March 19, 2018

Tropics Software Technologies Announces 13th Annual Users’ Conference

Tropics Software Technologies

Sarasota, FL -(PRWeb)- Tropics Software Technologies (Tropics), a national software company specializing in workers’ compensation software systems, recently announced that its 13th Annual Users’ Conference will be held October 22-25, 2013 at the Lido Beach Resort, Sarasota. The customer-focused conference will allow Tropics users… [Continue Reading]

Philadelphia Insurance Names New Chief Marketing and Chief Information Officers

Philadelphia Insurance Companies

Bala Cynwyd, PA -(PRWeb)- Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY), a leading property and casualty insurance company for niche markets, has announced the promotion of Brian O’Reilly from Senior Vice President of Marketing to Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer as well as the hiring of Andrew Peel as Senior… [Continue Reading]

CA DIR: Investigation Leads to Forgery, WC Fraud Charges for Restaurant Owners

California Department of Industrial Relations

San Diego, CA – The owners of a restaurant in San Marcos have been charged with felony counts of workers’ compensation fraud and forgery following a referral by the California Labor Commissioner’s Criminal Investigation Unit to the San Diego District Attorney’s Office. The District Attorney’s charges, filed in San Diego Superior Court… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Extra Enforcement!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some enforcement news, starting with a fan favorite: The Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation’s Enforcement Actions Report, which just had a recent edition posted! Find out who’s on the list… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 2/21/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Let’s Make a Deal: Pain Management in the Age of Opioids Evidence Based NCCI: Traffic accidents in WC add up to more lost time, severe, expensive Risk & Insurance Oklahoma considering move to administrative workers’ compensation system… [Continue Reading]

TX Division of Workers’ Compensation Announces Recent Enforcement Actions

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

Austin, TX – Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC). The final actions include orders related to violations of the Texas Labor Code and rules promulgated by the Commissioner… [Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC Gets 12 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in January

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer recently announced 12 individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers’ compensation system in January. The court actions are the result of investigations conducted by BWC’s special investigations… [Continue Reading]

CA State Fund Names Beatriz Sanchez as Chief Operating Officer


San Francisco, CA -(BusinessWire)- State Compensation Insurance Fund recently announced the appointment of Beatriz Sanchez as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). State Fund’s Board of Directors confirmed Sanchez’s appointment at its first meeting this year. As COO, Beatriz will continue to provide leadership and oversight to ensure… [Continue Reading]

WCRI Announces Winner of John Jones Scholar Award

Workers' Compensation Research Institute

Cambridge, MA -(PRWeb)- The Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) is proud to announce that Dr. Randall David Lea, formerly of Baton Rouge, LA, and current resident of Plainfield, NH, has been named the 2012–13 John Jones Scholar in Workers’ Compensation Research. An orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Lea will collaborate with WCRI on… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Legislate & Regulate!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the California DWC’s announcement that they will be holding public hearings for new Independent Medical Review (IMR) and Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) regulations. The proposals are to permanently adopt the emergency regulations which became effective on Jan. 1, 2013 as a result of SB 863… [Continue Reading]

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