Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, LUBA Workers' Comp
currently covers businesses in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas through select, independent insurance agencies.
The majority report recommends the state create a database to track workers' comp
Added to the improving state of workers' comp
, premium volume has grown benefiting from rising rates and increased insured exposure gains due to the "modestly improving economic and employment conditions.
A lesson from the past is that major socio-economic turning points have an effect on workers' comp
Maine's workers' comp
market is dominated by its state fund, Maine Employee Mutual Insurance Co.
6 percent reduction in workers' comp
accidents in 2004, "and we expect savings over the next several years as a result of those improvements," he says.
Schwarzenegger took office, workers' comp
reform was a key part of his agenda.
While the workers' comp
laws are beneficial to employees since they provide medical benefits and disability income payments if employees are injured on the job, the premiums for workers' compensation insurance in the construction industry have become so high that many sole proprietors are unable to pay them.
Alvin Simes, D-West Helena, increases the maximum fee attorneys handling workers' comp
cases can receive from from 10 percent to 20 percent.
Fast-forward to the close of the century: by the late 1980s and early 1990s, workers' comp
reform in the United States began to take hold, piece by piece, state by state.
The workers' comp
tab for such upper-extremity injuries totaled $2 billion in 1993, according to CTD News, a Haverford, Pa.
So first you should review in detail the structure, management and results of your workers' comp
program before deciding if you want to improve your internal workers' comp
management or seek the help of one or more vendors.