Teach Your Driving Staff to Be Defensive Drivers

Posted on: September 26th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

When you have driving employees, you have to ensure they drive safely not only to avoid an accident and injuring themselves, but also injuring other drivers or pedestrians. While your workers’ compensation insurance will cover an employee’s injuries, your commercial auto insurance would have to cover any claims for third party injuries. An accident can […]

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Inflation, Jury Awards Continue Driving Insurance Premiums

Posted on: September 20th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Inflation is not just affecting the cost of food and fuel. It’s also spilled over to the price of almost every industrial item, as well as building materials and services. Anybody running a business, particularly one that carries inventories or has to invest in machinery or electronics, has seen prices increase on top of wage […]

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Trucking Firms Have Difficult Choices in Wake of AB 5 Decision

Posted on: September 13th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to not hear an appeal of the sweeping California independent contractor law known as AB 5 is likely to cause serious personnel headaches for motor carriers in the Golden State. While the law is already in effect, there had been an injunction exempting trucking companies after the California Trucking Association […]

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Significant Changes to Construction Dual-Wage Classifications

Posted on: September 7th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

As inflation drives up salaries in all sectors, the workers’ compensation wage thresholds for construction dual class codes in California have increased as of Sept. 1, 2022. State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara in July approved the recommendation by the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau to increase the wage thresholds for high-wage workers. The new rates […]

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