After much discussion, and by a razor thin margin, the WTC STAC Committee voted 8-7 at their meeting today (3/28/12) to exclude prostate cancer from the list of 9/11 related illnesses they will ... Read More
For nearly 30 years attorneys have had to try to estimate the future benefit to a workers' compensation carrier of the cost of future medical bills that the workers' compensation carrier would no longer be ... Read More
A former MBTA driver (Massachusetts) is looking at a fall trial on charges that she staged an armed robbery, lied about it to police, and then claimed more than $7,000 in workers compensation funds, ... Read More
The number one distinction between the excellent workers compensation adjuster and the average adjuster is the ability to distinguish when the claim should be settled. The lazy or indifferent adjuster will ... Read More
Workers' Compensation Benefits Can Be Taxable
If the total amount of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and WC monthly payments exceeds 80% of the claimant's (monthly) Average Current ... Read More
The Turkish Union of Road, Construction and Building Workers (YOL-IS) recently came out and blamed subcontracting and the anti-union climate in the Turkish construction industry as the main reason ... Read More
Things are changing in workers comp. Lost time has become something to be limited, a concern that did not always receive the highest priority in the past.
The reasons are clear: a less than ... Read More
COVID's Impact on Work Comp -- Moody's View Moody’s report on the impact of COVID19 on workers’ compensation says stuff I agree with, namely:
Premium dollars will drop.
Rates will drop.
Claim counts will drop.
It also ...