HARRISBURG, Pa — AIG and its workers compensation insurance affiliates have agreed to pay $100 million in fines to insurance regulators in all 50 states and the District of Columbia for alleged premium under-reporting, acting Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Robert L. Pratter announced today. The fines are included under a settlement resolving a multi-state probe that examined whether AIG violated premium reporting rules governing workers compensation insurance.
ExamWorks Announces Acquisition of Royal Medical Consultants, Inc.
Florida – ExamWorks Group, Inc. (NYSE: EXAM), a leading provider of independent medical examinations (IMEs), peer reviews, bill reviews and related services for the insurance and legal industries, announced today the company’s acquisition of Royal Medical Consultants, Inc. (RMC). Royal Medical Consultants, Inc. founded in 1997, is based in Oldsmar, Florida. RMC has adjusted annual revenues of approximately $5 million and offers independent medical reviews, peer reviews, return-to-work evaluations and Medicare Set Aside services
CompWest Insurance Company Announces Exclusive Program for Golf and Country Clubs
SAN FRANCISCO,CA. – CompWest Insurance Company has joined with Club Learning Institute (CLI) to provide an exclusive workers’ compensation program for golf and country club business. The program is available to Private and Semi Private Clubs in California and the Western States. The Club Learning Institute helps clubs and their employees to become proactive regarding workplace safety. Safety training is essential for the prevention of occupational injuries and illnesses.
US Labor Department’s OSHA Fines WRR Environmental Services Co. $787,000 Following June explosion
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today cited the hazardous waste management processor, WRR Environmental Services Co., for failing to implement measures to prevent potentially catastrophic chemical fires and explosions at its facility in Eau Claire. OSHA has issued 14 willful and one serious citation to the… [Read more]
Companies Continue to Rely on Flexible Workforces as Demand for Products and Services Remains Uncertain
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 3, 2010 – (PRNewswire) – Manpower Inc., (NYSE: MAN) a world leader in innovative workforce solutions, says employers are continuing to hire flexible workers due to increased demand for their goods and services coupled with lingering economic uncertainty, as the November U.S. jobs report, released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showed the economy only created 39,000 jobs and the unemployment rate crept up to 9.8 percent.
Comorbid Conditions and Work Comp Claims……..
Several weeks ago I posed a rhetorical question regarding the relationship between diabetes and workers’ compensation claims, driven primarily by my recent experience at a Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) fundraiser. Quite a few of you clicked through to the Diabetes at Work website to learn more. Today, a study released by Coventry Workers’ Comp… [Read more]