Workers' Compensation

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New York: “Grave Injury” Defense in § 11 is Unavailable for Uninsured Employer
Posted on 27 Mar 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

In New York, where an injured employee seeks to recover from a third party for that party’s alleged negligence in causing the employee’s injuries, the third party may not seek indemnification and/or contribution from the employer, on the basis... Read More

Nebraska: Indemnity Agreement Costs ConAgra $108.9 Million Following Explosion at NC Facility
Posted on 21 Sep 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Where ConAgra, the large food manufacturer, had contracted with Jacobs Engineering (Jacobs) for engineering services connected to its Garner, North Carolina facility and the parties included within the contract a clause whereby each agreed to indemnify... Read More

Initial Data on 2012 Private Self-Insured Claims Show Stable Claim Frequency, Declining Severity
Posted on 12 Nov 2013 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

Workers’ compensation claim frequency among California’s private self-insured employers showed almost no change in 2012 as a slight increase in the incidence of medical-only claims was offset by a slight reduction in indemnity claim frequency... Read More

NCCI Forecasts Deteriorating Market for Workers' Compensation Industry
Posted on 18 May 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Dennis Mealy, NCCI's Chief Actuary, in a "State of the Line" report at NCCI's annual issues symposium on May 5, 2011, characterized the condition of the workers' compensation insurance market as "deteriorating." Most discouraging... Read More