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Are your claims handlers collaborative, well-informed, and not over-worked? This National Comp 2020 presenter has five culprits that lead to unnecessary losses when dealing with workers’ comp legal claims.
Treatment delays and other effects of health care reform implementation blind-side a deal between a regional employer and a health care system.
The legislators who voted against the 2013 Oklahoma workers’ comp reforms have now filed a lawsuit with the state supreme court. This kind of action is hurting injured workers and driving jobs away.
Texas and Oklahoma represent models of successful alternatives to the national workers’ comp system. It’s time for employers in other states to organize and follow suit.
For Stephen V. Festa, metrics matter for better claims management.
A snowmobile accident leaves an Alaskan pipeline project manager with life-altering injuries.
Since 1990, workers’ comp losses retained through large deductibles have grown quickly.
States are increasing regulation to limit physician distributed prescriptions.
A look at the latest decisions impacting the industry.
Understanding the culture of your foreign-born workers will greatly improve your safety efforts.
There’s no way that a man of the cloth would lie about an injury, right?
A dream risk management team for a national retailer is not as prepared for the impact of the Affordable Care Act as they thought.
Workers’ comp needs a more focused approach to mental health issues.
A once fit, hardworking man in his sixties gets hurt and his case goes into an unexpected tailspin. Will Ben ever return to work?
A 49-year-old chemist working in Frankfurt, Germany, was left paralyzed after an accident.
Nurses work under conditions that threaten their safety and well-being.
More times than not, keeping things simple gives the best outcome.
A mystery illness plagues an office building. But the results are even more disturbing.
An already fragile bank teller is knocked down and cannot get back up, thanks to her appetite for prescription painkillers.
An injured EMT starts down a dangerous path of addiction to narcotic painkillers.
A young baggage handler’s injury claim is crushing – literally.