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ADA Claims Against Public Entities “Exploding”

It’s well known that public entities offering insurance operate with a number of inherent challenges: dated technology, complex reporting structures, regulatory reporting burdens and more.  But now public entities have an additional challenge.  According to an article written by Jerry Stovall, Jr., an attorney with Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP, claims against public entities under…

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Overexertion Tops Priciest Workers’ Compensation Claims: Report

Liberty Mutual says that a group of injuries involving lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, carrying or throwing cost employers and payers $13.1 billion. The insurer released its list of workplace injuries and their related costs based on its Workplace Safety Index in which overexertion, as it is presently classified with the injuries above, represents the costliest…

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Risk Retention Group Benchmarking Study Available

The 2018 Risk Retention Group (RRG) Benchmarking Study, an in-depth look at RRG financial statement data, complete with trends and comparisons to the admitted market, is now available from Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., Bloomington, Ill., a property/casualty actuarial firm. The Benchmarking Study examines a wide variety of metrics, including the number of RRGs, capitalization, premiums,…

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CHSI Participates in “Shaping the Future” at CICA

Tucson played host to more than 500 captive insurance representatives, including 100 first-time attendees (captive owners, potential captive owners, captive managers, risk managers, domicile regulators and officials, and service providers) at the CICA 2019 International Conference. In support of the conference’s agenda, which offered educational and networking opportunities, the theme of this year’s domicile-neutral conference,…

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Keeping Up with Captives

Several states added new captive insurance companies last year, according to Captive Insurance Times. Arizona licensed eight new captive insurance companies (down from 11 last year), and the state also saw a rise in captive closures year-on-year, with five captives closing last year, up from three in 2017. As of the end of December, 2018,…

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CHSI Technologies Named Among 2019 Best Tech Startups in Nevada

We like where we work, and luckily, we’ve been recognized by the experts for the expert work we do—both in Henderson and in the greater state of Nevada. With that as background, allow us some shameless self-promotion: CHSI Technologies has been named by the Tech Tribune among the best 2019 Tech Startups in Nevada as…

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MPL Gets a Cautionary Bill of Health—With a Caveat

According to the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), Medical Professional Liability (MPL) continues to evolve in all segments of the market. And although PLUS reports that the MPL market in on track to progress, MPL insurers continuously face the challenges of being able to adequately measure, price, and manage risk.  Complicating these challenges is the…

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New Tool to Enhance Claims Outcomes Featured at SIIA Conference

The claims concierge rapid response model will be a featured session at the Workers’ Compensation Executive Forum on May 8, 2019 in Nashville.  Covering methodology and front-line experience, the claims concierge session will share with conference attendees a system designed to enhance employee recovery and prevent adversarial claims.  The annual Forum, an educational and networking…

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World Captive Forum—a Great Excuse to Visit Miami in the Winter

More than 300 attendees enjoyed more than just beautiful Miami weather recently at the Business Insurance World Captive Insurance Forum. The meeting, which included an exhibit hall and educational conference, was great opportunity to mix with friends in the industry, and served to help all stakeholders learn more about trends and new technologies in the…

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Mega-Claims Under Scrutiny

Mega-claims, defined by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) as claims for which $10M or more has been paid or is expected to be paid, are an area of concern to workers’ compensation insurers of all sizes. NCCI reports that in the United States there was an uptick in the number of mega claims…

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