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The employer contended the injured worker was not performing a task of benefit to her employer at the time of the injury.
Learn about Nordstrom's approach to injured worker advocacy during the 2017 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo.
It's time to start treating employee mental health as an essential aspect of physical health.
Actively addressing issues related to injured workers' sexual orientation or gender identity can help employers overcome hidden barriers to recovery.
All signs point to positive trends in the workers’ comp market, which is good news for policyholders as well as insurers.
As risks grow globally, companies must increase focus on the perils that may face their employees abroad.
Robust wellness strategies, once perceived as a nicety, should be considered a must-have.
With meaningful reform stalled and premiums rising, employers want their concerns to be heard.
The medical community is coming around to the notion that physical therapy, not surgery, might be better for non-traumatic rotator cuff tears.
The court must consider whether a fatal overdose is a direct consequence of a worker's comp injury.
Significant workers' compensation legal decisions from around the country.
An expert panel discusses claims scenarios where failures in chronic pain management play a leading role.
Providers are developing new strategies for keeping up with advances in prosthetics and finding the best options for injured workers.
With access to PDMP data, pharmacy benefit managers could be an important ally in the fight against opioid addiction.
Collaborative robots, known as cobots, are rapidly expanding in the workforce due to their versatility. But they bring with them liability concerns.
A call for reexamining claims-management philosophies and reshaping how injured workers are thought of.
Liberty Mutual appears to be the first carrier to create a workflow process for evaluating medical marijuana expense reimbursement requests.
A worker suffered a fall injury on his way out of the building. His employer argued the fall occurred outside the scope of his employment.
Manufacturing’s return will require re-evaluating insurance programs, challenging underwriters to analyze new risks.