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.
A case before the Montana Supreme Court will determine the legality of a 2009 law designed to force a religious sect to purchase workers' compensation insurance. The group, known as the Hutterites, are ... Read More
So what happens when a woman cannot work because a co-worker is allergic to her paprika sniffing Service Dog? Well, for starters, the employer gets sued.
The city of Indianapolis is being sued by an ... Read More
Seems a bit hard to believe, but in Virginia if a worker suffers a brain injury that prevents them from remembering the accident, it is not a compensable injury under workers' compensation. Even after ... Read More
It was another Claims Management session at RIMS 2012 last week in Philadelphia, and the three presenters were reviewing their top ten ways you can screw up your claim. The session, aptly titled “The ... Read More
An Australian woman who was injured having sex in her motel room while on a business trip has been awarded benefits for the injury. The unnamed woman was apparently injured when a light fixture fell off the ... Read More
It pains me a bit to write this. There are many things I like about Philadelphia. I cherish its history, as well as its culinary contributions to the realm of the sandwich; namely the Cheese Steak and the ... Read More
I heard a very interesting thing at RIMS 2012 this week. In a session entitled "Claims Triage: Identifying and Settling Big-Ticket Claims", the panelists were sharing ideas on how to close "old dog" claims, ... Read More
The annual RIMS Conference, which opens in Philadelphia this Sunday, seeks to expand awareness of risk management beyond the accepted realm of the risk professional, to help employers and the industry, in ... Read More
First, I must warn you this post links to an article that contains offensive language. Second, I will defend my decision to write about this because, well, it's what I do, and it beats real work. ... Read More
The Lindh Apportionment Decision The California Court of Appeal, 1st District has now issued an opinion certified for publication in an important apportionment case, City of Petaluma V. WCAB (Aaron Lindh) (see text of the decision ...