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  • Kentucky Drug Overdose Deaths Decrease for First Time in 5 Years July 23, 2019
    After years of rising death tolls from a surge in drug addiction, Kentucky officials on Thursday reported the first statewide drop in drug overdose deaths since 2013. A new report indicated that 1,333 people died from drug overdoses in 2018, …
  • Worley, Brown Launch Legion Claims Solutions in Louisiana July 23, 2019
    Legion Claims Solutions LLC (Legion), a firm specializing in the management of catastrophe insurance claims, environmental/industrial claims, and governmental disaster recovery programs, has opened in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Seasoned industry professionals Steve Brown and Mike Worley have joined forces at …
  • With Commissioner’s OK, Wisconsin Workers’ Comp Rates to Fall by 8.8% July 23, 2019
    Wisconsin’s chief insurance regulator has approved an overall 8.84% decrease in workers’ compensation premium rates. The new rates approved by Commissioner of Insurance Mark Afable are effective Oct. 1, 2019, and are expected to save Wisconsin businesses more than $170 …
  • Washington Woman Charged with Running Construction Business While on Disability July 23, 2019
    A Spokane, Wash.-area woman faces a felony theft charge for allegedly running a construction business while claiming she was too disabled to work. Deborah J. Steeneck, 59, is accused of stealing more than $11,000 in workers’ compensation cash benefits from …