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  • Community activist Randy Ross arrested on insurance claim fraud charges

    A community activist and former candidate for public office was arrested Friday on charges of insurance claim fraud, Orange County Jail records show. Randy Ross, 49, was booked into the jail on Friday afternoon and had bonded out several hours later....
  • California DMV says Uber, Lyft, Sidecar cars need commercial plates

    California DMV says Uber, Lyft, Sidecar cars need commercial plates
    Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other ride-hailing service drivers make money with their cars. So should they be required to carry commercial license plates? The California Department of Motor Vehicles says yes. In a memo issued this month, the DMV cited the...
  • Women of child-bearing age commonly prescribed narcotic painkillers, CDC says

    MILWAUKEE Narcotic painkillers which can cause birth defects commonly were prescribed for women of reproductive age, according to new data presented Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The research, which looked at the...
  • State Rep. Wants To Take Dog Breed Out of Homeowners Policy Equation

    State Rep. Wants To Take Dog Breed Out of Homeowners Policy Equation
    A Connecticut lawmaker wants to make it illegal for insurance companies to inquire about or discriminate against a specific breed of dog when issuing a homeowners insurance policy, but industry advocates say such a law would only make all homeowners...
  • Prominent Bucks family faces charges in alleged insurance fraud scheme

    After a fire broke out in Claire Risoldi's palatial Bucks County home for the third time in five years, the Buckingham Township woman blamed volunteer firefighters for the theft of nearly $11 million worth of jewelry. In reality, state prosecutors say,...
  • California's troubled jobless agency works out glitches

    California's troubled jobless agency works out glitches
    The state finally has stepped up its once-weak effort to get unemployment benefits more efficiently to nearly 3 million jobless Californians. After several years of pitiful phone service, late payments, computer gaffes and bureaucratic delays, the...
  • Price of hip surgery varies from $17,000 to $46,000 in L.A.

    Price of hip surgery varies from $17,000 to $46,000 in L.A.
    Hospital prices for routine knee and hip replacement surgeries vary by tens of thousands of dollars in cities across California and nationwide, a new insurance industry report shows. The Los Angeles and Long Beach market, for instance, had one of the...
  • Family accused of $20M insurance fraud after multiple fires, jewelry theft claim at mansion

    A family's luxurious suburban lifestyle has been financed by more than $20 million in fraudulent insurance claims amid a series of mansion fires and repeated reports of jewelry theft, authorities said Thursday. An investigation began after a 2013 fire at...
  • L.A. County probation officer charged with insurance fraud

    A Los Angeles County probation officer has been arrested and charged with two counts of worker's compensation insurance fraud after allegedly altering medical documentation, authorities said Tuesday. Raymond Milton, a sworn peace officer, is accused...
  • Webster Bank Shares Jump on Strong Quarterly Profits

    Shares in Webster Financial Corp. jumped nearly 8 percent on Thursday, after the Waterbury-based lender reported record quarterly profits and higher-than-expected revenue growth. Shares in the parent of Webster Bank rose $2.27, to $31.38 on the New...
  • Travelers Reports Strong Earnings On Underwriting Gains, Reserve Development

    Travelers Reports Strong Earnings On Underwriting Gains, Reserve Development
    Total revenues for the last three months of 2014 were $6.78 billion, up from $6.74 billion during the same period in 2013. Revenues for the year were $27.16 billion, up from $26.19 billion in 2013. Operating income for the quarter was $1.02 billion, or...