Rousmaniere: The Smart Phone as Curse — and Savior?
Distracted driving — driving while distracted by a smart phone or other infotainment gadget — has been a curse on drivers, their passengers, pedestrians, auto insurers, and — count us in — workers’ comp claims payers.
NCCI released a report in which it estimates that, between 2011 and 2016, the frequency of motor vehicle accident (MVA)-related workers’ comp lost time compensable claims rose by 5% when they would plausibly have declined by 17% along with ...
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