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Alaska Seeks to Recover Bridge Strike Repair Costs

The state will attempt to recoup the costs of repairing a bridge over a major highway outside Anchorage that was struck by an over-height truck last month. The Alaska Department of Transportation hopes to recover the costs from insurance providers …

Negotiating Claims Like an NFL Referee

Don’t ask for a demand. That’s one recommendation from Ed Hochuli, a National Football League referee and partner with Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, who offered tips on settlement negotiation do’s and don’ts in an interview with Claims Journal during the …

BP Oil Spill Trial Delayed for Settlement Talks

The trial to decide who should pay for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been delayed by a week, to allow BP Plc to try to cut a deal with tens of thousands of businesses and individuals affected …