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January 12, 2023

Connecticut Sees Record-Low Year for Workplace Fatalities

Connecticut’s workplace safety record was among the best in the nation in 2021, according to new data.

January 1, 2023

View from the top: Alex Sun, Enlyte

Alex Sun took the helm as CEO of San Diego-based Enlyte LLC in 2021, when it was formed through the merger of three companies in the workers compensation sector: Coventry Workers Comp Services, Genex Services LLC and Mitchell International Inc.

January 1, 2023

Social workers could bridge mental health gap in comp care

Two states are taking steps to address shortages of qualified mental health professionals in workers comp by authorizing licensed clinical social workers to treat injured workers.

January 1, 2023

Federal Firefighters Get Workplace Protections

President Biden signed the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act, a bill sponsored by Congressmember Salud Carbajal, which acknowledges the serious diseases that firefighters face.

December 15, 2022

Bill would require Texas construction contractors to carry comp

Texas lawmakers consider contractor law to carry workers compensation coverage when contracting government entities.

December 9, 2022

Will the workers' comp market remain resilient in 2023?

Inflation and workplace shifts triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic are certainly being felt in the US workers’ compensation market, but the sector is seen to remain resilient in 2023.

November 19, 2022

US workers' comp premiums rise in 2021; Travelers retains top spot

U.S. workers’ compensation insurance results will continue to be buoyed by a long-term trend of claims frequency improvement due to advances in safety and risk management practices, as well as recognition of loss reserve redundancies from prior underwriting years, Fitch Ratings says.

September 21, 2022

Revealed – the 10 largest workers' compensation insurance providers in the US

Even with all the necessary safety precautions in place, workplace accidents still can happen – and at times, even a single mishap can have massive financial consequences for a company.

August 22, 2022

Carriers toughen up on workers’ comp as post-Covid inflation concerns mount

The soft market conditions that have prevailed in the workers’ compensation sector are beginning to moderate with excess carriers increasingly looking to push harder on reinsurance terms, partly in response to what RPS Signature Programs’ Joseph Clifford said is projected inflationary pressure in the long-tail line of coverage.

April 2, 2022

Catch coronavirus on the job? In Florida, workers’ comp may not cover you

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis ordered the Division of Risk Management to fulfill workers’ compensation claims for state-employed frontline workers.

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