Category Archives: State Workers Compensation

State workers compensation news and information.

New Mexico’s Workers Compensation Problem

Getting injured on the job is a risk that we all take as employers and employees. Workers Compensation Coverage is coverage that will protect all parties involved from the owner of the company, to the injured worker. If you do … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Supreme Court to Review New Workers Compensation Laws

The new laws that are set to take place for Oklahoma workers next year are being argued as unconstitutional. Attorneys are set meet with the Oklahoma Supreme Court on December 10th to present their case. They will be arguing that the … Continue reading

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MIssouri Workers Compensation Rates Likely to Rise in 2014

Missouri business owners can expect to see an increase in their MO workers compensation rates in 2014. The rates will likely increase by 11.6% in “loss costs” for anticipated 2014 claims. The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) filed the … Continue reading

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California Senate Bill 863- Impact on Workers Compensation Insurance Premium

Everyone in the workers compensation industry has been following California’s legislative debates and work on Senate Bill 863. This goal of the bill was to help resolve some of the issues plaguing workers compensation in CA. Insurers in California have … Continue reading

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Missouri Workers Compensation in 2014

As we begin the new year, many business owners have something else on their mind. With health care changes coming into effect on 01/01/2014 that’s not all that will be changing. In Missouri, workers compensation is going to see some … Continue reading

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2014 Workers Compensation Market Outlook

It was predicted that 2013 would be a challenging year in the workers compensation marketplace and that certainly proved to be the case.  In 2014, I would expect the challenging conditions highlighted by the current trend of a tightening work … Continue reading

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Drugs Policies and Safety Programs relating to the Workplace

We don’t need another Lindsey Lohan story on Star Magazine to point out the ill effects drugs can have on our lives, but when it comes to the workplace; slowed response times, blurry vision, impeded depth perception to name a … Continue reading

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How Missouri Workers Compensation Changes will Affect Employers in 2014

With January 1 right around the corner, many business owners are anticipating the impending changes for workers compensation rates, rules, and regulations in MO. Insurance is a major concern for business owners as it is a critical portion of their … 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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Oklahoma Workers Comp Reform

Oklahoma Workers Compensation Reform   The state of Oklahoma has decided to revamp their workers compensation program. The new program is called the Oklahoma Option and is similar to Texas’s workers compensation opt-out provision. The amount of money that Texas … Continue reading

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