"Using technology to facilitate return-to-work is a hot topic," said Elizabeth Smith. "I’m seeing many creative ways for the toughest cases."
Smith, an attorney with Verrill Dana, L.L.P., in Portland, ... Read More
Happy Tuesday. Here are a plethora of news items happening around the country to help you start your day.
New England Governor Bows to Surrounding Pot Pressures
As the workers’ compensation industry ... Read More
New Year Changes in Workers’ Compensation
The November 2018 elections saw a sweeping wave of change in the parties in control of governors’ mansions across the country. Additionally, many ... Read More
Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) – Immigrants, regardless of their legal status, accounted for nearly 20 percent of all fatal injuries in 2017, according to a report out by the US Bureau of ... Read More
Proposals for a cancer presumption law in Virginia and faster resolution of billing disputes in New York, along with the latest on commercial insurance rates are among the latest workers’ comp items to ... Read More
San Mateo County, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) — Edmundo Rocha, a 44-year-old former correctional officer in San Mateo County, has been convicted of workers' compensation fraud. District Attorney ... Read More
Cambridge, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Injured workers in mining and construction, as well as workers employed at small firms and in rural counties, are more likely to receive prescriptions for ... Read More
Safety works, Coingate figure stays behind bars, democratic congresswoman gets heat. Here’s your end of the week news bits.
Opioid Scripts More Prevalent in Certain Industries, Smaller Companies
The ... Read More
Beyonce, a former enforcer, and a federal challenge to a Washington state law are among the news items of note this hump day.
Latest NCCI Economic Info Raises Question about Frequency
Will workers’ ... Read More
Workers' Comp and the Creepy Advance of Technology This morning finds me in New Mexico. My 99-year-old father took a fall last week, and after a brief hospital stay, he has been placed in a nursing center for follow up care. As a result, I made last minute ...
Terry is an active researcher, speaker and commentator on workers compensation issues. Now retired, he was the Director of Corporate Planning and Development for WorkSafeBC. His responsibilities included environmental scanning, strategic planning ...