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IL: Lawsuit Filed Against Workers' Comp Carrier for Alleged Overcharging of Premiums

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL - Keely and Sons Inc., an East St. Louis corporation, has filed a lawsuit against its workers' compensation carrier, Zurich American Insurance Company, claiming that Zurich incorrectly calculated premiums due and overcharged Keely more than $200,000. Source: St. Clair Record

IN: Liberty Mutual Sues Baseball Owner for Outstanding Workers' Comp Premiums

WATERLOO, IA - The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that Liberty Mutual Insurance has filed a lawsuit against Twin Sports Group, which runs the Waterloo Bucks baseball club, for outstanding premiums on a workers' compensation policy.

WV: House Speaker Requests Delay in Raising Workers' Comp Premiums for Volunteer Fire Depts.

CHARLESTON, WV - The Charleston Daily Mail reports that House Speaker Rick Thompson has asked Insurance Commissioner Jane Cline to delay what will be a significant increase of workers' compensation premiums for volunteer fire departments, citing concerns about the fire departments' inability...

Study Links Dow Jones Industrial Average and Workers’ Compensation Costs

Do Insurers’ Returns on Investments Significantly Impact Premiums? By John M. Stahl, Esq. Realistic budgets and other benefits associated with accurately predicting the cost of providing workers’ compensation insurance coverage were factors in J. Paul Leigh, Ph.D., and Abhinav Bhushan...

Study Links Dow Jones Industrial Average and Workers’ Compensation Costs

Do Insurers’ Returns on Investments Significantly Impact Premiums? By John M. Stahl, Esq. Realistic budgets and other benefits associated with accurately predicting the cost of providing workers’ compensation insurance coverage were factors in J. Paul Leigh, Ph.D., and Abhinav Bhushan...

How to Achieve a Desirable Experience Modification Factor Under NCCI’s New System

By John Stahl, Esq. A recent Risk & Insurance webinar entitled “Big Changes Coming in Workers’ Compensation Premiums” stresses that actively reducing your “Experience Modification Factor” (“mod”) today should reap disproportionately high reductions in workers’...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (11/19/2012)

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: Walmart Settles Federal Class Action Suit Over Alleged Interference w/WC Claims . A.M. Best Report...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (5/20/2013)

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: Rep. Reichert Files H.R. 1982 Medicare Secondary Payer Workers Comp Bill . AIA Supports H.R. 1982 Medicare...

The Evolution of Reform: WCRI Panel Examines Resilience and Renovation in Workers’ Compensation

Closing session at WCRI’s annual conference examines workers’ comp systems in Texas, Pennsylvania, Oregon and Florida By Ryan Benharris, Esq. Focusing on Resilience or Renovation, the 2015 Workers Compensation Research Institute Annual Convention (WCRI) closed its seminar on March 6...

New Mexico: Employer May Not Sue Third Party for Increased Comp Premiums and Other Collateral Damages

While a business entity’s injured employees might state a claim against third parties for their physical injuries allegedly caused by those third parties’ negligence, the business entity itself, which has suffered neither a physical injury nor property damage, may not maintain a civil action...