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A New York appellate judge ruled that workers’ comp carriers with California policyholders must file any side agreements with the state insurance department.
As business travel increases, risk managers need intelligence and communication systems to keep employees safe.
A recent food truck explosion highlights need for tighter safety protocols.
Mall vacancies elevate property and general liability risks, but offer opportunities for revitalization.
Workers’ compensation rate decreases are encouraging, but may not translate into lower prices for employers right away.
Dr. Frank Tomecek is using advanced diagnostics to reduce surgery frequency.
Devising and communicating training programs in the hazardous timber industry has substantially reduced injuries.
Executives and risk managers must learn how to manage social media’s risks while harnessing its speed and efficiency.
Obesity could push up health care and workers’ comp costs, but wellness programs may dull the impact.
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.