Legislation For Ridesharing Insurance Signed by California Governor

California Governor Jerry Brown signed new insurance requirements on ridesharing companies into law on Wednesday, but the regulations come at a far lower cost to the industry than previously written into the bill, officials said. Companies such as Lyft…

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Major New Orleans Businesses Sued over Asbestos-Related Death

The son of a man who died due to asbestos exposure is suing the companies he claims are responsible for the exposure. Scott Laurent filed suit against the City of New Orleans, Gentilly Racing Corporation, Ford Motor Company, Toyota Motor Sales USA, Dai…

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Winn Dixie Sued by Customer for Slip and Fall Injury

A corporate grocery store is being sued by a customer who claims she was injured in a fall after slipping in a clear substance. Michelle Gardner filed suit against Winn Dixie Montgomery LLC, Bi Lo LLC, John Doe and their insurer in the 24th Judicial Di…

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Indiana Woman Guilty in Auto Insurance Fraud Ring

A Valparaiso woman will plead guilty to her role in an automobile insurance fraud ring that was run out of Michigan City, according to plea agreement. According to the agreement, filed last week in the U.S. District Court in Hammond, Roberta Butler, 31…

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Floods from Odile Remnants Drench Southwest

For the second straight week, millions in the Southwest are threatened by dangerous flooding. The flood threat continues through the weekend and stretches from Arizona into the Great Plains. CBS News’ Carter Evans reported this morning from Nogal…

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Workers’ Comp Insurer Suing Former NFL Player for Fraud

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Brad Culpepper is being sued by a California insurance company that claims he fabricated ailments and injuries while leading an active life as a mixed martial arts practitioner. Nearly four years ago, Culpepper filed for work…

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2,000 More Homes Threatened by Northern California Wildfire

An out-of-control wildfire in Northern California threatened more than 2,000 homes and consumed huge swaths of timber land east of Sacramento while another town near the Oregon Border took reckoning of the damage done by a wildfire that burned 200 home…

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Indianapolis Walmart Faces Lawsuit over PCB Exposure

A Walmart returns processing center in Indianapolis is contaminated with a toxic substance, and 13 Investigates has learned hundreds of workers at the evacuated facility are now undergoing medical testing to see if they were exposed. The contamination …

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Texans Sentenced for $3M Auto Insurance Fraud Scheme

Two Bryan, Texas, men have been sentenced for their roles in a scheme that authorities say defrauded insurance companies of more than $3 million. Earlie Dickerson, a former office manager, was sentenced in Houston federal court to 14 years in prison fo…

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Increase of Workplace Deaths in 2013 Reported in Indiana

State officials say the number of workplace deaths in Indiana was up in 2013, but it was still the third-lowest number of fatalities recorded in the past 22 years. The Indiana Department of Labor reports the state had 123 worker deaths last year. T…

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