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Settlement Discussions Initiated in Conn. Federal Applied Underwriters ‘EquityComp’ Action
July 11, 2018
HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut federal judge has sent a dispute arising from Applied Underwriters Inc.’s “EquityComp” workers’ compensation program to a magistrate judge for settlement discussions, according to a recent order.
In a July 9 order, Judge Stefan R. Underhill of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut referred the case to Magistrate Judge William Garfinkle, following a pretrial conference in which the parties discussed the prospects for settlement.
In 2013, Aiello Home Services obtained workers’ compensation insurance through the EquityComp program provided by AUI and its affiliates, California Insurance Company (CIC), Applied Risk Services (ARS), and ...
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