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Occupational exoskeletons present a transformational opportunity for the insurance industry to catalyze workplace safety and drive down workers’ comp costs.
New members join the advisory board of the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo, from the employer, insurance, and legal communities.
The growing trend of compound drug prescribing raises safety concerns and obscures costs.
Compensability is in question when a worker is injured while crossing the street returning to work.
Workers comp legal developments from around the country.
A federal hiring push should help make a dent in the massive backlog of workers’ comp cases awaiting review.
Key workers’ comp regulatory developments from around the country.
A new budget provision will allow Medicaid programs to collect payment for care and services from third parties such as workers’ comp.
Workers’ comp practitioners aren’t required to convert to ICD-10 codes, but that could lead to chaos.
Legislators should mandate UR to stop unnecessary treatments.
A case of mistaken identity helps out a claims adjuster during an investigation.
The Risk & Insurance website is also a self-publishing platform for select risk managers and industry experts.
Key workers’ comp legal decisions from around the country.
Federal safety authorities are working to address the sharp rise in fatalities in the communication tower industry.
Researchers estimate that workplace exposure is the source of up to 6 percent of all cancers worldwide.
Key workers’ comp news from three states.
Employer challenges claim for injury sustained during travel.
Catastrophic risk transfer is critical to a successful and sane risk management strategy for workers’ compensation.
Predictive analysis indicates workers’ comp rates should remain steady for the rest of 2014.
Speakers selected to present at the NWC will soon be notified.
Key workers’ comp decisions from around the country.