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IronHealth offers Medicare set-aside liability policy

Published July 29, 2014 CST

IronHealth is offering a Medicare set-aside liability policy for self-insured employers and workers compensation insurers that choose not to seek approval from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for workers compensation Medicare set-aside arrangements.

NCAA proposes $75M settlement of concussion lawsuits filed by college players

Published July 29, 2014 CST

The National Collegiate Athletic Association on Tuesday filed a proposed $75 million settlement of several consolidated class action suits brought by athletes who suffered concussions while playing college sports.

Most employers don't measure cost of worker absences: Survey

Published July 23, 2014 CST

The majority of employers don't measure the impact of absence on their bottom line, despite the fact that it costs about 8% of payroll on average, according to an Aon Hewitt survey released Wednesday.

Same-sex partner of murdered woman due comp death benefits: Alaska high court

Published July 29, 2014 CST

The same-sex partner of a woman who was murdered while working in an Anchorage, Alaska, hotel is eligible for workers compensation death benefits, the Alaska Supreme Court has ruled.

Florida packing plant's workers accused of workers comp fraud

Published July 22, 2014 CST

The vast majority of workers at a Naples, Florida, produce packing plant are accused in a scheme to commit workers compensation fraud, the Florida Department of Financial Services said Tuesday.

RPM reaches $797.5M deal to resolve Bondex asbestos claims

Published July 28, 2014 CST

(Reuters) — RPM International Inc. announced a $797.5 million deal to resolve asbestos claims against its Bondex International Inc. unit, which filed for protection from creditors in 2010 after mounting personal injury lawsuits.