Rebecca A. Shafer is an attorney specializing in risk management, workers’ compensation cost containment and litigation management. She is a national speaker and writer on the issues of workers compensation integration with third-party administrators and cost reduction techniques. Her legal career has included private practice handling product liability, asbestos, and other defense matters. She was in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 Corporation where she managed claims and litigation; in this role, she designed and implemented a litigation control system.
In the insurance industry, Rebecca developed and led the workers’ compensation risk management consulting practices and training facilities for both Marsh and Aon Risk Services. She assesses corporate workers’ compensation practices, designs training programs, prepares benchmark studies, and develops litigation reduction strategies; she guides clients through the implementation of the strategies she designs using an easy-to-follow methodology.
She developed and patented a unique tool called www.WorkersCompKit.com which is an online workers’ compensation tool kit. She is founder of a workers compensation cost containment resource center for employers at www.LowerWC.com. Her cost containment programs typically reduce a companies loss costs by 20-50%.
Her clients have included Wyeth, Universal Orlando, Cablevision, New York Times, Continental Airlines, Outboard Marine, News Corp, OfficeMax, Cablevision, Stryker and Knight-Ridder. She works with all industries and organizations of all sizes.
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