New York charges Johnson & Johnson with opioid claim insurance fraud

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The state filed civil charges at the end of last week, accusing the firm of downplaying risks. Last week, the state of New York filed civil charges against Johnson & Johnson of opioid claim insurance fraud. It accused the company of downplaying the risks associated with these painkiller medications, including to patients who are elderly. Governor Cuomo said the charges follow a probe conducted by the state regulator. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the opioid claim insurance fraud charges by the state’s Department of Financial Services result from that…

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Ben Affleck movie insurance battle takes off following production delay

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The film’s producers are in a coverage fight with their insurer, Chubb, over pandemic postponements. Hollywood producers have launched a battle with insurer Chubb over a Ben Affleck movie insurance policy’s coverage of pandemic delays. The producers sued the insurer last week over its refusal to extend the policy’s coverage for the delay. The Ben Affleck movie insurance policy is set to expire in October, but the film’s production has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the producers sough to extend their insurance coverage for the…

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How Buying Insurance Online Can Save You Money

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The insurance industry has been open to a private sector for a while. It has allowed for innovation and a new structure for products and features available when it comes to insurance. One of the most convenient features is the ability to obtain it online. As a tradesman, you have to juggle a lot of tasks and responsibilities, especially if you are self-employed. Therefore, getting your cover online can save you time and most importantly money.  With All Trades Cover, you can explore a range of insurance options from the…

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College students are looking to tuition insurance in a year of pandemic uncertainty

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Along with masks and hand sanitizer, students headed back to the classroom are bringing coverage. As college students head back to their classrooms this year, they’re bringing tuition insurance along with the protection of their masks and hand sanitizer. The hope is that they will be able to protect their investments into their education. The uncertainty from COVID-19 and the widespread shutdowns and lockdowns faced during the last school year have made this year’s students understandably leery. At the same time that they take precautions to help protect themselves against…

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Assessing the damage after Tropical Storm Laura thundered across Arkansas farms

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Farmers continue to calculate the size of the destruction left behind by the winds and rain. After the hurricane left a catastrophe behind in Louisiana, it moved inland, becoming Tropical Storm Laura. From there, its high winds, downpours and tornadoes smashed through Northeast Arkansas and large amounts of farmland. This was the first time Arkansas ever faced a tropical storm warning, said the National Weather Service. Farmers experienced extensive damage from Tropical Storm Laura, as drone footage revealed massive sections of “lodged” or flattened plants across the rice growing regions…

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Broadway giant Jujamcyn Theatres sues insurers over pandemic payouts

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The company operates big-name theaters and is suing two insurers for the size of the payments. Jujamcyn Theaters, operator of the homes of top shows such as “The Book of Mormon”, “Moulin Rouge: The Musical,” “Hadestown”, and “Mean Girls,” is suing its insurance companies. The insurers named in the lawsuit include the Pacific Indemnity Company and the Federal Insurance Company. According to the Jujamcyn Theaters filing, the insurance companies paid only $250,000 for covering what it alleges should be “tens of millions of dollars” in losses associated with the pandemic…

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Smoke affected vineyards advised to look into their California crop insurance

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Growers impacted by the wildfires in the state should review their policies to understand coverage. Vineyards and other growers whose plants are affected by wildfire smoke are being advised to take a look at the fine points of California crop insurance coverage on their policies. Many wine grape growers have found that a loophole that has removed their smoke taint coverage. A California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) online webinar placed the California crop insurance situation in the spotlight last week. As the majority of the state has been affected…

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