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FLASH: Court Refuses To Block DWC Action California’s Division of Workers’ Comp, won an important, if temporay case. The 1st DCA denied a request from a Chiro to stop the state from suspending his liens. Here’s the story.. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: MEWA Cease & Desist Case Opens American Labor Alliance / CompOne is offering “benefits” not valid workers’ comp coverage.  Are the 400 or so California employers are paying money actually uninsured? No.  They are outside the sole and exclusive remedy. Get exclusive coverage from the hearing room by clicking here. Read more here ... More...

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Frightening Financial & Reserving Details Emerge Is this program hair raising or legal? Will paying claims out of cash flow with no rese res be okay with the CDI? American Labor Alliance and its unlicensed CompOneUSA workers' comp program faced the California Department of Insurance. What did organization officials tell Workers’ Comp Executive and what did they disclose under oath? Workers’ Comp Executive was there and here the exclusive and amazing details. Get the story here. Read more here ... More...
DIR Hides Settlements With Big Adjusters The Department of Industrial Relations expended a lot of effort to keep the public from knowing the outcome of several actions against claims adjusters. Was this an intentional cover up or merely departmental officials exceeding their authority to make policy decisions? We have the details. Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...
Bills Target Workers’ Comp System State legislators introduced more than a dozen bills targeting the state’s workers' comp system, including key aspects that could undo many of the advances made in recent years. Will it be a busy session with multiple bills advancing or will only a few get the lion’s share of attention. Click here for the key measures up for hearing this session. Read more here ... More...
DIR Boots Seven Workers’ Comp Providers The state is finally getting tough on fraudulent medical providers and DIR is kicking them out of the workers' comp system. What will this mean for industry-wide?  Learn how you can you help your client’s X-Mods because of this. Click here … Read more here ... More...
AIG Increases Reserves $1.8B For Workers’ Comp AIG’s takes another massive reserve charge for workers' comp – what’s behind it? Get the story here. Read more here ... More...
CIGA’s Finances Improve, Challenges Loom CIGA’s finances are improving as it closes out workers' comp claims from prior insolvencies, but a new bundle of claims will soon be on the way. What’s the latest on the Association’s financial outlook? Get the story here.  Read more here ... More...
Six Adjusters Settle First IMR Claims Department of Industrial Relations officials reached settlements with several claims adjusters over missing medical records. It’s ugly. Who is paying what?  Click here to find out the details the Department worked to keep from the public view. Read more here ... More...
CIGA Eyes Reinsurance Markets Is the state’s financial backstop for the insurance industry looking for its own cover? The association is going back to Sacramento with a request for new legislation. What’s in the bill? Get the story here. Read more here ... More...