News: Workers’ Comp

Elias-Newman Elected NWCRA Chairperson

October 31, 2022

Marisue Elias-Newman, Esq. was recently elected Chairperson for the National Workers’ Compensation Reinsurance Association (NWCRA) Board of Directors at its 2022 annual meeting. The NWCRA is a contractual reinsurance pooling mechanism among participating carriers that provides an arrangement to comply with the state statutes and the Workers’ Compensation insurance plans for assigned risk business. Elias-Newman, who was elected to the…

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BH GUARD Expands Connectivity with Ivans for Workers’ Compensation Business

June 17, 2022

Ivans recently announced that Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies has expanded its relationship to extend Workers’ Compensation lines connectivity via the Ivans Distribution Platform. Connecting to the platform creates a single submissions interface for quote data collection via insurtechs and agency management systems. “We are happy to work with Ivans on an API for Workers’ Compensation connecting to various agents for…

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BH GUARD: Proud Sponsor of Independent Agent Magazine

April 19, 2022

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD recently sponsored an article in Independent Agent Magazine entitled “What is Pay-As-You-Go for Workers’ Comp?” The article outlines benefits of this type of billing plan for employers and how the process works.  Read the full article at Independent Agent magazine.

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GUARD Wins IBA 5-Star Workers’ Comp 2022 Award

April 1, 2022

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies has once again been selected for “Best Insurance” as part of Insurance Business America’s (IBA) 5-Star Workers’ Comp Awards for 2022. GUARD was also selected in 2021. According to IBA, “The workers’ compensation insurance segment in the United States has performed extremely well in recent years, relative to other lines of business in the hard commercial…

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BH GUARD Featured in Independent Agent Magazine

February 18, 2022

Independent Agent magazine recently featured an article from Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies entitled "5 Steps to Controlling Work Comp Costs." The article details measures that owners of businesses large and small can take to control workers' compensation insurance costs. Read the full article at Independent Agent magazine.

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Controlling Workers’ Comp Costs: Tips for Your Commercial Clients

September 3, 2019

Business owners large and small understand that controlling expenses is an important part of their success, and insurance premiums are part of that equation. Since workers’ compensation is a “must-have” for most employers (meaning, it’s required by law), what steps can be taken to control these insurance costs? First, What Not to Do!Don’t let your clients sacrifice quality coverage for…

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Factors Affecting Workers Compensation Insurance Efficiency and Cost

May 31, 2019

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD's Allan Kerin, Chief Actuary and Executive Vice President, wrote an article entitled "Workers Compensation Pricing Perspectives: Factors Affecting Workers Compensation Insurance Efficiency and Cost" for the May 31, 2019 edition of The Standard. The Standard is one of the most respected publications in the insurance industry and, in the article, Kerin shares his expertise on Workers Compensation pricing and the…

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