For over 100 years it was accurate to say that the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act is a benefits law, not an employment rights law – but not for long. On May 20, 2021, the New Jersey ... Read More
On December 8, 2020 and December 11, 2020, the US House of Representatives and US Senate respectively passed HR 1375 and SB 1989, the Provide Accurate Information Directly Act (PAID Act) as ... Read More
We all like the idea of our injured workers bragging about their experience with a TPA or an insurance carrier, especially when it creates a desired outcome for all parties. It makes an organization more ... Read More
More than 50 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic pain according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 7.4 percent or 3.4 million of them say it interferes with their daily lives ... Read More
Today, there are significant challenges facing home health, which could affect the industry’s ability to meet the needs of injured employees. We must be aware of these issues and be prepared with ... Read More
Among specialty services, diagnostic imaging—such as an MRI, CT, or PET scan—is often the first critical step to assess the severity of an injury and develop a treatment plan for prompt recovery ... Read More
A recent decision out of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division entitled Ill. Ins. Guar. Fund v. Cochran, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 78452 (April 23, 2021) illuminates the ... Read More
Now that the workers’ comp industry can begin to fully analyze the impact of the pandemic and all of the ripples it has caused in the economy and workforce, we’re seeing many things we expected ... Read More
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Trends in the Workers' Compensation Industry Insurance experts and the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) predict the workers’ compensation system will remain strong and resilient despite the uncertainties ...