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Insurers Win Key Aspects of Stonegate COVID-19 Lockdown Case

LONDON —Insurers have won key parts of a complex legal battle with British pubs group Stonegate, MS Amlin said after Monday’s judgment on the 1 billion pound ($1.13 billion) lawsuit against three top insurers over losses related to coronavirus. Insurers …

Public Adjuster Accused of Scamming Claimants Took Cash Advances on Commissions

A public adjusting firm that was cited by regulators in both Texas and Louisiana for allegedly pocketing insurer payouts has also received cash advances from financing companies over the past several months, documents obtained by the Claims Journal show. At …

Oklahoma Reaches $250M Opioid Settlement with Drug Distributors

Oklahoma has reached a $250 million settlement with AmerisourceBergen Corp ABC.N, Cardinal Health Inc CAH.N and McKesson Corp MCK.N to resolve allegations the drug distributors contributed to the opioid epidemic in the state, Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor said on …

US Supreme Court Again Nixes Bayer Challenge to Weedkiller Suits

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected another Bayer AG bid to dismiss litigation alleging that its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer as the German pharmaceutical and chemical giant tries to avoid potentially billions of dollars in damages. The justices turned …

UK Court to Reconsider $6.9B Brazil Dam Lawsuit Against BHP

LONDON — London’s Court of Appeal will hear a request to revive a 5 billion pound ($6.95 billion) lawsuit against Anglo-Australian mining group BHP over a 2015 dam failure in Brazil, a court order showed. Judge Nicholas Underhill has agreed …

Family Struggles as $60 Million Judgment After Crash Remains Unpaid

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Joan Antonuccio begged God not to take her daughter as she rushed to Naples Community Hospital from her home in Golden Gate Estates. Antonuccio found herself screaming that she would do whatever it took for her …

UK Firms Hail Victory in Battle Over Covid Insurance Claims

London judges have ruled that some of the world’s biggest insurers were wrong to reject tens of thousands of claims from small firms battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday. The FCA, which brought …

Barclays Wins Top Court Ruling Over Doctor’s Sex Abuse

Barclays Plc won a Supreme Court ruling over allegations that a doctor sexually assaulted patients while conducting physicals for the bank more than 30 years ago. The court said Barclays wasn’t financially liable for the assaults, which took place from …

Louisiana Flood Victims Owed Over $300 Million Sue State

BATON ROUGE, La. — A group of Louisiana flood victims who have been owed over $300 million for the past decade have filed a lawsuit against the state for failure to pay. The Advocate reports that Tangipahoa Parish home and …

Iowa Court Drastically Cuts Insurer’s Payment to Paralyzed Worker

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday dramatically reduced the compensation a paralyzed northeast Iowa man received from a jury in a lawsuit against an insurance company even while finding the company’s actions were “reprehensible.” Despite criticizing …