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FLASH: SCIF Retribution Sure and Swift The story of how one broker spoke out about State Fund and what they did. He is still speaking out. Read what he says about them by clicking here. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: $100 Million In Unpaid Payroll Taxes for PEO / Staffing Co A staffing company with deep roots into the California market is in financial straights after its partner PEO failed to pay nearly $100 million in state and federal payroll taxes. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: FLASH: State Fund Takes Major Rate Increase – Some employer up to 17.5% The state's market of last resort is pushing rates up across the board. some insured’s will get hit harder than others. Some employers as much as 17.5%. Which employers are getting hit with the bulk of the increase and where are they? Get the details here. Read more here ... More...

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Employers Holdings Non-Renews Much Of Its SoCal Workers’ Comp How is Employers Holdings is reassessing its California workers' comp business?  Is one part of the State worse than the rest? How much business has the carrier walked away from so far and what's has been the result? Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...
State Fund To Pay Dividend Despite Combined of 143 State Fund's board of directors got the bad news last week. Read it here. What's the full financial picture of the state's largest carrier?  Read more here ... More...
New Details On The Ullico, Lumbermens Insolvencies How big of a financial hole did the failure of the Lumbermens and Ullico Casualty companies dig for California  California employers? It's significant, but not the only thing driving  payouts. Get the details here. Read more here ... More...
California Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In Drug Overdose Case Will the causation standard for determining when an employer's workers' comp policy covers an accidental drug overdose change? The California Supreme Court is being asked to rule on the issue and both sides are getting ready to present their cases. Get the details by clicking here. Read more here ... More...
State Fund Board Approves Millions In Bonuses Employers insured by State Compensation Insurance Fund will be getting less in the way of a dividend, but State Fund employees and executives will be getting more in the way of bonuses. How much more? Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...
Cal/OSHA, Illustrated How far has California safety come? The latest report from the Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation shows where progress has been made and where additional work still needs to be performed. Read more here ... More...
Utilization Review Determinations Are Not A Protected Activity, Court Says A Court of Appeals decision that utilization review is not a protected activity could have significant consequences for California's workers' comp insurance industry. Who is the first carrier to potentially get hit for an allegedly unfair UR process? Get the details here. Read more here ... More...
State Fund Plans New Competitive Advantage The state's market of last resort is looking for new ways to reduce injuries at its insureds' workplaces. What will the program entail and when will it be rolled out? We've got the details here.  Read more here ... More...
CIGA Plans Legislation To Clarify Impact of Court Decision The California Insurance Guarantee Association is planning to back legislation to abrogate the impact of a recent court decision that went against the association. What impact with the court decision have on CIGA's costs and ultimately employers wallets if the law isn't changed? Click here for the full story. Read more here ... More...
Targeted Inspections Find Violations Of Workplace Rules High rates of workplace violations in certain industries. Who are the worst offenders and how bad are they really? Get the story here. Read more here ... More...
Large Deductible Collateral Agreement Regulations in Limbo How do proposed regulations for the side agreements to large deductible policies sit with the industry? How are PEO’s stepping into this lucrative part of the business? What's the beef about how the playing field is being leveled between employers and carriers? Get the story here. Read more here ... More...
Self-Insured Farm Labor Contractors Open New Front The state's attempt to revoke three certificates to self-insure for workers' comp purposes is getting more difficult by the day and the end-game is getting pushed further into the future. What's the latest in the battle between Office of Self Insurance Plans and three self-insured farm labor contractors? Get the story by clicking here. Read more here ... More...