The Advocate reports that search and rescue operations for the worker missing after an oil rig explosion in Lake Pontchartrain Sunday are ongoing.
A new report analyzed by Assured Research indicates that up to 42 percent of workers’ comp premiums could disappear by 2030 due to automation.
A.M. BestTV released an episode in which Matt Mosher, Executive Vice President at A.M. Best, reviews Best’s launching of its updated rating criteria, along with plans for additional benchmark reports and market briefings.
An oil rig in Lake Pontchartrain exploded overnight, wounding seven, five critically. Another worker is still missing.
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon announced his appointment of Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Butler as Chief of Staff of the LDI.
The various design choices of fee schedule regulations and their impact on variation in medical payments across state workers’ compensation systems will be discussed during an hour-long webinar by WCRI on November 2nd.
Three participants in an Oklahoma-based substance recovery program located at a chicken processing plant, uncovered in part by workers’ compensation records, are suing the facility.
The unemployment rate decreased to 4.2 percent in September 2017, a decline of 0.7 percentage point from September 2016, when the rate was 4.9 percent, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.
The latest “In Depth” longform piece in Risk & Insurance is on workers’ compensation data collection and determining total cost of risk.
Troy Prevot, Executive Vice President of LCTA Workers’ Comp, has been appointed to serve on the state’s Advisory Council on Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education.