Robert Wilson is President & CEO of WorkersCompensation.com, and "From Bob's Cluttered Desk" comes his (often incoherent) thoughts, ramblings, observations and rants - often on workers' comp or employment issues, but occasionally not.
Bob has a couple unique personality characteristics. He firmly believes that everyone has the right to his (Bob's) opinion, and while he may not always be right, he is never in doubt. Enter at your own risk, and like all of our blog areas, we encourage you to read the disclaimer at the bottom of the page.
We're not responsible for this guy.....
Bob is an accomplished speaker for the workers' compensation industry. He is available for conferences, corporate events, children's birthday parties and Bar Mitzvahs. You may access his Speakers Brief here.
This is quite possibly the first ever, multi-media, interactive thought induction blog post - not just for the industry, but anywhere. In order for you to experience my thoughts as I describe them below, we ... Read More
Last week I wrote an article on breaking the cycle of entitlement, and helping injured workers understand that healing and returning to work, whenever possible, was the best thing for their interests.
The ... Read More
How do we get better? It is a question that can and should be asked at many levels in workers' comp. How do we efficiently manage our workload? How do we improve care for the injured? And perhaps most ... Read More
I just completed a CompTalk Radio interview with Sidney Degan, a New Orleans attorney involved with putting together the June seminar of the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN). The ... Read More
This is a tale of a work related incident gone awry. It may be illegal work, but an on the job injury is an on the job injury. Who am I to judge?
I only had to read the following opening line and my mind ... Read More
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