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Earnings are up in P/C segments for many carriers, with high expectations for full year profits.
Patients who received early MRI experienced higher costs and longer disability periods. Adherence to guidelines could solve the problem.
Procedural shortcomings render the Florida ruling finding exclusive remedy unconstitutional without real legal effect.
Former players accuse the league of misuse of prescription painkillers.
As the deadly Ebola virus claims more lives in West Africa, experts say practicing basic hygiene is the best defense.
Refusal to confirm immigration status is not enough to prove an injured worker illegal and stop benefits.
Focusing on disability prevention, ACOEM’s new president intends to increase its influence in the occupational medicine field.
The CDC highlights trouble zones for painkiller prescriptions, but lauds states with effective drug monitoring.
Oklahoma’s opt-out system has employers intrigued, but taking a “wait and see” approach.
While payments for workers’ comp care tend to be much higher than group health, physician fee schedules still help to keep costs consistent and contained.
Several states have intensified investigations and criminal prosecutions of employers skirting the workers’ comp system.
Crisis planning and continual communication are essential to keeping employees safe.
New workers are more likely to suffer heat related illnesses, but simple tips can ensure safety this summer.
OSHA is cracking down on employers suspected of violating whistleblower protection provisions.
The space tourism industry presents substantial excitement and risk.
Violence and unrest are rampant, but risk mitigation strategies can ensure success in the region.
Conservative underwriting and a studious approach to acquisitions built a small farmers’ mutual into a regional powerhouse.
Health care reforms will change medical professional liability risks.
A softening market worries reinsurers, but they remain optimistic about growth.
Brokers may be dropping the ball on cyber coverage for smaller clients.