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Construction workers tend to distrust technology, but acceptance is growing of new tools with demonstrable safety benefits.
Kevin Farthing, a 2018 Risk All Star, solved his staff’s high rate of musculoskeletal injuries, saving more than $500K in annual workers’ comp costs.
For a staffing company with claims out of control, Kathleen Peck tore the program down and built it back up to achieve success, which earned her a 2018 Risk All Star designation.
Connecting injured workers with claims and case professionals of similar backgrounds can alleviate misunderstandings that delay recovery.
One Department of Public Works worker found that he could not file a negligence claim against his employer after already receiving workers’ compensation.
The steady creep of air tainted with dangerous particulate matter could make it far more challenging for employers in wildfire regions to protect outdoor workers from illness or injury.
Court must decide whether worker’s pain flare-up is related to a four-year-old work injury or a pre-existing condition.
A new report exploring trends in workers’ comp claims denied has the potential to upend our approach to claims.
To improve the odds of injured workers recovering from injuries without opioids, employers have tools and strategies at their disposal.
As workers’ compensation technology continues to grow, nurse case managers find the right devices to foster independence and cut costs.
All the elements are in place for opioid settlements to run into the multiples of millions.
Employers look to the DMEC conference to share real-world problems and solutions with their peers in the trenches.
Hospital-system mergers reduce competition, elevating the importance of cost-containment measures for workers’ comp payers.
It’s not news that the opioid epidemic continues to spread. But nurses know how to intervene and stop addiction.
Although he only played two games in California, this football player claimed the state had jurisdiction over his injury claim. The court had to decide.
The number of gig economy workers is growing in the U.S. But their classification as contractors leaves many without workers’ comp, unemployment protection or other benefits.
After a life-changing injury, emotional barriers can hinder a person’s ability to re-enter the workforce. Focus on psychosocial factors is vital.
Mega-loss claims and medical marijuana are workers’ comp challenges that are here to stay. See our map of the top current exposures plotted by frequency and impact.
When a city employee faints after using an e-cigarette during his break, his employer refuses to cover the incident under workers’ comp.
Some suggest hallucinogenic drugs can cure depression plaguing injured workers.