Workers' compensation is an extremely complex form of social insurance. Those who specialize in workers' compensation tend to adopt jargon as a kind of shorthand to express concepts to those in the ... Read More
As I was preparing to write a blog for this website last week, I received unexpected and tragic personal news. My best friend had succumbed to complications from multiple myeloma (blood plasma cancer) after ... Read More
There has been major emphasis over the last decade in the WC industry, and indeed in healthcare in general, on hospitalizations, pharmaceutical spend, and diagnostic testing. Naturally, this has taken shape ... Read More
Arthur Larson, the late, great academic of Workers Compensation law from Duke University is probably turning over in his grave. How can a statutorily required line of line of insurance that comprises almost ... Read More
If you have been keeping up with recent developments, you no doubt have read about the fact that AIG is paying out $596 million to settle two court actions. The first involves $146 million to various states ... Read More
The following is a post from the Archives of Terry's Blog - originally published February 6, 2012
Last week I participated in a CBC series entitled, "The Silver Ceiling". The overall series concept ... Read More
Occupational safety and health inspectorates have a challenging task. The number of workplaces far exceeds the capacity of the inspectors to visit each one. Most inspectorates manage the challenge by ... 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 ...