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 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
An Australian woman who was injured having sex in her motel room while on a business trip has been awarded benefits for the injury. The unnamed woman was apparently injured when a light fixture fell off the ... Read More
It pains me a bit to write this. There are many things I like about Philadelphia. I cherish its history, as well as its culinary contributions to the realm of the sandwich; namely the Cheese Steak and the ... Read More
I heard a very interesting thing at RIMS 2012 this week. In a session entitled "Claims Triage: Identifying and Settling Big-Ticket Claims", the panelists were sharing ideas on how to close "old dog" claims, ... Read More
The annual RIMS Conference, which opens in Philadelphia this Sunday, seeks to expand awareness of risk management beyond the accepted realm of the risk professional, to help employers and the industry, in ... Read More