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Montana Adding Public Adjusters to Statutes

At the direction of the Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, HB 95 was introduced to the 2015 legislature, and appears to be moving towards approval…it may soon become law that Public Adjusters can ‘legally’ do business in the State of … Continued

Montana NAIIA Members

If your organization is looking for the highest level of experience, training and proven results, look first to the National Associations of Independent Insurance Adjusters (“NAIIA”).  NAIIA members are among the most experienced adjusters, investigators, umpires and mediators in the … Continued

Extraterritorial WC Issues – Darnielle Article

Excellent article by Dennis Gamble of Darnielle Insurance about some of the basic issues that any employer should be aware of when operations include employee activity in Montana, and/or North Dakota and/or Wyoming (both monopolistic states). Read the article here: … Continued

2014 – Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

We are so proud of our staff.  At each position, every level, each of the individuals that work at Midland Claims Service, Inc. and Industrial Injury Claims® work hard to foster a communicative, collaborative environment in the claims process, diligently … Continued

Workers’ Comp Wish List

Excellent, albeit a bit “pie in the sky”, list of issues that would provide additional smoothing of the workers’ compensation system, regardless of jurisdiction. We have worked with our self-insured clients for the past decade on nearly every one of … Continued

Medicare and Workers’ Compensation Conflict

The Medicare Secondary Payer Act continues to complicate the workers’ compensation process.  Essentially, the Act requires that any treatment for a workers’ compensation injury or disease be provided and paid for by the WC payer, with Medicare serving as a … Continued

The “Ideal” Job for a Workers’ Compensation Adjuster

Recently, we read an article that gave us encouragement in the workers’ compensation claims business. The article, “The Ideal Workers’ Compensation Adjuster Job”, was written by Michael B. Stack, CPA, a principal in Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc. Midland Claims Service, … Continued

Marsh to present at CLM Claims College September 2014

For Immediate ReleaseAugust 29, 2014Mr. Michael Marsh to Speak at the 2014 CLM Claims College Mr. Michael Marsh, President, Midland Claims Sevice, Inc. and Industrial Injury Claims® will be a speaker at the School of Worker’s Compensation.  The Claims College … Continued

Montana WC Costs Continue To Rise

Yep, Montana remains one of the most expensive Workers’ Compensation states in the United States…and while safety messaging from Work Safe MT has been helping to further the trend of declining claim frequency, a number of challenges continue to combine … Continued