The Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE: HIG) has entered into a strategic alliance with ACE American Insurance Company, one of the ACE Group of Companies, to provide The Hartford's U.S.-based business customers with insurance protection for international operations and risks.
The Hart...Read More
Hawaii's Insurance Commissioner Wayne Metcalf said that the state's workers' compensation insurance market remains competitive.
"Hawaii's workers' compensation market remains sound. Insurers continue to
write business in a competitive environment, and while we are no longer witnessing t...Read More
Employees who work in blue-collar jobs expect to be injured on the job more frequently than white- collar workers -- and they are. But many workers have little understanding of workers' compensation, the system that provides medical coverage and salary benefits for workers injured on the job. ...Read More
The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) has set a public hearing for October 9, 2002 regarding proposed increases in various workers' compensation assessment rates for the 2003 calendar year.Amendments are proposed for Rule 440-045-0020, the assessment to be levied aga...Read More
The California Department of Industrial Relations has set forth dates for public hearing on all of the various regulatory changes that have been proposed for the implementation of AB 749, as well as judicial expediency recommendations arising out of the recent Rand study on the Workers' Compensation...Read More
The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and its Office of Self Insurance Plans (SIP) is opposing the bankrupt Henry Mayo Hospital's attempt to force injured workers to resolve unpaid workers' compensation claims in U.S. bankruptcy court rather than before the state's Workers' Compens...Read More
In what may be the start of a trend across California, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula has told carriers that starting September 1, 2002, any elective workers compensation surgeries will be accepted only on a case by case basis unless a fee agreement with the responsible carrier has pre...Read More
The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported yesterday that The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. has hired 20 workers and will transfer 35 to 40 from its Brea office to open a new office in Riverside at the newly built Hunter Technology Park.
The Connecticut company should be operational i...Read More
Harleysville Group Inc. (Nasdaq: HGIC) Friday reported an 18 percent increase
in its second quarter 2002 diluted operating earnings per share, continued
growth in its small commercial business and improved profitability in most
"We had outstanding operating results du...Read More
HNC Software Inc. (Nasdaq: HNCS), a provider of analytics and decision management software, announced that OneBeacon Insurance Group has selected HNC Outsourced Bill Review Services to assess and reprice its workers...Read More