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Tower MSA Partnership with American Airlines and PRIUM Yields Legacy Claim Settlements

In a widely acclaimed presentation at the recent 2016 National Workers Compensation and Disability Conference, Jennifer Saddy, Workers’ Compensation Director for American Airlines and Mark Pew, Senior Vice ...

Missouri Worker Crushed to Death; Employer Fined

A 57-year-old Missouri maintenance worker was crushed fatally by a 4,000 pound machine part while performing maintenance inside of a sand core machine at a ...

7 Steps To Implement Advocacy Based Claims Model

The ‘advocacy-based claims model’ is the new buzz term in the workers’ compensation system. It relies on the old adage that you can catch more ...

Insurer Placed Into Conservation Order

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced recently that CastlePoint National Insurance Company (CastlePoint), the sole remaining insurance company member of the Tower Group, was placed ...

America’s Pain Points

Express Scripts’ newest report, A Nation in Pain, provides a comprehensive examination of the trends in use of prescription opiates in the U.S. America claims less ...

Pennsylvania Employer Exposed Some Workers to Asbestos

Twice in about a month, United States Steel Corp. gave seven employees tasks that exposed them to asbestos, a widely recognized hazard associated with serious ...

You Win If Your IME Doctor Shows Up At The Comp Board

Picking the correct doctor for your Independent Medical Examination (IME) can determine whether you win or lose your workers’ compensation case.  This is based on ...

Washington State Employer Sunk with Major Fine

A marine terminal operator in Seattle is facing a $448,200 fine from the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) for failing to correct serious worker ...

Broadspire CEO Danielle Lisenbey Named NYCA Claim Executive of Year And Other News Tidbits

Broadspire® CEO Danielle Lisenbey Named NYCA Claim Executive of Year ATLANTA (Dec. 1, 2016) – Danielle Lisenbey Broadspire® president and CEO, has been named Claim Executive of ...

California’s OAL Approves DWC’s Final Version of Treatment Schedule

The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) has approved the California Division of Workers Compensation’s (DWC) final version of the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS) regulations ...

The Enterprise Risk Management Plan

Collecting and prioritizing risk data is only valuable if your organization has a way to transition this knowledge into action. Many companies struggle to go ...

Illinois Employer in Hot Water Once Again

For the second time in two years, federal safety inspectors found workers risking amputations and other serious injuries as they fed parts by hand into ...

Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 3

Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1 Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability ...

Cal/OSHA Reacts to Death of Farmworker

Cal/OSHA Chief Juliann Sum recently commented on Cal/OSHA’s ongoing investigation into a July farmworker death in Bakersfield, Ca.   According to Sum, “Cal/OSHA is investigating the tragic ...

Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 2

Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1 Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability ...

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