Willis Appoints George Haitsch Head of Willis Risk Solutions

New York, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, today announced that George J. Haitsch has been appointed Practice Leader for Willis Risk Solutions (WRS), the business unit that serves the broker's large, complex corporate clients in North America...

Texas: Caselaw Review of In re Leslie Holmes v. Texas Mutual Insurance Co. (08-10-00003-CV) 02/16/2011

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford This case concerns due diligence when serving a lawsuit on the opposing party. Holmes filed suit on October 20, 2003. Holmes asked the District Clerk to serve Texas Mutual Insurance Company (TMIC). The District Clerk sent a copy of the citation...

Diligent Search for Work or Just Diddling Around

By Paul B. Howell, Franke & Salloum, PLLC, Gulfport, Mississippi Most cases under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C.S. § 901 , et seq. , involve the issue of a claimant's entitlement to disability. Disability is defined at 33 U.S.C.S. § 902 (10) as...

Diligent Search for Work or Just Diddling Around

By Paul B. Howell, Franke & Salloum, PLLC, Gulfport, Mississippi Most cases under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C.S. § 901 , et seq. , involve the issue of a claimant's entitlement to disability. Disability is defined at 33 U.S.C.S. § 902 (10) as "incapacity...

Regulatory Challenges Regarding Self-Insured Groups: Failures Prompt New Regulation

By John Stahl, Esq. An April 2012 International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) report entitled “ Self-Insured Groups for Workers’ Compensation: Effective Regulatory Strategies ” on obtaining workers’ compensation coverage through a Self-Insured...

Regulatory Challenges Regarding Self-Insured Groups: Failures Prompt New Regulation

By John Stahl, Esq. An April 2012 International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) report entitled “ Self-Insured Groups for Workers’ Compensation: Effective Regulatory Strategies ” on obtaining workers’ compensation coverage through a Self-Insured...

Sweet Caroline’s Excellent Adventure…..and a Lack of Due Diligence in Delaware as It Relates to Section 2311 Liability

I heard from Fred Freibott last evening with a recent case involving Section 2311 contractor liability. Since friends don't let friends remain ignorant of the law as to Section 2311, I thought I owed y'all a post. The case is Gregory Otter v. Green-Light Solutions, LLC, East Wind Enterprises...

CompPharma Is Bearish on Compound Drugs

Prescriber beware! That’s the takeaway message from a recent white paper, “Compounding is Confounding Workers’ Compensation” authored by representatives of CompPharma’s member Pharmacy Benefit Managers. Their research looks at the cost, safety and efficacy of compound drugs...