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Colorado, Illinois and Ohio set new records for monthly marijuana sales in July and August, underscoring the resilience of the cannabis industry amid the COVID-19 recession. In July, recreational and medical marijuana stores in Colorado generated a combined $226.4 million in revenue, up 13.8 percent from June, and Ohio saw a record $21 million in medical marijuana sales. In August,
In a span of just 20 minutes on September 8, wind gusts of nearly 100 miles per hour flipped 45 semi-trucks on some Northern Utah highways. Four drivers were hospitalized with injuries and one semi-truck driver suffered a fatal head injury when the wind blew open his cargo door during a delivery and knocked him to the ground. Authorities said
Coverage for Senior Living Facilities Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 1:30 PM ET Please join us for a discussion on Senior Living Facility coverage with Margaret Karnick, Senior Underwriter, Professional Liability, Burns & Wilcox, and Karl Olson, Vice President, Professional and Management Liability Practice Leader, Burns & Wilcox Brokerage. Hosted by David Derigiotis, Corporate Senior Vice President, National Professional Liability…
The Management Liability market continues to undergo significant transformations as products within the Directors and Officers Liability (D&O), Employment Practice Liabilities (EPL) and Fiduciary Liability (FL) areas are experiencing changes in coverage, limits and premiums that are impacting the broader market. The ongoing growth in settlements for many claims, particularly in such areas as harassment, discrimination, corporate mismanagement and regulatory…
In a lawsuit filed on August 11, the Barefoot Resort Residential Owners Association claimed experts found 13 construction defects in its $1.5 million beach cabana project. The North Myrtle Beach community’s homeowners association subsequently terminated contracts with the architect and general contractor, citing defects in design and construction that included the use of materials unsuitable for a coastal environment. Five…
Oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico was slowed significantly beginning on August 23, as a pair of tropical storms approached U.S. shores and forced the shutdown and evacuation of nearly 300 offshore platforms. Hurricane Laura, one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the U.S., made landfall on August 27, devastating the city of Lake Charles,…
As parents across the U.S. and Canada grapple with their children’s return to school amid a pandemic, “learning pods” have emerged as a potential solution to meeting kids’ academic and social needs while minimizing contact with large groups. Two mothers in Delaware County, Ohio recently launched Web Student Services, LLC, a learning pod startup that pairs certified teachers with limited…
This year has brought unprecedented challenges as the world copes with the COVID-19 pandemic; however, 2020 has also been a record-breaking year for extreme weather events: devastating wildfires, an especially active hurricane season, blackout-inducing heatwaves, a historic spate of tornadoes, a “firenado” and a 500-year flood. The U.S. recently hit its 10th billion-dollar weather disaster of the year earlier than ever before and the hurricane season is on pace to…