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NV: New Insurance Commissioner Selected

CARSON CITY, NV - Nevada Department of Business & Industry Director Dianne Cornwall today announced the appointment of Brett J. Barratt as the new Commissioner of the Division of Insurance. Barratt replaces Scott J. Kipper, who resigned the position...

William Zachry
How to Stop Some of the Medical Fraud and Lien Abuse in the California Workers’ Compensation System

This article is California centric. However it does have some suggestions for identification and dealing with fraud that may apply to multiple jurisdictions. Recent studies from the California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers Compensation...

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CT: Stewart M. Casper Elected Chairperson of Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group

STAMFORD, CT - At the annual meeting of the American Association for Justice, Stewart M. Casper of Casper & de Toledo LLC in Stamford, CT was elected to be Chairperson of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group. Source: StamfordPlus.com

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CA: Bernard Colen Joins Keenan & Associates as Senior Vice President

TORRANCE, CA - Keenan & Associates, the largest privately held brokerage and consulting firm in California , announced today that Bernard Colen has joined Keenan as senior vice president in the public agencies property and casualty practice. Colen...

Cassandra Roberts
Delaware: New (Lower) Workers' Comp Rates Effective June 22, 2010

The Delaware Secretary of Labor announced that the average weekly wage in Delaware for the calendar year 2009 was $914.73, down from 2008 when it was $916.00. Accordingly, the new max rate for Delaware comp is $609.82, as compared to a max rate of $610...

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MI: David J. DeGraw Elected Chairperson of State Bar of Michigan's Workers' Compensation Section

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - David J. DeGraw, a shareholder in the Grand Rapids office of Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge has been elected Chairperson of the Workers' Compensation section of the State Bar of Michigan. DeGraw practices in the area of workers'...