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National Comp 2023, held in Las Vegas, kicked off with a pre-conference event conducted by the Alliance of the Women in Workers’ Comp. This year’s keynote focused on connective intelligence in the age of virtual workspaces.
Worry about court decisions when they actually mean something.
Food production that involves certain types of additives or flavorings can put employees at serious risk and create workers’ comp liabilities for employers.
A claim is found compensable, despite an employer’s insistence on rejecting the claim.
A Japanese model of health education among workers may hold promise for an alternative to traditional methods to help improve the well-being of the workforce.
Supporters say Tennessee’s proposed Employee Injury Benefit Alternative could save employers up to 50 percent on their workers’ comp costs.
A zero-tolerance policy is one of the best protections that health care employers can put in place to protect their workers.
A worker claims “every injury under the sun”.
Professional insurance fraud rings are sapping billions from the P&C insurance sector. Insurers are fighting back with sophisticated technology.
Workers’ comp professionals have long discussed the country’s changing demographics. Now is the time to act and adapt our strategies accordingly.
Sledding brings with it the joys of childhood — to everyone but public sector risk managers.
A round-up of nationwide regulatory changes affecting the workers’ compensation industry.
The court ponders whether an injury sustained during a paid lunch break is compensable.
In 2012, overexertion injuries cost businesses $15.1 billion in direct costs and accounted for more than one-quarter of the overall national burden.
A proposal to sharply reduce workers’ comp benefits for substance abusing claimants has the support of more than 65 percent of state residents.
Compensability questions around at-home injuries could be solved with proactive employer guidelines.
Workers’ comp payers are worried about poly-substance abuse cases, and the issue of who is liable if a mix of drugs proves lethal.
Indemnity claim frequency in California has continued to increase while national frequency has declined. Statistics point to Los Angeles as a trouble zone.
Significant workers’ comp legal decisions from around the country.