Rebecca Shafer is an attorney and expert in workers compensation cost containment. Since 1991 she has utilized her expertise in working with employers to target savings opportunities and reduce their workers compensation costs. Her clients have included airlines, healthcare, printing/publishing, pharmaceuticals, retail, hospitality, and manufacturing. Her greatest strength is helping clients properly assess their problems and move from assessment to implementation. Her work with insurance brokers and position as litigation manager for a Fortune 500 company have given her a broad perspective on how to manage workers compensation within an organization. She is an accomplished writer, speaker, and publisher. She serves on the Executive Committee of LexisNexis Workers Compensation Law Community. She is the author of Workers Compensation Management Program: Reduce Costs 20% to 50%. She can be reached at RShafer@ReduceYourWorkersComp.com
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