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Does Workers' Compensation need a new "Grand Bargain"?

In a recent blog post, Robert Wilson (WorkersCompensation.com) concluded that workers’ compensation needs a new “grand bargain”.  He supports this conclusion by arguing that the exclusive remedy that is the main underpinning of the workers’ compensation system is under attack.  759 more words

State Fund Announces Work Comp Rate Increase for 4/1/15 - Some employers up to 17.5%

The State Compensation Insurance Fund in California is boosting its workers’ comp rates effective April 1st and it says insured employers will be paying based upon the overall average some 9% more under the modifications. 146 more words

Workers Compensation

Disputing Impairment Ratings

Traditionally, a claimant could dispute their impairment rating by completing a DWC-32 form requesting a designated doctor for maximum medical improvement (MMI) and/or impairment rating (IR). 243 more words

Workers Compensation

4 Ways to Ease the Strain of Employee Injuries in the Health Care Industry.

Workers’ Compensation claims in the health care industry can get costly.  Due to the high physical demands put on the health care professionals by clients – musculoskeletal disorders, or MSD’s, are the leading cause of claims, especially in the home health care and nursing home sectors. 303 more words

General Insurance

Top 5 Workers’ Compensation Injury Types

Data recently collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Academy of Social Insurance shows that 65% of workers’ compensation costs can be traced to five common workplace injury types. 215 more words

Workers Compensation

The Bureau of Workers' Comp. just named you a manufacturer. You won't believe what happens next...

Hopefully my click-bait title has you interested! Dealing with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) isn’t always fun, but it is important. I’ve helped clients wade through BWC issues and getting it right at the start can save lots of money and headaches. 1,261 more words

Labor And Employment

The Importance of Workers Compensation Insurance

Workers compensation is a no-fault system of benefits provided by States to most workers who have    job-related injuries. One question we often get asked is, what is an employee? 381 more words

Commercial Insurance