FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 6, 2010 – (PRNewswire) – According to the latest 2010 IT HIRE Intelligence Survey by Technisource (conducted by Monster.com®), while overall confidence in the economy has declined compared to the previous report, the vast majority of HR managers and recruiters responsible for recruiting technology staff are now planning to hire more IT workers. In addition, they also have a strong sense of confidence that their specific company’s performance will continue to improve in the next six months.
RENO, Nev., Dec. 6, 2010 – EMPLOYERS®, America’s small business insurance specialist®, has selected SolutionSet to drive its national integrated direct marketing programs including: strategy, creative, production and analytics.Focused on driving growth heading into the next decade, EMPLOYERS is expanding its pipeline by appointing additional agents in the newer states where it does business and by deploying its underwriting technology into those markets to make it
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 6, 2010 – Patriot Risk Management, Inc. announced today that it has spun-off Patriot Underwriters, Inc. and Patriot National Insurance Group, Inc., parent of Guarantee Insurance Company. Following the spin-off, both Guarantee Insurance Company and Patriot Underwriters will be wholly owned subsidiaries of Patriot National Insurance Group. Guarantee Insurance Company specializes in traditional and alternative market workers’ compensation
OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A.M. Best Co. has placed under review with negative implications the financial strength rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and issuer credit rating (ICR) of “a” of Mercer Insurance Group (MIG) and its members. Concurrently, A.M. Best has placed under review with negative implications the ICR of “bbb” of Mercer Insurance Group, Inc. (Mercer,… [Read more]
ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced it has reached a settlement agreement with Farrell-Cooper Mining Co. in the 2007 death of an employee at its Rock Island Mine in Le Flore County, Okla. Farrell-Cooper has agreed to pay penalties totaling $375,204 for seven citations issued in the wake of the fatality, including three flagrant violations.On Nov. 16, 2007, Jack Ward, a 66-year-old truck driver, was fatally injured
WAYNE, PA. & PHILADELPHIA, – (BUSINESS WIRE) – GENEX Holdings, Inc. (“GENEX”) today announced it has completed its acquisition of International Rehabilitation Associates, Inc.’s (“Intracorp”) workers’ compensation and disability case management business from CIGNA Corporation /quotes/comstock/13*!ci/quotes/nls/ci (CI 37.78, -0.22, -0.57%) , the parent of Intracorp. As announced on November 4, 2010, GENEX will continue its… [Read more]
BATON ROUGE, LA – (PRNewswire) – Retailers Casualty Insurance Company, a workers’ compensation insurer managed by Summit Consulting Inc., has received all regulatory approvals from the Texas Department of Insurance to begin offering workers’ compensation coverage in the state of Texas. Retailers Casualty currently insures more than 2,000 businesses throughout Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi and is rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.
Retailers Casualty chairman, Carl Carstens, says, “With prudent underwriting, strategically managed assets and outstanding customer service, Retailers Casualty is well positioned to provide Texas employers with a strong workers’ comp program option.Texas is an exciting place to do business, and we’re optimistic about the possibilities that lie ahead.”
Hank Chiles, vice president of Summit’s Southwest Region, agrees. “We’ve always