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60 Tips for Superior Claims Handling

This rapid-fire panel on the final day of the National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference offered 60 usable tips to help improve workers' compensation claims ...

Tailor Your Communications for Smoother Claims Handling

In her session at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference in Las Vegas, Patricia Hostine, U.S. Director of Disability Management, Flex-N-Gate Corp, stressed that ...

Undermining the "Grand Bargain" of Workers' Compensation: How Does This Impact Exclusive Remedy?

At the 23rd Annual National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference in Las Vegas, attorneys associated with LexisNexis presented a session on "Direct and Peripheral Attacks ...

British Employer Fined, Worker Has Ankle Crushed

A Loughborough, Great Britain employer was recently fined for safety breaches after an employee’s ankle was crushed by a woodworking machine.   The 46-year-old man, who has ...

Unraveling the Mysteries of Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance

At the 23rd Annual National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference on November 19-21, 2014, one of the sessions focused on the challenges faced in Medicare ...

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Exposed

Some of the industry’s leading carriers shared their views on the workers’ compensation market at the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference in Las Vegas ...

The Productivity Challenge: Engaging Injured, Absent & Disconnected Workers

At the 23rd Annual National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference in Las Vegas, Teresa Bartlett, M.D., SVP, Medical Quality at Sedgwick offered strategies for managing ...

Integrating Employees' Health & Well-Being to Improve the Bottom Line

The 23rd Annual National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference in Las Vegas kicked off with opening keynote L. Casey Chosewood, M.D., speaking on the serious ...

Discrimination Claims in Wellness Programs

One major component of healthcare reform under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are wellness program requirements.  The purpose of implementing these programs is to help ...

Texas Continues Crack Down on Comp Fraud

Officials in the Lone Star State continue to go after those committing workers compensation fraud.   Commissioner of Workers Compensation Ryan Brannan recently announced final disciplinary actions ...

Taking Steps to Control Stress Is One Key to Overall Health Benefits

by Heather Klaus, Health and Wellness Manager, Medcor   Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension. People feel stressed for different reasons. Stress can be placed ...

Singapore Cracks Down on Crane Operators – posted 11/07/2014

Officials in Singapore are making sure workplace safety in the construction industry is a priority.   The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) recently took action against 79 companies ...

Effective Return-To-Work: Address the Issue at the Time of Injury

Return-to-work is often an issue that claim management teams do not think about until after a workers’ compensation claim has developed and wage loss maximums ...

Fines Proposed after Wisconsin Worker’s Death

The death of a Wisconsin employee has led to proposed fines of nearly $82K for one employer.   A 55-year-old worker was found unresponsive in a restroom ...

National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference & Expo

On November 19-21, 2014, Safety National will be attending, exhibiting and speaking at the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, ...

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Rayford Taylor

Rayford H. Taylor is an “AV” rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a member of The Florida Bar and the State Bar of Georgia, and practices in the areas of administrative and governmental law, appellate practice, legislative consultation, and workers' compensation.He has practiced law in Georgia since 2002 and in Florida since 1974. Prior to entering the private practice of law, he was affiliated with The Florida Bar for more than 12 years where he served as its general counsel and legislative counsel.
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