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  • Who gains from those drug discount deals? (Spoiler: Drug companies)

    The pharmaceutical industry has been bragging for nearly a decade now about its efforts to help cash-strapped patients pay for expensive prescription drugs.  "An important safety net," the industry says, that has "already helped millions of Americans...
  • Sit, lawmakers! Let Californians handle pet insurance on their own

    Sit, lawmakers! Let Californians handle pet insurance on their own
    At least 10 different insurers offer coverage for dogs, cats and other pets in California. That's more choices than Covered California, the state's health insurance exchange, provides to (human) consumers. Yet virtually every member of the California...
  • Federal backstop for terrorism insurance set to expire

    WASHINGTON When a large hotel near the World Trade Center was destroyed in the 9/11 attacks and a second one severely damaged, the company that owned them like many other businesses was relieved they were covered by insurance. But after 9/11, the...
  • The Roberts court turns further rightward in service of the few

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sunday, July 13: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's polemic against the court's conservative majority decision in the Wheaton College case is as much a cry of frustration as it...
  • F1 boss Ecclestone explains 'insurance policy' payment to German banker

    MUNICH Germany (Reuters) - Lawyers for Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone held talks with German prosecutors on Tuesday to try to settle a bribery trial that threatens his grip on the motor sport. Ecclestone, 83, went on trial in Munich in April over...
  • Convenience, fixed prices boost demand for doctor visits via Web, text

     Convenience, fixed prices boost demand for doctor visits via Web, text
    Mary Castaneda had a sinus infection that just wouldn't go away, and she was feeling awful. She knew she needed to see a doctor, but her timing was off. "It was after-hours so I couldn't get in to see my doctor," says the 35-year-old Mission Viejo...
  • UnitedHealth Group sues California over fine

    Setting up a major legal fight, UnitedHealth Group Inc. has sued California's insurance commissioner to block his attempt to fine the insurer $173.6 million for violations during a botched 2005 acquisition. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in Orange County...
  • Reisterstown man appeared to plot to kill Del. judge, authorities say

    Reisterstown man appeared to plot to kill Del. judge, authorities say
    The founder of an embattled Sparks-based insurance company appears to have been plotting to kill a Delaware judge overseeing the liquidation of his business, recording himself on a trip to scout out his targets and acquiring a cache of weapons, federal...
  • Orlando personal-injury lawyers target Lake County Judge Terry Neal

    Orlando personal-injury lawyers target Lake County Judge Terry Neal
    First of two parts. Races for county judge seats are typically dull affairs, but a group of personal-injury lawyers mostly from Orlando are poised to liven up the August election by dumping an unprecedented amount of cash into an effort to oust...
  • Ticked off! @distracting co-worker

    I'm ticked off at the city of Ocoee because I got a ticket for turning on red after stopping for two seconds instead of the required three seconds. I'm even more ticked off that the notice came from Arizona and I had to mail my payment to Ohio. To the...
  • Deal could pave way for NYC launch of ride-sharing service Lyft

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lyft Inc has signed an agreement with New York authorities that will allow the ride-sharing service to launch in New York City with commercial drivers, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Friday. The agreement,...