction with a tow operator through one’s insurer happens a lot more often now that nearly …

Police: Flaming Bottle of Hand Sanitizer Sparked Fatal Fire

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut woman accused of starting an apartment building fire that left a man dead and dozens of residents injured sparked the blaze by throwing a flaming bottle of hand sanitizer at her girlfriend during an argument, …