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Injured Worker Donates Kidney, Saves 5-Year Old 01/06/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 23 | 0
If you're off work recovering from a work injury, you might as well help another human, felt David Harper, Mount Morris, Wisconsin, as he read a copy of the classifieds in the Rock River Times. An advertisement for a kidney donor for a 5-year-old girl with type O positive blood caught the a...Read More
 
 
Iowa DWC says Don't Call, if Number is Good 01/03/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 29 | 0
The Iowa Division of Workers' Compensation has issued an advisory stating it is no longer necessary to phone the division to give the number where you are to be telephoned for the hearing IF the telephone number listed on the petition/pleading is the correct contact number. The call will be...Read More
 
 
IAIABC 2003 Agenda Announced 01/03/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 145 | 0
The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) says the year ahead will emphasize new and expanded educational and training initiatives for members and others in the field of workers' compensation. Among the exciting prospects for 2003 are the International Iss...Read More
 
 
ISO: P&C 3Q Net $9.3B, But Surplus Down 12/18/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 180 | 0
Thanks to strong premium growth and lower catastrophe losses, the U.S. property/casualty industry earned $9.3 billion in net income after taxes through nine-months 2002, in sharp contrast to the $2.6 billion net loss through nine-months 2001. But the industry's surplus, or net worth, fell 5.6 percen...Read More
 
 
III Survey Says Hard Market Cannot End in 2003 12/17/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 27 | 0
The Insurance Information Institute (III) has released its annual survey of Wall Street analysts and says that the current insurance hard market will continue through 2003.Each year the Insurance Information Institute invites a panel of Wall Street stock analysts and industry professionals t...Read More
 
 
IAIABC: Terror Act Benefits Carriers & Systems 12/16/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 26 | 0
The International Association of Industrial Accidents Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) says that the Federal Terrorism Act may be of benefit to workers' compensation carriers and systems. On November 26, 2002, President Bush signed into law immediate coverage of a special federal reinsuran...Read More
 
 
IAIABC and NAIC Agree on Major Study 12/16/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 27 | 0
Representatives of the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) met in San Diego, California in conjunction with the regular winter meeting of the NAIC last week. The working group agreed to take ...Read More
 
 
IAIABC Presents Comp to NAFTA Truckers 12/16/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 98 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Representing the IAIABC, its Executive Director Gregory Krohm appeared before the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' (NAIC) TriNational Insurance Working Group to explain the workers' compensation system in the US to insurance and trucking safety regulators on the working group. The ...Read More
 
 
Indian Casino Industry in CAAA Sights 12/13/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 124 | 0
California applicant attorneys have in their gun-sights the sovereign immunity enjoyed by Indian tribes as they see an injustice for workers injured while working the fast growing tribal casino industry.While the sovereign status of Indian tribes has been upheld by every level of the judicia...Read More
 
 
IAIABC Releases Impairment Rating Guide 12/13/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 164 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) has published a draft version of an impairment-rating guide to supplement the AMA Guidelines, but tailored to workers' compensation. "The American Medical Association (AMA) Guides, currently provided to phys...Read More
 
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