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Workers’ Comp Rating Bureau of California Governing Committee Oks Higher Pure Premium Rate Filing

Apr 17 2024 // The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California’s governing committee voted on Wednesday to authorize the WCIRB to submit a Sept. 1, 2024 Pure Premium Rate Filing to the California Insurance...

California Chiropractor Sentenced to 54 Years for $150M Workers’ Comp Scheme

Apr 16 2024 // A former chiropractor was sentenced to 54 years in state prison and ordered to pay more than $23 million in fines for his role in orchestrating a massive workers’ compensation fraud scheme totaling $150...

Kansas Governor Signs Law to Increase Benefits to Injured Workers

Apr 15 2024 // TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will increase what have been among the lowest benefits in the U.S. for workers who are injured or killed on the job under bipartisan legislation that Gov. Laura Kelly signed into law...

Oregon OSHA Fines Bend Contractor $103K for Repeated Fall Protection Violations

Apr 15 2024 // The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division fined a Bend construction company $103,438 for repeatedly violating a requirement to provide protective systems to safeguard workers from fall hazards. The division cited...

California Self-Insured Group Applauds Workers’ Comp Classification Changes

Apr 12 2024 // The California Restaurant Mutual Benefit Corp. is applauding upcoming changes in workers’ compensation classifications for California’s restaurant and hospitality sectors, The changes were announced by the...

Report: Four-in-10 California Workers’ Comp Claims from Workers with Less Than a Year of Tenure

Apr 4 2024 // Roughly four-in-10 workers’ compensation claims come from workers with less than one year of tenure, a new report from the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California shows. The report shows 40%...

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