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Workers bitten on the job by Aedes mosquitos and contracting the Zika virus would be covered under workers’ compensation in Florida, but the state’s “clear and convincing evidence” burden makes it virtually impossible for them to receive compensation, experts say.
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Bill Zachry, the top risk manager for Albertson's Cos. and a major player in California workers' compensation politics, is retiring from his corporate job next month, according to an announcement from the company.
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Zenith Insurance Co. announced former Division of Workers' Compensation Executive Medical Director Dr. Rupali Das will join the carrier as its senior vice president and California medical director, continuing its practice of grabbing high-ranking state workers entering the public se...Read More
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Zurich North America, one of the largest workers' compensation insurers in the U.S., has agreed to begin underwriting policies for clients of one of the largest professional employer organizations in the country.
Zurich North America's individual member companies will write the po...Read More
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Zurich Insurance Group saw its net income decline about 3% in 2014 despite premium growth in workers' compensation and other lines.
The company's net income fell from $4.028 billion in 2013 to $3.895 billion in 2014, according to a Thursday ...Read More
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Zurich North America appointed Terry McCafferty to oversee the company's group captives business, including member-owned, agency and associated captives, according to a report by the Daily Herald Business Ledger.
McCafferty will take over for Rod DeMaso on Feb. 1, the suburban Chicago...Read More
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Zurich Insurance Group is cutting 800 jobs as part of a plan laid out in December to produce a savings of about $250 million annually in an effort to improve its profit margin, the Swiss insurer said in a press release Tuesday."This initiative, which follows a comprehensive review, will ...Read More
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Zurich Insurance Group reported net income of $1.1 billion in the fourth quarter, a 9% gain from a year earlier. The insurer said its net income for the full year rose 4% to $4 billion, as its combined ratio improved to 95.5% from 98.4%....Read More