So far, public reaction to the tragic collapse of the Dallas Cowboys' indoor practice facility has understandably reflected sadness, shock and genuine empathy for the 12 injured persons, particularly scout Rich Behm, who was left permanently paralyzed from the waist down.
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Berkshire Hathaway said late Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire two California workers' compensation firms as the insurance- focused conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett expands its bet on the once-troubled market.
As you watch the Kentucky Derby this Saturday, consider this ... most of the guys hanging by their fingers and toes to those charging 40-mph thoroughbreds are going to walk away with only $50 for their risk.
So you're standing in the yard of your new house - only it's missing its windows, a shower is on the front porch, and there's rainwater inside because of a hole in the roof the size of a Hyundai. Oh, and your contractor? Apparently he's gone into the witness protection program.
California officials have fined Michael Jackson nearly $170,000 and ordered employees at the pop star's Neverland Ranch to stop working, after finding that employees had not been paid since December and the ranch's workers' compensation coverage had been allowed to lapse.
American International Group Inc. agreed to pay $1.6 billion to settle claims related to improper accounting, bid rigging and practices involving workers' compensation funds, the Securities and Exchange Commission and New York State Attorney General's office said Thursday.
Less than 30 hours after the state of West Virginia scrapped its state-run workers' compensation fund and handed the reins to privately owned BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Co., the newly formed company was faced with its first tragedy: the Sago Mine explosion.
In 1992, American International Group Inc.'s (AIG) top lawyer said in a memo to then-Chief Executive Maurice R. "Hank" Greenberg that the insurer's reporting of workers' compensation premiums "is permeated with illegality" that was "so serious it could threaten the existence of senior management if disclosed," people who have seen the document told The Wall Street Journal.