Monthly Archives: October 2013

FirstComp and The Insurance Shop Team up for Pay As You Go Workers Comp

At The Insurance Shop, we have always wanted to work with insurance carriers that are forward thinkers and understand the importance of the changing marketplace. It is with that idea in mind that The Insurance Shop and Markel First Comp have … Continue reading

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Should I consider a self-funded captive program?

This is one of the more common questions that I get from many of our larger premium clients. Almost always, I answer with a definitive yes. Any company that has premiums in excess of $250,000 should be considering creative and alternative ways to  … Continue reading

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Maryland Changes from IWIF to Chesapeake

On October 1st, Injured Workers Insurance Fund (“IWIF”) changed its name to Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company.  This comes as a result of legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly in 2012. In addition to the name change, Chesapeake Employers’ will … Continue reading

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Workers Compensation Owner and Officer Inclusion and Exclusion

For workers compensation insurance, owners and officers of companies are treated differently from employees.  In many cases, workers compensation for such individuals is elective.  There are often specific rules, and those rules generally vary from state to state. In Florida, … Continue reading

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