Despite What Bureau Tells Legislature…

California Workers’ Comp Loss Ratio at 81%

How well did California’s workers' comp industry weather the pandemic-induced recession? Just Wow. And how far does the report the Bureau delivered to the legislature drift from reality? What happened to medical and indemnity costs? Click here for the latest industry data.

CDI Focuses On Frequency in Workers’ Comp Rate Filing

It is with bated breath (okay maybe not) that the industry is waiting to find out whether new workers comp rates will go up or down. The California Department of Insurance is studying conflicting proposals by carriers and private industry and will decide something soon. When can we expect a decision? What might it be? Premium subscribers can the inside story right here.

Federal Court Rejects Applied Underwriters…Again

Applied Underwriters’ lost its latest attempt to upend California’s conservatorship of California Insurance Com-pany. Is a federal judge losing his patience with the troubled group? Get the story here.

Private Self-Insureds’ Results

What impact did the COVID-19 pandemic have on private, self-insured employers workers' comp costs? New statewide data is out. Get the details by clicking here.
Commentary…

Not Quite The Dog Days

By: Mark Webb
The California’s legislators might be away on summer recess, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t key developments happening. Industry expert Mark Webb points out that even during the dog days of summer happenings must be monitored. Click here for the whole story.