A West Virginia newspaper on Saturday against the six-figure checks handed out to state workers' compensation employees who cashed in their sick leave while taking positions with the newly privatized Brick Street Insurance Co.
The Beckley Register-Herald said only public-service employees w...Read More
Claims acceptance letters don't follow a standard format, yet they need to be clear and truthful, cautions an article in the winter edition of the Nevada Workers' Compensation Chronicle.
"Most workers who are injured, especially
for the first time, are intimidated
by the appeals process ...Read More
Worker-rights advocates in Midtown Manhattan last week staged a small protest against Gov. Pataki's workers' compensation bill.
The hour-long protest across the street from Pataki's office included speakers in several languages questioning the governor's compassion and his motive for propo...Read More
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The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation will stay out of the stock market and rebuild reserves through a conservative bond strategy, the new top administrator explained last week.
William Mabe said he expects bonds to yield a 5% annual return and reduce stock trading fees and costs by $30...Read More
North Dakota claimants who are unhappy with the state's workers' compensation agency get to gripe to a review panel that has the power to change the law.
North Dakota lawmakers sit on the Workers' Compensation Review Committee, which last week began hearing from people who believe they've ...Read More
The Third Judicial Department of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court ruled that a Workers' Compensation Law Judge (WCLJ) has discretion to close the record if the carrier continually fails to provide additional required evidence.
In Cross v. G.B. Hall Inc., No. 968...Read More
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The Third Judicial Department of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court ruled that if there is an implied in fact contract between a City and its volunteer fire department, then the City may be liable for workers' compensation benefits.
In Seminerio v. West Hamilton Beach...Read More
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National Interstate Corp. on Thursday announced management changes that it said were designed to
promote the company's previously announced organizational objectives related
to its executive management team.
Gary Monda will assume the role of vice president and chief investment
Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC) has received the U.S. government's highest rating for excellence in workplace health and safety.
The company's Newport News, Va., sector achieved the prestigious Star rating for the third consecutive time from the Occupational Safety and Health Administrat...Read More
A.M. Best Co. has revised the rating implication to developing from negative for Nationwide Indemnity Company (NIC) of Columbus, Ohio.
The financial strength rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) of NIC remains under review following the third quarter 2005 decline in capital.
However, t...Read More