To save you time, here’s a sampling of workers' compensation and insurance news from around the country, each in 400 words or less.
The 5-2 decision makes clear the correct standards for analyzing Ohio workers’ compensation claims.
More than 80 percent of consumers said an important benefit of wearable technology is its potential to make health care more convenient.
Brody Mining failed to immediately report the accident that caused the death of two miners and to preserve the accident site.
In 2013, N.J. saw nearly 6,700 admissions to state-licensed or certified substance abuse treatment programs due to prescription drug abuse.
Many claims organizations don’t take full advantage of the value of all the data they routinely generate and store every day.
The value of value in a soft market
By Joan Collier
Older and Cheaper
By Joan E. Collier
Let’s hear a cheer for old workers’ compensation claims and senior citizens.
According to research from the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), medical payments for “old...
What's the verdict on Ebola and workers' comp? We've gathered a roundup of what industry leaders are saying on this topic, as well as broader insurance issues.
David Armstrong has written a piece on Bloomberg.com that should be required reading. Not only does it recap the overarching legal strategies currently being pursued by various municipalities against manufacturers of painkillers, but it dives keep into Kentucky's battle - by far the longest and potentially most successful suit thus far.
I recently talked with a labor health and safety professional in Canada. She wanted to know if it made sense to recommend that infection control professionals defer to occupational health and safety professionals in decisions related to worker protection in the on-going response to Ebola in healthcare settings.
I know, you are as tired of reading about physician dispensing in work comp as I am writing about it. At last, there’s some very good news.