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CO: Pinnacol Assurance Adds Business Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policies

Denver, CO (CompNewsNetwork) - Pinnacol Assurance established a new section on their website, Business Ethics. The section deals with business ethics and conflict of interest policies establishing the rules of conduct for persons who are officers and employees of Pinnacol Assurance. They are intended...

CA: DWC Announces Appointments To Ethics Advisory Committee

Oakland, CA (CompNewsNetwork) - Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) acting Administrative Director Carrie Nevans has appointed the Hon. Alice Vilardi as chair of the workers' compensation ethics advisory committee, and re-appointed Michael McClain, Steve Siemers, and Robert Ruby to membership...

CA: DWC Publishes Two Annual Reports

Oakland, CA (CompNewsNetwork) - The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted two annual reports to its Web site. The Audit Unit’s annual report and the ethics advisory committee's annual report are now available on line . The Audit Unit’s 2010 annual report provides...

Texas Senate Bill 1716 - Civil Action for Barratry

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford The Governor signed into law Senate Bill 1716 which becomes effective September 1, 2011. Senate Bill 1716 provides for civil penalties for barratry. Barratry is defined under Penal Code § 38.12 as "a legal solicitation of professional...

CAAA 2013 Winter Convention--Day Two Starts With Academy Award Nomination Level Ethics Panel and More

Academy Award Nomination Level Ethics Panel, Report From the WCAB Commissioners and a Legal Rock Star Hall of Fame Presentation of Top 10 Cases Impacting California Applicants By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Day two of the CAAA winter convention started with what I consider to be an academy-award...

CAAA 2013 Winter Convention--Day Two Starts With Academy Award Nomination Level Ethics Panel and More

Academy Award Nomination Level Ethics Panel, Report From the WCAB Commissioners and a Legal Rock Star Hall of Fame Presentation of Top 10 Cases Impacting California Applicants By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Day two of the CAAA winter convention started with what I consider to be an academy-award-nomination...