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Connecticut to Consider Covering PTSD Under Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Most of us are accustomed to hearing about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in connection with soldiers and sailors who have served in battle. We associate it with images of Viet Nam, and the various wars that have occurred – and are occurring – in the Persian Gulf region, and in places like Afghanistan. The reality […]

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Connecticut Has New Interim Insurance Commissioner

Days before the Connecticut state insurance department is due to hear a rate increase request from a major health insurance company, Governor M. Jodi Rell has appointed an acting insurance commissioner. According to the Insurance Journal, Governor Rell’s representatives confirmed the official appointment of Barbara C. Spear on Friday. Spear will take over the position […]

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Connecticut Asks President Obama to Reconsider Tornado Damage Aid

Connecticut doesn’t get hit by tornadoes very often, so it shouldn’t come as any surprise that most of the state’s residents don’t have wind insurance in their homeowners coverage. After all, even in places where tornadoes happen every year, protection against severe wind storms generally comes in the form of a policy rider. It should […]

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