As the world grapples with the spread of COVID-19, discussion of other major workers’ compensation topics has somewhat fallen to the wayside. Once we make it through the other side of the pandemic, ... Read More
Communicable disease cases require a very fact specific analysis. The definition of a compensable injury under Kentucky workers’ compensation law excludes communicable diseases “unless the risk ... Read More
Why do workers’ compensation claims with almost identical diagnoses, claimant demographics and treatments sometimes have completely different outcomes? How does the 80/20 rule, Pareto Principle, apply ... Read More
Regardless of the workers’ compensation model (private insurance, competitive state fund, exclusive state fund), every insurer has to prepare for the unexpected. Afterall, insurance is the transfers ... Read More
As novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic cases have surged, so have the number of companies asking employees to work from home, with 46% of American businesses (Willis Tower) implementing remote-work ... Read More
On March 18, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued an Executive Order which placed into effect Emergency Administrative Rules for the Michigan Workers' Disability Compensation Agency relative to ... Read More
We have reviewed case law and the Alaska Workers’ Compensation Act for guidance on how cases of Coronavirus exposure and diagnosis will be evaluated by the Board.
Alaska Statute 23.30.395(24) ... Read More
Editors Note: This is the last of a three part installment. Part 1 is available here. Part 2 is available here.
Part Three of Three: Five methods for setting reserves
In our previous installment, we ... Read More
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