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Reportedly Purdue Pharma, the fine folk behind OxyContin, is nearing a settlement with 23 state attorneys general and thousands of other governmental entities. Here are the key takeaways: this does NOT appear to be a universal settlement; other state AGs, … Continue reading The Purdue Opioid “settlement” – key takeaways for workers’ comp
Yesterday I briefly summarized today’s work comp market, which in a word is While this has been very profitable for work comp insurers (that are enjoying double digit returns for the first time ever) and has saved employers and taxpayers … Continue reading The soft market’s impact on work comp service providers
Work comp rates continue to drift ever lower, with new declines announced pretty much every week. While this is great for employers and taxpayers, the impact on insurers, TPAs, and the work comp ecosystem is rather less than “great.” It’s … Continue reading Work comp’s ongoing soft market