Under final regulations to be announced today, surviving dependents of 9/11 victims will get an estimated extra $50,000 per survivor from the federal compensation fund than what was previously proposed. The average family will receive about $1.7 million over the course of life time payments,...Read More
Business Insurance Wire reports that France's highest court, the Court of Cassation, has ruled that 29 companies that were contesting their liability for asbestos claims must in fact compensate their former employees for asbestos related illnesses. The employers involved in the various laws...Read More
A workers compensation reform bill unanimously passed out of the Florida House Insurance Committee Feb. 20 is a significant step toward turning around the state's troubled insurance market, but still needs additional work, according to the Alliance of American Insurers.
The measure voted upon...Read More
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The 4th Annual Federal Workers' Compensation Conference has been scheduled to take place August 18-20, 2002 in Dallas, TX at the Wyndham Anatole, announced conference organizers last week. The mission of the 4th Annual Federal Workers...Read More
First Health Group Corp. (Nasdaq: FHCC), announced yesterday the results of operations for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2001, which includes the results from the Company's acquisition of CCN Managed Care effective August 16, 2001.
Diluted earnings per share (EPS) and net incom...Read More
NCCI has release an update on the status of their request for a rate change in Florida.
The rating organization appealed an order issued by the Florida Insurance Department disapproving NCCI's requested 8% increase in rates on November 26, 2001. The proposed increase was to be effective January...Read More