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MetLife to pay $60M in state licensing probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Insurance giant MetLife has agreed to pay $60 million to resolve claims that two subsidiaries solicited business without state licenses and lied to regulators about the extent of operations in New York. Under agreements announced Monday, ...

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Growing push to halt workplace bullying

WASHINGTON — Margaret Fiester is no shrinking violet, but she says working for her former boss was a nightmare. One day I didn’t do something right and she actually laid her hands on me and got up in my face ...

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Sheriff’s deputy’s claims can proceed

In a decision and order issued last week, U.S. District Court, WDNY Judge Michael A. Telesca ruled that Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Michelle Albertelli’s claims against the county for violating her procedural due process rights and for municipal liability can ...

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NY court reinstates banks’ lawsuit against MBIA

ALBANY — New York’s top court on Tuesday reinstated a breach-of-contract lawsuit by a dozen banks challenging MBIA’s state-approved restructuring of its bond-insurance business, concluding the state insurance superintendent’s approval doesn’t prohibit creditor and common-law claims.

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No-fault auto makes up most health care fraud claims

In a report issued earlier this month, the New York State Insurance Department indicated there were 12,807 cases of suspected fraud involving no-fault auto insurance in 2010. The figure represents 88 percent of the total number of suspected health care fraud cases received in 2010 ...

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NY insurance department gets modern

A modernization effort designed to simplify routine filings for claims companies has been undertaken by the New York State Insurance Department. Earlier this year, a working group developed a list of recommendations ...

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