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.
It's the kind of thing that can dampen your day; the local equivalent of hearing those frightening words, “Excuse me Mr. Wilson, 60 Minutes is in the lobby, and they have some photos they would ... Read More
A Target employee in New Jersey has been arrested for staging what is called an elaborate scheme to fake a workers' compensation claim. Victoria Colon, 28, of Union City, thought of everything. ... Read More
In 2005 the state of Missouri did something unusual. It removed Occupational Diseases from the realm of workers' compensation, opting instead to let those cases be handled in traditional civil courts. ... Read More
An American Bar Association's Winter Conference has been scheduled for March 8 – 10, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas. It is being sponsored by the Section of Labor and Employment Law (LEL) and ... Read More
Several years ago my wife and I went through a breakfast phase – a phase where she sometimes wanted a fresh doughnut with her morning coffee. It did not happen every day, but when it did, the job of ... Read More
There are three National Football League teams in the state of California, and at a glance they seem to have a terrible safety record – worst in the league. Over 3,700 NFL players have filed ... Read More
3 weeks ago I wrote about a woman in Arkansas named Lauren Eason, who had been denied a change of physician, even though her dear doctor was now dearly departed – as in dead as a doornail. It seems ... Read More
There is much discussion around the nation surrounding the topic of prescriptions and their related costs within the workers' compensation industry. Of all the issues, none has as simple and clear a ... Read More
4-1-1 on Comp: Upcoding and Workers' Compensation Upcoding is the practice of a medical provider billing a medical event on a more expensive code than the service that the provider actually gave to the patient. Upcoding can occur in four different ...