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Insurer Chubb Offers to Acquire Rival Hartford for $23.24 Billion

Property and casualty insurer Chubb Ltd on Thursday offered to acquire smaller rival Hartford Financial Services Group Inc in a $23.24 billion cash-and-stock deal. Chubb’s $65 per share offer represents a premium of 13.2% to Hartford’s last close of $57.41. …

N.J. Judge Clears Path for COVID-19 Business-Interruption Suit

A second judge has ruled that a policyholder’s COVID-19 business-interruption claim should proceed, marking an uncommon procedural win for business owners who have seen similar lawsuits dismissed by at least six other state and federal judges. Bergen County Superior Court …