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Corpus Christi RTW Brown-Bag Set 05/10/2006
State: TX | Segment: Events | 80 | 0
The Corpus Christi field office of the Texas Division of Workers' Compensation will host a brown-bag educational session on return-to-work for health care providers, employers, human resource managers, claims adjusters, case managers and employee organizations on Tuesday, May 16. The free s...Read More
 
 
Concentra Medical Group Earnings Flat 05/10/2006
State: NA | Segment: Business | 181 | 0
Health-care provider Concentra Corp. said Tuesday that pre-tax earnings were flat during the first quarter but that revenues grew 15%. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amorization (EBITDA) totaled $39.01 million for the quarter, compared to $39.5 million for the s...Read More
 
 
Claims Handling Cuts Skanska Fine in Half 05/10/2006
State: WA | Segment: Regulatory | 65 | 0
The Washington Department of Labor and Industries announced Tuesday that it has cut in half a $136,264 fine against Skanska USA Building Inc. because of the company's improved handling of workers' compensation claims. The final penalty is $68,272, the department said in a press release....Read More
 
 
CRM Holdings Has Record Quarter 05/10/2006
State: NA | Segment: Regulatory | 101 | 0
CRM Holdings Ltd., a reinsurer and manager of workers' compensation self-insurance trusts in New York and California, announced record financial results for the first quarter. Net income was up 218% to $3 million against year-ago quarterly results. Total revenue reached $14.8 million, up 5...Read More
 
 
COSIPA to Examine Post-Reform Status 05/09/2006
State: CA | Segment: Events | 188 | 0
The Council of Self-Insured Public Agencies (COSIPA) is hosting educational programs on June 8 in Concord and June 22 in Santa Ana to discuss the post-reform status of workers' compensation. The sessions for both programs are: * When It Isn't All About ACOEM!, a panel discussion. ...Read More
 
 
Commissioner Honors Davis Company 05/09/2006
State: OK | Segment: Safety | 74 | 0
Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor Brenda Reneau presented Stillwater Milling Co. of Davis with its third two-year federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspection exemption in recognition of the company's designation as a Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) recipie...Read More
 
 
Comp Rates Nationwide Decrease Further 05/09/2006
State: NA | Segment: Other | 232 | 0
Workers' compensation policy premiums decreased at a slightly smaller rate in April, according to a monthly nationwide market barometer. Dallas-based MarketScout reported workers' compensation rates falling at 5% last month compared to a 7% drop in March, the online insurance exchange said ...Read More
 
 
CCWC Conference Set for July in Newport Beach 05/08/2006
State: CA | Segment: Events | 282 | 0
The California Coalition on Workers' Compensation is accepting online registration for its annual conference to be held July 12-13 in Newport Beach. The two-day event will feature a Wednesday evening cocktail reception honoring state Sen. Chuck Poochigian, the author of the Senate Bill 89...Read More
 
 
Claim Check Software Assesses Soft-Tissue Injuries 05/08/2006
State: NA | Segment: Business | 247 | 0
Claim Check, a Hawaii-based technology company, on Friday announced the release of a software program designed to combat the rising insurance injury claims costs and speed the equitable settlement of soft- tissue injury claims. Claim-Alert is a patent-pending technology that uses the...Read More
 
 
Court Affirms AOE/COE on Claimant Testimony 05/08/2006
State: IL | Segment: Courts | 137 | 0
The Workers' Compensation Division of the Illinois Court of Appeals refused to overrule a Commission finding of AOE/COE where the claimant's testimony was not so patently unbelievable that reliance thereon was clearly erroneous. In University of Illinois vs. The Industrial Commission (Bu...Read More
 
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