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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

More Regulation Called for of State Opt-Out Plans

A recently published report by the New Street Group, sponsored by Sedgwick  calls for the intervention of state regulation over workers' compensation opt-out plans. Recognizing the gray line between State and Federal insurance programs, the report concludes that the Federal  and state courts may ultimately decide the direction of workers' compensation in the US.
By Peter Rousmaniere and Jack Roberts

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