All of us are dealing with an increase in stressors due to the enormous amount of change over the last few months. The “COVID-normal” dictates more time with immediate family members, less time ... Read More
If you are an employer, you have a positive duty to protect workers from harm. Industry-specific guidelines on how to do that in the COVID-19 environment are now published by occupational safety and ... Read More
It has now been five months since my world changed in the midst of this life-changing pandemic. On March 11, 2020, I got the call from my 84-year-old mother, who – in a most dreadful and devastated ... Read More
Leadership is not for the faint of heart; in fact, it can feel absolutely terrifying. Executive leaders regularly make decisions that affect the entire organization and have long-reaching consequences on ... Read More
Executive Summary for the Akos White Paper: Workers' Compensation - A Modern Solution for an Age-old Problem
The full paper is available here.
The idea of workers’ compensation is not a modern one, ... Read More
Ensuring employees are healthy and can meet the physical demands of their job is paramount to maintaining a productive workforce. Unforeseen events, such as a global pandemic, can create challenges and ... Read More
On July 29, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released information on Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with COVID-19. CMS indicated this is the first report in a monthly series ... Read More
A few weeks ago, a thought-provoking thread occurred on LinkedIn about frustrations felt in the workers’ compensation process. This thread stemmed around people not exercising their power to help the ... Read More
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Flesh-eating Bacteria Covered by Comp Cheyenne, WY (WorkersCompensation.com) – A Wyoming miner who contracted flesh-eating bacteria at work is entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits for the treatment of the virus he ...