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  • Lawsuit filed over changes to state worker insurance program

    A group of state employees and retirees is asking a judge to reverse changes made to their insurance program that cost many workers more out-of-pocket for lessened benefits. The lawsuit, announced Wednesday, was filed in state district court a day...
  • U.S. Task Force retains its recommendation for fewer mammograms; public comment invited

    U.S. Task Force retains its recommendation for fewer mammograms; public comment invited
    Advocates of annual mammography screening for the early detection of breast cancer took a blow with the issuance of new draft guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Tuesday. The task force, which issues preventive guidelines for a...
  • Volunteer deputy heading to Bahamas amid manslaughter charge

    A volunteer sheriff's deputy plans to vacation in the Bahamas while facing a second-degree manslaughter charge in Oklahoma, his attorneys told a judge Tuesday, drawing immediate criticism from the family of the man he killed. Robert Bates pleaded not...
  • Teva offers to buy Mylan in $40.1B cash-and-stock deal

    Generic drug giant Teva formally offered to buy fellow drugmaker Mylan for about $40.1 billion in cash and stock on Tuesday, despite Mylan's cold shoulder and the certainty the proposed acquisition will bring intense scrutiny by antitrust regulators....
  • Requirement on cancer pill patient costs passes NC House

    Supporters of a bill requiring health insurance companies to charge North Carolina patients the same price or less for oral drugs for cancer compared to intravenous medications say the mandate is about fairness and helping the sick afford suitable...
  • State Farm enriched itself through Katrina program, Miss. attorney general says

    BILOXI, Miss. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is suing State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. over millions of dollars he claims the state lost because the insurance company "maliciously" denied Hurricane Katrina claims for wind losses while the federally...
  • Distracted Driving Involves More Than Phone, Insurer Warns

    Distracted Driving Involves More Than Phone, Insurer Warns
    HARTFORD — Ending distracted driving means more than just putting away the phone. After surveying a sampling of insurance consumers nationwide recently, Travelers is advising drivers that calling and texting aren't the only potentially dangerous...
  • Lawsuit: Aid program paid claims State Farm wrongly rejected

    Nearly a decade after Hurricane Katrina ravaged Mississippi's Gulf Coast, state government sued State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. on Tuesday, saying the insurer improperly denied homeowners' claims and allowed a state aid program to pay instead....
  • City should collect more revenue from LAFD 911 callers, audit says

    City should collect more revenue from LAFD 911 callers, audit says
    The Los Angeles Fire Department should change the way it bills people who call 911 for medical help, according to an audit released Tuesday. The 97-page report, issued by City Controller Ron Galperin, urges fire officials to develop new ways to...
  • Motorcyclist encouraged by arrest in hit-and-run that left him paralyzed

    Motorcyclist encouraged by arrest in hit-and-run that left him paralyzed
    A 22-year-old Homestead man has been charged with reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident in the Christmas Eve hit-and-run crash that left a motorcyclist paralyzed from the chest down. Thomas Pathammavong was in custody at the Broward...
  • Travelers Reports 21 Percent Drop In Earnings From Record In 2014

    The Travelers Cos. reported a 21 percent drop in earnings for the first three months of the year, down from a record first-quarter in 2014. Net income was $833 million for the quarter, or $2.55 per diluted share, down from $1.05 billion, or $2.95 per...