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As NCCI celebrates 100 years of ratemaking, it looks back on the changes, trends and challenges the workers’ comp industry has faced.
The court must consider whether an employer’s ability to designate where a worker parks her car plays a role in the compensability of a parking lot injury.
To improve employee health and impact the bottom line, employers should consider a multi-step approach to workplace wellness.
Those holding down two or more jobs face a substantially increased risk of workplace injury.
Significant workers’ comp legal decisions from around the country.
Workers’ compensation spending as a share of payroll remains below historic levels, according to the National Academy of Social Insurance.
Two employee injuries at the same company produce two very different outcomes.
Many corporations view risk management as a finance or legal function, but risk managers should examine the wisdom of this approach.
Procedural shortcomings render the Florida ruling finding exclusive remedy unconstitutional without real legal effect.
As more entities require access to data from patient drug monitoring programs, experts caution on the need to develop standards for patient privacy.
To gain support across multiple levels of an organization, risk managers must communicate key metrics in a language that people already understand.
Direct investigation and nurse case management stop workers’ compensation fraud most effectively.
Preventable medical errors in hospitals are now the third leading cause of death in the US, only after heart disease and cancer.
Former players accuse the league of misuse of prescription painkillers.
How the mix of necessary medical services might shift when claims remain open for years.
Following a 2010 uptick, claims frequency has declined for three straight years at an average rate of about 3 percent per year.
Breakout sessions for the Legal/Regulatory Solutions track of the 2014 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® cover temps, ethics, and exclusive remedy.
Organizations must work harder to protect injured employees from the destruction opioids can wreak.
DMEC attendees shared their experiences with integrating absence and disability management programs, as well as wellness and employee assistance offerings.
The case for standing rather than sitting in offices is compelling.