As New York forges ahead to implement this year's landmarkchanges in its new workers' compensation reform law, the state'stwo major independent agent groups are expressing some serious butconflicting concerns over issues of enforcement, trust-fundassessments and the sustainability of recent rate cuts.

The organizations at odds over what to worry about going forwardwhen it comes to workers' comp are the Independent Insurance Agentsand Brokers of New York and the Professional Insurance Agents ofNew York.

Signed into law in March by Democratic Gov. Eliot Spitzer, themeasure called for a host of reforms, including:

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