Business Insurance - _Mid-Market Executive http://businessinsurance.com/section/news05 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:14:24 EST 10 Many businesses hurt by Superstorm Sandy were uninsured or couldn't collect http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140422/NEWS05/140429952 20140422/NEWS05/140429952 Very few small and midsize businesses affected by Superstorm Sandy have been able to recover some portion of their financial losses through insurance, according to a new report by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:17:17 EST Arizona community college faces class action over data breach http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140421/NEWS05/140429974 20140421/NEWS05/140429974 A proposed class action lawsuit is targeting a community college district in Tempe, Ariz., that allegedly violated several state and federal data protection laws. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:23:23 EST Furniture store that didn't hire pregnant woman must pay: Court http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140421/NEWS05/140429979 20140421/NEWS05/140429979 A midsize office furnishings and architectural store in New York City has agreed to pay $90,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:34:56 EST Lululemon yoga pants lawsuits in U.S. win final dismissals http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140418/NEWS05/140419838 20140418/NEWS05/140419838 (Reuters) — A U.S. judge has issued final dismissals of lawsuits accusing Lululemon Athletica Inc. and various company officials of defrauding shareholders by concealing defects in yoga pants. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:13:14 EST Judge rejects NCAA's gender argument in college athletes' likeness rights suit http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140417/NEWS05/140419853 20140417/NEWS05/140419853 The NCAA cannot justify its policy against paying student-athletes for the licensed use of their likenesses for broadcasts and merchandising by arguing that the policy ultimately supports women's college athletic programs. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:27:53 EST Primary care provider role exposes nurse practitioners to malpractice risks http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140413/NEWS05/304139997 20140413/NEWS05/304139997 As nurse practitioners assume greater responsibility for providing primary care, they also are becoming more vulnerable to medical malpractice exposures. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 06:00:00 EST Lawsuits against nurses could lead to higher professional liability rates http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140413/NEWS05/304139998 20140413/NEWS05/304139998 Insurance industry observers say the trend of increasing payments to indemnify nurse practitioners when they are sued could lead to higher professional liability insurance rates. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 06:00:00 EST Lululemon prevails in lawsuits over yoga pants recall http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140404/NEWS05/140409886 20140404/NEWS05/140409886 (Reuters) — A lawsuit accusing Lululemon Athletica Inc. of defrauding shareholders by hiding defects in its yoga pants that led to a costly recall should be dismissed, a U.S. judge has concluded. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 11:24:58 EST Mozilla CEO resigns, opposition to gay marriage drew fire http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140404/NEWS05/140409892 20140404/NEWS05/140409892 (Reuters) — Mozilla Chief Executive Brendan Eich has stepped down, the company said Thursday, after an online dating service urged a boycott of the company's Web browser because of a donation Mr. Eich made to opponents of gay marriage. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 11:01:02 EST OSHA fines real estate developer over $2.3M for asbestos, lead violations http://businessinsurance.com/article/20140403/NEWS05/140409918 20140403/NEWS05/140409918 A Wingdale, N.Y.-based real estate development and management company faces more than $2.3 million in fines for knowingly exposing employees and contractors to asbestos and lead hazards. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:17:01 EST