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Executives Examine D&O Claim Trends, Cyber Exposure

Executives Examine D&O Claim Trends, Cyber Exposure | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
A number of industry executives spoke with Insurance Journal recently to share their observations on the current directors and officers liability insurance
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California Commissioner Names New Insurance Diversity Task Force

California Commissioner Names New Insurance Diversity Task Force | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Monday announced the members of the 2015-2016 Insurance Diversity Task Force, which will make recommendatio
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California Case Law Update | Workers Compensation Columns | WorkCompCentral

California Case Law Update | Workers Compensation Columns | WorkCompCentral | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
Providing workers' compensation news, information, research, tools, education and training to the industry, our mission is to improve workers' comp. We cover state, national and international issues.
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DIR's Baker Says no appreciable Decrease in Uninsured Employers | Workers Compensation News | WorkCompCentral

DIR's Baker Says no appreciable Decrease in Uninsured Employers | Workers Compensation News | WorkCompCentral | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
Providing workers' compensation news, information, research, tools, education and training to the industry, our mission is to improve workers' comp. We cover state, national and international issues.
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California Insurance Guarantee Association v. Workers' Compensation Appeals ... - The Recorder

California Insurance Guarantee Association v. Workers' Compensation Appeals ... - The Recorder | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board retained jurisdiction over medical billing dispute after passage of legislation creating new resolution process (Aaro...
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Terrorism Insurance Program Set to Expire

Terrorism Insurance Program Set to Expire | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
Congress ended the year Tuesday night without extending a federal terrorism insurance program slated to expire later this month.
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Data Security in 2015 for Banks, HIPAA Covered Entities, and Small Businesses Too | The National Law Review

Data Security in 2015 for Banks, HIPAA Covered Entities, and Small Businesses Too | The National Law Review | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
Some have called 2014 the “Year of the Data Breach.” That may be true given the steady stream of large-scale data breaches affecting tens of millions of individuals. We do not know if this
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Bill Introduced To Create Statewide Health Care Cost, Quality Database - California Healthline

Bill Introduced To Create Statewide Health Care Cost, Quality Database - California Healthline | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
State Sen. Ed Hernandez has introduced a bill that would create an online database to compare costs and quality of health care products and services in California.
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Breach insurance might not cover losses at Sony Pictures - CSO Online

Breach insurance might not cover losses at Sony Pictures - CSO Online | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
Documents leaked by the group claiming responsibility for the attack on Sony Pictures show that the company has upwards of $60 million in cyber insurance coverage after consolidating coverage with Sony Corporation of America.
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Younger Workers Med Costs Higher Than Older Workers in Longtail Workers’ Comp Claims

Younger Workers Med Costs Higher Than Older Workers in Longtail Workers’ Comp Claims | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
For services incurred between 20 and 30 years after an injury, the average annual workers’ compensation medical payments for claimants younger than 60 were
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California Commissioner Wants Lower Workers' Comp Rate Than Board

California Commissioner Wants Lower Workers' Comp Rate Than Board | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Friday adopted an advisory average pure premium rate of $2.74 per $100 of employer payroll for workers’ com
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​Report: California has nation's highest workers' compensation rates - L.A. Biz

​Report: California has nation's highest workers' compensation rates - L.A. Biz | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
California employers pay the highest workers' compensation rates in the nation by a wide margin, according to a new report.
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Marsh launches consumer class-action settlement insurance | PropertyCasualty360

Marsh launches consumer class-action settlement insurance | PropertyCasualty360 | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
Consumer class-action insurance may help companies with the uncertainty over potential settlements.
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Favorable Loss-Development Trends Point to possible mid-year Rate Cut | Workers Compensation News | WorkCompCentral

Favorable Loss-Development Trends Point to possible mid-year Rate Cut | Workers Compensation News | WorkCompCentral | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
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A Sane Tweak to California's Proposition 65 re: Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 | The National Law Review

A Sane Tweak to California's Proposition 65 re: Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 | The National Law Review | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
This space has addressed on several occasions, [HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE], recent attempts to modify California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, commonly
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California Announces Audit of Insurance Company That Took Away Home Health Aide

California Announces Audit of Insurance Company That Took Away Home Health Aide | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
A top labor official in California challenges our characterization of changes to the state’s workers’ comp system. His department will audit a case spotlighted by us.
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Maximus Could Be the Cause of Missing IMR Records | Workers Compensation News | WorkCompCentral

Maximus Could Be the Cause of Missing IMR Records | Workers Compensation News | WorkCompCentral | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
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C&R Committee Reviewing Experience-Rating Alternatives | Workers Compensation News | WorkCompCentral

Providing workers' compensation news, information, research, tools, education and training to the industry, our mission is to improve workers' comp. We cover state, national and international issues.
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Breach insurance might not cover losses at Sony Pictures

Breach insurance might not cover losses at Sony Pictures | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
Documents leaked by the group claiming responsibility for the attack on Sony Pictures show that the company has upwards of $60 million in cyber insurance coverage after consolidating coverage with Sony Corporation of America. But will that be enough?
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New Year's checklist: employment insurance and the premium reduction program - Lexology (registration)

New Year's checklist: employment insurance and the premium reduction program - Lexology (registration) | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
The holiday season is upon us and so is festive cheer. Employment Insurance (“EI”) may not be at the top of, if at all on, employer holiday and New…
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California Joint Powers Insurance Authority Selects Harbor One MPN as Their ... - Insurance News Net

California Joint Powers Insurance Authority Selects Harbor One MPN as Their ... - Insurance News Net | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority has selected the Harbor One? MPN for their medical provider network needs.
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Is Utilization Review in the Cards for 2015? | Workers Compensation Columns | WorkCompCentral

"Under current California law, the UR physician does not have to be licensed to practice medicine in California – any state license suffices. Proponents of the current system argue in support of the position that where a physician is licensed is beside the point and should not be made an issue. What matters, they say, is that he is knowledgeable in the specialty in which he opines and on this basis should be allowed to approve or disallow authorization for treatment based on accepted peer-review guidelines..."



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Pacific Hospital of Long Beach sued over Sen. Ron Calderon bribes, workers’ comp scandal

Pacific Hospital of Long Beach sued over Sen. Ron Calderon bribes, workers’ comp scandal | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
A pair of lawsuits filed this week are the latest in a line of complaints and legal action taken against the former owner of Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, who was implicated in a workers’ compensation scandal and in bribing former state Sen.
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Jones Proposes Lower Workers' Compensation Premium Rate - California Healthline

Jones Proposes Lower Workers' Compensation Premium Rate - California Healthline | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
Last week, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones advised that $2.74 per $100 of payroll be spent on worker's compensation. The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau had recommended $2.77 per $100. Central Valley Business Times, Department of Insurance release.
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5 tips for reducing legal costs in workers’ compensation cases | PropertyCasualty360

5 tips for reducing legal costs in workers’ compensation cases | PropertyCasualty360 | News & Trends: Insurance Law | Scoop.it
Key steps that should be taken to ensure a sound outcome on every workers’ comp claim.
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