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November 9, 2021

2021 Holiday Giving Contest Now Open

This holiday season LWCC is launching an innovative new initiative, alongside our agent partners, to support nonprofits working to elevate Louisiana.

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November 9, 2021

Proud to Partner

LWCC is proud to partner with agents and is showing our appreciation for the integral role they play in helping Louisiana thrive.

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November 1, 2021

Welcome to the New LWCC.com

Our new cutting-edge website aims to improve the customer experience and support our purpose to help Louisiana thrive.

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October 19, 2021

LWCC Announces Sponsorship Opportunities to Support Kids' Chance Scholarship Fund

LWCC is pleased to once again partner with agents and vendors to support the Kids' Chance Scholarship Program. This year the event will have an exciting new format.

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September 29, 2021

The LWCC Foundation Addresses Louisiana Health Vulnerabilities

The LWCC Foundation has awarded 10 grants through Louisiana Well Again: Phase 3. Learn more about who’s changing healthcare for all of Louisiana.

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September 28, 2021

Grant Funds Provide Healthcare Options in Rural Louisiana

Union General is a two-time Louisiana Well Again grant recipient, that is making positive strides in healthcare, from PPE to expanded telehealth programs.

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September 15, 2021

LWCC Rolling Out New Virtual Payment Process for Claims Payments (VPay)

Coming soon, LWCC’s Claims & Finance Departments will be providing claims payments by partnering with VPay, giving you the option of using virtual cards (VCards) issued by VPay through the Mastercard network, in lieu of paper checks.

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July 28, 2021

LWCC Receives Prestigious Ward's Recognition

Awarded for outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency, and performance.

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July 19, 2021

A Recap: Foster Learning Center Dedication Event

The event celebrated the life and achievements of Governor Foster, and officially opened the doors to the Foster Learning Center at LWCC for the first time.

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July 1, 2021

LWCC Dedicates the Foster Learning Center

The new facility in Baton Rouge honors our founder, the late Governor Foster, and serves as a valuable resource for employees, agents, policyholders, and partners to facilitate meaningful collaboration and learning that will help Louisiana progress into the future.

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May 25, 2021

LWCC Announces 2020 Safest 70 Award Winners

LWCC announced the 2020 Safest 70 Award recipients, an award to honor policyholders who share LWCC’s commitment to workplace safety and employee health and wellness.

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May 1, 2021

2021 Q2 Law Review

A summary of cases that involve issues that arose under the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act and were decided by the Courts during the second quarter of 2021. This summary was prepared for your review by an LWCC in-house attorney and is not intended to be legal advice.

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April 13, 2021

LWCC Foundation Announces Phase 3 Grant of Louisiana Well Again

The LWCC Foundation is working to address the root issues of the vulnerabilities by providing funding for existing programs and initiatives, research, or new innovations that demonstrate the ability of an organization to address the vulnerabilities that threaten the health and safety of our citizens

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April 1, 2021

LWCC Announces Dividend of $94 Million

LWCC’s Board of Directors declares $94 million dividend to be distributed to approximately 20,000 Louisiana businesses, putting funds back into the state’s economy.

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April 1, 2021

2021 Q1 Law Review

A summary of cases that involve issues that arose under the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act and were decided by the Courts during the first quarter of 2021. This summary was prepared for your review by an LWCC in-house attorney and is not intended to be legal advice.

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March 30, 2021

Elevating Louisiana's Economy

Following one of the most unprecedented years of modern times, the LWCC board of directors has announced the distribution of a $94 million dividend to approximately 20,000 Louisiana-owned businesses.

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January 25, 2021

LWCC Recognized at the 2020 AASCIF Communications Awards

Recently, LWCC’s communications efforts were honored by the American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF).

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January 12, 2021

Recharge Room Provides Respite for Frontline Workers

Support from the LWCC Foundation’s Louisiana Well Again: COVID-19 Response Program, allowed the hospital to create a unique place of respite for hospital employees

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December 16, 2020

2020: Our Year in Review

At LWCC, we began the year aiming to instill pride, in our company and our state. While we were not immune to the challenges, as we reflect back on the year, we have so much to be proud of.

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December 9, 2020

The Louisiana Loyal Service Project

LWCC’s Louisiana Loyal Service Project brings team members together in a collective service project to elevate both our region and state.

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December 1, 2020

LWCC Foundation Grants Provide Thanksgiving Meals for Frontline Workers

With the help of grant money from the LWCC Foundation’s Louisiana Well Again: COVID-19 Response Program, the hospital worked with Sysco to provide turkeys for the entire hospital staff.

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November 5, 2020

iPads at Baton Rouge General Help Patients Connect with Family

With the help of grant money from the LWCC Foundation’s Louisiana Well Again: COVID-19 Response Program and other community donors, Baton Rouge General was able to respond to the needs of the hospital during the height of the pandemic.

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October 5, 2020

Meet Our Founding Father: Governor Foster

Our entire LWCC family, including our Board of Directors, management, and employees, owe a debt of gratitude and offer thanks and appreciation to Governor Murphy J. “Mike” Foster, Jr. for his steadfast commitment and many years of support and service.

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September 15, 2020

LWCC Named Best Place to Work in 2020

For the third time, LWCC has been recognized by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report and Greater Baton Rouge Society of Human Resource Management as one of the top 50 Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge in 2020.

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September 14, 2020

Introducing Champions of Louisiana

We’re thrilled to introduce Champions of Louisiana, a celebration of the people, businesses, and organizations equally committed to bettering our beloved state. We’ll be sharing stories of our Champions on a monthly basis.

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September 9, 2020

Answering Our Community's Call

Several of our agent partners and their policyholders were greatly impacted by Hurricane Laura. LWCC is pleased to be able to support the Lake Charles community in a variety of ways.

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August 12, 2020

Union General Uses LWCC Foundation Grant to Purchase Ventilators for Critical COVID-19 Patients

The timing could not have been better for Union General Hospital when it learned earlier this summer that it was one of 24 hospitals to receive a LWCC Foundation grant in support of COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers.

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July 20, 2020

LWCC Announces 2019 Safest 70 Award Winners

LWCC is pleased to announce the 2019 Safest 70 Award recipients, an award program to honor Policyholders who share LWCC’s commitment to workplace safety and employee health and wellness.

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July 16, 2020

LWCC Recognized as a Ward's 50 Top Performing Company

This year, Ward recognized LWCC for outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency, and performance over a five-year period (2015-2019).

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June 24, 2020

LWCC Foundation Awards Grants to Support Frontline Healthcare Workers

The grants make up the second phase of the foundation’s Louisiana Well Again: COVID-19 Response Package, a $1.1 million, three-phase grants and gifts package dedicated to helping Louisiana respond to and recover from the pandemic.

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June 4, 2020

COVID-19 Telemedicine Update for Medical Providers

LWCC fully supports the use of telemedicine services and will approve telemedicine visits for injured workers with their treating physicians. These visits will still require approval via the LWC-1010 form.

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May 8, 2020

LWCC Celebrates Employees

The meeting gave us an opportunity to come together, reflect on past success, and usher in a new era for LWCC.

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April 30, 2020

LWCC Announces the Launch of the LWCC Foundation

LWCC announces the formation of a private foundation to continue furthering its vision—to be a catalyst for elevating Louisiana.

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April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Update for Medical Providers

In these unprecedented times, we want you to know that we are open for business and our team is fully staffed to handle medical treatment requests per UR guidelines and process bills for payment.

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March 24, 2020

LWCC Announces Dividend Distribution of $86 Million

LWCC’s Board of Directors has announced a $86 million dividend to be distributed to policyholders and directly back into the state’s economy.

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February 3, 2020

LWCC's Safe Schools Initiative

Ensuring that schools are safe provides an encouraging environment that helps establish a path for future growth and opportunity, not only for students, but the entire state.

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November 19, 2019

LWCC and LBF Raise Over $38,000 for Kids’ Chance

LWCC's 16th Annual Kid's Chance Invitation Golf Tournament has raised over $38,000 for the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kid's Chance Scholarship Program.

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August 19, 2019

LWCC Board of Directors Announces $136 Million Mid-Year Dividend to be Distributed in October

LWCC’s Board of Directors has declared a $136 million mid-year dividend to be distributed to approximately 20,000 businesses throughout Louisiana.

NEWS
August 7, 2019

LWCC Named to 2019 Ward’s 50® Top-Performing Insurance Companies

LWCC has been named to the 2019 Ward’s 50 group of top-performing property-casualty insurance companies by Aon plc.

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July 18, 2019

LWCC Announces New Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer, Seth Irby and Promotion of Gary Sanders to Vice President

LWCC announces the hiring of Seth Irby as Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer as well as the promotion of Gary Sanders to Vice President.

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April 9, 2019

LWCC Board of Directors Declares $51 Million Dividend

LWCC’s Board of Directors has declared a $51 million dividend for 2018 that will be distributed to over 20,000 policyholders in mid-April.

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March 19, 2019

LWCC Welcomes David White as Vice President, Chief Internal Auditor

LWCC is pleased to announce the hiring of David White as Vice President, Chief Internal Auditor.

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October 30, 2018

LWCC Kids’ Chance Invitational Golf Tournament Raises Over $40,000

The fifteenth annual LWCC Kids’ Chance invitational golf tournament raised over $40,000 for the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program.

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October 2, 2018

LWCC Named as One of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge

LWCC was recently named as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report and the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM.

NEWS
September 4, 2018

LWCC Named to 2018 Ward’s 50® Top-Performing Insurance Companies

LWCC has been named to the 2018 Ward’s 50 group of top-performing property-casualty insurance companies by Aon plc.

NEWS
May 23, 2018

LWCC Announces 2017 Policyholder Dividend

LWCC announces that its board of directors has declared a 2017 dividend of $81 million to its policyholders.

NEWS
March 9, 2018

LWCC Announces New Board Member

LWCC recently welcomed Robin “Rob” Liles as the newest member to its board of directors.

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November 6, 2017

LWCC Kids’ Chance Invitational Golf Tournament Raises Over $35,000

The fourteenth annual LWCC Kids’ Chance invitational golf tournament raised over $35,000 for the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program.

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October 24, 2017

LWCC Welcomes Kappie Mumphrey as Chief Information Officer

LWCC announced the hiring of Kappie Mumphrey as its Chief Information Officer (CIO).

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August 10, 2017

LWCC Promotes Brent Toups to Vice President

LWCC announced the promotion of Brent Toups as Vice President of Policyholder Services and Agency Relations.

NEWS
July 11, 2017

LWCC Board Declares Policyholder Dividend

LWCC’s Board of Directors recently declared a 2016 dividend of $90.6 million, distributed to over 20,000 policyholders.

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April 11, 2017

LWCC Announces New Board Member

LWCC recently welcomed Thomas K. “Tommy” Huval, CIC as the newest member to its board of directors.

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February 14, 2017

LWCC Selects Insurity’s Insurance Decisions Suite for Legacy System Replacement

LWCC looks to improve customer satisfaction and speed to market with Insurance Decision Suite

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November 14, 2016

LWCC Kids’ Chance Invitational Golf Tournament Raises Over $39,000

The thirteenth annual LWCC Kids’ Chance invitational golf tournament raised over $39,000 for the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program.

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October 24, 2016

LWCC Announces Executive Leadership Changes

LWCC has announced changes to its executive leadership team with the naming of two new members.

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June 21, 2016

LWCC’s “A” Rating Reaffirmed by A.M. Best

A.M. Best reaffirms the financial strength rating of "A" for LWCC, marking the 14th consecutive year of this recognition.

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December 14, 2015

LWCC Kids’ Chance Invitational Golf Tournament Raises $31,000

The twelfth annual LWCC Kids’ Chance invitational golf tournament raised $31,000 for the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program.

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October 27, 2015

2015 Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship Recipient Named

LWCC announces recipient of the 2015 Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship.

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July 15, 2015

LWCC Named to 2015 Ward’s 50® Top-Performing Insurance Companies

LWCC has been named to the 2015 Ward’s 50 group of top-performing insurance companies.

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February 10, 2015

LWCC Announces New Board Member

LWCC recently welcomed Patrick Mockler as the newest member to its board of directors.

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December 18, 2014

LWCC Offers Cold Weather Safety Tips

As Louisiana approaches the midpoint of the winter season, LWCC is reminding everyone to be properly prepared for cold weather conditions.

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October 21, 2014

Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation Regretfully Reports Death of Chairman Emeritus, Aubrey T. Temple, Jr.

LWCC announces the passing of founding board member, Aubrey T. Temple, Jr.

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March 19, 2014

LWCC Board Declares Record Policyholder Dividend

LWCC's Board of Directors has declared a $69.1 million dividend, bringing the cumulative total dividend over the past 11 years to more than $300 million.

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January 31, 2014

LWCC Board of Directors Elects Officers

LWCC's Board of Directors has elected its offers for 2014.

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November 5, 2013

LWCC-Kids’ Chance Tournament raises more than $35,000

The annual LWCC-Kids' Chance Invitational Golf Tournament raised more than $35,000 this year for the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids' Chance Scholarship Fund.

NEWS
July 18, 2013

Make Safety Part of Hurricane Planning, Recovery

Hurricane preparedness checklists often include supplies such as bottled water, batteries, and first aid kits. Should your plans include mitigation projects, such as trimming trees and limbs, installing storm shutters, or other tasks that involve physical labor, Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation strongly encourages residents to add safe work practices to their hurricane checklist.

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February 27, 2013

LWCC Board Declares Largest-Ever Policyholder Dividend

LWCC's Board of Directors has declared a 2012 dividend of $48.7 million, the company's largest dividend ever.

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January 1, 2013

ATV Safety Paramount at Work, Beyond

Because ATVs are popular for work and recreation, the need for safe operations and handling has become more necessary.

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February 27, 2012

LWCC Board Declares 9th Consecutive Dividend

LWCC announces $23.5 million dividend for 2011, bringing the cumulative dividend paid over the past nine years to nearly $183 million.

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December 5, 2011

LWCC Delivers with Mobile Safety Training Center

LWCC introduces another way to deliver free, dynamic safety training for policyholders.

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November 30, 2011

Tips for Hiring Seasonal Workers

The holiday season brings the need for extra help. As employers look to hire seasonal workers, we over three tips to consider.

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December 21, 2010

LWCC Board Declares Policyholder Dividend of $22.5 Million

LWCC declares a $22.5 million dividend for 2010, bringing the cumulative total dividend paid to policyholders over the past eight years to over $159 million.

NEWS
November 4, 2010

2010 Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship Recipient Named

LWCC announces recipient of the 2010 Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship.

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October 6, 2010

LWCC-Kids’ Chance Invitational Golf Tournament Raises Record $39,100

LWCC-Kid's Chance Invitational Golf Tournament, benefiting the Louisiana Bar Foundation's Kid's Chance Scholarship Fund, raises a record amount.

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July 22, 2010

LWCC Again Named One of Top 50

LWCC has been named one of the 50 top performers for the ninth consecutive year.

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July 20, 2010

LWCC Promotes Two Executives

LWCC has announced the promotions of two key executives.

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July 7, 2010

LWCC Promotes Two to Director Positions

LWCC has promoted two of its longtime managers to director positions.

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May 28, 2010

LWCC Promotes Lloyd Colvin to Occupational Medicine Manager

Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation (LWCC) announces new Occupational Medicine Manager.

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May 7, 2010

LWCC’s CEO Elected to National Industry Board

Kristin W. Wall, President and CEO, has been elected to the Board of Directors of NCCI Holdings, Inc.

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April 26, 2010

Texting While Driving Poses Same Dangers as Drunken Driving

Texting while driving is considered to be equally as dangerous to driving while intoxicated, yet it is still happening in Louisiana.

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April 12, 2010

LWCC’s “A” Rating Reaffirmed by A.M. Best

LWCC receives "A" rating by A.M. Best Company for the ninth consecutive year.

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February 1, 2010

LWCC Promotes Two to Manager Positions

LWCC has promoted two of its experienced professionals to managerial positions. Brent Toups is the new Agency Relations Manager, and Karen Mouton is the Premium Audit Manager.

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January 8, 2010

Unusually Cold Weather Poses Real Threat for Louisiana Workers

Extreme low temperatures remind workers to take necessary precautions to remain safe.

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December 16, 2009

LWCC's $15 Million Dividend to Bring Cumulative Total to More Than $136 Million Over 7 Years

LWCC declares $15 million dividend for 2009, brining the cumulative total dividend paid to policyholder over the past seven years to over $136 million.

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November 6, 2009

John Hawie Named to Head LWCC Investments

John W. Hawie has been hired by Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation (LWCC) as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer. He left a position as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for Commerce Group in Webster, Mass., to take the newly created LWCC post.

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July 21, 2009

LWCC Receives Ward’s 50 Designation for Eighth Year

LWCC has been named one of the 50 top-performing property-casualty insurers in America by Ward's.

NEWS
July 1, 2009

2009 Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship Recipient Named

LWCC names recipient of the 2009 Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship.

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February 12, 2009

LWCC’s $7.5 Million Dividend to Bring Cumulative Total to More Than $121 Million

LWCC announces $7.5 million dividend to qualifying policyholders, brining cumulative total dividend paid over the past six years to more than $121 million.

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January 22, 2009

2008 Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship Recipient Named

LWCC names recipient of the 2008 Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship.

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May 22, 2006

LWCC Emphasizes Safety in the Workplace for Young Summer Hires

Summer is a peak hiring time for thousands of young workers, and LWCC is reminding employers of the importance of safety in the workplace for young hires.

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April 6, 2006

LWCC Salutes DOTD's Work Zone Safety Campaign

LWCC salutes the "Let them work, let them live" campaign sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) to promote safety in work zones on the state's roads and highways.