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Workers' Compensation News


 
Reed Holdings Makes Key Acquisition 02/28/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 75 | 0
Reed Holdings Corporation (Other OTC:RDHC) yesterday announced the acquisition of World's Best Values, Inc (WBV) Merit Island, Florida. World's Best Values, Inc. is a marketing firm specializing in marketing proprietary hospital supply chain management software on an ASP platform. This acq...Read More
 
 
RI Fraud Unit Report Shows Big Activity Increase 02/27/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 68 | 0
The Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Fraud Prevention Unit has issued its annual report on the year 2002, noting a huge increase in activity for the department. The year 2002 marked the first full year of the new "Business Sweep Program." The program involves the Unit investigators in fi...Read More
 
 
Roundup of New Agency, Commission Heads 02/21/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 68 | 0
New agency and commission heads have been appointed in the several jurisdictions. Show below is background on these new leaders from their agency news releases, as compiled by the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC). Arkansas Ola...Read More
 
 
RI Trims Own WC Case with Tree Business 02/19/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 65 | 0
A Cranston, Rhode Island, man who was a material handler at a grain store claimed that he sustained a lumbosacral strain and hernia in February 1998. He began collecting workers' compensation benefits immediately for a temporary partial disability. In 1999, he was observed becoming involved w...Read More
 
 
Richard Smith Appointed Chair of TWCC 02/18/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 49 | 0
Associated Press reports that Richard Smith of Bryan, Texas, has been designated as the chair of the Texas Workers Compensation Commission by recently elected Gov. Rick Perry. Smith, who has been a board member since last year, is also the president and chief executive officer of a real es...Read More
 
 
Rockport Health Announces Record Revenues 02/18/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 88 | 0
Rockport Healthcare Group Inc. (OTCBB:RPHL), a healthcare providers and medical suppliers management company that serves employees with work-related injuries and illnesses, announced its third consecutive profitable quarter and record revenue for its third fiscal quarter and nine-month period ended ...Read More
 
 
RIMS Annual Conference Agenda Set 02/10/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 92 | 0
The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) has set an agenda for the 41st RIMS Annual Conference and Exhibition at McCormick Place, Lakeside Center in Chicago from April 6-10, 2003. Business begins Monday morning, April 7, at 8 a.m. at the Annual Membership Meeting, when R...Read More
 
 
Republicans to Propose Privitizing WV Comp 02/07/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 59 | 0
The Charleston Gazette reports that West Virginia House Minority Leader, Charles Trump IV, R-Morgan, and his Republican delegates, may propose legislation to privatize the the state's workers' compensation system.Trump told the paper that Republicans will be drafting a bill over the next co...Read More
 
 
Replacement for Swanson Named at MT St Fund 02/06/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 56 | 0
Laurence Hubbard has been appointed by Montana State Fund's (MSF) Board of Directors to serve as the Interim CEO, to replace departing President/CEO, Carl Swanson. Swanson, as earlier reported...Read More
 
 
Redskins Shut Down in Work Comp Exemption Try 01/28/2003
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 52 | 0
The Associated Press reports that the Virginia legislature has put an early termination to the Washington Redskins attempt to be exempt from workers' compensation.On Monday the state Senate Commerce and Labor Committee voted 9-4 to reject legislation that would have allowed the Redskins to r...Read More
 
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