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Appeals Court: WCB Did Not Consider Accuracy of Medical Arbiters' Opinions 07/13/2017
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 290 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Oregon's appeals court ordered the Workers' Compensation Board to reconsider whether a university employee should receive Class 1 or Class 2 permanent partial disability benefits for a cognitive impairment because the board had not adequately considered the accuracy of two medical arbiter...Read More
 
 

Alliant Acquires Boynton & Boynton Insurance Professionals 07/13/2017
State: NJ | Segment: NORTH | 244 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Alliant Insurance Services has acquired Boynton & Boynton Insurance Professionals, a private agency in Fair Haven, New Jersey. ...Read More
 
 

Advisory Council Meeting July 20 07/12/2017
State: NM | Segment: WEST | 382 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The New Mexico Advisory Council on Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Disease Disablement will meet July 20 in Albuquerque. The Workers...Read More
 
 
Average Monthly Wage Increases 2.3% 07/11/2017
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 216 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The average monthly wage in Arizona increased 2.3%, resulting in a commensurate increase in maximum indemnity benefits for injuries sustained on or after Jan. 1, 2018. Injured workers in Arizona receive indemnity benefits at a rate of 66.67% of their average monthly wages prior to the inj...Read More
 
 

AmTrust Enters Into Reinsurance Agreement With Premia Holdings 07/10/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 418 | 0 | Popular with Legal
AmTrust Financial Services Inc. has entered into a reinsurance agreement with Premia Reinsurance Ltd. to cover adverse reserve development in excess of AmTrust's net loss reserves. ...Read More
 
 

Agency Reviewing Whether Labor Regulations are Holding Back Businesses 07/10/2017
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 311 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations is asking stakeholders to weigh in on whether the 2,346 restrictions in Title 8 of the Missouri Code are burdensome to the business community. ...Read More
 
 

Attorney Argues Marketer Has No Case for Unpaid Referral Fees 07/07/2017
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1779 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Southern California lawyer who represents professional athletes in workers’ compensation claims said in court filings that a complaint filed by a marketer demanding a percentage of attorney fees is baseless because any agreement to split fees with a non-attorney would be illegal and unenf...Read More
 
 

AIG Names Peter Zaffino Global Chief Operating Officer 07/07/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 432 | 0 | Popular with Legal
American International Group Inc. has appointed Peter Zaffino as executive vice president and global chief operating officer, effective Aug. 1. ...Read More
 
 

Aerospace Company Agrees to Pay $500,000 in Penalties for 2015 Explosion 06/30/2017
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 416 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Zodiac Cabin & Structures Support agreed to pay a half million dollars and to be classified as a “severe violator” in a settlement over penalties the Washington state Department of Labor and Industries levied following an investigation of a 2015 explosion. ...Read More
 
 

Assembly Speaker Puts Brakes on Unfunded Universal Health Care Bill 06/28/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1253 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Efforts to create a universal health care system in California were delayed when the Assembly speaker said he is holding the bill in the lower chamber’s Rules Committee. ...Read More
 
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