OSHA Fines Wisconsin Scrap Yard $42K after Worker Death

A federal safety agency is proposing $42,000 in fines against a Waukesha, Wis., scrap yard where an employee was killed when he was struck by a forklift truck. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Waukesha Iron Metal Inc. with … Continue reading


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Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau Seeks Loss Costs Increase

The Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau (DCRB) announced that it has submitted to the Delaware Department of Insurance a filing of revisions to the state’s Residual Market Plan, voluntary market loss costs and related rating values with a proposed effective date … Continue reading


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Millennials Prefer Usage-Based Insurance: Survey

More drivers aged 18 to 34, or millennials, are interested in usage-based auto insurance policies than are drivers in all other age groups. More millennials (88 percent) are interested in taking out a UBI, also known as telematics, policy compared … Continue reading


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Engle Martin Closes Acquisition of Eberl in Colorado

Engle Martin Associates has completed its acquisition of a majority share of Eberl’s Claim Service Inc. of Lakewood, Colo. and its related companies. Eberl provides catastrophe loss adjusting and claims-related services with a focus on residential and automobile insurance claims. … Continue reading


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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.89 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week after a sharp drop the previous week, as global markets continued to whipsaw amid economic disruption in China and uncertainty over Federal Reserve interest-rate policy. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac … Continue reading


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K&L Gates Grabs Paul Hastings IP Co-Chair; Plus More Lateral Moves

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Dewey & LeBoeuf Defense Rests as Prosecutors Mull Shedding Charges

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Deal Watch: Energy, Pharma Deals Usher in Labor Day M&A

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Mortgage Rates Modestly Lower Ahead of Big Jobs Report

Mortgage rates continued their recent trend of almost imperceptible movement today.  This time, things improved ever-so-slightly with most lenders lowering the upfront costs associated with prevailing rates.  In other words, the underlying market movement continues to be small enough that … Continue reading


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New badger culls ‘now under way’

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Murray fights back to beat Mannarino

Britain’s Andy Murray fought back from two sets down to beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino and keep his US Open hopes intact. The third seed was in serious trouble before recovering to win 5-7 4-6 6-1 6-3 6-1 in stifling conditions … Continue reading


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Wing debris ‘certainly’ from MH370

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