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Workers' Compensation News


 
Division Sets Lunchtime Session on Mediation for Dec. 5 11/17/2008
State: MN | Segment: CENTRAL | 250 | 0
The Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Division will hold a “lunchtime learning opportunity” on workers’ compensation mediation from noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 5 at the division’s offices at 443 Lafayette Rd. N. in St. Paul.The division reports the session is intended...Read More
 
 
Department Reassures AIG Insurers' Policyholders 11/17/2008
State: TX | Segment: CENTRAL | 68 | 0
The Texas Department of Insurance issued a statement and updated answers to frequently asked questions involving American International Group's financial status, reporting that AIG’s insurance companies in the state are operating “normally.”The department cited a re...Read More
 
 
Division Updates Death Benefits Claim Form 11/14/2008
State: TX | Segment: CENTRAL | 142 | 0
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation has issued a new version of DWC Form-042, the notice of fatal injury or occupational disease and claim for death benefits.The form notes that eligible beneficiaries have one year after the date of the employee’s death to file the fo...Read More
 
 
Dovetail Insurance Selects Duck Creek Policy Administration 11/12/2008
By: Jim Sams (Senior Editor)
State: SC | Segment: EAST | 182 | 0
Duck Creek Technologies announced Tuesday that Dovetail Insurance Corp. has selected its Policy Administration Commercial ISO Lines and Billing Solutions software.Dovetail, based in Columbia, S.C., will use Duck Creek’s Insurance Service Office templates, which include a full inven...Read More
 
 
Department Solicits Recommendations for Annual Seminar 11/12/2008
State: SD | Segment: CENTRAL | 109 | 0
The South Dakota Department of Labor is requesting suggestions and applications for speakers for its annual workers' compensation seminar in Sioux Falls next May 20 and 21.The department provides forms for individuals interested in speaking at seminar, or for suggesting speakers or o...Read More
 
 
Division Sets Payroll Requirement for Covering Seasonal Ag Workers 11/11/2008
State: TX | Segment: CENTRAL | 166 | 0
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation has set the annual adjusted payroll requirement for an employer for coverage of seasonal agricultural workers with workers’ compensation at $48,833 for 2009.That amount is up from $46,423, an increase of 5.2% based on the inflation ...Read More
 
 
DWC Posts Reminder About WC Coverage Requirements 11/10/2008
By: Jim Sams (Senior Editor)
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 83 | 0 | Popular with Wcc
The Colorado Division of Workers' Compensation posted a notice on its website Friday reminding new businesses on the requirements of the state's workers' compensation law.Any business that employs one or more persons is required to purchase workers' comp insurance in Colo...Read More
 
 
DWC Opens Registration for Next Year's Educational Conference 11/06/2008
By: Jim Sams (Senior Editor)
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 208 | 0
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation on Wednesday opened registration to its 16th annual educational conference, to be held in Los Angeles in February and Oakland in March.The conference will take place Feb. 26-27 at the Los Angeles Sheraton Gateway Hotel and March 9-10...Read More
 
 
Donelon Addresses Underwiters in Metairie Today 11/06/2008
State: LA | Segment: CENTRAL | 122 | 0
Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon will address the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters today at 11:30 a.m. at Andrea’s Restaurant located at 3100 19th St. in Metairie. Donelon will be speaking on current issues facing the insurance industry. Source: Loui...Read More
 
 
Department Approves $3.5 Million Electronic Records Grants 11/06/2008
State: MN | Segment: CENTRAL | 108 | 0
The Minnesota Department of Health's Office of Rural Health and Primary Care announced it has awarded grants totaling $3.5 million to help Minnesota providers develop interoperable electronic health records. Funding for the program is part of the state's e-Health Initiative, a br...Read More
 
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