Directors' & Officers' Liability. Legal news and articles for April 28 - 30, 2017

Attorney Calls For Probe After Arkansas ExecutionMontana Catholic officials say bankruptcy 'best and only way' to compensate the sexually abusedLetters for Sunday, April 30, 2017Catching up on readers' questionsInsider Trading Activity Everest Re Group Ltd (NYSE:RE) – VP Sold 1000 shares of StockAs Opioid Epidemic Rages On, Massachusetts Medical Society Backs Supervised Injection RoomsInsider Trading Activity Everest Re Group Ltd (NYSE:RE) – VP Sold 1000 shares of Stock'Promoting the Private Sector By Protecting Our Rights'State bill will end liability protection for county lifeguards at state ...Park district accepts new insurance programFather and son plead guilty to elections violationsInsider Trading Activity Everest Re Group Ltd (NYSE:RE) – VP Sold 1000 shares of StockJail time for unregistered contractor who vacationed in Hawaii after swindling consumers out of $18KJail time for unregistered contractor who vacationed in Hawaii after swindling consumers out of $18KCompliance Enforcement Pressure is Increasing for Directors

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Great Falls-Billings Diocese becomes 15th to file for bankruptcy ...
National Catholic ReporterApril 3, 2017

Hard questions loom for the Montana diocese, which described the Chapter 11 filing as "a major step toward bringing resolution to 72 current claims of abuse of ...more »

Lawmakers Target Website Liability for Sex Trafficking Ads
Bloomberg BNAApril 4, 2017

Wagner's bill would amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, 47 U.S.C. § 230, a 20-year-old statute that has provided online publishers with broad immunity against liability for the content posted by others. The law has protected websites ...more »

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Attorney Calls For Probe After Arkansas Execution
Normangee StarApril 30, 2017

Another tip was to review the pharmacy's liability insurance coverage. Williams' attorneys released a statement calling witness accounts “horrifying” and demanding an investigation into what they called the “problematic execution”. But he said ...more »

Montana Catholic officials say bankruptcy 'best and only way' to compensate the sexually abused
Billings GazetteApril 30, 2017

“The Diocese did not seek (bankruptcy) to shirk any responsibility regarding sexual misconduct by clergy or any mistakes made by the Diocese's administration. The Diocese is not attempting to deny victims their day in court or hide the truth,” Eultgen ...more »

Letters for Sunday, April 30, 2017
Thegardenisland.comApril 30, 2017

We are very disappointed with the decision of the new House Judiciary chair who chose not to extend limited liability protection for counties and county water safety officers. We appreciate and honor the work of our county water safety officers and ...more »

Catching up on readers' questions
nwitimes.comApril 30, 2017

... attorneys under certain circumstances will serve as a personal representative. However, serving as both the attorney and the personal representative can be tricky. The attorney needs to navigate a minefield of ethical concerns and professional ...more »

Insider Trading Activity Everest Re Group Ltd (NYSE:RE) – VP Sold 1000 shares of Stock
Market ExclusiveApril 30, 2017

Its products include the range of property and casualty reinsurance, and insurance coverage's, including marine, aviation, surety, errors and omissions liability (E&O), directors' and officers' liability (D&O), medical malpractice, other specialty ...more »

As Opioid Epidemic Rages On, Massachusetts Medical Society Backs Supervised Injection Rooms
WBURApril 29, 2017

The medical society's resolution suggests the creation of a task force that would review state and federal legal concerns as professional liability for doctors or nurses. Supporters say the next step is to begin lobbying on Beacon Hill. Massachusetts ...more »

Insider Trading Activity Everest Re Group Ltd (NYSE:RE) – VP Sold 1000 shares of Stock
Market ExclusiveApril 29, 2017

Its products include the range of property and casualty reinsurance, and insurance coverage's, including marine, aviation, surety, errors and omissions liability (E&O), directors' and officers' liability (D&O), medical malpractice, other specialty ...more »

'Promoting the Private Sector By Protecting Our Rights'
Wicked Local WinchesterApril 29, 2017

... granted to a corporation by the state do not include a right to claim a moral or religious exemption from adhering to federal or state laws prohibiting discrimination and that, if it does claim such an exemption, its officers and directors will ...more »

State bill will end liability protection for county lifeguards at state ...
Maui NewsApril 29, 2017

The state Senate has agreed to a state House version of a bill that would end limited liability protection to county lifeguards at state beach parks, but Mayor Alan ...more »

Park district accepts new insurance program
Rochelle News LeaderApril 29, 2017

ROCHELLE — A new insurance company will be providing liability and workman's compensation coverage for the Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District. Commissioners voted 7-0 in a special meeting on Wednesday to accept a three-year insurance bid ...more »

Father and son plead guilty to elections violations
Pamplin Media GroupApril 29, 2017

A former Columbia River People's Utility District director and his son will pay fines and do community service, after both pleaded guilty Friday to misdemeanor charges of making false statements on election petitions. Riley Baker and his father, Dave ...more »

Insider Trading Activity Everest Re Group Ltd (NYSE:RE) – VP Sold 1000 shares of Stock
Market ExclusiveApril 28, 2017

Its products include the range of property and casualty reinsurance, and insurance coverage's, including marine, aviation, surety, errors and omissions liability (E&O), directors' and officers' liability (D&O), medical malpractice, other specialty ...more »

Jail time for unregistered contractor who vacationed in Hawaii after swindling consumers out of $18K
Access WashingtonApril 28, 2017

"Anyone can get scammed, and we don't want that to happen to you," said Annette Taylor, deputy assistant director of L&I's Fraud Prevention & Labor Standards. "Just because contractors exhibit at home shows or advertise on coupon websites doesn't mean ...more »

Jail time for unregistered contractor who vacationed in Hawaii after swindling consumers out of $18K
Access WashingtonApril 28, 2017

"Anyone can get scammed, and we don't want that to happen to you," said Annette Taylor, deputy assistant director of L&I's Fraud Prevention & Labor Standards. "Just because contractors exhibit at home shows or advertise on coupon websites doesn't mean ...more »

Compliance Enforcement Pressure is Increasing for Directors
The National Law ReviewApril 28, 2017

Both the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General have long urged (and in many cases, mandated through settlements that include Corporate Integrity Agreements and through court judgments) that health ...more »

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