March 25, 2017

WorkCompRecap: A Look Back!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap celebrates our last edition of 2016 with a look back on some of the most popular pieces from our Leaders Speak series. It’s been a great year with a ton of thought provoking and interesting viewpoints presented, and the long weekend is a great time to catch up on some reading…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 12/30/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Christmas Miracles in Workers’ Compensation Good News Work Comp Update on the Opioid Epidemic in U.S. Insurance Journal Injured at employer’s holiday party? No workers’ comp benefits PC 360 Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check… [Continue Reading]

Leaders Speak: 2016 Year in Review

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As 2016 winds down, it seems like an appropriate time to feature some of the top content that has been provided by Leaders from the industry for our Leaders Speak section. So, as we close out the year and prep to bring you more great thought leadership in 2017, check out the list below for our most popular Leaders Speak posts from the last year (in pretty much chronological order)…[Continue Reading]

DOJ Awards $4 Million for San Bernardino Victims’ Families and Survivors

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San Bernardino, CA – Rep. Pete Aguilar recently announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $4 million to support short-and long-term needs of Inland Regional Center terror attack survivors and families of victims as they continue to recover and rebuild in the aftermath of the tragedy that killed 14 and seriously injured 22 on December…[Continue Reading]

CO Labor Department Launches New, Improved Website for Division of Vocational Rehab

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Denver, CO – The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced the launch of a new website for its Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). This new and improved site will ensure that employers will be able to continue accessing the important resources provided by DVR in an updated and streamlined format. DVR became…[Continue Reading]

Owner of Multiple MA Businesses Indicted for Workers’ Compensation Fraud

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Boston, MA – Attorney General Maura Healey recently announced the owner of two Stoughton-based companies has been indicted on charges of workers’ compensation fraud in connection with making misleading statements during audits of his workers’ compensation policies and failing to disclose the true size of his company payrolls. Manuel…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: It’s The Economy!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of a new edition of NCCI’s Quarterly Economics Briefing, which examines the current state of the economy and the implications for workers’ comp insurance. This edition also reviews changes in the US labor market, with emphasis on drivers…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 12/29/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Waiting periods: What to watch for Simply Work Comp Ex-Players Drop Case to Force NFL to Pay Workers’ Compensation for Concussions Insurance Journal The Employer’s Role in the California Workers Compensation Process Republic Capital Claims Blog Editor’s Note: These… [Continue Reading]

NCCI Releases December 2016 Quarterly Economics Briefing

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Boca Raton, FL – In its latest Quarterly Economics Briefing newsletter, NCCI examines the current state of the economy and the implications for workers compensation insurance. This edition also reviews changes in the US labor market, with emphasis on drivers of employment and wage growth across states and regions during 2015…[Continue Reading]

CO DOI Announces Average Workers’ Comp Loss Cost to See Reduction of 2.4 percent

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Denver, CO – The Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), approved a change of -2.4 percent for the average “loss costs” component of workers’ compensation premiums for 2017. Although the statewide average loss costs will decrease 2.4 percent, individual employers may see an increase…[Continue Reading]

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