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Indonesian Teams Find More Bodies From Quake That Killed 78

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian rescuers on Sunday retrieved more bodies from the rubble of homes and buildings toppled by a strong earthquake, raising the death toll to 78, while military engineers managed to reopen ruptured roads to clear access …

Claims People: Crawford & Co., Doan Group, Woodgate & Clark

Crawford Appoints President for Catastrophe Services Crawford & Co. has appointed Robert Simpson of president of carrier practices for Crawford Catastrophic Services in the United States. He reports to Crawford Claims Solutions U.S. President Ken Tolson. Tolson said in a …

Road Damage Worries at Heart of Nebraska Bill Aimed at Heavy Farming Equipment

Farmers rumbling down the road in feed trucks are a common sight in Nebraska, but they may be breaking the law. Tractors, fertilizer spreaders and other heavy farm implements fall into a legal gray area on the state’s roads, creating …

Report: Texas Ranked Highest in 2010 Heavy Equipment Thefts

Texas was the number one state for heavy equipment thefts in 2010, followed by California, Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Maryland, Ohio and Alabama, according to the latest report released today by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). …

Texas Tops List of Heavy Equipment Thefts

The 2010 Heavy Equipment National Theft Report recorded 13,374 theft reports, according to the National Equipment Register (NER) and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). Just 19% percent of the heavy equipment stolen was recovered. The top five states with …