Workers Comp

Obesity’s Impact on Workers Compensation

Obesity’s Impact on Workers Compensation

As waistlines expand, so will risks, requiring employers to focus on wellness initiatives.

 
The Fallacy of What

The Fallacy of What

Measuring results alone may not be enough to accurately gauge the success of a safety program.

 
How to Survive an OSHA Audit

How to Survive an OSHA Audit

An OSHA inspection doesn’t have to be a cause for panic. Here is how you can be prepared.

 
Is It a Safe Bet to Challenge OSHA?

Is It a Safe Bet to Challenge OSHA?

OSHA has a formidable reputation in the workplace, but sometimes contesting citations and fines can pay off.

 
Injuries in the Public Sector

Injuries in the Public Sector

Workplace injuries in the public sector.

 
National Trends in Workers Compensation

National Trends in Workers Compensation

Understanding how the Affordable Care Act and other national trends are influencing the workers compensation market.

 
The Effect of a Hardening Workers  Compensation Market

The Effect of a Hardening Workers Compensation Market

In the insurance world, modest year-over-year rate increases have led many to declare the soft market to be over.

 
The Implications of California’s Latest Attempt at Workers Comp Reform

The Implications of California’s Latest Attempt at Workers Comp Reform

New legislation aims to increase the state system’s efficiency, but three changes must be understood.

 
Challenging Unfavorable Arbitration Clauses

Challenging Unfavorable Arbitration Clauses

A recent New York court decision highlights how policyholders can challenge unfavorable arbitration clauses in workers comp and other insurance policies.

 
Sticks and Stones and Broken Bones

Sticks and Stones and Broken Bones

Breaking down the ongoing, acrimonious, state-by-state legislative debates over workers compensation reform.

 
Cost Containment Is the Top Workers Comp Insurance Concern

Cost Containment Is the Top Workers Comp Insurance Concern

Companies are more worried about controlling costs than anything else, and 65% believe promoting a safety-minded culture is the best solution.

 
Improving Workers Comp Starts With Improving Your Data

Improving Workers Comp Starts With Improving Your Data

Without better workers comp data, companies will continue to struggle with claims identification and processing.

 
Bizarre Workers Compensation Cases

Bizarre Workers Compensation Cases

The ten strangest workplace injuries of the past year.

 
Stemming Narcotics Fraud

Stemming Narcotics Fraud

The workers compensation industry’s challenge is to facilitate the appropriate use of prescription pain pills while preventing the misuse and waste of costly drugs.

 
Managing Dental Claims in Workers Comp

Managing Dental Claims in Workers Comp

Dental claims may be rare, but they are one of the most expensive types of workers comp claims.