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Millions Unclaimed in Ohio Workers’ Comp Overcharge Case

The law firm handling a $420 million state settlement over Ohio employers being overcharged for workers’ compensation premiums says millions of dollars weren’t claimed by the deadline. The Bricker & Eckler law firm tells The Columbus Dispatch that 35,000 claims …

N.Y. Rep. Grimm Calls 20-Count Indictment Against Him ‘A Political Witch Hunt’

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y., 11th District), who as a House Financial Services Committee member was instrumental in adopting the flood insurance relief bill and in advocating for renewal of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, says a 20-count federal indictment against …

N.J. Roofing Co. Exec Admits to Misleading Its Workers’ Comp Carrier

Authorities said the president of a roofing company in New Jersey pleaded guilty to providing false and misleading information to the company’s workers’ compensation carrier in order to avoid paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in insurance premiums that he …

2.7 Percent Workers’ Comp Hike Sought For Washington In 2014

The Department of Labor & Industries has proposed an average 2.7 percent rate increase for 2014 workers’ compensation premiums. Over the past two years, workers’ compensation surveys have shown an increase in rates nationally, however this will be L&I’s first …

270,000 Ohio Employers Win Workers’ Comp Ruling

A judge’s ruling against the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation may end up costing the state hundreds of millions of dollars. The ruling issued Friday also could mean that more than 270,000 Ohio employers are due restitution after the judge …

West Virginia Firefighters Get Insurance Premium Subsidy Check

A volunteer fire department in Kanawha County has become the first in West Virginia to receive a rebate check to cover the costs of higher premiums for workers’ compensation insurance. The check for $1,638 was presented to the Cabin Creek …