The U.S. property/casualty industry is expected to post an underwriting profit for 2007 -- marking only the third time this has happened since 1978, according to an A.M. Best Co. special report, “U.S. Property/Casualty 9-Month Financial Review.” ...Read More
The long-awaited 6th Edition of the American Medical Association (AMA) Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment left the publisher's warehouse en route to doctors, insurance companies, claims adjusters, regulators and a variety of other stakeholders in the workers' compensation syste...Read More
Walter Bennett, supervisor of the file room and mail room at the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, will retire on Dec. 31, the commission announced Thursday.Bennett started his career at the Commission 32 years ago in the mail room and, after various promotions over the year...Read More
Atlantic American Corp. announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to sell its regional property and casualty unit to Columbia Mutual Insurance Co. of Columbia, Mo.The sale includes Georgia Casualty & Surety Co., Association Risk Management General Agency and A...Read More
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Though several major proposed workers’ compensation-related measures fell by the wayside in 2007, some others were signed by the governor.
The two with perhaps the greatest impact on injured workers, according to some observers, are Assembly Bill 338 and AB 1073.
AB 338 amends L...Read More
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has refiled a civil lawsuit against MRI clinics that allegedly paid doctors kickbacks for patient referrals.
The lawsuit focuses on leasing agreements involving doctors leasing time on imaging equipment for a discounted rate instead of pa...Read More
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation reported the Department of Insurance will examine the outcomes of the Texas Supreme Court ruling in Entergy Gulf States, Inc. v. Summers, which held that premises owners can be general contractors for workers’ compensation purposes.
Argo Group International Holdings is restructuring the organization of its U.S. and Bermuda subsidiaries at the end of the year, the company announced Friday.
All U.S. subsidiaries of Argo will be wholly owned by one intermediate U.S. holding company. Argo will merge two intermediate Delaware h...Read More
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For the second time in a month, the 3rd District Court of Appeal is considering an age- and gender-bias challenge to apportionment for a non-industrial condition – in this case, low bone density, or osteopenia.
Lawyers on Monday made oral ar...Read More
Arch Insurance Group announced the completion of the acquisition of Wexford Underwriting Managers on Thursday.
Arch Insurance Group entered into an agreement with Wexford on Jan. 1 to write excess workers' compensation business and Employers Liabil...Read More