Restoration Roundup: Crime Scene Cleanup Legislation, Mold-Related Deaths, Windiest Cities, & More | 3.20.17
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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Regulate Crime Scene Cleanup Companies
Georgia leaders identified an industry in need of regulation after a CBS46 investigation uncovered a crime scene clean-up company last year taking light hearted photographs on the job with people’s personal belongings.
Second Mold-Related Death of UPMC Shadyside Hospital Patient Confirmed
Pittsburgh's Action News 4 has confirmed an additional mold-related death of a patient at UPMC Shadyside. The death brings to seven the total number of mold-related deaths at UPMC hospitals between October 2014 and October 2016.
10 Trends Impacting the Insurance Industry
A new report from CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) examines a number of trends affecting the auto collision industry, as well as some aspects of property and casualty insurance.
10 Windiest Large U.S. Cities
Ferocious winds are common in many parts of the United States, leading to insurance claims for wind damage to cars, homes and businesses.
Insurance Claim "Chaos" Slows Fort McMurray Rebuild
As the spring construction season approaches, builders in Fort McMurray trying to repair the destruction wreaked by last year’s wildfires say inconsistent insurance practices are hampering progress and leaving homeowners short-changed.
Man Who Set His Home on Fire After Bedbug Infestation Must Pay Restitution
A man who pleaded guilty to setting his Candia home on fire after claiming that it was infested with bed bugs will have to pay restitution totaling nearly $180,000.