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MT: New Proposed Bill Could Dissolve State Fund

Helena, MT ( - Directly after the Montana State Fund announced a five percent decrease in workers' comp rates this week, Senator Eric Moore (R-Miles City) has proposed eliminat read more ...
Posted on: March 24, 2017, 4:21 pm

MT State Fund: Big Sky Country to See Decreases… Again

Helena, MT ( — Laurence Hubbard, President and CEO of Montana State Fund, said the recent five percent decrease in workers' comp costs and negative rate increase since 20 read more ...
Posted on: March 24, 2017, 3:00 pm

‘The New Face’ of Iowa: Compensation Changes for Workers’ Comp Attorneys

Des Moines, IA ( - As part of the overhaul of the Iowa workers’ compensation system, the new law changes the way that workers’ compensation attorneys will be compen read more ...
Posted on: March 24, 2017, 2:51 pm

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March WCAC Meeting: MTGs Reform Halted, New Draft Second Injury and OWCA Records Forms

The March meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC) featured new draft forms for the Second Injury Fund and workers’ compensation claims records, as well as discussion o read more ...
Posted on: March 24, 2017, 4:56 pm

Overcoming with Community

I spent some time last weekend going through some of my older blogposts and read "It's Personal" that I published on June 30, 2015. In it I relate a conversation with a lady on a shuttle bus who lost read more ...
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From Bob's Cluttered Desk:

Untruthful RIMS Response Should Disturb Risk Managers

I can tolerate many things, but not being misled. When the untruth is blatantly obvious and patently insulting, it tends to really piss me off. And the whopper I received from the Risk and Insurance M read more ...
Posted on: March 23, 2017, 10:49 am

Let's All Drink to the Bad Decision

Our industry owes a lot to poor judgement and bad decisions. In fact, we prosper and thrive on them. Think about it for a moment. Most accidents can trace their roots directly back to a bad decision. read more ...
Posted on: March 22, 2017, 8:08 am

And Who Covered The Traumatized Raccoon?

It appears another high profile mental trauma case has hit the international stage, only this time, there is a twist. The injured employee in this case is a raccoon. And he was allegedly traumatized b read more ...
Posted on: March 20, 2017, 8:30 am

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PA Woman Charged With Mail And Wire Fraud

Harrisburg, PA ( - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Brenda Hilton, age 59, of Windsor, Pennsylvania, was i read more ...
Posted on: March 24, 2017, 7:58 am

Chesapeake Employers Insurance Company Promotes Stephen Friedman to Director of Security and Privacy

Towson, MD ( - Stephen Friedman was recently promoted to Director of Security and Privacy for Towson based Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company, Maryland’s large read more ...
Posted on: March 24, 2017, 7:53 am

DWC Hosts Annual Texas Safety Summit

Austin, TX ( - Texas employers are invited to join the Division of Workers’ Compensation in Austin for the Texas Safety Summit on May 9-11. The 21st annual workplace safe read more ...
Posted on: March 24, 2017, 7:50 am

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