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Exploring the rise in cumulative trauma claims, a recent CWCI study reveals the impact of tenure, industry sector, and wage scale on California’s workers’ compensation system
Eight thought leaders in the workers’ comp industry share their top issues of concerns for the coming years.
Employer’s immunity from lawsuit extends to coworker responsible for injury.
An employee who was kidnapped and assaulted sued her employer, claiming the attack did not arise out of her employment.
Independent medical review trumped treating physician’s opinion about hernia.
Injured employer’s wife seeks retroactive reimbursement for attendant care services she provided to her husband.
When a part-time employer is injured on the job, the employer must pay benefits against his full-time job as well.
Injured employee tries to make an end run around exclusive remedy doctrine because of subcontractor relationship.
Because there was no official “terrorism” certification, policy exclusions were not triggered.
A superstorm plows toward a manufacturer. Will it be a rain or wind event?
A flight attendant’s injury from a turbulent flight is the latest in a lengthy list of prior accidents.
Insurers can save by subrogating disaster claims.
Obesity’s classification as a disease raises a host of new risk management challenges.
Training programs for claims practitioners are in need of improvement.
An explosion shakes a retailer’s business continuity. What is their next move?
A 33-year-old agro-economist’s travel to Afghanistan ends in tragedy.
Freight forwarding and freight brokering arrangements create numerous risk exposures if not handled effectively.
The number of potential triggers and coverages affecting commercial claims is as massive as Sandy was.
Baby boomers are delaying retirement, which has benefits as well as risks for employers.
Something just didn’t seem right about the factory worker’s claim.
A look at the latest decisions impacting the industry.