Day: July 9, 2018

Oklahoma High Court: Rebates Still Available to Workers’ Comp Carriers, Self Insurers

If a new government by a Oklahoma Supreme Court stays unchanged, a state’s taxation management might finish adult carrying to compensate millions of dollars in rebates to workers’ remuneration carriers and companies that self-insure for workplace injuries. In an unpublished opinion antiquated Jun 26, Oklahoma’s high justice ruled that...

More Than $5B Headed to Texas for Flood Control Projects

Almost a year after Hurricane Harvey dumped ancestral rains on Texas, a state will accept some-more than $5 billion for a operation of inundate control projects, repairs and studies, a Trump administration announced on Jul 5. The bulk of a appropriation — scarcely $4 billion — will go toward...

Ex-Athletes: Ohio State Doc Groped, Ogled Men for Years

On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University medicine who examined immature athletes for decades as a group alloy and sports-medicine researcher. Some former athletes remember him differently: Locker-room voyeur. Serial groper. “Dr. Jelly Paws.” In interviews with The Associated Press in new weeks, 7 former athletes...

North Dakota Farmers Want Crop Insurance Changes in Ag Bill

North Dakota’s largest plantation organisation is pulling for adjustments to stand word payments to strengthen farmers from general trade retaliations. The U.S. House and Senate versions of a new Farm Bill are streamer to discussion committee. The North Dakota Farmers Union sees a check as an event to lift...

New, Old Wildfires Rage Amid California Heat Wave

Firefighters toiled in gloomy feverishness Saturday on a lines of mortal wildfires opposite a U.S. West, creation swell opposite some blazes while struggling to tame others that have forced evacuations of hundreds of homes. In heat-stricken Southern California, absolute winds that sent an overnight combustion hopscotching by a Santa...

California Orders Work Comp Insurers to Report Federal Income Tax Savings

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has released an order directing any insurer protected to write workers’ remuneration insurance in a state contingency news their sovereign income taxation assets annually by a rate filing in light of a new taxation law. The new rider to a Federal Tax Schedule for...

Washington’s Skagit County Gets New Tsunami Planning Maps

Skagit County officials in northwestern Washington have a new apparatus to assistance devise for intensity vast waves caused by vast earthquakes along a West Coast. Skagit County Department of Emergency Management Director Doug 10 Hoopen tells a Skagit Valley Herald that tsunami “inundation maps” expelled this week will be...

Colorado Campaigns Aim during Curbing Vehicle-Pedestrian Deaths

Twice in a week this month in separate collisions, cars barreled into pedestrians on East Colfax Avenue, in Aurora, Colorado, murdering one male and severely spiteful another. And investigators contend those dual crashes are distant from outliers. They’re partial of a unfortunate spike in automobile vs. walking crashes, quite...

BrokerLink grows opposite Ontario with 3 acquisitions

BrokerLink grows opposite Ontario with 3 acquisitions Deal adds locations in Sarnia, Chatham, Petrolia, Woodbridge, Cobourg, Norwood, and Peterborough Ontario brokerages Adriatic Insurance Brokers Ltd., Magermans Raes Insurance Brokers Ltd., and Insurance Protection Group Inc. will join BrokerLink, one of a largest Canadian skill and misadventure word brokerages. Terms...