Mealey's Insurance - Mississippi High Court: Members Of Failed Self-Insurers Fund Liable For Claims

Mealey's Insurance - Mississippi High Court: Members Of Failed Self-Insurers Fund Liable For Claims

JACKSON, Miss. - Former members of a failed self-insurers fund are liable for a pro-rata share of workers' compensation claims, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled Aug. 31, affirming summary judgment in favor of the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Group Self-Insurer Guaranty Association because indemnity agreements hold the former members responsible to pay (Scott Penn Inc., et al. v. Mississippi Workers' Compensation Group Self-Insurer Guaranty Association, No. 2016-CA-00944-SCT, Miss. Sup., 2017 Miss. LEXIS 353).

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