Even as FEMA is working to dole out millions of dollars in grants to Vermonters hit by flooding in eight designated counties, some who received money following previous flooding -- but did not comply with subsequent insurance requirements -- are now learning they are not eligible.
In response to the State of Emergency declared by Governor Phil Scott on July 9, the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation has announced a measure to allow property and casualty insurance carriers to utilize individual adjusters who are not licensed in Vermont.
Seventeen state attorneys general have called on the federal government to recall millions of Kia and Hyundai cars due to their susceptibility to theft, which has been amplified by a viral social media challenge.
Honda is recalling 563,711 older-model CR-Vs in 22 cold-weather states and Washington, D.C., because an accumulation of road salt can cause the vehicle’s rear trailing arm to corrode and detach, which could lead to a crash.
The Vermont Supreme Court revived a military shipbuilder’s lawsuit for insurance coverage of lost income and extra expenses incurred in dealing with the virus that causes COVID-19, becoming the first state high court to rule for the policyholder in such cases.
After the end of a half-hour hearing in federal court on Monday, the presiding judge removed his black robe, stepped down from the bench and chatted with the attorneys and the plaintiffs who were present. After nearly six years, U.S. District Court Chief Judge Geoffrey Crawford said he wanted to personally say goodbye to the people involved in the high-profile case, which had just finally been resolved.