Did you know that slips, trips, and falls account for up to 15 percent of all workers’ compensation claims? The average slip and fall workers’ compensation claim will cost on average $22,000. It ... Read More
In a significant new case out of California, the United States Circuit Court of Appeals (Ninth Circuit) in California Insurance Guarantee Association (CIGA) v. Azar, 2019 WL 5076945 (9th Cir. Oct. ... Read More
Massachusetts - Last week, Rep. Shawn Dooley introduced HD 4535 in the Massachusetts legislature. The bill would require any funds received by the Attorney General as the result of a lawsuit against an ... Read More
I received an email from an old friend who was recently fortunate to retire. Unlike those mentioned recently in Why we Lie, this friend seems to be relishing the new role. In all of my years in this ... Read More
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WorkCompCentral’s 2019 Comp Laude awards and gala brought workers’ compensation stakeholders together to share, educate and celebrate those who are dedicated to improving outcomes — and the ... Read More
The US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid [CMS] cannot not seek reimbursement from from the California Insurance Guarantee Association for workers' compensation ... Read More
On September 27, 2019, Tom Kieselbach of Cousineau, Waldhauser & Kieselbach, P.A. (CWK) of Minnesota, was elected President of NWCDN, the premier national network of defense counsel. Tom will be ... Read More
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Warren Buffett-Owned WC Insurer Sold to its Founder Omaha, NE (WorkersCompensation.com) – In a deal worth $920 million, the founder of Applied Underwriters has acquired the company, including the 81 percent of shares owned by Berkshire Hathaway. Steve ...