Classification Dispute: Housekeeping Vs Janitorial

A company that provides housekeeping services under contract to a timeshare development that also rents out rooms on a nightly basis is challenging the reassignment of its payroll from a classification for hotels/motels to one for janitorial services. The reassignment affected the company’s entire payroll and resulted in an additional $96,000 in workers’ comp premium. … Read More »

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Dementia Sufferers Throw the Flag Against NFL Teams

An applicant attorney representing National Football League players who developed dementia allegedly due to years spent on the gridiron tells Workers’ Comp Executive that he expects the cases to go to trial either this summer or early fall. Ron Feenberg, attorney with Rose, Klein, & Marias, represents roughly 20 players and their families against several teams, including … Read More »

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Rate Filings Stabilize

After two months of wild volatility in California workers’ comp carriers’ pure premium rate filings, the filings submitted in the closing weeks of 2008 showed much more uniformity across the board than was the case a month ago. Of the 18 rate filings submitted between December 6 and December 31, the range from the largest … Read More »

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