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New Jersey, Other States, Work to Fight Virus Misinformation

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s top homeland security official received nearly nonstop calls in early March from grocery chains, trucking companies and other logistics firms wanting to know if rumors of an impending national lockdown were true. They weren’t, and …

Business News: HomeCare Connect, Roost, Consolidated Claims Group

HomeCare Connect Rolls Out TextConnect HomeCare Connect, which provides in-home caregivers to injured workers, announced the launch of a free texting service to allow clients to communicate with care givers. HomeCare Connect said that during its initial contact with injured …

Business News: Davies Group, Marsh, Travelers and Hover, Purkeys

London-Based Davies Buys US Claims Shop Davies Group, an international consulting firm based in London, has acquired Frontier Adjusters, a multi-line independent claims adjusting shop headquartered in Independence, Ohio. The purchase marks Davies’ first claims deal in the United States. …

Privacy Exclusion Protects Insurer from $60 Million Class Action

A federal judge in Florida has ruled that a policy exclusion for invasion of privacy claims relieved an insurer of any responsibility for a $60 million settlement against a Boca Raton company for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. …

Mississippi Considers Broader Ban on Texting While Driving

Mississippi could tighten its law against sending text messages while driving. The House passed House Bill 484 on Thursday. It would ban texting while driving for anyone 18 or younger. Current law bans it for any younger driver who has …

Enterprise Launches Text and Email Repair Status Alert System

Enterprise Rent-A-Car launched a new repair status notification system that uses text and email messages to keep customers instantly updated on the status of their vehicle repairs. The new tool reflects the preference of customers of all ages to receive …