EPIX Holdings Corporation, one of the nation's largest privately held Professional Employer Organizations (PEO) and listed at No. 185 on the Forbes Largest Private Companies 2001 list, announced yesterday that it has elected to change its current workers' compensation insurance carrier. Formerly wit...Read More
An Encinitas, CA man was arraigned as a result of an investigation by the California Department of Insurance Criminal Investigations Branch's Fraud Division.
James Charles Isbell, 38, was charged with seven counts of insurance fraud and one count of grand theft. Isbell, if convicted, coul...Read More
AMINEX Corp. (American Insurance Executives) has published its fifth Annual Salary Survey for New England area insurance companies.72 firms provided salary information for claims professionals, standard lines underwriters, and agency customer service representatives with five years of experi...Read More
After workcompcentral.com reported that Employers Insurance Company of Nevada purchased the book of business from Fremont Compensation, the companies released the following press statement:Employers Insurance Company of Nevada (EICN) announced today it has acquired the book of business of Gl...Read More
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that employers may deny a job to disabled workers who face serious risks to their own health or safety.In Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Petitioner v. Mario Echazabal (No. 001406, 06/10/02) Mario Echazabal worked for independent contractors at an oil refinery own...Read More
Calling new state workers' compensation regulations "an empty vessel in terms of reform," economic and business experts warned business leaders at a Central City Association forum last week in Los Angeles, California, that their only protection against exploding workers' compensation costs were inju...Read More
Since the events of September 11, companies underwriting workers compensation insurance are taking another look at the risks posed by catastrophes, both natural and man-made. Increases in reinsurance pricing and rating agency scrutiny are encouraging this re-examination. While the World Trade Center...Read More