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Applied Underwriters Inc. said the decision of a federal judge in California to dismiss racketeering allegations raised in a pair of purported class action claims over its EquityComp program was “particularly meaningful” because it proves the company properly communicated to its clien...Read More
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The California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board “judicially rewrote” a statutory cap on temporary disability duration by awarding benefits to an injured worker for a period more than five years after he was injured, the California Workers’ Compensation Institute argues ...Read More
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An audit of Kentucky’s workers’ compensation program for state workers has accused former program chief Mary Hook of approving $3.1 million in questionable claims to volunteer firefighters based on the “undue influence” of the state’s chief fire official, Ronnie Day....Read More
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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking that the federal government pursue opioid manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act.
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A bipartisan group of attorneys general from across the country has sent letters to 15 pharmacy benefit management companies, urging them to implement programs to reduce prescription opioid abuse.
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American International Group Inc. has hired former Connecticut insurance commissioner Thomas Leonardi as the company’s executive vice president of government affairs, public policy and communications.
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The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board named Anne Schmitz as its secretary, effective immediately.
Schmitz, a deputy commissioner, served as acting secretary since Aug. 31. She is taking over the position on a permanent basis to replace Richard Newman, secretary and deputy commissi...Read More