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From New York to Houston, Flood Risk For Real Estate Hubs Ramps Up

The number of properties in the United States in danger of flooding this year is 70% higher than government data estimates, research released on Monday shows, with at-risk hot spots in Houston, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. The higher …

Governor Signs Limo Safety Bills Inspired By Deadly Crashes

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s governor signed a package of limousine safety bills Monday that was inspired by deadly crashes in 2015 and 2018. One of the bills would require that motor vehicles converted into stretch limousines by January 2021 …

Juul Sued by N.Y. State Over Marketing Vape Products to Kids

Juul Labs Inc. is being sued by New York for allegedly trampling state marketing laws by targeting teenagers in advertisements for e-cigarettes and making misleading statements about nicotine content in vaping products, among other things, the state’s top law enforcement …

Get the Full View of M&A and Organic Growth Best Practices

MarshBerry Launches Four New 360 Seminars Woodmere, OH, March 16, 2015: MarshBerry is hosting four full day regional seminars focusing on best practices for merger & acquisition (M&A) and organic growth strategies. These seminars will enable insurance professionals, property & …

Get the Full View of M&A and Organic Growth Best Practices

MarshBerry Launches Four New 360 Seminars Woodmere, OH, January 16, 2015: MarshBerry is hosting four full day regional seminars focusing on best practices for merger & acquisition (M&A) and organic growth strategies. These seminars will enable insurance professionals, property & …

New York Gets $72M Funding to Protect Bridges From Flood Damage

The federal government is giving New York state $72 million to upgrade 29 bridges that are vulnerable to flood damage. The funding announced on Wednesday is part of a $518 million initiative to protect bridges from swiftly moving floods, which …

New York Increases Fine for Pet Theft to $1,000

New York on Wednesday raised the fine for trying to steal someone’s pet to $1,000. The amendment to state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo was effective immediately. The old maximum fine of $200 was set in 1970, according to …

$400,000 Settlement in New York City Cab Driver’s Death

The family of a Staten Island, N.Y., livery cab driver has settled its wrongful-death lawsuit against a dump truck company for $400,000. The cabbie, Chandana Asoka Sundarawadu, was fatally struck on Jan. 24, 2011 while tending to his disabled vehicle …

New York Gets $75M for Traffic Safety Projects

New York is receiving more than $75 million in federal transportation funds for road safety projects around the state. The money will pay for 33 projects. They include work to widen roads, install turn lanes, sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes and …

New York Senate OKs Blood Alcohol Tests After Bad Car Crashes

State senators in New York have voted to require blood-alcohol tests of all drivers following serious accidents. The Senate passed the legislation on Monday. It would mandate that police test the alcohol levels of all drivers following accidents in which …