Tracy Morgan insurance dispute with Walmart won’t see him deposed

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The celebrity of Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock fame refused to testify under oath in this case. The current Tracy Morgan insurance case against Walmart has changed its tone as the celebrity refused to testify in a deposition. Walmart’s insurance company, Ohio Casualty, demanded that Morgan participate in a 7-hour deposition. The purpose of the deposition, said the insurance company, is to show that Morgan has exaggerated his injuries in order to obtain the claimed payout. The payout is reported to be around $90 million. That said, Benedict Morelli,…

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Health insurance elimination by Walmart could harm workers’ wallets

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Reports are showing that temporary workers who are no longer being covered by the company could face financial struggles. Recently, Walmart made insurance news headlines when it announced that when it comes to the temporary workers that it employers, it would no longer be offering health insurance coverage among the employment benefits. The company announced that this would affect only a small fraction of the total number of people it employs. Though Walmart pointed out that among the 1.4 million people that the company employs in the United States, only…

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Health insurance has become Walmart’s latest market

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The retail giant has made its next move to ensure that it will always have a finger in every pie. The largest retailer in the world has now announced that it has intentions to begin working with DirectHealth.com, an agency and internet health insurance comparison website, in order to give its customers the chance to compare various comparison options, and either enroll in plans in the public exchange as created under the Affordable Care Act, or enroll in Medicare plans. This is only the most recent step that Walmart has…

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Auto insurance available through Walmart in Ohio

The massive retailer has now expanded its online car coverage into the state for the first time. As of this week, the largest retailer in the world has expanded its service for selling auto insurance online into the Ohio, to bring its total number of states where it offers the coverage to eleven. Walmart first launched the service for the first time back in May, and it has been expanding it steadily. The auto insurance program is being run through AutoInsurance.com and it gives consumers the opportunity to conduct a…

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Auto insurance becomes Walmart’s next business

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Ever expanding into every industry, the retail giant has now stepped into selling vehicle coverage. Walmart has announced that it is stepping into the auto insurance business in what it calls its expanding effort to ensure that consumers are always paying the lowest prices for everything that they need. This, according to a recent news announcement that was made by the retailer. The largest retailer in the world has revealed its partnership with AutoInsurance.com, which is a website that provides price comparisons and policy shopping services. That site was formed…

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Health insurance for small businesses still being considered by Walmart

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The retail giant is still deciding whether or not it is interested in entering into that sector of the industry. Though no commitment has yet been made by Walmart, the massive retailer has indicated that it is still considering the option of offering health insurance to small businesses. It has already invested a great deal into its pharmacies, but it is taking care with future steps. Last week, there were discussions about the company’s interest in becoming involved in the small business health insurance sector, which is an area where…

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Wal-Mart looks into private health insurance exchange

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Wal-Mart begins seeking alternative health insurance solutions Health care overhaul seems to be an unstoppable force in the U.S., and that has put many parties, such as employers, in a somewhat difficult position. As part of the Affordable Care Act, states are being required to host health insurance exchanges. One of the problems concerning these exchanges is that they are designed with consumers in mind, not businesses. Thus, a public exchange system may not be viable for large companies that provide their employees with health insurance benefits. Wal-Mart is among…

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