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Willis places $250M earthquake cat bond for California workers comp fund

Published September 26, 2014 CST

Willis Capital Markets & Advisory has completed a $250 million earthquake catastrophe bond for California's State Compensation Insurance Fund, the Willis Group Holdings P.L.C., unit said Friday.

OSHA toughens injury reporting requirements

Published September 28, 2014 CST

Employers are not convinced stricter federal requirements on reporting workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses will greatly improve workplace safety, but they say they will spend more time and money on compliance.

Illinois workers not required to give notice before seeking treatment: Court

Published September 29, 2014 CST

Courts rule that Illinois employers can't require workers to provide notice prior to seeking medical treatment for workplace injuries.

NCCI recommends lower workers compensation rates for 15 states

Published September 14, 2014 CST

An improving workers compensation market is driving the National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. to recommend more decreases in state workers comp rates for next year.