MO: Life-Time Benefits Awarded for Alcoholic Ironworker

A recent Missouri case awarded life-time benefits of nearly $34,000 a year because claimant drank too much, based on a unanimous Commission decision. The case is Harris v. Rebar , released on Nov. 5, 2010. Claimant, 51, settled his repetitive trauma back claim against the employer for 46% BAW, and then...

Workplace Wellness Programs Return on Investment and Implementation Tips

By Rebecca A. Shafer, J.D., President, Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc. Michael Stack, Editor and Director of Operations, Amaxx LLC. Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D., LexisNexis Legal & Professional Operations, LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Law Community Of the many workers’ compensation cost...

Workplace Wellness Programs Return on Investment and Implementation Tips

By Rebecca A. Shafer, J.D., President, Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc. Michael Stack, Editor and Director of Operations, Amaxx LLC. Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D., LexisNexis Legal & Professional Operations, LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Law Community Of the many workers’ compensation cost...