To save you time, here’s a sampling of workers' compensation and insurance news, each in 500 words or less.
In 2016, almost half of the 22 workplace fatalities occurred on construction sites.
Florida’s law on injuries to first responders does not cover wounds that are only psychological.
Florida is the first U.S. state to experience local transmission of Zika.
The California Workers’ Compensation Institute’s study focuses on various aspects of claims experience within eight statewide regions.
By Joan Collier
By Joan E. Collier
The 71st annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference is over. The four-day feast offered more speakers, more attendees, more presentations, more exhibitors, more sponsors, more partnerships, more volunteers and money for our service...
Insurance folks decry the difficulty inherent in operating in multiple states, each with their own rules, requirements, standards, and demands. It would be all so much easier if there was one national standard, and some would argue this would make for a “fairer” system. However.
It’s Tuesday afternoon, and as I sit in the Tampa airport waiting for my flight to Bozeman, Montana, I finally have a few minutes to briefly recap the results of our Orlando Workers’ Compensation Summit meeting held last Sunday in conjunction with the Workers’ Compensation Institute Annual Conference. As many of you know, this meeting was a follow up event connected to the Dallas “National Conversation” on workers’ comp that we started last May.
Donald Trump is likely to amplify his simple, emotional messaging about immigration. A more nuanced approach might look paralyzed.