- Ohio workers comp bureau to switch to upfront billing
A new Ohio law will require companies in the state to pay their workers compensation premiums upfront, rather than after they have received comp coverage from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.
- Firm can get protective order to keep employee files away from injured worker
An employer is entitled to a protective order preventing an injured sanitation worker from obtaining its employees’ personnel files, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals has ruled.
- California workers comp claims up, but combined ratio improves: Report
Workers compensation claim frequency increased last year in California, although combined ratios for California comp insurers fell in 2013, according to the California Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau.