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Australian Employer Fined $75K, Contractor Injured

One Australian employer found out how expensive it can be when workplace safety is not followed all the time.   The Bibra Lake, Australia steel fabrication business ...

How Will Attorneys (or any of us) Adapt?

I wrote last year about the effects of automation on attorneys. Attorneys Obsolete? described a trend towards automation in the legal practice and what that could portend ...

Washington State Woman Cooked Up Comp Fraud

For one Washington State woman, she ultimately got burnt when trying to get away with workers compensation fraud.   The Spanaway woman has been charged with stealing ...

Supervisor Safety Responsibility Needs To Be In Job Description

The best workers compensation claim is the claim that never happened. It is important for management to create a have a culture to prevent claims, ...

ADA Reasonable Accommodation And Workers Comp Questions Answered

We had very successful webinar recently on the New ADA Return to Work Interpretations.  There were many questions from the audience.  Find below the responses to ...

New Jersey Employer Fined, Receives 14 Safety Violations

One New Jersey employer recently felt the wrath of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).   An investigation was initiated in October ...

North Carolina Business Owner Builds Fraud Case

For one Tar Heel resident, the gig is up.   North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin recently announced the arrest of James Quinn, 52, of Hampstead; he ...

Deny Work Comp Claims From Disallowed Unemployment

Can a worker who files a claim for unemployment and loses because of a justifiable dismissal then file for workers comp? Yes. And it happens ...

Misuse Of The Term “Aggravation” Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation

SCENARIO ONE: An employee has a preexisting arthritic knee condition that his personal physician says will require imminent knee replacement. Three months later this employee ...

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced; Fraud Involved Nearly $25K

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced recently that Robert M. Fowler, 61, of York Springs, Pennsylvania, was sentenced for workers ...

Cyber Hackers are Everywhere. Are you Prepared?

At the 2015 Philly I-Day, a panel presented an engaging session designed to educate underwriters, brokers, claims adjusters and risk managers about the risks and challenges ...

Analytics: Insurance as a Hedge for Corporate Financial Performance

At the 2015 Philly I-Day, Phillip Ellis, Chief Executive Officer, Global Solutions Consulting at Willis Group and James Coyle from Willis Group presented on how to ...

Philly I-Day Executive Panel

The opening session at Philly I-Day featured an Executive Panel discussing a wide variety of insurance industry concerns. The panel consisted of: Dr. Robert Hartwig, CPCU, ...

ADA Questions on Temporary and Permanent Restrictions

We had very successful webinar recently on the New ADA Return to Work Interpretations.  There were many questions from the audience.  Find below the responses ...

Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pass

On April 2, 2015, Alabama Republican State Senators Del Marsh and Cam Ward submitted Senate Bill 330, which proposes drastic reforms to The Alabama Workers’ ...

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