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J&J Agrees to Pay $230 Million to Settle New York Opioid Claim

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $230 million to New York state to settle claims that the pharmaceutical giant helped fuel the opioid crisis, Attorney General Letitia James said on Saturday. The drugmaker also agreed …

Altice Reaches $72M Settlement With New York Over Response to Tropical Storm Isaias

NEW YORK — Altice USA Inc has reached a nearly $72 million settlement to resolve New York state claims that the phone and cable TV provider failed to adequately prepare for or respond to Tropical Storm Isaias in August, when …

Blame Game? Cuomo Takes Heat Over New York Nursing Home Study

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing blistering criticism over an internal report that found no strong link between a controversial state directive that sent thousands of recovering coronavirus patients into nursing homes and some of the …

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 …