The final installment of “Comp Blog Commemorates K10” features Mark Tullis, Administrator of LCI Workers’ Comp and native New Orleanian, as he reveals his evacuation and recovery experience and what he’s learned a decade later.
Business Report probed how Katrina created a Baton Rouge/New Orleans “super region.”
An Alabama roofing contractor has been sentenced for lying to OSHA investigators about an accident that severely injured 3 workers.
A new study determined ESI is helpful short term for ruptured disc but ineffective for stenosis at any point.
The continuation of this week’s “Comp Blog Commemorates K10” series features Toby Wallis of the Baton Rouge-based Wallis Group, who was on the ground after Katrina, witnessing the personal and systemic after-effects of the hundred year storm.
Moody’s released a new report on New Orleans’ financial status.
A Texas appeals court has ruled that a workers’ comp “non-subscriber” is not liable for negligence, despite failing to perform a criminal background check on a worker who assaulted another employee.
Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello was stabbed to death by his son over the weekend.
The event encompassing Hurricane Katrina’s landfall on August 29th, 2005, and the subsequent breach of the federally built and maintained levees that caused 80 percent of New Orleans to flood and killed 1,833 people, also constituted the largest insured loss the world over since 1970, to the tune of $78.64 billion. Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon, who was appointed soon after the storm in early 2006, spoke to Louisiana Comp Blog for our “Comp Blog Commemorates K10” series about his personal experience, the successes, the failures, and how Louisiana’s insurance environment has changed a decade later.
Zurich Insurance and the Wharton Risk Center at UPenn released a whitepaper focusing on Hurricane Katrina.