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April 26, 2022

Drinkable Sunscreen Company Ordered to Pay Texas $42,000

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton obtained an agreed judgment against DRINK UVO, a California company that sold a drinkable sunscreen product that was promoted as providing […]
April 25, 2022

New Vermont Law Permits Lawsuits Seeking Medical Monitoring for Toxic Exposure

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill into law Thursday that will allow people exposed to toxic substances to sue the culpable facility for medical testing […]
April 25, 2022

FEMA Invites Public to Comment on Johnson County, Texas Flood Maps

Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps are available for review in Johnson County, Texas, FEMA announced this week. Residents and business owners […]
April 19, 2022

Insurer Travelers’ Profit Beats on Lower Catastrophe Losses

Property and casualty insurer Travelers Companies Inc. reported a 48% jump in quarterly profit that beat analysts’ estimates on Tuesday, as lower catastrophe-related claims cushioned a […]
April 20, 2022

Reducing Inequality, Hiking Minimum Wage Could Boost U.S. Economy: White House

Boosting enforcement of antidiscrimination and antitrust laws, raising the federal mininum wage and higher unionization rates could substantially boost U.S. economic growth, a new report by […]
April 21, 2022

Largest Public Pension Fund to Vote to Replace Buffett as Berkshire Chairman

CalPERS, the largest U.S. public pension fund, on April 19 said it will vote for a shareholder proposal that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. replace Warren Buffett as […]
April 24, 2022

Infowars Bankruptcy May Be Abuse of Court System, Justice Department Says

An arm of the U.S. Justice Department cast doubt on far-right radio host Alex Jones’s use of bankruptcy as three companies he once owned prepare for […]