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Workers' Compensation News

Legislature Evaluates TX WCC Per Sunset Act 10/03/2003
State: TX | Segment: Top | 116 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The mission and performance of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission is currently being reviewed by the Legislature as required under the Texas Sunset Act. The Act provides that the Sunset Commission, composed of legislators and public members, periodically evaluate a state agency to de...Read More
LaSalle Transfer Agent For Meadowbrook 10/02/2003
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Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: MIG) announced yesterday that the Company has retained LaSalle Bank National Association as transfer agent, effective October 1, 2003. In this capacity, LaSalle will provide all shareholder services including stock transfers, dividend distributio...Read More
L&I's WISHA Gets Positive Response 09/26/2003
State: WA | Segment: Top | 323 | 0
Inspectors from the Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) often arrive at a workplace unannounced to conduct a safety investigation prompted by a worker complaint or workplace injuries. Employers may not always appreciate the interruption, but a recent customer survey finds ...Read More
Loubet Named Head Of Keenan & Assoc New CDHP 09/22/2003
State: CA | Segment: Top | 292 | 0
Keenan & Associates, the largest privately held brokerage firm in California, announced the appointment of Henry Loubet as senior vice president, strategic planning. Loubet will be spearheading Keenan's newly established Consumer-Directed Healthcare Program (CDHP), as well as other corporate...Read More
Leadership Changes for OneBeacon and White Mtns. 09/15/2003
State: CA | Segment: Top | 293 | 0 | Popular with Legal
OneBeacon Insurance Group LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE: WTM), has announced that John Cavoores has been elected CEO of OneBeacon effective immediately. Cavoores will continue as President of OneBeacon. Ray Barrette, President and CEO of Whit...Read More
LA Employer Cited $121K Due to High Injury Rate 09/10/2003
State: CA | Segment: Top | 172 | 0
A Hessmer, La., employer's alleged failure to protect employees from a wide range of hazards has resulted in citations for 49 alleged violations of safety and health standards from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Proposed penalties total $...Read More
Lieber Appointed Non Voting Alternate to Committee 09/02/2003
State: CA | Segment: Top | 137 | 0
California Assembly Member Sally Lieber (D-San Jose) was appointed as nonvoting alternate member of Conference Committee on Workers' Compensation Reform last week.Lieber's Assembly biography describes her "as a leader in Silicon Valley ... focused on expanding opportunities for youth, planni...Read More
L.A. DA's Office Gets $4.3M for WC Fraud 08/27/2003
State: CA | Segment: Top | 350 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The California Fraud Assessment Commission of the Department of Insurance last Wednesday voted to give the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office $4.3 million this year to fight workers' compensation fraud. The DA's office had asked for $6.3 million, but the allocation is still greate...Read More
LA Dr Guilty Bank Fraud, License Surrendered 08/22/2003
State: CA | Segment: Top | 249 | 0
Facing a formal Accusation of wrongdoing by the Medical Board of California, Carson physician Joseph Alfred, M.D. has agreed to surrender his license to practice medicine. The stipulated surrender of his medical license was ordered on August 13, 2003 and becomes effective on August 20, 2003. ...Read More
Loews Declares Fifteen Cent Dividend 08/20/2003
State: CA | Segment: Top | 518 | 0
Diversified conglomerate and owner of CNA Insurance Group, Loews Corporation (NYSE:LTR), announced yesterday the declaration of the Company's quarterly dividend.The Board approved a dividend of $0.15 per share of Common Stock.The dividend will be payable September 15, 2003 to shareho...Read More
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