The outgoing Trump administration said on Thursday it was issuing new rules that would allow manufacturers of automated vehicles to bypass some crash standards required of conventional vehicles, which would cut production costs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
By Joseph White and David Shepardson
A federal judge on Friday tossed a Pennsylvania restaurant's proposed class action seeking coverage from National Fire & Marine Insurance Co. for losses due to the coronavirus, finding that establishments limited to carry-out service had not sustained the "direct, physical loss" necessary to trigger their insurance policies.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Law 360
A Ninth Circuit judge appeared skeptical Friday of a New Jersey insurance company's efforts to toss under California's anti-SLAPP law an engineering firm's bad faith counterclaim in litigation over San Francisco's notorious sinking Millennium Tower, asking the insurer, "Why didn't you just fight the thing on the merits?"... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Law 360
Excellus will fork over $5.1 million to the federal government and do a rigorous risk analysis as part of a deal to resolve a probe into a massive breach of health data, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Friday.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Law 360
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. urged the Eleventh Circuit to reverse a lower court's ruling that it cannot collect $3 million in prejudgment interest after prevailing in a $10 million coverage dispute against Lloyd's of London, saying the district court wrongly held that the interest request was untimely.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Law 360
Cincinnati Insurance Co. on Friday urged the Eighth Circuit to affirm that it is not responsible for covering an Iowa dental practice's lost income due to COVID-19 closure orders, arguing that a large body of case law supports the trial court's conclusion that the practice's losses did not result from... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Law 360
Allstate is facing a proposed class action brought on behalf of as many as 10,000 Texas lawyers and law firms, accusing the insurer of routinely putting forth unqualified experts to delay justice and drive up court costs.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Law 360
The digital exchange designed to streamline the quote-to-sale process for small small business insurance will continue to operate under its name and leadership.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
By Anthony O'Donnell
The Western Union Co. lobbed a virus coverage suit at Chubb on Friday, telling a Colorado federal court that the Pennsylvania-based insurer has unlawfully refused to cover the company's losses stemming from pandemic-related business interruptions.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Law 360
WASHINGTON — Toyota Motor Corp settled a lengthy Justice Department civil probe into its delayed filing of emissions-related defect reports for $180 million, the government said on Thursday. Reuters first reported the expected settlement, which resolves the violations of the …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
By David Shepardson
Earth’s rising fever hit or neared record hot temperature levels in 2020, global weather groups reported Thursday. While NASA and a couple of other measurement groups said 2020 passed or essentially tied 2016 as the hottest year on record, more …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
By Seth Borenstein
Aon and Zurich North America collaborated with ACORD in the first data exchange of the ADEPT platform, designed to perform automated, real-time premium accounting reconciliation between insurers and brokers.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
By Anthony O'Donnell
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The University of Central Florida plans to terminate a psychology professor over allegations unrelated to his tweets over the summer that many students described as racist. The investigation found that Charles Negy created a “hostile” classroom …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Partnership puts firm in strong position for “cyclically advantageous market”... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
By Insurance Business
Reporting to Hiscox USA CEO Steve Langan, Spunberg will be responsible for identifying, scoping and delivering significant US business transformation projects.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
By Anthony O'Donnell
This past week in London has seen China's Huawei facing a patent fight, oil trading giant Mercuria sue a petroleum company and a spread-better file a claim against real estate tycoon Robert Tchenguiz. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Law 360
TowerBrook Capital Partners and Further Global Capital Management will buy New Jersey-based property and casualty insurer ProSight Global for roughly $586 million, the companies said Friday, in an agreement assembled by Ropes & Gray, Sullivan & Cromwell, Sidley Austin and Kirkland.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
Source: Law 360
A cyber analytics specialist is cautioning of the danger and cost of these videos and audio files. CyberCube, cyber analytics specialist, is cautioning the industry that deep fake insurance losses may test the strength of insurers selling cyber coverage. It pointed out that these videos and audio files are increasingly... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
By H. Cutner
In a dispute between two insurers, a federal appellate court ruled that GEICO is solely liable for the cost of replacing a Lamborghini worth more than $100,000 that was totaled in a collision with another vehicle. A panel of the …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-15
By Jim Sams
The insurance market’s newfound confidence in SaaS has had a knock-on effect for the possibilities and future of low-code platforms – to the benefit of both carriers and their customers.  Talking technology, you often hear about “revolutions,” but I like to think of them as evolutions instead.  Take low-code. Change... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Despite all the attention devoted to the continuing devastation from COVID-19, compliance with mitigation measures is not turning out to be universal. Even public officials have been bending the rules. Indeed, a recent study from the U.K.-based behavioral science consultancy Dectech found that nearly a third of those surveyed had... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
While RPA is trendy at the moment, it’s not the most efficient AI solution for insurance companies to implement. Enterprises will continue to see an increasingly meaningful and foundational impact from cognitive solutions.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Anthony O'Donnell
The 120-year-old Texas-based insurer has selected Majesco P&C Core Suite Version 11 and will implement Majesco Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) on Majesco CloudInsurer as part of its business transformation.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Anthony O'Donnell
The U.K. Supreme Court ruled Friday that insurers must pay out to hundreds of thousands of companies forced to close during the country's first pandemic lockdown, ruling in favor of the Financial Conduct Authority in a landmark case over business interruption cover.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Source: Law 360
Trends observable at the show that insurers must follow include the concept of ‘the home is a safe and secure space’ and monetizing the car as an infotainment center—both involving ecosystem partners.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Anthony O'Donnell
An insurance company on Thursday asked a Massachusetts federal court to declare that it is not responsible for paying attorney fees incurred by Thornton Law Firm LLP when the firm faced an investigation over alleged overbilling in a $300 million State Street Corp. settlement.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Source: Law 360
Home services software company Porch said Thursday it inked two acquisitions worth a combined $122 million to help expand its insurance-technology and marketing operations in a pair of deals put together by three law firms.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Source: Law 360
A California federal magistrate judge said Thursday that senior citizens who have accused United Healthcare and AARP of unlawfully collecting millions of dollars in commissions on insurance sales face an "uphill battle" proving they were financially injured by the alleged misconduct.  ... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Source: Law 360
Private prison operator The GEO Group Inc. sued two AIG units in Colorado federal court, alleging Thursday that the carrier breached the insurance contract in not defending it in two pending class actions alleging false detention and bodily injury.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Source: Law 360
The U.S. P&C industry has significantly lagged behind other U.S. and global industries in reducing unit costs over the last 15 years, and spending on managing claims litigation or contingent liabilities is a major reason. Most large P&C carriers spend 5% to 8% of gross written premium under various categories... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
A few industry leaders are using predictive analytics to sell high-value ads on their websites—without cannibalizing sales.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Anthony O'Donnell
The spike in cybercrime has driven demand for cyber insurance, and prospective buyers are requesting higher limits. Price and capacity remain notable barriers, however, and it is too early to say if demand will translate into sustained market growth.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Paul Mang
Range of disbursement options and integration with claims system among reasons to adopt One Inc to support goal of improving outbound payment functionality.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Anthony O'Donnell
Pacific Life selected Life.io solutions and SE2 Aurum on the strength of its digital solution suite and its ability to integrate with multiple existing third-party systems.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Anthony O'Donnell
When New York locked down last March, Kurt Yaeger was among those in the city who had to go on working. A neurosurgery resident, he didn’t feel comfortable climbing into an Uber and filling his lungs with the same air …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Devin Leonard
WASHINGTON — U.S. traffic deaths jumped dramatically after coronavirus lockdowns ended in 2020, rising 13.1% in the three months ending Sept. 30 to the highest rate since 2005 despite a decline in driving, auto safety regulators said on Wednesday. In …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By David Shepardson
WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Wednesday asked Tesla Inc to recall 158,000 Model S and Model X vehicles over media control unit (MCU) failures that could pose safety risks by leading to touchscreen displays not …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By David Shepardson
SEATTLE (AP) — A powerful wind storm rolled through the Pacific Northwest leaving a trail of damage — including nearly blowing a semi off a bridge, a landslide and more than 500,000 people without power. Winds reached gusts 50-70 mph …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
DALLAS (AP) — A natural gas explosion at a Dallas home that killed a 12-year-old girl came after an energy company failed to find a damaged line despite two nearby homes being destroyed in gas-related fires on the two previous …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Jamie Stengle
New York City asked a state court to compel an insurance company to defend it in two personal injury lawsuits stemming from alleged asbestos contamination at a Brooklyn courthouse, court documents show.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Source: Law 360
Connecticut insurance company AXA XL has added the former senior vice president and chief counsel of MetLife Inc., who handled all litigation and employment law matters for the insurer, to be its general counsel in New York.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Source: Law 360
Sapiens and CROSIG have implemented Sapiens IDITSuite for P&C in record time, allowing faster time to market and better digital proposition.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Anthony O'Donnell
Based on Guidewire CustomerEngage, the portal was created using a mobile-first approach, and  under remote project conditions, owing to the pandemic.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Anthony O'Donnell
This breaks the coverage relationship with the company’s hotel, luxury residence, and golf course business. The Aon insurance broker has ceased its business relationship with the Trump Organization. This includes the hotel, luxury residence, and golf course business run by Donald Trump Jr and Eric Trump. The broker has acted... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By G. Turner
In my annual rundown of the year that was, and things to look forward to, I like everyone else have missed far too much of what we love so much but adapted and got on with it, traveling the world from the comfort of my own chair. I also watched... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
City Manager Norman McNickle reported Wednesday that city crews have removed 1,780 tons— more than 3.5 million pounds— since they started hauling the debris piled along city streets in mid-November. The City of Stillwater provided a dump site at Wittenberg Park for a few weeks after the Oct. 26-29 storms... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By user
WASHINGTON — U.S. Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson signed an order on Wednesday directing the agency to take a “zero tolerance policy” after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump were disruptive on some recent flights. Dickson told Reuters the …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By David Shepardson
Electric vehicle manufacturers should provide more specific information to first responders and tow truck drivers on how to cope with lithium-ion battery fires, which continuously reignite even after being doused with water, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
By Jim Sams
A Missouri appellate court has affirmed a ruling against Liberty Insurance Corp. and in favor of a primary insurer and the family of a man who died after he was ejected from a vehicle at a dairy farm, allowing the family to collect $7.5 million from a Liberty umbrella insurance... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
Source: Law 360
An attorney best known for representing Paula Jones in her sexual harassment suit against President Bill Clinton is spearheading efforts to overturn Virginia's cap on medical malpractice damages, but attorneys are divided on whether the campaign will prove successful, given a long-standing agreement between rival groups on the limit.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
Source: Law 360
Global firm showcases seven key areas of focus for insurers... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Insurance Business
Ned Lamont said he learned from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that the September request to President Donald Trump has been approved for all eight counties. Tropical Storm Isaias struck Connecticut on Aug. 4. Christine Dempsey can be reached at cdempsey@courant.com.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By user
A Cigna subsidiary is owed $5.8 million by two companies and their manager for their roles in a Dallas-area registered nurse's scheme to swindle the insurance company out of millions through fraudulent claims, a Texas federal judge ruled Wednesday.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
Source: Law 360
Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday appealed a $59 million fine by a California regulator in a dispute over whether the company should share detailed information on sexual assault and harassment claims reported on its ride-hailing platform. The California Public Utilities …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Tina Bellon
LONDON — Insurers are set to raise the cost of providing cover for merchant ships through the Red Sea after a series of incidents that have hit vessels around Saudi Arabian waters, industry sources said. The possibility of more attacks …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Jonathan Saul
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildfire smoke accounted for up to half of all health-damaging small particle air pollution in the western U.S. in recent years as warming temperatures fueled more destructive blazes, according to a study released Monday. Even as …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Matthew Brown
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — After yet another year of catastrophic wildfires in Washington state, Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz is once again proposing that the state create a dedicated fund to prevent and fight the fires. A similar attempt …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Nicholas K. Geranios
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian navy divers searching the ocean floor on Tuesday recovered the flight data recorder from a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people on board. The device is expected to help …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Niniek Karmini And Andi Jatmiko
O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County police are investigating vandalism that damaged churches, non-profits and businesses in the town of Jennings, authorities said Tuesday. Police spokesman Benjamin Granda said in a news release that the first incident was at …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Jim Salter
Water can cause a lot of damage to your home. Whether it’s a flood, sewer backup, or a burst pipe, it can cause quite a bit of destruction. Luckily, insurance companies will pay for most of the unexpected water damage that occurred in your home. Still, if you want to... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Guest Author
ClarionDoor’s platform has enabled Flow to create the FlowRater private residential and a commercial flood comparative rater and establish connections with distribution channels quickly to better serve agency partners.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Anthony O'Donnell
A Texas federal judge has shot down a dentist's suit seeking coverage for losses she claims to have sustained as a result of COVID-19 shutdown orders, saying while the "physical loss" required to trigger the policy doesn't need to be structural damage, she still would need to allege the virus... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
Source: Law 360
Pandemic challenges recommitments and a stronger focus on serving clients... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Insurance Business
Zurich American Insurance Co. has asked a Rhode Island federal judge to toss a hotelier's coverage claims for COVID-19-related losses, arguing its policy expressly excludes viruses as a covered cause of loss and that a raft of similar suits around the country have already been thrown out.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
Source: Law 360
A Florida federal judge on Tuesday tossed a Miami restaurant chain's lawsuit seeking to compel Aspen Specialty Insurance Co. to cover its coronavirus-related business losses, holding that the restaurant owner failed to demonstrate breach of contract after the carrier denied coverage.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
Source: Law 360
The insurance industry's hopes for sweeping national legislation that would shield businesses from most coronavirus-related lawsuits were likely dashed last week as Senate control swung to the Democrats, who have resisted such a measure, warning that it would erode legal protections for workers and consumers.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
Source: Law 360
Clients claim that agents pocketed their premiums for personal use... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Insurance Business
The tech-powered acquired firm provides tailored benefits... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Insurance Business
The insurer is dollar-for-dollar matching donations January 11 to 15 to a limit of $100,000. State Farm has announced that it is running a Red Cross donation matching campaign for the length of this week, ending on January 15, 2021. The insurer chose to focus on helping this charity following... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Marc
Despite what we all feared in March, insurtech has continued to flourish, with lots of capital supporting the sector in public and private markets, closer integration between incumbents and startups and promising solutions for longtime needs in SME and cyber. Keeping up the annual tradition, here are my 11 predictions... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
We have to talk about the “B” word. No one wants to go there. But as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc throughout the world, we are seeing more companies headed toward bankruptcy. Although the stock market continues to soar, the underlying U.S. economy is sputtering. Bill collectors are still open for business, and certain... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
Investors managing more than $2 trillion of assets are calling on world leaders to address the “unfolding humanitarian crisis at sea” where marine workers are stranded due to border closures and restrictions on movement imposed to contain Covid-19. The 85-member …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Alastair Marsh
British Airways Plc faces the largest privacy class-action lawsuit in U.K. history over its 2018 customer data breach. More than 16,000 victims have now joined a case seeking compensation from the airline. They could claim 2,000 pounds ($2,724) each, according …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
By Ellen Milligan
Jan. 12— Bangor-based Cross Insurance said Monday that it has acquired a Connecticut insurer, continuing its pattern of acquisitions around New England. Daigle& Travers Insurance, founded in 1983 and based in Fairfield County, offers personal, business, equine and farm insurance to individuals and businesses in Connecticut and New York. "Our... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By user
The losing side in a tangled Delaware Chancery Court battle over a China-based company's collapsed, $5.8 billion sale of 15 upscale hotels to a Korea-based investment company has agreed not to contest a $33.5 million fee, expense and cost claim for the winning side's attorneys.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
Source: Law 360
A South Carolina-based insurance company has asked a federal judge to find that it has no duty to indemnify a contracting company in an underlying suit brought by a woman who was struck by a large slab of asphalt that shot out of a truck after it was dislodged by... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
Source: Law 360
Bankrupt talc producer Imerys Talc America presented its Chapter 11 plan disclosure statement Tuesday in Delaware court, drawing objections from former client Johnson & Johnson over its obligations to defend the bankruptcy estate against thousands of personal injury and wrongful death claims.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
Source: Law 360
It’s long been established that warming temperatures cause more frequent and intense precipitation. But placing a dollar value on the contribution of climate change to storm damage has been tricky. Now, Stanford University researchers have determined that a third of …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Leslie Kaufman
The Des Moines-based life insurer will implement Majesco Distribution Management and Majesco Digital1st Insurance on Majesco CloudInsurer.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Anthony O'Donnell
The FBI is investigating a mysterious postcard sent to the home of cybersecurity firm FireEye’s chief executive days after it found initial evidence of a suspected Russian hacking operation on dozens of U.S. government agencies and private American companies. U.S. …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Christopher Bing
BEIJING/SINGAPORE — Chinese ports and marine safety authorities are on high alert as an expansion of sea ice makes it tougher for ships to berth and discharge at key energy product import terminals along the coast of northern Bohai Bay. …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Muyu Xu and Chen Aizhu
Jan. 12— For at least the last three years, as Washington has seen some of the worst wildfires in recent memory, state Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz has pushed legislation to try to get a permanent funding source to fight and prevent fires. The Legislature balked at a tax on... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By user
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian navy divers scoured the floor of the Java Sea on Monday as they hunted for the black boxes of a Sriwijaya Air jet that nosedived into the water over the weekend with 62 people aboard. …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Niniek Karmini
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Days of heavy rain and snow across the Balkans left homes and fields flooded Monday, disrupted traffic on highways and at ports and caused power outages. In Serbia, authorities on Monday started clearing up tons of …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Jovana Gec
WASHINGTON (AP) — They came from across America, summoned by President Donald Trump to march on Washington in support of his false claim that the November election was stolen and to stop the congressional certification of Democrat Joe Biden as …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Michael Biesecker, Michael Kunzelman, Gillian Flaccus and Jim Mustian
Seeking to increase speed-to-market and operational agility, the construction industry-focused commercial insurer cites modern technology, and the alignment of company values and culture as key factors in choosing the vendor.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Anthony O'Donnell
In this week’s Six Things, Paul Carroll looks at what’s next. Plus, 3 trends that defined 2020; how to start selling on TikTok; how carrier tech drives agency change; and more. The Next Normal Paul Carroll, Editor-in-Chief of ITL While I’m less optimistic than I was a week ago about... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
The PropertyNow solution improves the speed and accuracy of quotes by providing prefill data on key property attributes for locations across the entire United States.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Anthony O'Donnell
The grant will support NPower’s programs that help bridge the digital skills gap through free training programs, mentoring, support services and other benefits.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Anthony O'Donnell
Published on: 2021-01-12
Source: Insurance Nerds
By Insurance Nerds
A recent Squaremouth.com analysis showed that nearly all travelers buying coverage include that option. The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has had an astounding impact on the travel industry, including the trend toward purchasing trip cancellation insurance. Following the global lockdowns, purchased travel policies now nearly always include options to cancel. The... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By Logan B.
WASHINGTON — Two senior House Democrats overseeing aviation issues urged the head of the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday to work with U.S. airlines to prevent civil unrest from jeopardizing safety, according to a letter seen by Reuters. Representative Peter …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
By David Shepardson
The U.S. P&C industry has significantly lagged behind other U.S. and global industries in reducing unit costs over the last 15 years, and spending on managing claims litigation or contingent liabilities is a major reason. Most large P&C carriers spend 5% to 8% of gross written premium under various categories... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-11
While I’m less optimistic than I was a week ago about the speed of a return to normal — a riot in the U.S. Capitol building will do that to a guy, as will a week of record deaths from COVID-19 and growing concerns about the rollout of the vaccine... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-11
--NFL Great Antonio Gates and his wife, Sasha Gates, are suing their homeowners' insurance company, AIG Property Casualty Company, accusing them of delaying coverage and ignoring their claim for insurance policy benefits after a burglary at their home in December 2018. They are represented by attorney Derek Chaiken from Merlin... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-11
By user
Glia plans to expand every department across its organization, with a focus on product development. The company says it is also exploring strategic acquisitions. ... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-11
By Anthony O'Donnell
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities said they determined the location of the crash site and black boxes of a Boeing 737-500 on Sunday, a day after the aircraft crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people on board shortly after …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-11
By Victoria Milko and Edna Tarigan
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — One Lake Charles woman credits the power of social media in getting one step closer to having her hurricane-damaged home repaired after weeks of roadblocks with her insurance claim. Tara Parks recently posted several videos …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-11
By John Guidroz
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A fire more than a century ago nearly destroyed the well-known portrait of Civil War Lt. Gen. Wade Hampton III. The portrait currently hangs in the Aiken County Historical Museum, and museum staff are planning to …... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-11
By Shiann Sivell