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Georgia Man Beaten by Police Officers During Traffic Stop Sues for Damages

 - 09/24/2021
A man who was punched and kicked in the head by Georgia police officers during a traffic stop four years ago has filed a lawsuit alleging the stop was unjustified and the officers used excessive force against him. Gwinnett County …

Southern Baptist Agrees to Fund Third-Party Investigation into Handling of Sexual Abuse Allegations

 - 09/24/2021
A top Southern Baptist Convention committee agreed to fund a third-party investigation into its handling of sexual abuse allegations but held off on waiving its attorney-client privilege for the probe, delaying for the future a decision seen as a key …

Florida’s Citizens Warns of Exposure Risk as Policy Count Grows

 - 09/23/2021
Citizens Property Insurance Corp. president Barry Gilway said at a Wednesday board of governors meeting that the organization is considering “all ideas to reduce exposure” as policies mount by the thousands. Gilway said Citizens is accepting policies at a rate …

Relation Acquires South Carolina-Based Perry

 - 09/23/2021
Relation Insurance Services, Inc. has acquired the assets of South Carolina-based Perry Insurance Group, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Perry provides personal and commercial lines insurance throughout South Carolina and is headquartered in Lexington, South Carolina, with …

Mississippi Public Universities Cannot Require COVID-19 Vaccine

 - 09/23/2021
The board that governs Mississippi’s public universities has voted to prohibit schools from requiring COVID-19 vaccines for students and staff. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning took the vote on Friday, said Caron Blanton, communications …

Contractor Killed at Alabama Steel Mill

 - 09/22/2021
A Texas man who was working for a contractor at an Alabama steel mill died after being struck by a forklift, authorities said. Don Burton died at Huntsville Hospital following the accident, which occurred Monday morning, news outlets reported. He …

North Carolina Mother, Son Charged With Insurance Fraud

 - 09/22/2021
Officials with a North Carolina agency have accused a mother and son of falsely telling an insurance company that her car and truck had been struck multiple times by deer and other animals. A news release from state Insurance Commissioner …

Southern Baptist Sex Abuse Task Force Advances in Investigation

 - 09/21/2021
The Rev. Marshall Blalock feels the weight of his new responsibility. The South Carolina pastor serves as vice chair of a recently formed Southern Baptist Convention task force charged with overseeing an investigation into how a top denominational committee handled …

Alabama Heavy Rain, Flash Flooding Causes One Fatality

 - 09/21/2021
Authorities on Sunday found the body of a man whose vehicle was overtaken by water during flash flooding in Tuscaloosa the day before. A spokeswoman for the Tuscaloosa police, Stephanie Taylor, told Al.com that the man’s body was found shortly …

Flooding Reported Around University of Alabama

 - 09/20/2021
Heavy rain has caused some flash flooding Saturday on parts of the University of Alabama campus. University officials tweeted information about various road closures because of flooding and have asked people to avoid driving on campus. Some areas of the …

Demolition Set for South Carolina Housing Complex Where Monoxide Poisoning Killed Two

 - 09/20/2021
Heavy equipment may soon begin tearing down an 80-year-old South Carolina public housing complex where two men died from carbon monoxide poisoning from a poorly maintained heater. Scientists are conducting environmental tests on the land around Allen Benedict Court in …

Southeast Senior Living Complexes Agree to Pay $450,000 in Settlement Claims over FHA, ADA Violations

 - 09/20/2021
The Justice Department announced that the developer and owners of eight senior living complexes in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee have agreed to pay $450,000 to settle claims that they violated the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the …

South Carolina Lawyer Who Arranged Own Death Turns Himself in on Insurance Fraud

 - 09/17/2021
A prominent South Carolina lawyer who found the bodies of his wife and son three months ago plans to turn himself in to face charges in a plot to arrange his own death that ended with the shooter only grazing …

Florida New Litigated Claims Fell 35% in August

 - 09/17/2021
New litigated claims for Florida’s largest property and casualty insurers dropped to 4,313 in August, a 35% decrease from July, according to data compiled by litigation management software provider CaseGlide. The month-over-month drop is the largest percentage decline since September …

Surfside Commissioners Reject Proposed Land Swap at Site of Condo Collapse

 - 09/17/2021
Commissioners in Surfside, Florida, have rejected a proposal to trade public beachfront to the eventual buyer of the condominium collapse site so that a memorial to the 98 victims could be built there. The decision followed an emotional meeting Tuesday …