Workers Comp Archive

Reducing Contractor Workers Comp Claims

Reducing Contractor Workers Comp Claims

Many contractors turn to contractor-controlled insurance programs to reduce liability.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Three Ways to Cut Workers Comp Costs

Three Ways to Cut Workers Comp Costs

Interacting more closely with your claims provider is key to easing one of your most onerous employee costs.

 
7 Steps to Building a Workers Comp Program

7 Steps to Building a Workers Comp Program

Running a well-managed workers compensation program is more critical than ever. Here’s how.

 
Workers Comp Turns 100: A Long History and an Evolving Future

Workers Comp Turns 100: A Long History and an Evolving Future

The modern U.S. workers compensation system officially turns 100 years old this year. Explore its fascinating past and uncertain future.