- Colorado workers comp insurer to reduce rates in 2017
Pinnacol Assurance Co., Colorado’s state-chartered workers compensation insurer, will decrease its rates by an average of 3.2% in 2017 for its policyholders in Colorado.
- OSHA fines cargo company after fall kills worker
A 48-year-old longshoreman suffered fatal injuries after he fell 10 feet onto the metal deck of a 21,000-ton bulk carrier cargo ship.
- MedRisk unveils workers comp cost containment service
MedRisk Inc. on Wednesday said it is introducing a new product that aims to tackle workers compensation cost containment with improved technology to ensure accurate payment.
- Judge won’t delay OSHA electronic recordkeeping rule
The judge was unpersuaded by survey evidence provided by officials contesting OSHA’s electronic recordkeeping rule.
- Reforms reduce annual comp system costs by $1.3 billion
There has been a 10% decline in workers comp medical treatment costs as a result of California S.B. 863, a report shows.
- Appeal allows Florida comp rate hike to move forward
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation filed an appeal late Monday after a judge axed a 14.5% workers comp rate increase.
- Retired football players sue NFL for workers comp for head injuries
The federal lawsuit asks the NFL and state workers comp boards to acknowledge CTE as a “distinct occupational disease”
- OSHA fines against masonry contractor upheld
A Pennsylvania administrative law judge upheld $344,960 in assessed fines for workplace safety violations.