Month: December 2018

Johnson & Johnson Aware of Asbestos Risk in Talcum Powder for Decades

According to a recent report, Reuters has found executives at Johnson & Johnson (J&J) have long known the talcum used in the company’s baby powder products contained asbestos—and failed to tell federal regulators for decades. A detailed article on the findings is available here. The Findings After examining documents, trial depositions, and testimony; Reuters determined …

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates to Go Down in 2019 in North Carolina

Recently, the North Carolina Insurance Commissioner approved an overall rate decrease for Workers’ Compensation (WC) insurance in North Carolina. A detailed article on the reasoning behind the rate decrease appears here. The New Effective Rates Effective in early 2019, the rate for WC insurance in North Carolina will decrease by 17.2%—as insurers see fewer claims …

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