Monthly Archives: October 2018

In industry news:

Moody’s said that the current pricing environment for property/casualty insurers is “modestly positive,” with commercial casualty rates showing smaller changes.

In economic news:

Among all civilian jobs in 2017, workers spent an average of 60.4 percent of their workday standing or walking and 39.6 percent of their workdays sitting, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In neighboring news:

The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is proposing five new forms to help insurance carriers submit requests for reimbursement from the Subsequent Injury Fund.

In national news:

A survey conducted by the American Health Association found that over three quarters of U.S. employees have dealt with issues negatively affecting their mental health.

In neighboring news:

Texas Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Cassie Brown adopted amendments concerning designated doctor procedures and requirements.