Monthly Archives: August 2016

In continuing news:

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has said in an unusual move that it will hear oral arguments in the Vasquez v. Dillard’s case challenging the state’s opt-out provision.

In industry news:

Property Casualty 360 addressed how employers should prepare for aging Baby Boomers and Gen X employees in the workforce.

IIABL Makes Disaster Relief Available to Agencies Affected by Louisiana Floods

The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Louisiana (IIABL) has announced that the “Trusted Choice Disaster Relief Fund” is available for member agencies and staff of member agencies, following the flooding catastrophe in South Louisiana that has gripped the state for the last two weeks.

In local news:

OSHA issued a statement urging Louisiana residents recovering from the impact of the recent floods to be aware of the hazards they may encounter and take necessary steps to stay safe.

In national news:

An Orlando police officer diagnosed with PTSD after carrying shooting victims’ bodies out of the Pulse nightclub will likely be unable to file a workers’ comp claim.

In medical news:

A new study from Finland suggests that young adults with jobs that involve heavy lifting and forceful movements might be at higher risk for back pain later in life.

In local news:

The LABI Workers’ Comp Seminar has been rescheduled for Thursday and Friday, September 22nd and 23rd at L’Auberge Casino Hotel in Baton Rouge.

In industry news:

The Workers’ Compensation Institute’s 71st annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference in Orlando, which ends today, featured national speakers and topics, plus a group of awards for risk management.

In agency news:

IIABL announced plans to help South Louisiana members with recovery from the recent major flooding across the state.