Actor Told He Can’t Copyright Dance Moves in California Lawsuit

Article 0 Comments “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star Alfonso Ribeiro has been denied a copyright for the ?Carlton” dance, which he’s suing two videogame makers over. The denial from the U.S. Copyright Office was revealed last week in a motion to dismiss Ribeiro’s lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive, the makers […]

Texas Indoor Gun Range Cited for Lead Exposure, Fined $214K

Article 2 Comments An indoor gun range in Killeen, Texas, has been cited and fined more than $214,000 for exposing employees to unsafe levels of lead, federal safety regulators said. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Tap Rack Bang Indoor Shooting Range LLC […]

N.J. Woman Charged in Scheme to Steal $175K from Insurance Annuity Policies

Article 1 Comments A New Jersey woman has been charged with insurance fraud and other offenses in an alleged scheme to steal more than $175,000 from the insurance annuity policies of two individuals. Vashanta Stroud-Bennett, 45, of Paterson, N.J., was charged with second degree insurance fraud, second degree theft by […]

Venture Programs to Offer Cyber Coverage through ProWriters Insurance

Article 0 Comments ProWriters Insurance has been selected as the exclusive cyber insurance provider for Venture Insurance Programs. The new strategic partnership allows Venture’s business owners in select niche industries, including golf clubs, hotels, and fitness studios, to access ProWriters’ coverage and services in cyber risk management and insurance. ProWriters […]

Georgia Apartment Fire Damages 15 Units, Displaces 30 People

Article 0 Comments More than 30 people have been forced from their home in an apartment fire near Atlanta. Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services told news outlets the fire was reported around 3:45 p.m. Saturday near Lawrenceville. No injuries were reported in the fire that damaged 15 units. Residents had […]

North Dakota Chiropractor Admits Insurance Fraud, Must Repay $250K

Article 0 Comments A North Dakota chiropractor has been sentenced after pleading guilty to Class A felony insurance fraud following an investigation conducted by the North Dakota Insurance Department. Dr. Sheryar Masud of Williston was sentenced in Cass County District Court after admitting he had billed Blue Cross Blue Shield […]

Lawmaker: West Virginia Paying Insurance for 4K Vehicles it Doesn’t Own

Article 3 Comments A West Virginia lawmaker says the state has been paying insurance on thousands of vehicles than it doesn’t actually own. House of Delegates committee on government organization chairman Gary Howell announced last week the state’s current vehicle fleet totals 8,380. That’s about 4,000 fewer than earlier thought. […]

Another California Utility One Wildfire Away From Ruin

Article 0 Comments The warning couldn’t have been clearer. As PG&E Corp. plunged into bankruptcy last month, S&P Global Ratings slashed credit grades almost to junk status for California’s two other big electric utilities, owned by Sempra Energy and Edison International, and said they could go lower. The reason: inverse […]

Pennsylvania Woman Convicted of Six Counts in Insurance Fraud Case

Article 0 Comments A suburban Philadelphia woman has been convicted of most charges in a multi-million-dollar insurance fraud case following fires at her Bucks County property. Jurors in Bucks County deliberated for more than four hours before convicting 71-year-old Claire Risoldi on six of nine counts including theft by deception […]

3 Injured in Texas Scaffold, Construction Elevator Accident

Article 0 Comments Authorities say one person has been critically hurt and two others suffered lesser injuries in a scaffolding and construction elevator accident in a North Texas business district. Fort Worth Fire Department spokesman Mike Drivdahl says it appears a construction elevator on the outside of a building partially […]