Many Injured Workers Feel Unsupported, Frustrated by Claims Process

Posted on: November 29th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

A recent study has found that injured workers are often left feeling frustrated and fending for themselves after they file a workers’ compensation claim. The survey of injured workers by researchers at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada found that workers reacted in a number of ways when experiencing “procedural” unfairness, frustration in how […]

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Costlier Reinsurance Is Feeding into Higher Commercial Policy Rates

Posted on: November 22nd, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

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Workers’ Comp Insurers Continue Cutting Their Rates

Posted on: November 15th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Despite the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau recommending that benchmark rates in California be increased in the last two years, the rates that insurance companies are charging for coverage continue falling. But the party may soon be coming to an end, according to a new report. The California Department of Insurance in fact rejected the […]

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Contractors Will Need Comp Coverage Even If They Have No Workers

Posted on: November 8th, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

A new law will require almost all contractors in California to carry workers’ compensation coverage, regardless of if they have employees or not. According to the author of the bill, State Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, the new law was necessary due to the tendency of many small contractors to claim they have no employees, when […]

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State Moves to Ban Sale of Non-Electric Big Rigs, Semis in 2040

Posted on: November 1st, 2022 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Under a new proposal by the California Air Resources Board, all new big rigs and other large trucks sold in the Golden State will have to be zero-emission vehicles, starting in 2040. The proposed rule would bar manufacturers from selling medium- and heavy-duty trucks that run on diesel or gasoline in California, and instead sell […]

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