DENVER (AP) - Gov. John Hickenlooper is preparing to add his signature to two bills that will provide victims of the state-caused Lower North Fork fire ways to seek more compensation. The bills being signed Monday will retroactively add state-set wildfires to the list of state immunity exemptions. The changes... more »
ROME (AP) - Costa Crociere SpA has offered passengers euro11,000 ($14,460) apiece to compensate them for their lost baggage and psychological trauma after its cruise ship ran aground and capsized off Tuscany when the captain deviated from his route.
Costa, a unit of the world's biggest cruise operator Carnival... more »
Archer Daniels Midland Co. says it paid its CEO $10.9 million for its most recent fiscal year, a 1 percent cut, even though she met or exceeded most of her targets. The seller of products from animal feed to supply chain management and financial services, ADM said Friday that it... more »
The Colorado Division of Insurance has canceled a hearing with the state chartered worker's compensation company after reaching a settlement on rates.
The Colorado Division of Insurance said Monday that Pinnacol Assurance has reached a tentative agreement on the state's four key concerns about rates. Pinnacol's board of directors... more »
The White House says BP appears willing to establish a multibillion-dollar compensation fund for people and companies damaged by the Gulf oil spill.
President Barack Obama demanded that the oil company set up a independent compensation fund. And presidential spokesman Bill Burton told reporters the White House and BP... more »
The Transportation Department wants to raise the amount airlines have to compensate passengers bumped from full flights to as much as $1,300. They pay up to $800 now.
The DOT unveiled the proposals Wednesday. The proposed changes also would give passengers 24 hours to cancel reservations without penalty. And... more »
Did you endure an unpaid furlough last year? Sweat over job security as the nation's unemployment hit 10 percent?
Qwest CEO and Chairman Edward Mueller wasn't sweating. His pay increased 5 percent to $12 million in 2009, a year in which the company faced a weak economy and deteriorating... more »
The state-chartered workers' compensation insurance fund that wants to be privatized has increased its offer to the state. Pinnacol Assurance President Ken Ross said Thursday the company is offering $330 million to the state so it can go private. That's $130 million more than it offered earlier for a buyout.... more »