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Low Shorts WCIRB Rate Request, "Unreliable" 10/22/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 38 | 0
On Friday of last week, California's Insurance Commissioner, Harry Low, issued his ruling on all matters included in the WCIRB's January 1, 2003 pure premium rate filing (File No. RH 02022520.) The Insurance Commissioner approved a 10.5% increase in pure premium rates applicable to policies ...Read More
 
 
Louisiana Nursing Home Partnership Announced 10/21/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 48 | 0
In order to create a safer environment and reduce the number of workplace injuries in what is considered by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) as a high hazard industry, the Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) has entered into a partnership with O...Read More
 
 
Labor Ready Says 3Q Net Up On Lower Revenue 10/16/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 47 | 0
Labor Ready, Inc. (NYSE:LRW) yesterday reported that revenue for the third quarter ended September 27, 2002, was $250.9 million with net income of $8.5 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, and $0.21 per basic share, as compared to revenue of $259.9 million and net income of $7.9 million, or $0.19 pe...Read More
 
 
Labor Ready Announces Legal Settlements 10/14/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 68 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Professional employer organization (PEO), Labor Ready, Inc. (NYSE:LRW) and the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries have resolved the state's audit of Labor Ready's workers compensation insurance premiums. Under the terms of the agreement, the state will deduct $139,000 from a refund ow...Read More
 
 
Louisiana Sweep Nets 2 Work Comp Fraud Cases 10/10/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 99 | 0
Two Louisiana women were arrested as part of a two-day workers' compensation fraud sweep last Tuesday and Wednesday by investigators from the criminal division of the Louisiana State Attorney General's Office. Debra Smith, 40, of Effie, LA claimed she injured her back so badly that she was ...Read More
 
 
LWCC Gets Top 50 Ward's Ranking 10/09/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 132 | 0
Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation (LWCC) has been recognized as being one of the top 50 property and casualty insurers in the nation by Ward Group, one of the leading authorities on insurance industry benchmarking. The group chose LWCC as a Ward's 50 company from more than 2,700 property a...Read More
 
 
Liberty Mutual Award Goes to USF Processors 10/02/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 45 | 0
USF Processors Inc. (www.usfc.com), a USFreightways Corporation operating company, announced it has received a Safety Recognition Award from Liberty Mutual Group for outstanding results in loss prevention. These reductions in losses are equivalent to over $2 million in revenue for USF Processors. ...Read More
 
 
Liberty Mutual Award Goes to USF Processors 10/02/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 61 | 0
USF Processors Inc. (www.usfc.com), a USFreightways Corporation operating company, announced it has received a Safety Recognition Award from Liberty Mutual Group for outstanding results in loss prevention. These reductions in losses are equivalent to over $2 million in revenue for USF Processors. ...Read More
 
 
LA MTA Coordinates Program with DA vs. Fraud 08/26/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 111 | 0
The Los Angeles Times in the Saturday, 8/24 edition, section B, ran a story highlighting new strategies being taken by the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Agency (MTA) to grapple with what has been reported as workers' compensation costs that are the highest in the nation for any transportat...Read More
 
 
Longshore - No Credit to Last Employer if Settleme 07/29/2002
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 122 | 0
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has ruled that under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (LHWCA), an injured worker...Read More
 
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