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An employer assumed it was covered for an employee’s welder’s lung claim. But iron fumes triggered the policy’s pollution exclusion, leaving the company in a tight spot.
Legislation to regulate group health pharmacy benefit managers could impact workers’ comp payers.
Pitfalls to consider when shopping for a new claims management system.
Worker files a claim for parking lot injury caused by inattention.
Workforce drug use is on the decline, but abuse of opiates and amphetamines has more than doubled.
A round-up of significant recent workers’ comp legal decisions from around the country.
New regulatory updates consider the best interests of both workers and employers.
NIOSH is focused on creating a safer workplace for nanotechnology workers worldwide.
Creative arbitration has helped make the Texas nonsubscriber option a risk management success.
Guidance for proposing speakers and topics to present at the national conference.
Programs to decrease prolonged sitting during the day could reduce workers’ comp claims.
Sedgwick ownership changes, but management and operations to remain the same.
Reserves deteriorated for the fifth straight year in 2012, said A.M. Best
Recent cases have prompted a national initiative to find solution for protecting the needs and rights of temporary workers.
Is a claim for post-traumatic stress disorder compensable?
Employer forced to pay for high blood pressure meds when worker proves secondary link to work injury.
Is exiting the building considered within the scope of employment for the sake of workers’ comp?
National workplace injury rates are on a slow but steady decline.
A round-up of key workers’ comp developments in three states.
Lack of evidence sinks injured workers’ claim of serious and willful misconduct.
Roundtable offers suggestions for strategies to combat costly obesity.