In corporate news:

York Risk Services Group, a national provider of claims management, managed care, risk management and specialized loss adjusting services, recently announced its acquisition of Donald K. Sams and Associates, Inc., a leading independent adjusting company headquartered in Granite Bay, CA. The terms of the transaction, which was effective September 2, 2014, were not disclosed. Sams & Associates provides a wide array of claims adjusting services in 12 western states and private investigative services in California. Don Sams, founder of Sams & Associates, will assume the role of President of the York Field Services Division. He will continue to be based in the Granite Bay office. York has several offices in Louisiana, located in Alexandria, Houma, Mandeville, Shreveport, Baton Rouge, Lafayette and Metairie. Read the full release from WorkCompWire here.