• 20 Virginia coal mines report no injuries in 2018

    Twenty coal mines in Virginia reported no injuries in 2018, and the state has not reported a coal mining fatality since 2015, the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy reported in a release Thursday.

  • Commercial prices increase, comp declines: CIAB

    Pricing for commercial property/casualty lines continued to firm during the first quarter, the seventh consecutive quarter of premium increases, according to The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers’ Commercial Property/Casualty Market Index Survey released Friday.

  • The BI Top 10: Week of May 13, 2019

    This week’s list of most popular stories included executive appointments at Aspen Insurance, legal woes for the Georgia insurance commissioner and more.

  • Dollar Tree fined $500,000 for repeat safety violations

    Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has been issued a $503,200 citation — one of the largest fines assessed by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries — for repeat safety violations.

  • Outpatient costs much higher in states with fee schedule challenges

    Hospital outpatient payments were higher and growing faster in states with percent-of-charge-based fee regulations or no fee schedules, according to a study released Thursday by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.

  • Workers comp sector counting on TRIA renewal

    The workers compensation industry needs U.S. lawmakers to act on renewing terrorism risk insurance coverage, according one expert weighing in on the pending renewal of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act at the National Council for Compensation Insurance Inc.’s annual Issues Symposium on Tuesday.