California employers protected from being dragged out of state to resolve disputes with insurer
News: 2013 Press Release
The California Department of Insurance announced today a settlement with Zurich American Insurance Company and Zurich American Insurance Company of
"Zurich's practices required California employers to resolve disputes in Zurich's backyard, under unfavorable law and circumstances and at added expense to employers," said Commissioner Jones."This settlement gives
The Department filed an order to show cause against
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