Business Insurance - _Specialty Risks http://businessinsurance.com/section/news07 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:13:29 EST 10 U.S. appeals court rules for GM in Spyker's Saab sale lawsuit http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141024/NEWS07/141029858 20141024/NEWS07/141029858 (Reuters) — General Motors Co. persuaded a federal appeals court to uphold the dismissal of a $3 billion lawsuit in which Spyker N.V. accused it of derailing a plan to sell the Swedish automaker Saab to a Chinese company. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:44:08 EST Jury awards one-armed security guard $35,922 in EEOC discrimination case http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141024/NEWS07/141029861 20141024/NEWS07/141029861 A federal jury in Miami has awarded a one-armed security guard $35,922 in a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission discrimination case over his removal from his post after a customer complained about his disability. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:34:40 EST Northrop must face whistleblower anti-missile lawsuit http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141024/NEWS07/141029865 20141024/NEWS07/141029865 (Reuters) — A Chicago federal judge on Thursday rejected Northrop Grumman Corp.'s bid to dismiss a lawsuit by a former employee who accused the defense contractor of defrauding the U.S. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:59:10 EST Financial institutions identify cyber risk as major concern: Survey http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141023/NEWS07/141029882 20141023/NEWS07/141029882 A total of 84% of global financial institutions identified cyber risk as one of their top five concerns in a third-quarter survey by Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:15:15 EST Dialysis firm to pay $350M to settle physician kickback charges http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141023/NEWS07/141029883 20141023/NEWS07/141029883 A national dialysis services provider has agreed to pay $350 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit involving charges that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks to induce physicians to refer patients to its clinics. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:43:56 EST OFF BEAT: ‘Simpsons’ lawsuit claims cartoon imitates ‘Goodfellas’ character http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141023/NEWS07/141029886 20141023/NEWS07/141029886 If gangster “Louie” on “The Simpsons” cartoon reminds you of someone, you’re not alone. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:13:45 EST Japan prosecutors set to rule on possible Fukushima indictments http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141023/NEWS07/141029889 20141023/NEWS07/141029889 (Reuters) — Japanese prosecutors must decide this month whether to charge Tokyo Electric Power Co. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:03:13 EST U.S. Court hears arguments on sex discrimination at Goldman Sachs http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141023/NEWS07/141029892 20141023/NEWS07/141029892 (Reuters) — The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on Wednesday attacked expert evidence offered by attorneys for former female employees in a U.S. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:50:03 EST Justice Department to increase focus on cyber threat, economic espionage http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141022/NEWS07/141029907 20141022/NEWS07/141029907 The Justice Department is making strategic changes to put additional focus on the protection of national assets from the threat of state-sponsored economic espionage and proliferation, including through cyberspace. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:33:32 EST U.S. government probes medical devices for possible cyber flaws http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141022/NEWS07/141029908 20141022/NEWS07/141029908 (Reuters) — The U.S. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:49:22 EST