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Work Comp Adjuster Best Practice: Trust But Verify

This was the slogan of an old associate I had way back in the day.  I have mentioned it here in this blog many times, ...

Florida Employer Cited for Half-Dozen Safety Violations

One employer in the Sunshine State is not feeling too sunny after a recent finding from OSHA.   Jasper Contractors was cited by the U.S. Department of ...

Now We Know Where Florida's Padgett will next be Decided

There has been a fair amount of attention to the Florida Eleventh Circuit case which is shorthand referenced as  "Padgett," which is Florida Workers Advocates v. ...

Florida Collects a Great Deal of Child Support

Another illustration of the cost-effectiveness of the Florida OJCC is the volume of child support arrearages collected through the Judges' efforts. The Judges of Compensation Claims ...

Five Ways Employers Reduce Attorney Fees and Legal Costs in Workers Compensation Cases

Workers’ comp legal defense expenses are increasing at an alarming rate. For instance, California Workers Compensation – Aon Advisory Bulletin from a study by WCIRB ...

Singapore Sees Overall Uptick in Workplace Injuries, Fatalities

While the goal in Singapore is to reduce workplace injuries and deaths, the goal is far from being achieved.   According to a recent report, workplace injuries ...

Impact of Obesity on Workers’ Compensation

The growing waist line of America is not only having an impact on our health, but on workers’ compensation programs.  This impact can increase the ...

British Employee Injured, Employer Suffers Fines

Injuries to a British roadworker, who suffered minor burns when a road marking vehicle caught fire and exploded in Bristol, has led to fines for ...

New Jersey Employer Fined for Safety and Health Hazards

Not keeping workers safe on the job has resulted in fines for one New Jersey-based business.   Custom-order cabinetry company Choice Cabinetry LLC exposed employees to safety ...

How Would An Ebola Pandemic Affect Work Comp?

What does 1918 have to do with Ebola and work comp in 2014? Unfortunately a great deal. In 1918, the final year of World War ...

Nova Scotia WBC Unveils 2015 Rates

Officials in Nova Scotia unveiled some good news recently regarding workers compensation rates in the Canadian province.   Demonstrating leadership in workplace safety and return to work ...

Consequences of Failing to Report & Respond to Work Injuries

Over the years, state and federal governments have enacted a number of safety regulations in workers’ compensation programs to provide for a safe working environment.  ...

OSHA Dialogue on Hazardous Work Chemical Exposures

Workplace exposure to hazardous chemicals is something no employer can take for granted.   The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced it is launching ...

WC Cost Reduction Webinar Garners Unprecedented Participation

Lowering Workers’ Comp Costs – Best Practices webinar attracted over 750 industry professionals, including employers, risk managers, safety directors, brokers, consultants, or producers involved in ...

Take The Extra Step When Describing Workers Comp Injury

    Adjusters are very particular on wording, especially when it describes an injury or event.  Below I am going to use some real-world examples of injury ...

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