TX - ICT Hosts Annual Conference Sept. 19
The Insurance Council of Texas will host its annual workers' compensation conference Sept. 19 in Austin, and it will cover catastrophic claims, best practices for claims handling, emerging trends in comp, and workplace violence, the council announced.
The conference, which will provide continuing education credits, will be held at the Hilton H...
OH - Contractor Must Pay Restitution for Lapsed Coverage
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A Toledo-area building contractor must pay almost $57,000 in restitution to Ohio's state-monopoly workers' compensation program after he pleaded guilty to fraud charges, regulators announced.
Eric Hughes, 53, of Holland, was charged with felony fraud after failing to renew his workers' compensation policy, despite repeated attempts...
WY - Report: Potential Comp Savings Spur Drug Testing
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A county government in northern Wyoming is planning to implement a drug testing policy in order to cut its work comp costs by about 3.3%, according to a report by the Cody Enterprise.
Park County commissioners are considering whether to adopt the drug testing policy for the 22 members of its Buildings and Grounds Department, according to the repor...