01:01 - Closing live blog We're closing off our blog now after an historic result for France - which elected its youngest president in modern history with 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron. Here's a recap of the day. Scroll down for a look at the day as it panned out. As for us, we're closing off the blog for tonight, but will be back early on Monday morning with more reaction, information, and analysis. Thanks for reading. 00:51 - Macron takes Paris by 90 percent to 10 percent for Le Pen And in the 19th arrondissement where our office is the score was the same... 00:35 - The newspaper front pages are coming out In the UK the centre right's Daily Telegraph headlines on how the victory of the pro-EU Macron "puts a cloud over" the country's Brexit plans. The Daily Mail, which had been following Le Pen's march to the second round closely didn't bother with putting the French election on its front page. 00:25 - Five reasons why Emmanuel Macron is not your typical … [Read more...] about As it happened: Emmanuel Macron elected president of France
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For the middle-market businessperson, there are few things more exasperating than responding to threatened lawsuits or defending against lawsuits, not to mention the related expense. Good business practices, consistent internal controls and prudent loss-control protocols can help reduce the risk that your business will be sued. But in the real world, it is impossible to eliminate accidents, mistakes, misunderstandings or any of the other uncontrollable events that often result in lawsuits. No matter how meritless or trivial a lawsuit might be, you have to spend money to defend against it. That's where having the necessary insurance coverage—and understanding your right to a defense—can make all the difference.One of the most important components of commercial liability insurance is the coverage provided for the defense of claims (including lawsuits) against the insured. A key element of liability insurance policies (which cover liabilities owed to third parties), defense … [Read more...] about Policyholders and the Right to a Defense: Don’t Be Left Holding the Bag
Bicycle accident injuries can happen in an instant. Each year in California and in the rest of the country, thousands of bicyclists are seriously injured and hundreds are killed in accidents involving motor vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, 48,000 bicyclists were injured and 748 were killed in traffic collisions in 2013 alone. The number of those injured or killed both were equivalent to 2 percent of traffic injuries and fatalities overall. Between 2010 and 2013, there was an increase of 19 percent in the number of bicycle accident fatalities.In California in 2013, 3,000 traffic deaths happened in accidents across the state. Of those, 141 fatalities were bicyclists, representing 4.7 percent of the total. The data provided by the NHTSA does not include bicycle accidents not involving motor vehicles or those occurring in driveways or other private properties. The statistics on bicycle accidents clearly shows that these types of … [Read more...] about California And Bicycle Accident Injuries
Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE WASHINGTON — Voters head to the polls for primary elections in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington today — along with the closely-watched special election in Ohio’s 12th district. Here are six questions we have about today’s races: 1. Do Democrats match their previous special election overperformance in OH-12? (And is it enough to win?) The special election pits Republican Troy Balderson against Democrat Danny O’Connor. Donald Trump won OH-12 by 11 points in the last election, but — as we wrote last week — Democrats have overperformed in this cycle’s special elections by an average of about 12 points. That sets things up for a very close race, as recent polling has confirmed. We’ve also got this question: If Balderson falls short, who do Republicans blame? Balderson himself, for somewhat lackluster … [Read more...] about Here are six things to watch in today’s elections