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While all of the claims covered by Signal Mutual Indemnity Association Ltd are managed and administered by Signal Administration, Inc. with a team of claims managers and administration specialists located in Wilton, Connecticut and Long Beach, California who provide the Member employers with complete claims service support, that diverse team is supported by Legal Counsel, internally and externally.

In the sections compiled on the Signal website, the legal and claims team has provided information available to all visitors on this site. The secure sections include detailed guidance on legal and claims procedures as well as legal issues together with specific contact information for the claims managers and the Association’s General Legal Counsel.

Report a Fraud

The Signal Mutual Board of Directors is committed to following good corporate governance practices.

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Longshore Act

The Longshore and Harbour Worker's Compensation Act (LHWCA) is the statutory workers' compensation scheme.

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Fraud Prevention

Signal has continuously provided support with fraud prevention measures.

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NAWW

The National Average Weekly Wage.

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Legal Procedures

Administrative procedures that deal with Signal Mutual’s needs to supervise cases properly.

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Legal FAQs

Questions that are regularly asked of Signal's General Counsel.

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Employee Injury Exposures

Employee Injury Exposures for Maritime Employers

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Latest news

Postponement of Signal General Meeting19 October, 2020

Please be advised that the Signal General Meeting, scheduled for Feb 2021 has been postponed

HEROES Act Bulletin - Oct 5 20206 October, 2020

Earlier this year, we reached out to you in regards to the proposed amendments by the House of Representatives to the Longshore Act through the HEROES Act. Recently, a new version of this Act has been proposed, so we wanted to ensure we connected with you to provide insight into our position on this legislation.

Updated Bulletin Regarding CA Bill 115928 September, 2020

Please review this bulletin which clarifies some of the items raised in the prior bulletin we distributed on Sept 24 2020

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