- N.Y. comp death benefits can’t discount factors not related to work
An employer cannot apportion a workers compensation death benefit by discounting for a non-work-related illness that contributed to the death, New York’s highest level court ruled Tuesday.
- Indiana OKs 7.7% decrease in workers compensation loss cost rates
The Indiana Department of Insurance has approved a 7.7% decrease in workers compensation loss cost rates for 2014, according to a filing posted Friday by the Indiana Compensation Rating Bureau.
- W.Va. workers comp auditor sentenced for allowing payroll underreporting
A West Virginia workers compensation auditor reportedly was sentenced to six years in prison for allowing clients to underreport payroll to Charleston, W.Va.-based insurer BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Co.
- Employers file lawsuits against AIG over workers comp premiums
Employers have filed three federal class action lawsuits against American International Group Inc. and its subsidiaries, seeking restitution for the insurer’s alleged underreporting of workers compensation premiums.