Peter Rousmaniere is widely known throughout the workers’ compensation industry, both for his writing and consulting experience. Based in the picture perfect New England town of Woodstock, VT, he is a regular on the conference circuit, and is deeply in tune with trends and developments within the industry. His passion is writing and presenting on issues largely related to immigration, and he maintains a blog on the subject at www.workingimmigrants.com.
Memorial Day this week marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of an individual who at age 46 suffered a fatal work-related injury. John F. Kennedy’s death by violence propagated a wave of memory ... Read More
Courts in three states have struck down at least certain parts of their workers’ compensation laws as unconstitutional. These decisions favored injured workers. A ruling by an Alabama court last week ... Read More
Does it matter who picks the doctor? The Workers' Compensation Research Institute concluded in a report released last week that for the most part an insurer or employer will incur roughly the same claims ... Read More
The City of Work Injuries is shrinking in population while the City of Non-Occ Absences expands. During the Trump Administration, these trends are sure to persist. At some time they will change the ... Read More
The workers’ comp industry became something of an opioid delivery vehicle for opioids starting in the mid 1990s. Aside from anecdotes and personal narratives of individual clinicians, little was known ... Read More
Dear assembled guests: I have happily looked forward to today, March 1, 2025, when Liberty Mutual sells to the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities its corporate quarters on Berkeley ... Read More
The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting catastrophe took place on December 14, 2012. Shortly, news reports appeared that surviving workers could not get mental health counseling benefits through ... Read More
The American economy is 27 percent digitized. It would perform better if it were more so, and there’s a good chance it can be 43 percent digitized by 2025. The property casualty insurance industry is ... Read More
The Trump administration’s crack down on immigration has arrived as swiftly as promised. On its fourth business day, the administration issued executive orders on building that wall along the Mexican ... Read More
Corona QME Charged with Fraud - Keeps License Sacramento, CA - A Corona physician pleaded not guilty to charges of felony workers’ compensation insurance fraud and perjury, and can continue to practice medicine while his case ...