December 15, 2017

Safety National Receives Indication of Ratings Upgrades

Safety National

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Safety National Casualty Corporation, the U.S. market leader in excess workers’ compensation, announced today that three major insurance rating agencies have placed them under consideration for ratings increases…. [Continue Reading]

Ametros Financial Names Donald Batchelor Vice President

Don Batchelor

BURLINGTON, MASS. — Donald Batchelor was named vice president at Ametros Financial on Wednesday. Prior to joining Ametros Financial, Don held the position of senior vice president of Network Services and Operations with a startup healthcare company specializing in the federal sector… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Another Acquisition!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some more acquisition news, as Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. and financial services holding company Delphi Financial Group, Inc. have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Tokio Marine will acquire all outstanding shares of Delphi in a transaction valued at… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 12/22/11

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers, and is served as a tasty side-dish to WorkCompWire News. Scranton looks to borrow from workers’ comp fund to pay tax anticipation note Scranton Times-Tribune Workers comp adjuster settlement with AIG is fair: Calif. Court Business Insurance… [Continue Reading]

Tokio Marine Holdings to Acquire Delphi Financial Group in $2.7 Billion Transaction

Delphi Financial Group

TOKYO & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. (TMHD) and Delphi Financial Group, Inc. (Delphi) (NYSE:DFG) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which TMHD will acquire all outstanding shares of Delphi, a leading financial services holding company comprised of… [Continue Reading]

WCRI: Recent Growth in Texas Workers’ Comp Claim Costs Partly Reflects Reforms’ Impact

Workers' Compensation Research Institute

CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) – The average cost of a workers compensation claim in Texas grew five percent in 2009, reflecting the impact of recent medical fee schedule increases and possibly some effect of the recession, according to a new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). While the modest growth… [Continue Reading]

WCRI: LA Workers’ Comp Costs Growth Fastest Among 16 States in Recent Years

Workers' Compensation Research Institute

CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) – Workers’ compensation costs per claim for Louisiana grew at a double-digit rate in recent years, the fastest growth among all states in a new study by Cambridge, Mass.-based Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). The 16-state study, CompScope™ Benchmarks for Louisiana… [Continue Reading]

Gould & Lamb and Continental Trust Services Make Agreement for Administration Services

Gould & Lamb

Gould & Lamb and Continental Trust Services announced that they have entered into a Mutual Services Agreement to provide Professional Administration Services. The new Professional Administration Services for Medicare Set Aside Accounts, Medical Custodial Accounts, and Special Needs Trusts will be in addition to… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Double Acquisition!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features two pieces of acquisition news, First up is York Services Group, who have announced that they are acquiring national third party administrator Avizent. Tony Galioto, President and Chief Executive Officer of York commented that the acquisition makes “tremendous sense” for… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 12/21/11

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers, and is served as a tasty side-dish to WorkCompWire News. Oklahoma court strikes down part of workers’ comp law The Republic CMS Provides New Self-Calculated Final Conditional Payment Amount Option MedicareInsights.com Bill would modify workers’ compensation Tuscaloosanews.com… [Continue Reading]

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