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Five property and casualty insurers were declared insolvent in 2017 — including three that primarily wrote workers’ comp — in an uptick from the two insolvencies in 2015 and 2016, according to the National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds.
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A utilization review doctor did not violate the due process rights of an injured worker by denying a medication and injection regimen after a treating physician failed to submit medical records to justify the treatments, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ...Read More
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An outgoing legislator who used to run the state Office of Workers’ Compensation, a current lawmaker, a defense attorney and an insurer group all say the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council has become too partisan and is stacked against employers.
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Majority owners of limited liability corporations could apply for workers’ compensation coverage but would not be required to do so under a bill moving through the Arizona House of Representatives.
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Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating the proposed privatization of AmTrust Financial Services Inc., with an eye toward whether the proposal is what’s best for AmTrust and its shareholders.
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The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled that an injured worker who is monetarily eligible for unemployment benefits cannot substitute higher-earning quarters into his base period for the purpose of increasing his benefits.
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The Nevada Division Insurance has scheduled a public hearing for Monday on a proposed rule that would change the wording of regulations governing security deposits for self-insured employers.
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The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals overturned a trial judge’s order denying an employer’s request to terminate payment of medical benefits for treatment that was allegedly unrelated to a worker’s prior compensable injury.
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A New York appellate court upheld an award to a worker based on a schedule loss of use that differed from the rating he had been assigned by his treating doctor and his independent medical examiner.