Monthly Archives: January 2015

In neighboring news:

The Texas 7th District Court of Appeals has affirmed a $5.3 million liability judgment against a Texas workers’ compensation non-subscriber deemed negligent by failing to provide a reasonably safe work environment.

In national news:

ARAWC Executive Director Richard Evans has written about his perspective on exporting the Texas “Option” to other states.

In neighboring news:

MASI has announced the list of workers’ comp bills to watch in the Mississippi Legislature as the session progresses in that state.

Women in Comp: Elizabeth Lowry

Louisiana Comp Blog’s new “Women in Comp” series highlights the role of women in the workers’ comp industry in Louisiana. These exceptional business leaders will discuss their careers and backgrounds, plus explore what it means to be female in the insurance world. Our inaugural interview for the series is Elizabeth Lowry, Area Manager at the Metairie office of CorVel Corporation. Read on for Lowry’s candid thoughts about the workers’ comp industry in our state and the challenges executive women face in today’s workplace and larger social structure.

In local news:

Florida Governor Rick Scott is searching for a replacement insurance commissioner for the state and has already contacted Ron Henderson of the Louisiana Department of Insurance.

In neighboring news:

A corn flour mill in Muleshoe, Texas has been cited for thirty three serious violations after an OSHA inspection revealed dangerous accumulations of combustible grain dust.