I recently took my son and members of his cross-country team on a running and history trip. The boys ran two 5K races, one in Virginia and the other in Pennsylvania. They had a good time running, and we ... Read More
Every single day, during the waning summer in the upper Midwest, we are surrounded by construction. This week, we report to you on some of the construction-related legislation and regulations ... Read More
Work comp and auto payers in many southeastern states have seen a sharp rise in facility costs over the last five years.
While ineffective fee schedules are partially to blame, the real driver may well be ... Read More
At the 2019 SAWCA Annual Convention, Mark Walls from Safety National moderated a panel discussion featuring large employers who all retain risk on their workers’ compensation programs.
The panel featured:
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Hiring and retaining good employees is a challenge for most employers, especially given the historically low unemployment rates. The hiring process is time consuming and resource intensive; and this is ... Read More
A major mistake made by employers in handling workers’ compensation claims is the failure of the employer to build and maintain rapport with the injured employee. Wikipedia defines rapport as ... Read More
I have previously written regarding board certification. See The Old Gray Mare She Ain't What She Used to Be. Back then, in 2012, there were 207 Florida Lawyers Board Certified in workers' ... Read More
A couple of years ago a potential client called me with a major injury case. It was in central Illinois and you don’t want a Chicago attorney for a downstate case, so I referred him to a great ... Read More
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