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Three Lauren Concrete Plants Receive Safety Awards
The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) recently recognized three Lauren Concrete plants for their exemplary workplace safety programs by renewing their Lone Star Safety Awards.

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2020
OSHA 10-Hour Construction Classes Offered in Lubbock
The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) will begin offering Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-Hour Construction Courses in Lubbock starting February 2020.

POSTED JANUARY 09, 2020
Texas Retail Worker Injuries Now Higher Than on Factory Floors
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are more workers in shopping malls and retail outlets that get sick and injured than in any other private industry sector in Texas.

POSTED JANUARY 03, 2020
Ring in the new year, but make sure to lock your car
The Texas Department of Insurance is urging you to lock your car doors and turn on alarms while you ring in the new year.

POSTED DECEMBER 27, 2019 6:00 AM
Division of Workers' Compensation Announces Performance Based Oversight Results
The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has released the 2019 Health Care Provider Performance Based Oversight (PBO) assessment. For 2019, health care providers were assessed on their performance in one of three categories.

POSTED DECEMBER 27, 2019
New law helps end surprise medical bills for some consumers
Starting January 1, Texans with state-regulated health insurance have new consumer protections against surprise medical bills.

POSTED DECEMBER 20, 2019
Houston Medical Facility Convicted of Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Today, a Houston medical facility pled guilty in a Travis County District Court to workers’ compensation fraud and was ordered to pay $30,000 in restitution.

POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2019
TDI adopts rule on SB 1264 waiver
TDI has adopted a rule outlining the narrow exception to the state’s new surprise billing protections, which apply to health care services provided on or after January 1.

POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2019
Texas Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Today the owner of a South Texas truck stop pleaded guilty in a Travis County District Court to workers’ compensation fraud and was ordered to pay $50,000 in restitution. 

POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2019
Illicit Drug Toolkit for First Responders
First responders face dangers from contact with fentanyl and other drugs. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) offers a new safety toolkit that includes training videos, infographics, and other resources.

POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2019

News – Insurance Journal

Minnesota School District Sued by Parents of Students Who Were Sexually Exploited
The parents of two students are suing the Bemidji school district, alleging it was negligent in allowing a former assistant principal to sexually exploit their children. Brandon Bjerknes, who was arrested in 2017, is serving a federal prison sentence for …

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 5:33 PM
Brown & Brown Acquires Assets of Texas All Risk
Brown & Brown Inc. through its subsidiary, Hull & Company LLC, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Dallas-based Texas All Risk, a managing general agent (MGA) placing a wide range of property/ casualty insurance for businesses and individuals …

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 5:24 PM
Hurricane Dorian’s Bahamas Storm Toll: $3.4 Billion in Damages, 3 Years of Rebuilding
The Bahamas may need to tap international debt markets as it confronts the steep cost of recovering from the most destructive hurricane ever to hit the islands. The government will probably borrow about $500 million in coming months as it …

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 5:02 PM
California Lawmaker Wants Probe of PG&E’s Chief Regulator
A state lawmaker is demanding an extensive review of the California Public Utilities Commission to determine whether regulators’ lax oversight enabled neglect at Pacific Gas & Electric that triggered catastrophic wildfires, a messy bankruptcy and exasperating blackouts. The request by …

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 4:40 PM
California Sleep Apnea Company Pays $37.5M to Settle Kickback Lawsuits
ResMed, a San Diego, Calif.-based company that sells sleep apnea machines, will pay $37.5 million to settle allegations that it provided kickbacks to obtain customer referrals, federal prosecutors announced this week. The settlement covers five whistleblower lawsuits filed on behalf …

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 4:36 PM
Forex Firm Travelex Resumes Customer-Facing Operations After Ransomware Attack
More than two weeks after a crippling ransomware attack forced Travelex staff to use pen and paper to calculate foreign currency exchanges, the company said the first of its customer-facing systems in Britain was up and running again. The cyber …

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 4:24 PM
USG Adds Aguilar as a Producer in Arizona
USG Insurance Services Inc. has named Jay Aguilar a producer/broker in commercial lines in the Scottsdale, Ariz. office. Aguilar will work to expand USG’s Southwestern territory. Aguilar has 23 years of insurance industry experience, most recently at Agents Alliance Services. …

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 4:18 PM
MGA Incubator Castel Taps Carlos from Arch Insurance as Head of Specialty
Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd., the managing general agent and club-style MGA formation platform, has announced the appointment of Raoul Carlos as head of Specialty as it structures its underwriting cells and MGAs into a number of centres of excellence focused …

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 3:26 PM
Three Massachusetts Workers Shocked When Scaffolding Touches Power Line
Three people were injured, one critically, on Tuesday when scaffolding they were working with at a Massachusetts home came in contact with power lines, police said. Beverly police responded to a report that two workers had fallen from the roof …

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 3:06 PM
SterlingRisk Insurance Promotes DelPrete to President of Programs
SterlingRisk Insurance, a Woodbury, N.Y.-based independently owned insurance brokerage, has promoted Geraldine DelPrete to president of Programs. According to SterlingRisk CEO David Sterling in a company press release, DelPrete’s background in reinsurance and underwriting and understanding of programs has directly …

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 3:04 PM

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