7 Secrets that Cost Your Client a Bundle on their Workers' Comp

Legal Corner
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ADA Employer requiring wellness program participation prevails over EEOC A federal District Court in Wisconsin has ruled against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and held that a plastic manufacturer’s policy of requiring employees to complete health risk assessments and biometric...

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Overexertion Accounts For More Than 25% Of The Top Ten Injury Costs: Liberty Mutual
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Produced annually, the Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index identifies the leading causes of the most disabling workplace injuries (resulting in six or more days of lost time) and ranks them by total Workers’ Compensation costs. The top five causes that...

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What to expect in 2018?
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In today’s fast-moving business environment and volatile political atmosphere, nothing stays the same for very long, including Workers’ Compensation. Here are 18 ongoing trends and emerging issues to watch in 2018. Comp rates continue downward trend It’s good news for...

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Delays In Reporting Claims Can Increase Costs By Over 50%: Study
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One of the overarching principles of workers’ comp cost control is early reporting and intervention. About fifteen years ago, a groundbreaking study by the Hartford Financial Services Group found that injuries reported between the 4th and 5th week following an...

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Eight Costly Communication Mistakes Employers Make
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Communication is an essential element in realizing business profitability, and managing workers’ comp costs is no exception. When communication suffers and an employee’s injuries are not properly managed, the experience mod goes up, premiums increase, and profits plummet. The sad...

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Lawyers Say Workers’ Comp Retaliation Claims Are Increasing
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According to an article in Business Insurance (September 14, 2015), injured employees are more likely to win retaliation claims because comp cases have a lower burden of proof and there is empathy for the injured worker. It is not only...

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