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Workers’ Compensation Market Outlook Still Grim: A.M. Best

 The U.S. workers’ compensation insurance segment continued to face competitive pricing, further rate decreases, weak macroeconomic factors, growing medical costs and an uptick in claim frequency during 2010. As a result, premium volume declined and underwriting results deteriorated yet again, reported A.M. Best. While the line is still dealing with the same issues in 2011, […]

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McDonald’s Not Smiling Over Happy Meals Lawsuit

A lawsuit seeking to stop McDonald’s Corp. from offering toys with Happy Meals must be dismissed because parents can always choose not to buy the meals for their children, the hamburger giant said in a court filing late Monday. The lawsuit accuses McDonald’s of unfairly using toys to lure children into its restaurants. The plaintiff, […]

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