Bob Wilson is the CEO of WorkersCompensation.com, and author of the award winning blog, "From Bob's Cluttered Desk". Bob is an accomplished presenter for the workers' comp industry, and we are lucky to have him. We don't really believe that, but he is the boss and made us say it.
Recently all 66 recruits at the Memphis Police Training Academy - 100% of the class – filed claims for on the job injuries after undergoing a "bear crawl" exercise in temperatures approaching 100 ... Read More
Sometimes it feels as if the whole world is off its axis, and that logic, decency and common sense fell off the planet on the last turn.
I was reading my morning paper today and a couple different stories ... Read More
Honesty, it turns out, may not always be the best policy, particularly if you are a child molester who desires a job in law enforcement.
A Missouri man being interviewed for a position with that ... Read More
A pilot who was crop dusting and crashed his plane in 1953 has filed a first time claim for the injuries he received.
And I thought the wait at TSA Security was interminable.
Len Fisher was flying over the ... Read More
Businesses in America are being crushed by regulation. We spend an inordinate amount of money on compliance, modifications, reporting, and of course lawsuits related to allegedly not doing any of that ... Read More
We talk a lot about the importance of communication in this industry. We stress how critical it is when managing claims. We don't always, however, talk about what happens when communication is poor or ... Read More
You have to sometimes wonder about people who work the midnight fast food drive thru shifts. A southern California Del Taco customer found that out the hard way this week. The customer got into a dispute ... Read More
I read today that the Veterans Affairs Department is looking to reduce suicide among veterans with the increased use of technology. Specifically, they hope to “reduce the risk of suicide among veterans ... Read More
Yes, you read that right. With all the talk recently about changing the disability mindset in this country, this story, while not workers' comp related, highlights much of the mentality we deal with in ... Read More
Rousmaniere: A WCRI for our times The models for research which the Workers Compensation Research Institute has relied on since its founding have been right for its time. It now needs an additional model. That is why, in my view, ...