Virginia workers’ compensation News

Virginia Approves 3.4% Overall Increase in Workers’ Comp Loss Costs

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) announced Tuesday the approval of revisions to the premium levels charged for workers’ compensation insurance in Virginia. The revisions will result in an overall average increase of 3.4 percent for voluntary market loss costs …

Virginia Med Payments Per Workers’ Comp Claim Among Highest of Study States

Driven primarily by prices, medical payments per workers’ compensation claim with more than seven days of lost time in Virginia were among the highest of the study states, according to a recent study issued by the Workers Compensation Research Institute …

NCCI Seeks Workers’ Comp Loss Costs Increase in Virginia

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI ) recently delivered a workers’ compensation loss cost filing to the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC). Based on its review of the most recently available data, NCCI proposed in its July 17 filing …

Virginia Task Force to Target Worker Misclassification, Payroll Fraud

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently signed an executive order establishing an inter-agency task force that will target worker misclassification and payroll fraud. “Every Virginian who works hard and follows the rules should get the pay and benefits that they deserve,” …

Virginia Sets Hearing on Workers’ Comp Premium Level Adjustments

Virginia’s State Corporation Commission (SCC) has scheduled an October hearing to consider a request filed by the National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. (NCCI) to adjust the premium levels charged for workers’ compensation insurance. NCCI has proposed a decrease in …

Virginia to Raise Penalties for Employers Without Workers’ Comp Coverage

Employers in Virginia who fail to provide workers’ compensation insurance for their employees will be assessed, beginning July, a civil penalty of up to $250 per day for each day of noncompliance, subject to a maximum penalty of $50,000, plus …