PA hikes Workers Compensation rates after Protz Decision

The Pennsylvania Department of Insurance hiked the workers compensation insurance premium for the second time within a year.  The Department of Insurance already hiked rates 6.6% that went into effect on February 1, 2018.  This second hike will increase premiums by .7% to go into effect on April 1, 2018. Both jumps follow a state Supreme Court ruling last summer invalidating a portion of the state's workers' comp law, a move that some expect to result in higher costs for…

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