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Baby Monitors, Dehumidifiers Recalled Over Burn Risks from Overheating Batteries

Baby Monitors, Dehumidifiers Recalled Over Burn Risks from Overheating Batteries

Philips Avent recently recalled nearly 13,000 baby monitors after receiving reports of the devices overheating, causing seven minor injuries. The affected Digital Video Baby Monitors, which were manufactured between March 2016 and December 2019 and sold for between $120 and $200, could have an issue with their rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. The batteries reportedly could overheat when…

Crane Accident Causes Injuries, Strikes Nearby Building

Crane Accident Causes Injuries, Strikes Nearby Building

A construction crane accident in New York City tragically injured 11 individuals and shut down traffic July 26 after the crane burst into flames 45 stories above ground. The top portion of the crane, which was lifting 16 tons of concrete at the time as it worked on a 54-story building in Midtown Manhattan, struck a neighboring building as it…

THC-laden Doritos, Oreos, Other Lookalike Snacks Called ‘Reckless and Illegal’

THC-laden Doritos, Oreos, Other Lookalike Snacks Called ‘Reckless and Illegal’

Federal regulators in the U.S. are demanding that several cannabis companies stop making THC-containing products that mimic common children’s snacks like Doritos, Nerds candy, and Oreos. Making cannabis edibles that kids could mistake for normal food items is \"reckless and illegal,\" Samuel Levine, a Federal Trade Commission director, said in a July 5 statement announcing the cease-and-desist letters that were…

Risk of Injuries Forces Recall of 2.2 Million Peloton Bikes

Risk of Injuries Forces Recall of 2.2 Million Peloton Bikes

Peloton is recalling nearly 2.2 million exercise bikes after receiving 35 reports of seat posts unexpectedly breaking during use, the company announced on May 11. The voluntary recall can be remedied with a free updated seat post that users can self-install. Customers are asked to immediately stop using their affected bikes until the update is completed. [lgc_column grid=\"50\" tablet_grid=\"50\" mobile_grid=\"100\"…

Ask the Expert Q&A: Construction Insurance

Ask the Expert Q&A: Construction Insurance

As cranes and scaffolding dominate skylines in major cities across the U.S., it is clear that the construction industry is bustling in many areas. To learn how Construction Insurance helps protect construction companies, Crain’s Content Studio spoke with Nicholas Freeman, Associate Managing Director, Broker, Casualty, Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, North Dallas, Texas. What are the greatest risks in the construction…

Contractors Professional Liability Market Overview

Contractors Professional Liability Market Overview

The state of the professional liability market for contractors includes both challenges and opportunities. While the market is generally stable, there has been a recent increase in the severity of claims which has increased the costs of settling them. Today claims regularly take one year or longer to finalize. Added pressure is placed on the market in the form of…

The Increasing Professional Liability Exposures of Contractors

The Increasing Professional Liability Exposures of Contractors

From large general contractors to small specialty contractors, the construction landscape is changing. During this webinar, we gathered to discuss how these changes in design-build and specialty areas can increase your clients\' exposures, along with tips on how to mitigate these risks. https://vimeo.com/811031674/e202360f8c

U.S. Recalls Reach Record Highs in 2022, Food and Pharma Hit Hardest

U.S. Recalls Reach Record Highs in 2022, Food and Pharma Hit Hardest

A record number of products were recalled in the U.S. in 2022, according to new data from Sedgwick. Of the nearly 1.5 billion units recalled last year across all industries, the food and pharmaceutical sectors were most significantly affected, with both seeing recalls reach 10-year highs. The number of food units recalled in 2022 increased by…

Concrete Slab Falls from Apartment Building Construction Site, Injuring Pedestrian

Concrete Slab Falls from Apartment Building Construction Site, Injuring Pedestrian

A 30-year-old woman was sent to the hospital and listed in critical condition after a concrete slab from an apartment building facade broke off and struck her in the head while she walked down the sidewalk in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in early February. Contractors were reportedly working on the building when the concrete slab and debris fell from about two stories…

Tesla Recalls Over 1 Million Vehicles Over Worries Windows Could Cause a Pinch

Tesla Recalls Over 1 Million Vehicles Over Worries Windows Could Cause a Pinch

A faulty window reversal system on certain Tesla models has led to the recall of more than 1 million vehicles. The problem, discovered by the company during production testing in August, could make the power windows react incorrectly to obstructions and cause an individual\'s fingers to be pinched, the Associated Press reported. Affected vehicles include certain Model 3 and Model…

Trending Intel: July 2022

Trending Intel: July 2022

Below we highlight the top 5 trending intel topics in July 2022.   1. Property & Casualty Overview & Outlook Commercial Property, Cyber Liability and Coastal Properties Watch as our experts discuss the Property & Casualty market as we begin the third quarter of 2022. This panel discussion included insights into…

Trending Intel: June 2022

Trending Intel: June 2022

Below we highlight the top 5 trending intel topics in June 2022. 1. Flood Insurance Flood Modeling & Insurance Perspectives The U.S. Flood insurance market is being completely revamped with the launch of the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) risk rating 2.0, which applies risk modeling technology to evaluate exposure. Simultaneously the…

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