Employer Fired for Sleepwalking Loses ADA Case

An employee fired for unsolicitedly sleepwalking into a colleague’s hotel room during an out-of-town conference has no disability discrimination claim, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last month. Jennifer Harkey, a sales specialist for NextGen Healthcare, attended an employer-run conference in St. Louis, Missouri in 2018. On the evening … Read more

Employee Fired After Sleepwalking Incident Loses Disability Discrimination Claim

An employee fired after she climbed into a colleague’s bed while sleepwalking at a hotel during an out-of-town conference has no disability discrimination claim, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last month. Jennifer Harkey, a sales specialist for NextGen Healthcare, attended an employer-run conference in St. Louis, Missouri in … Read more

FCA loses £32,900 worth of electronic devices in a year

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has lost £32,900 worth of electronic devices since 15 July 2021. This figure was revealed through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request submitted by Mortgage Strategy sister magazine Money Marketing on 8 July 2022. Electronic devices lost include laptops, tablets and desktop. Laptops were the most common loss, with 32 devices going … Read more

Swiss Re loses dispute with home improvement retailer over settlement

A federal appeals court Thursday affirmed a lower court ruling against a Swiss Re unit in a dispute involving a home improvement retailer’s rejection of a settlement offer that led to a $6 million jury verdict. A customer of Eau Claire, Wisconsin-based Menard Inc., a home improvement chain, filed a negligence suit against the retailer … Read more

nifty50: Tech View: Nifty50 loses momentum, may enter consolidation phase

Nifty50 on Friday ended on a flattish note for the second straight session. The index formed an indecisive candle on the daily chart. On the weekly scale, the index formed a small bullish candle. Analysts said the index might be losing momentum after recent strong gains. They see 17,500 as an immediate resistance level. The … Read more

55 and out: repeat claimant loses fight for renewal – Daily – Insurance News

A homeowner who lodged 55 home and contents claims will have her policy cancelled after a dispute ruling determined that her insurer was within its rights not to offer her a renewal. IAG informed the woman that it would not renew her policy in September 2020 because of her “extensive” claims history, which prompted her … Read more

Policyholder loses another Florida COVID business interruption ruling

A Florida state appeals court on Wednesday again ruled against a policyholder in a COIVD-19-related business interruption case, holding that a wedding design business is not entitled to coverage. The plaintiffs in the case, Homestead-Florida based Suhaag Garden Inc. and Suhaag Garden Real Estate LLC., were deemed nonessential and forced to temporarily suspend operations in … Read more

Homeowner loses dispute over collapsed pool – Daily – Insurance News

Homeowner loses dispute over collapsed pool 3 August 2022 A homeowner will not be covered for damage to his 40-year-old pool after an Australian Financial Complaints Authority panel decided that the proximate cause of the structure’s collapse was deterioration over time. The complainant lodged a claim under his home and contents policy on March 16 … Read more

Co-op Bank loses judicial review at high court against the FOS

The UK Mortgage Prisoners Action Group say “the unfairness” of their situation for the last decade “is finally being recognised” after the Co-Operative Bank (Co-Op Bank)’s Mortgage Agency Services No.5 (MAS5) loses the judicial review at the high court against the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).  In June, the Co-op Bank took a legal challenge against … Read more