- Fewer Texas employers opting out of state workers comp system
Fewer Texas employers are opting to leave the state’s workers compensation system, according to a biennial report released by the Texas Department of Insurance.
- Washington workers comp advisory rates to remain flat in 2013
Workers compensation advisory rates will remain flat next year for Washington businesses thanks to a series of comp reforms passed in 2011, according to the state’s Department of Labor & Industries.
- Alleghany unit PacificComp names Janet Frank as top executive
Alleghany Corp. announced Monday that James E. Little, president and CEO of its California workers compensation insurer, Pacific Compensation Corp., is being replaced by Janet D. Frank, effective immediately.
- Calif. insurance commissioner recommends 2.8% workers comp rate increase
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones recommended workers compensation insurers raise their pure premium rates by an average of 2.8% beginning Jan. 1.
- Texas Mutual Insurance seeks to sever ties with state government
Texas Mutual Insurance Co. will seek to sever ties with the state government during the 2013 legislative session, the workers compensation insurer said in a statement.
- Woman disfigured in chimp attack settles with owner’s estate for $4M
A Connecticut woman disfigured by a chimpanzee named Travis will receive $4 million in cash and property from the estate of the animal’s owner, who had argued it was a workers compensation case.