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NCCI-Mandated Assigned Risk Policy Plain Language Upheld: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/18/2012)
Posted on 18 Jan 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the January 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. FEATURED CASE: NCCI-MANDATED ASSIGNED RISK POLICY PLAIN LANGUAGE UPHELD Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete summary. Ardis... Read More

It’s Still the Economy, Stupid: Considering the NCCI Research Brief “Workers’ Compensation Claims Frequency”
Posted on 6 Oct 2011 by Vernon R. Sumwalt

By Vernon Sumwalt, Esq. In the NCCI brief “ Workers’ Compensation Claims Frequency ” (August 2011), Jim Davis and Yair Bar-Chaim look at the consequences of the Great Recession of 2007-2009 upon workers’ compensation claims frequency... Read More

Late-Term Compensation Care for Injured Workers
Posted on 31 Oct 2014 by Roger Rabb

NCCI research analyzes decline in late-term medical costs as claimants age By Roger Rabb, Special Correspondent for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter When comparing the costs associated with providing medical treatment for injuries... Read More

NCCI: States That Switch to AMA Guides Sixth Edition See Big Drop in Impairment Ratings
Posted on 16 Jun 2012 by Robin E. Kobayashi

NCCI has recently analyzed the impact of the AMA Guides Sixth Edition for three states that recently switched from the Fifth Edition to the Sixth Edition, finding a trend where substantial decreases in impairment ratings resulted. In Tennessee, impairment... Read More

Size Matters: NCCI Attributes Medical Costs Trends to Claim Categories
Posted on 4 Nov 2011 by John Stahl

Many studies have analyzed why the medical componen t of workers' compensation costs have risen rapidly the past several years despite the recession. Explanations for the higher costs have ranged from increased workers' compensation prescription... Read More

NCCI-Mandated Assigned Risk Policy Plain Language Upheld: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/18/2012)
Posted on 18 Jan 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the January 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. FEATURED CASE: NCCI-MANDATED ASSIGNED RISK POLICY PLAIN LANGUAGE UPHELD Lexis.com subscribers can link to the case to read the complete summary. ... Read More

It’s Still the Economy, Stupid: Considering the NCCI Research Brief “Workers’ Compensation Claims Frequency”
Posted on 6 Oct 2011 by Vernon R. Sumwalt

By Vernon Sumwalt, Esq. In the NCCI brief “ Workers’ Compensation Claims Frequency ” (August 2011), Jim Davis and Yair Bar-Chaim look at the consequences of the Great Recession of 2007-2009 upon workers’ compensation claims... Read More

NCCI: States That Switch to AMA Guides Sixth Edition See Big Drop in Impairment Ratings
Posted on 16 Jun 2012 by Robin E. Kobayashi

NCCI has recently analyzed the impact of the AMA Guides Sixth Edition for three states that recently switched from the Fifth Edition to the Sixth Edition, finding a trend where substantial decreases in impairment ratings resulted. In Tennessee, impairment... Read More

LA: LWCC President & CEO Kristin W. Wall Elected to NCCI Board of Directors
Posted on 10 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

BATON ROUGE, LA - Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corp. President and CEO Kristin W. Wall was recently elected to the board of directors of NCCI Holdings Inc. Source: Insurance Journal Read More