- California comp rating bureau reduces rate-hike request
The California Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau amended its workers comp rate filing Wednesday to request a smaller-than-anticipated increase.
- OFF BEAT: Bieber backup singer faces bitter tune in $165K comp fraud
A former backup singer for pop star Justin Bieber pleaded guilty this week to fraud and forgery in California court after he collected $165,000 in workers compensation checks intended for his aunt who died nearly a decade ago.
- New Yorkers getting more lump sum disability payments since 2007 comp reforms
There has been a decrease in cases that only receive permanent partial disability payments and an increase in cases that only receive a lump-sum payment since New York’s 2007 workers compensation reforms went into effect, according to a new report…
- Connecticut comp commission charged $450,000 in unauthorized assessments in 2013
The Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Commission charged insurers and self-insured employers $450,000 in unauthorized assessments in 2013 in order to recoup a payment made to the state general fund, according to a statement released Tuesday by the state…