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Montana: Extension of Tort Immunity to Professional Employer Organization Does Not Violate State Constitution
Posted on 12 May 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Supreme Court of Montana, construing what some saw as an inconsistency between the state’s workers’ compensation law and its Constitution, held that both parties to an employee leasing arrangement — the employee leasing firm and... Read More

Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) In Workers Compensation
Posted on 17 Oct 2013 by Rebecca A. Shafer

by Rebecca Shafer, J.D. Professional Employer Organization (PEO) is a different approach many small and medium size employers take to obtain workers’ compensation insurance. The employer outsources the responsibilities of workers’ compensation... Read More

California Workers’ Compensation Reform SB 863 Analysis: Self-Insurance Provisions
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

***WARNING: The following analysis is based on the 8/24/2012 version of SB 863. On 8/31/2012, the Legislature passed SB 863. Be sure to check the final version of SB 863 posted on the Legislature website.*** The proposed amendments in SB 863 to Labor... Read More

California Workers’ Compensation Reform SB 863 Analysis: Self-Insurance Provisions
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

***WARNING: The following analysis is based on the 8/24/2012 version of SB 863. On 8/31/2012, the Legislature passed SB 863. Be sure to check the final version of SB 863 posted on the Legislature website.*** The proposed amendments in SB 863 to... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (11/3/2011) – Payroll Company Business Executive and Workers’ Comp Attorney Facing Theft Charges
Posted on 4 Nov 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (5/28/2013)
Posted on 28 May 2013 by LexisNexis Communities Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Physician Fee Schedules Work More for Evaluation/Management... Read More

VA: Governor Lingle Signs PEO Act, 37th State to Standardize the $68 Billion Industry
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Senate Bill 1026 signed by Gov. Linda Lingle this week requires licensing and operation standards for professional employer organizations (PEOs) providing human resource management, employee benefits, payroll and workers' compensation... Read More

OK: PEO Workers' Comp Insurer Pegasus Placed Into Receivership
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK - Wayne Stark, the owner of Pegasus Insurance Company, a professional employer organization workers' compensation carrier, has consented to the entry of an Order appointing the Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner as receiver for the... Read More