- Rate cut proposed by monopoly workers comp insurer
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has proposed a 10.8% workers compensation advisory rate cut for private employers in the state.
- President of workers comp rating agency to retire
Stephen J. Klingel, president and CEO of the National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc., plans to retire from his post in February 2016, the workers compensation ratemaking agency said Friday.
- Pro wrestlers sue WWE over concussions
Two former professional wrestlers have sued World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. for concussions they sustained during their careers.
- 9/11 responder can keep PTSD workers comp benefits
An appellate court in New York has upheld workers compensation benefits awarded to an upstate New York police officer who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after responding to the 9/11 attacks in New York City.
- Injured worker's disability benefits stopped after treatment plateaus
A woman who reached maximum medical improvement after treatment for a work-related injury is no longer entitled to temporary total disability benefits despite ongoing treatment authorized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, the state…
- Dead worker's estate can't collect on liability policy
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday found that Florida’s workers comp exclusive remedy provision prevents a $9.5 million liability judgment from being paid by an insurer to the estate of a Florida worker killed on the job.
- Beheaded woman's husband to receive workers comp benefits
The widower of an Oklahoma worker who was decapitated by her co-worker is entitled to death benefits and lifetime weekly workers compensation benefits, an administrative law judge has ruled.
- Rate of employers seeking residual workers comp cover slowed in 2013
Workers compensation residual market premiums grew at a slower rate in 2013 compared with 2012, according to the National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc.