RENO, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Florida Workers’ Compensation Insurance Guaranty Association (FWCIGA) has named Mark Hogle, Senior Vice President, Regional Manager for EMPLOYERS’ Eastern Region, to its board of directors. EMPLOYERS (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, is a national workers’ compensation provider exclusively focused on serving the needs of small businesses.
As part of FWCIGA’s 11-member board of directors, Hogle will serve a two-year term as a carrier representative. Board member responsibilities include oversight of the evaluation of workers’ compensation claims transferred to the Association as the result of an insurer’s insolvency, as well as making recommendations to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation of the need for an assessment if necessary to pay claims of an insolvent insurer.
FWCIGA was created and is governed by Part V of Chapter 631, Florida Statutes, as well as a Plan of Operation established by its Board of Directors. FWCIGA provides for the payment of covered claims for insurance companies or group self-insurance funds authorized under Section 624.4621, Florida Statutes, that are declared insolvent and unable to continue making payments to injured workers.