- NCCI requests 6.1% increase in Florida workers compensation rates
NCCI Holdings Inc. is seeking a 6.1% increase in workers compensation rates paid by Florida employers, the state’s Office of Insurance Regulation announced Thursday.
- Former Redskins player awarded workers comp benefits for back injury
The Washington Redskins must pay workers compensation benefits for a former punter who suffered a back injury while warming up for a game, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
- Calif. workers compensation insurers costs up by $1B in 2011: Analysis
California workers compensation insurers’ medical, indemnity and administrative expenses reached $12.48 billion for calendar year 2011, up from $11.2 billion the prior year, according to a California Workers’ Compensation Institute bulletin.
- Worker’s loss-of-consortium tort claim cannot proceed: Court
The wife of a California worker cannot pursue a tort claim against his employer for injuries that prevented him from performing “necessary duties as a husband,” the California Supreme Court said Monday.
- Workers compensation suit hinges on group cut
A class action lawsuit that, if successful, could end up paying more than $1 billion to employers who believe they overpaid for workers’ compensation insurance opened Monday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.
- Aetna to buy Coventry Health for $5.6B
(Reuters)—Insurer Aetna Inc. said it will buy rival Coventry Health Care Inc. for $5.6 billion in cash and stock to boost its share of government business and benefit from U.S. health care reforms.