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Fla. Court Clears Way for Video Recording of Adjuster’s Damage Inspections

Homeowners and public adjusters may now feel a little more emboldened to record an insurance adjuster’s inspection of a home, after a Florida appeals court ruled in favor of the practice last week – the third such ruling in as …

Shipping Delays May Spoil Food, Medical Shipments to Russia, Maersk Says

COPENHAGEN —Shipments of foodstuffs and medical supplies to Russia risk being damaged or spoiled due to significant delays at ports and customs, shipping group Maersk MAERSKb.CO told its customers on Wednesday. Maersk and two other large container lines have temporarily …

Engineers Call For More Inspections After Condo Collapse

MIAMI (AP) — The state of Florida should consider requiring high-rise buildings near the coast to undergo safety inspections every 20 years, according to a coalition of engineers and architects that formed after a Miami-area condominium collapsed in June, killing …

Deadly Fire Spurs Law to Inspect Old Las Vegas Rental Properties

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Aging multi-unit and extended-stay buildings in Las Vegas that have been converted from motels or hotels to apartments will be regularly inspected as a legacy of the deadliest residential fire in city history, officials decided. A …

Boeing Alters Course in Speedy Response to Engine Blowouts

SEATTLE — Two years ago, after a second fatal 737 MAX crash in five months, Boeing Co worked behind the scenes to urge aviation regulators not to ground the jet. Its efforts went as far as the White House, with …

NTSB Says Damage to United Boeing 777 Engine Consistent With Metal Fatigue

WASHINGTON — Damage to a fan blade on an engine that failed on a United Airlines Boeing 777 flight is consistent with metal fatigue, based on a preliminary assessment, the chairman of the U.S. air accident investigator said on Monday. …

Hyundai to Expand Kona EV Recall to N. America, Europe

SEOUL — Hyundai Motor Co is set to triple the number of recalled Kona electric cars over battery cell fire risks with plans to recall around 51,000 vehicles in North America, Europe, China and other markets, Yonhap news agency reported …

CoreLogic Teams with Hover, NICB with Friss; Jupiter Awarded Grant

CoreLogic Integrates Hover with Underwriting Platform CoreLogic has integrated Hover’s three-dimensional property measurement tool into is Underwriting Center platform for insurance clients. The use of Hover will allow carriers and inspection companies to better manage inspection expenses, while allowing policyholders …

In Colorado, 24 High-Hazard Dams Are Seen as Problematic

Two dozen aging dams in Colorado were in unsatisfactory condition and are located in places where their failure would likely kill at least one person, according to an Associated Press investigation that found at least 1,688 such dams nationwide. The …

U.S. Orders More Airbus A220 Inspections After Engine Failures

Engines on Airbus SE’s new A220 aircraft must undergo stepped-up inspections for compressor rotor cracks after a third in-flight shutdown, U.S. aviation regulators said, calling the matter an “urgent safety issue.” The Federal Aviation Administration’s updated requirements are scheduled to …