July 7, 2014
Medical-loss payments last year increased 8.3 percent to $5.2 billion, according to the latest annual report from the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California. …
Irvine-based Burnham Benefits Insurance Services, which operates in San Rafael, and G2 Insurance Services, a full-service property and casualty firm based in San Francisco, announced the establishment of a business partnership. …
Whole-Farm Revenue Protection, a new risk-management to offer flexible coverage options for specialty crop, organic and diversified crop producers were recently released by USDA. …
September 30, 2013
The Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau has recommended a pure premium rate increase of 6.9 percent for 2014, the result of several factors that could drive up costs for certain employers.
February 4, 2013
While California’s insurance industry awaits the results of recently enacted reforms in the workers compensation world, employer premiums will likely still face upward pressure for most of 2013 as implementation takes shape, insurance experts said.
July 9, 2012
Workers’ compensation insurance rates are continuing to climb upward, as the cost of health care and increasing medical utilization drives up premiums for employers throughout the state, according to brokers in the North Bay.
October 3, 2011
NORTH BAY — The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau, the body that oversees and makes recommendations for the workers comp sector, has officially recommended a 1.8 percent decrease in pure premium rates beginning in 2012.
October 25, 2009
NORTH BAY – October has been a time of change for the state workers’ compensation system, foreshadowing a shift in rates, losses and regulation.
July 20, 2009
Heffernan Insurance Brokers recently unveiled a new wellness offering to Bay Area clients. The program was piloted in the group’s Walnut Creek office and is now available to North Bay customers as a package or as an a la carte option.
May 18, 2009
Most of us are now aware the Workers’ Comp Insurance Rating Bureau recommended a 24 percent rate increase effective July 1. So what are they thinking? Don’t they know that California has been called the epicenter of the national recession and that our state has the highest jobless rate in a generation? What is this, a death blow?