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

Obesity’s link to Diabetes in the Workplace  Puts a Heavy Burden on Employers
Teresa Long 3 years, 1 month ago

The fact that there is an obesity epidemic in the United States is evident everywhere. A movie theatre seat has grown from an average of 19 inches to 23 inches wide, revolving doors from six feet to eight feet wide,...

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How to Keep Occupational Diseases from Impacting Your Workers’ Compensation Costs
Teresa Long 3 years, 1 month ago

A recent report by the American Association of Family Practitioners notes that occupational diseases account for 860,000 illnesses and more than 60,000 deaths each year. And this runs the gamut of causes, everything from coal miners contracting black lung disease...

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How To Avoid Missing Out On Workers’ Compensation Savings
Kevin Ring 3 years, 2 months ago

As year-end approaches, many businesses turn their attention to tax planning with the goal of minimizing federal and state taxes. Few invest a similar amount of time in reviewing their Workers’ Compensation, even though significant dollars are at risk. When...

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Increase in Use of Electronics Creating “Intexticated”
Teresa Long 3 years, 2 months ago

The proliferation of personal technology, predominantly cell phones, Blackberrys, and iPods, now infiltrates work life as well as leisure time. These devices are impacting job safety, a not‐so‐good vibration being felt, literally, from coast to coast. A Boston trolley driver...

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Six Actions Employers Can Take to Control Runaway Workers’ Compensation Medical
Kevin Ring & Teresa Long 3 years, 3 months ago

Rising medical expenses are the culprits driving up Workers’ Compensation costs. While it’s true that Workers’ Comp rates are mostly flat or going down, any savings is being more than eaten up by higher medical bills. With the possible exception...

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What Insurance Agents Need To Know To Help Keep a Client’s Experience Mod Under Control
Kevin Ring 3 years, 4 months ago

By the very nature of the insurance business, agents are busy folks. So, it’s easy to understand how some “details” can be missed, like the importance of keeping a trained eye on an employer’s Workers’ Compensation Experience Modification Factor. What...

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