- Practice group aims to help employers control comp costs
Hanover Stone Partners has launched WorkersComp Guard, a national practice group to help employers manage workers compensation costs.
- Faking name in workers comp scam leads to jail time
A drywall worker who admitted stealing $114,752 in workers compensation benefits using a fake identity must repay the cash and medical benefits he bilked and serve 60 days in jail.
- OSHA delays silica safety rule for construction
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will delay enforcement of its silica standard for the construction industry.
- Postal workers sentenced to prison for comp fraud
- Audit of California workers comp system underway
California’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee will proceed with an audit to investigate possible fraud in the state’s workers compensation system and hopes to have the results in 2018.
- California comp rating bureau recommends 7.8% rate reduction
The California Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau’s governing committee has recommended that the state insurance commissioner reduce the advisory pure premium rates by 7.8% for policies incepting on or after July 1.