Pet insurance legislation changes moving forward in California

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The State Legislature has the power to put a new set of regulatory requirements into place. The pet insurance industry is growing nearly as fast as the animal companion market, itself, and it is now getting ready to face a range of new regulatory requirements in the case the legislation in front of the California State Legislature should move ahead. The new bill being considered was sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. AB 2056 would work to improve consumer protection by way of “bringing uniformity to policy language and disclosures,…

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NFL lawsuit brings controversy to California workers’ compensation laws

A California labor law that has been drawing an extreme number of former pro football player workers’ compensation claims has been targeted by a Republican member within the California State Legislature, who seeks a complete overhaul. The leading Republican member in question, Curt Hagman (R-Chino Hills), is on the Assembly Committee on Insurance, and stated that the current framework for worker’s compensation within California is “outrageous”, in that it permits former professional athletes without any real tie to the state to make long-term injury claims within it. The reason for…

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