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Workers' Compensation News

IBF Conference on Work Comp Legal Trends 10/25/2001
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 110 | 0
Robert Persico of ESIS / AceUSA (moderator), Nancy Schroeder of the Nat'l Assoc. of Independent Insurers, Bruce Wood of American Insurance Association, James Green of Acme Building Brands, Inc, and Greg Heidrich of the Alliance of American Insurers presented a panel discussion on "Legislation and Li...Read More
IBF Keynote - Gaining Control When Out of Control 10/24/2001
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 76 | 0
Jim Green, risk management consultant and principal of Business Risk Solutions, gave the key note speech yesterday and the 9th annual International Business Forum on Workers' Compensation and Disability in Coronado, California. The keynote presentation focused on taking control of an out of control...Read More
Insurance Good Investment Post Disaster Say Expert 10/10/2001
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 54 | 0
While the investment community continues to be harsh on general economy stocks, there is a bullish sentiment circulating regarding insurance stocks, and in particular reinsurance stocks. Standard & Poor's says that globally, reinsurers have $280 billion in capital on hand, and can easily raise...Read More
Insurers Say SB 71 Doesn't Go Far Enough 09/04/2001
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 79 | 0
Various insurance associations believe that California bill SB 71 does not contain enough cost-managing reforms needed to offset the higher benefits. The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau has given a preliminary estimate that SB71 will cost the insurance industry $3.6 billion to $4...Read More
Is Seniority System Discrimination? 2 Opinions ... 02/20/2001
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 56 | 0
Two conflicting cases coming out of different Federal jurisdictions place at issue whether an employer...Read More
Industrial Hygeine Group Sets Agenda 11/21/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 94 | 0
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has announced its top public policy issues for 2000- 2001which include: ...Read More
Independent Contractor Reporting Law 11/17/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 98 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
As you may be aware, AB 1358, modifying requirements for reporting business transactions with independent contractors to the Employment Development Department (EDD), takes effect January 1, 2001. The new law requires businesses to report to EDD within 20 days of making payments totaling $60...Read More
Illinois Trust in Liquidation 10/31/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 113 | 0
The Illinois Earth Care Workers' Compensation Trust has been placed into liquidation on the request of Illinois Insurance Director Nathaniel S. Shapo. The Circuit Court of Cook County granted the request Oct. 26, after the insurance department found the pool was insolvent by at least $6 m...Read More
Industry Underreserved by Billions 04/28/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 88 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The National Council on Compensation Insurance says that the national work comp industry is undererserved by $16.9 BILLION, with national combined ratios averaging 130%. They see a big shakedown coming in the next year or so and many carriers going out of business....Read More
Impact the Future 03/31/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 93 | 0
On 4/14/00 at 1 p.m., the Law Offices of Klein, Testan & Brundo are sponsoring 'Impact the Future', an opportunity to discuss the California Workers' Compensation reform proposals. Featured speakers include: Stephen Smith, Director of Industrial Relations, St. of CA.; Edward Woodward, Presi...Read More
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