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  • Allstate raising auto rates in Illinois by average 3 percent

    Allstate raising auto rates in Illinois by average 3 percent
    Allstate plans to raise its car insurance rates by an average of about 3 percent in Illinois effective June 4. The Northbrook-based insurer disclosed its plans in a filing Tuesday with the state's insurance department. "Some auto customers in Illinois...
  • Uber halts operations in Kansas, objecting to insurance requirements

    Uber halts operations in Kansas, objecting to insurance requirements
    Uber halted its service in Kansas on Tuesday afternoon after state legislators overrode the governor’s veto of a bill regulating on-demand transportation companies. The San Francisco ride-hailing company said the bill includes a provision that...
  • Ben Carson enters growing field for GOP nomination

    Ben Carson enters growing field for GOP nomination
    Dr. Ben Carson, the celebrated pediatric neurosurgeon who spent his career at Johns Hopkins Hospital before becoming a darling of conservative voters, said Sunday he will seek the Republican nomination for president next year. Carson, a former Baltimore...
  • Aetna Takes Strong Stance On Hysterectomy Procedure That May Spread Cancer

    Aetna has become the most recent health insurer to take a strong stance against the use of power morcellators to surgically remove a uterine growth, or a uterus. The procedure risks spreading cancer in some women, according to the U.S. Food and Drug...
  • Broward County puts law and public safety ahead of Uber's economic interests

    Broward County puts law and public safety ahead of Uber's economic interests
    Last week, Broward County's commissioners put the interests of the people they serve, the public, ahead of the economic interests of Uber, Lyft and similar transportation providers known as "transportation network companies," or TNCs. Requirements...
  • How to minimize damage from potholes

    How to minimize damage from potholes
    You have just hit a pothole with enough force to shake the fillings from your teeth. Sure, it shook you up, but what about your car? Rough roads take a big toll on automobiles, especially the steering and suspension components. And it is not only...
  • State Sen. Alan Hays wants to be on Gov. Rick Scott's hospital commission

    State Sen. Alan Hays wants to be on Gov. Rick Scott's hospital commission
    As the 2015 legislative session melted down last week, Gov. Rick Scott moved forward with his proposed Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding. Scott suggested the idea earlier this month, when he said he would readily call a special session to...
  • Family finances: Do battle with your health insurer and win

    You've made all the right moves to get your insurer's approval for treatment so you won't have to fight for coverage later. So imagine your dismay when you receive a surprise bill from the insurance company. Don't pay it. Wait until you get the...
  • Phoenix Pays $48.5 Million To Settle Class-Action Suits

    The Phoenix Cos. has agreed to pay $48.5 million to settle two class-action lawsuits related to rate hikes in 2010 and 2011. The agreement was reached April 30 with SPRR LLC; Martin Fleisher, as trustee of the Michael Moss Irrevocable Life Insurance...
  • UnitedHealth Group Spends $11.5M In Settlement With Doctors, Medical Societies

    UnitedHealth Group has agreed to spend $11.5 million to settle lawsuits brought by state medical societies and individual doctors over how the insurer pays and codes claims, the Connecticut State Medical Society announced Monday. Lawsuits were...
  • Business Briefs: National recognition for Division of Transportation traffic engineer

    Business Briefs: National recognition for Division of Transportation traffic engineer
    Business news from around the county. Grayslake New seats: After canvassing the results of the April 7 election, the College of Lake County Board of Trustees recently seated the three top vote getters, incumbents Richard Anderson of Grayslake, William...