Archive for September, 2017

Eight Costly Communication Mistakes Employers Make

Posted on September 5th, 2017 by admin@iwcp

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 part is the mistakes are unnecessary and can be easily avoided with knowledge, planning, and […]

Lawyers Say Workers’ Comp Retaliation Claims Are Increasing

Posted on September 25th, 2017 by admin@iwcp

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 the termination of an employee that triggers a claim; it could be any employment action […]