To save you time, here’s a sampling of workers' compensation and insurance news from around the country, each in 400 words or less.
Critic says recent court decisions, along with a system that is no longer predictable, will increase the cost of workers’ compensation.
However, net written premiums of $3.101 billion increased 1%, primarily driven by continued improvement in renewal rate.
Checking on employees by phone is not a catch-all foolproof method of ensuring their wellbeing.
Plaintiff Arland Bruce, who briefly played in the NFL, was a wide receiver for the B.C. Lions and the Montreal Alouettes.
EPIC purchases Jenkins Insurance Services
By Joan Collier
Clueless in Missouri
Joan E. Collier
There are some things that you just think everybody “gets.” Like “smoking is bad for you,” “warm cookies and cold milk are good for you,” and “we...
Promoting change is hard. I feel like it’s particularly difficult in the sphere of workers’ compensation. Between physicians, injured workers, payers, employers, and attorneys, there are multiple competing interests at stake, and policy makers are hesitant to change the existing laws and risk inviting backlash from the groups that don’t feel like they’re benefiting from the change.
Any time you have to mention urine in a blog post you know it’s going to be a tough one. There’s a kerfuffle in the world of urine drug testing, one of the more litigious and contentious industries I’ve ever encountered.