Shasta Linen Settles With Broker

The employer at the center of the case that successfully challenged the legality of Applied Underwriters’ EquityComp workers’ comp program reached an agreement to settle a related dispute with its … Read More »

Applied Underwriters Continues To Lose

Now it’s a California Superior Court Judge who has ruled the reinsurance participation agreement (RPA) in Applied Underwriter’s EquityComp program is void and unenforceable in California.  The reason:  Applied Underwriters … Read More »

Are Utilization Review Firms Failing?

The utilization review industry in California’s workers’ comp system is under growing scrutiny from a number of fronts ranging from the state’s court system to the Legislature. The increased attention is also in the form of a $1.13 million settlement that puts to rest charges that a major claims administrator routinely abused the UR process. … Read More »

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More Lawsuits Against Applied Underwriters EquityComp Program

Employers upset over Applied Underwriters’ EquityComp program filed two new lawsuits last week. These are only the latest in an ever-growing string that echo allegations of fraud, negligence and misrepresentation that other employers have raised in on-going cases. Included in the lawsuits are potentially significant allegations that at times during the 3-year active term, funds … Read More »

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