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Aug
10

COVID’s fallout for workers comp – the picture gets clearer

Joe Paduda

70,000+ small businesses have permanently closed their doors. The demise of big retailers has accelerated, with JCPenney, Men’s Wearhouse, and Brooks Brothers all entering bankruptcy. Prom wear companies were also hit hard, with Occasion Brands also a victim. The airline … Continue reading COVID’s fallout for workers comp – the picture gets clearer

Aug
5

COVID is crushing work comp claim counts.

Joe Paduda

Thank you, CWCI. Due to it’s diligence and foresight, we now know: through June 30 there were 14,487 COVID claims reported to California’s DWC; this amounts to 6.3% of all confirmed COVID cases (data from JHU); the vast majority of … Continue reading COVID is crushing work comp claim counts.

Aug
4

Mitchell’s Coventry acquisition – implications abound

Joe Paduda

The implications of Mitchell’s acquisition of Coventry’s workers’ comp business are broad, from insight into the future of M&A in workers’ comp services to impact on competitors. (press release is here) Today we’ll dive into a few of the top-line … Continue reading Mitchell’s Coventry acquisition – implications abound