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In Soaked California, Few Homeowners Have Flood Insurance

ACAMPO, Calif. (AP) — On Sunday morning, Kyle Starks woke up to floodwaters that reached the door of his Jeep after yet another heavy rain storm drenched California. Emergency crews showed up with boats to float Starks and other residents …

Calif. Issues 1st State Appellate Ruling on COVID Business Interruption Claim

California handed down the first state appellate court ruling on whether COVID-19 can cause direct physical damage or loss, deciding like four federal appellate courts before that it cannot. A panel of the California 4th District Court of Appeal on …

Insurers Say Data Shows Low Credit Scores Predict Risky Driver Behaviors

The insurance industry says it now has hard data proving that if you have a bad credit score, you’re more likely to slam on the brakes or step hard on the gas. Also if you’re less educated, unmarried, or sell …

6th Circuit Approves Class Action for Ky. Underpayments by State Farm

A federal appellate court has cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit to proceed against State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance Co. that may force the insurer to correct underpayments paid to some 65,000 policyholders. A 6th Circuit Court of …