Category Archives: Bulletin

In national news: has begun a new series called “Undocumented, and Unprotected?” which assesses illegal immigration and workers’ comp.

In other industry news:

Risk & Insurance workers’ comp columnist Roberto Ceniceros’ latest piece advocates for a “safe space” for injured workers returning to the job.

In neighboring news:

The Texas Division of Workers Compensation has named Timothy P. Riley as its deputy commissioner of compliance and investigations.

In national news:

A new paper and data published in the Fall 2017 edition of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, makes a strong case for looking at the opioid epidemic as one driver of declining labor force participation rates.

In economic news:

Though Louisiana has more jobs today than when the Great Recession began in 2007 and has increased economic output by 17 percent from 2000 to 2015, a new report from the Louisiana Budget Project shows some metro areas have fared better than others.

In industry news:

LCTA Workers’ Comp announced that it has fully acquired and integrated Risk Management Resources and created of a new subsidiary, LCTA Specialty Insurance Company.

In local news:

A New Orleans East doctor has pleaded guilty to charges alleging that he ran a pill mill involving millions of doses of oxycodone over the course of about eight months by seeing 70 patients a day.