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Texas DWC Proposes Amendments Concerning Claims for Death Benefits

The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is proposing amendments to Texas Administrative Code concerning claims for death benefits. The amendments and new section allow eligible beneficiaries to file claims for death benefits with DWC or an …

Fri Sep 22, 2023 19:59
Family Accuses Texas School District of Violating Anti-Discrimination Law with Dreadlocks Suspension

HOUSTON (AP) – The debate over whether a Black high school student in Texas should be serving in-school suspension for wearing twisted dreadlocks to class intensified this week as the student’s family and his school district both took legal action. …

Fri Sep 22, 2023 19:49
Former Minnesota Insurance Broker Charged with Fraud, Allegedly Earned $650,000 in Improper Commissions

A former Minnesota insurance broker has been charged with fraud for allegedly inventing customers and fake Social Security numbers to earn nearly $650,000 in improper commissions. Kevin Anthony Meyers, 48, allegedly submitted hundreds of policy applications from fictitious customers while …

Fri Sep 22, 2023 19:49
Indiana Workplace Officials Investigate Death of Man Injured While Working on Machine at Evansville Plant

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) – Workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a southwestern Indiana man this week after he was injured at an Evansville plant. Christopher L. Payton, 59, died Monday after he suffered injuries “while working on a …

Fri Sep 22, 2023 19:29
Railroads Work to Make Sure First Responders Can Quickly Look Up What is on a Train After a Derailment

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – In the chaos after a Norfolk Southern train careened off the tracks and caught fire in eastern Ohio in February, it took roughly 45 minutes for firefighters to learn exactly which chemicals were involved. Now the …

Fri Sep 22, 2023 19:19
FTX Sues Sam Bankman-Fried’s Parents to Claw Back Funds

The managers of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX sued the parents of co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer Sam Bankman-Fried to “recover millions of dollars in fraudulently transferred and misappropriated funds.” Allan Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried allegedly exploited their access …

Fri Sep 22, 2023 18:28

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