The last decade has witnessed a near-constant refrain among industry experts that insurance is quickly becoming an aging sector. On a local level, the University of Louisiana Monroe’s (ULM) Department of Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) is hard at work to fill the gap, under the leadership of Christine Berry, Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance.
The Seventh Annual Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference, held February 2nd and 3rd at the Renaissance hotel in Baton Rouge featured topical sessions on state regulation, opioids, return-to-work, and a range of other issues. One standout included a point/counterpoint style debate between Office of Workers’ Compensation (OWC) Deputy Director Pauline Williams and LCTA Executive Vice-President Troy Prevot about Louisiana’s Second Injury Fund.
The sudden passing of Aubrey Temple following an accident at home has shocked the workers’ compensation community this week. Louisiana Comp Blog spoke to two top workers’ comp executives – David J. Bondy Jr., CEO of LUBA Workers’ Comp and Allen Bradley, CEO of AMERISAFE – to get their thoughts on Temple’s life and legacy.
LWCC was chosen as one of the winners of the South Central Louisiana Better Business Bureau’s 2014 Douglas Manship, Sr. Torch Award for Ethics in Business