Sedgwick Completes Acquisition of VeriClaim

  Memphis, TN ( – Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick), announced today that it has completed its purchase of T&H Global Holdings, LLC and its...

IAIABC: Making Return to Work Easy Peasy Committee Style

The Disability Management and Return to Work Committee met yesterday at the IAIABC 100th Annual Conference in Austin, TX. As regular readers will know, this...

NC Announces New Procedure For Contempt Correspondence

Raleigh, NC ( - Effective immediately, the North Carolina Industrial Commission has created a dedicated e-mail inbox for Motions to Show Cause and related correspondence...

Thank God Someone Was Armed in the Workplace

I was at a dinner Wednesday night when I got into an animated discussion about gun control with a lawyer in our group. Someone had...

Medical Ethics and Breast Augmentation: Two is Company, Three's a Crowd

This really is a workers' compensation oriented post. Really. You just have to be patient with me while I assemble all the parts, so to...

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Rebecca Shafer

Rebecca Shafer

Rebecca Shafer is an attorney and expert in workers compensation cost containment. Since 1991 she has utilized her expertise in working with employers to target savings opportunities and reduce their workers compensation costs. Her clients have included airlines, healthcare, printing/publishing, pharmaceuticals, retail, hospitality, and manufacturing. Her greatest strength is helping clients properly assess their problems and move from assessment to implementation. Her work with insurance brokers and position as litigation manager for a Fortune 500 company have given her a broad perspective on how to manage workers compensation within an organization. She is an accomplished writer, speaker, and publisher. She serves on the Executive Committee of LexisNexis Workers Compensation Law Community. She is the author of Workers Compensation Management Program: Reduce Costs 20% to 50%. She can be reached at
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