St. Louis Settlement With Police Whistleblower Includes $400K Annuity

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO) St. Louis County has settled a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit for $750,000, five years after retired Sgt. Daniel O’Neil took on the pen name “Lonewolf” to alert the department’s top brass about a police lieutenant he believed was issuing racist orders. County counselor Peter Krane released the settlement agreement to the […]

$3M Settlement Proposed In Lawsuit Over Insurance Premium Increases

Rapid City Journal, The (SD) A class-action lawsuit over allegations of improperly raised insurance premiums could be settled for $3 million. Black Hills Federal Credit Union and a Wisconsin-based insurance company have agreed to pay a total of $3 million to settle allegations that they improperly raised insurance premiums associated with 4,461 loans. The proposed […]

3 Life Settlement Trends To Watch In 2019

InsuranceNewsNet Life settlements are expected to continue to grow in 2019. By Darwin Bayston Insurance professionals have monitored the life settlements industry with a watchful eye in the aftermath of the significant market contraction a decade ago. But after working through some challenges related to regulation, capital flow and underwriting, the life settlements industry is […]

DRB Capital Files Lawsuit Against Structured Settlement Companies

The Lawsuit Alleges a Violation of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practice Act, Tortious Interference. Delray Beach, FL, February 05, 2019 –(PR.com)– DRB Capital, LLC (“DRB Capital”) announced the company has filed a complaint against Rightway Funding LLC, Sempra Finance LLC, Greenwood Funding LLC, and JLC Capital Funding LLC in Palm Beach County, Florida. The […]

Why Workers’ Compensation Insurance Companies Settle Cases

Many people have questions about settlement. They want to know what their workers’ compensation case is worth. Understanding settlement from an insurance company’s perspective may help you if you are considering settlement of your workers’ compensation case. Georgia workers’ compensation…