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An Illinois woman was sentenced Jan. 23 to community control and ordered to pay restitution for committing one count of felonious workers' compensation fraud, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) announced.
Barbara Harris, formerly of Jackson, Ohio, was sentenced to five years of...Read More
A Franklin county judge sentenced Timothy Panko on Jan. 23 to pay $19,479.36 in restitution to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC), the agency announced today.
Panko was found to be working while receiving temporary total disability (TTD) benefits from BWC for an occupational in...Read More
Military personnel depend on the U.S. government for compensation, but for civilians who may be subject to war risk while living or traveling abroad, the issue is not so cut-and-dried.
According to one major insurance trade group, civilians working abroad who might be killed or injured ...Read More
Endurance Specialty Holdings
Ltd. reported yesterday net income of $102 million for 2002. Gross premiums
written and acquired were $799 million and net premiums written and acquired
were $765 million. Endurance had a combined ratio of 86.2% and the loss ratio
for the year was 55.3%. Shareholde...Read More
Erie Indemnity Company (Nasdaq: ERIE) announced today that it has priced the
previously announced secondary offering by Black Interests Limited Partnership
of 3,000,000 shares of its class A common stock at $34.50 per share.
A majority of the proceeds of the shares being offered as de...Read More
The City of Spokane and Hearth & Home Technologies of Colville
will receive "Ergonomics in Action" awards from the State of Washington's Department of Labor and
The award to the city will be given Feb. 10 during the 6 p.m. City Council
meeting. Hearth & Home Technologies will...Read More
Elliot B. Machit, CWCE Magazine Founder/Publisher and workers' compensation industry luminary, passed away January 12, 2003 of complications related to emphysema and cancer. The accent on benefit delivery may vary from state to state, but workplace professionals all speak the same language, ...Read More
State laws allowing employers to control the decision to change the providers of medical care to injured workers increase involvement of medical care networks and reduce workers' compensation medical costs, according to a new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI).
Associated Press reports that the families of seven Xerox Corp. employees shot to death by a co-worker in 1999 will not be able to sue the company since workers' compensation is the exclusive remedy.
Circuit Judge Eden Elizabeth Hifo on Friday agreed with company attorneys that the shootin...Read More
Erie Indemnity Company (Nasdaq: ERIE) announced yesterday it recognized realized capital
losses during the fourth quarter of 2002 of approximately $8.4 million. These
losses resulted from the sale of certain securities and charges for
impairments of equity, debt and limited partnership i...Read More