December 15, 2017

Employers Reports Q4 and Full Year 2016 Results, Increases Cash Dividend

Employers Insurance

Reno, NV – Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) recently reported net income and net income excluding the impact of the LPT of $35.5 million, or $1.08 per diluted share, and $32.6 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, respectively, for the fourth quarter of 2016. Operating income was $31.3 million, or $0.95 per diluted share, respectively, for the fourth…[Continue Reading]

FL Woman Gets Federal Prison for Scheme Evading Workers’ Comp Requirements

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Jacksonville, FL – U.S. District Judge Henry Lee Adams, Jr. has sentenced Orquidea Quezada (48, Orlando) to 18 months in federal prison for wire fraud and for operating as an unlicensed money transmitter. The Court ordered her to forfeit $136,886 in cash that was seized when she was arrested, $60,178.91 that was seized when she was…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Supporting Scholars!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features MEMIC’s announcement that it is now accepting applications for its Harvey Picker Horizon Scholarship Program for children and spouses of workers who have been seriously injured on the job. The scholarship is named after Harvey Picker, a renowned physicist, educator…[Continue Reading]

MEMIC Scholarship for Families of Injured Workers Now Accepting Applications

MEMIC

Portland, ME – Workers’ compensation insurer MEMIC recently announced that it is accepting applications for its Harvey Picker Horizon Scholarship Program for children and spouses of workers who have been seriously injured on the job. As one of the fastest growing workers’ compensation insurers on the Eastern Seaboard, MEMIC…[Continue Reading]

SAIF: January 2017 Storms Unload Chilling Number of Slip and Fall Injuries

SAIF

Salem, OR – As a result of the heavy snow and ice statewide last month, more Oregon workers suffered slips, trips, and falls than in any recent January, according to SAIF data. More than 700 workers filed claims with SAIF for injuries due to slips, trips, and falls in ice and snow in January, far exceeding the nearly 250 injuries due to slips…[Continue Reading]

SUNZ Appoints Theodore G. Bryant as Executive VP and Chief Legal Officer

SUNZ Insurance

Bradenton, FL – SUNZ Holdings recently announced the appointment of Theodore “Ted” G. Bryant, Esq. to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of SUNZ Holdings and will report directly to Steven F. Herrig, CEO and Chairman of the Board. In this newly created position, Mr. Bryant will be responsible…[Continue Reading]

AMERISAFE Director Austin Young to Retire

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DeRidder, LA – AMERISAFE, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMSF) recently announced that Austin P. Young III will retire from AMERISAFE’s Board of Directors following the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders on June 9, 2017. Mr. Young joined the Board in connection with AMERISAFE’s initial public offering in November 2005. Jared Morris, the…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Acquisition Action!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features One Call Care Management’s recent announcement that it has completed its acquisition of High Line Health, a progressive value-based analytics and data visualization platform. One Call noted that it will integrate High Line’s technology and healthcare best practices…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 2/24/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Who’s going to pay for the Opioid Crisis? Managed Care Matters Last Scheduled Prevention of Opioid Abuse Commission Meeting Finds Consensus, Formulary Out LCI Comp Blog State budget proposals target comp programs Business Insurance Editor’s Note: These links lead… [Continue Reading]

One Call Announces Acquisition of High Line Health

One Call Care Management

Jacksonville, FL – One Call Care Management recently announced it has completed the acquisition of High Line Health, a progressive value-based analytics and data visualization platform. By distilling large quantities of data into straightforward, actionable reporting, High Line empowers a range of healthcare stakeholders to influence…[Continue Reading]

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