Workers' Compensation

Recent Posts

Many Work-related Disabilities Go Uncompensated: Compromising "The Great Compromise"
Posted on 18 Jun 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. Evidence that many workers’ compensation claimants have not received payments under “The Great Compromise” – the bargain that traded the right to sue employers regarding employment-related harm for the right... Read More

Workers’ Comp, Texas Style: A Highly Regulated System in a Pro-Business State
Posted on 26 Jul 2012 by Stuart D. Colburn

By Stuart D. Colburn and Albert Betts, Jr. Cotton, cattle and oil were the primary economic engines when Texas first adopted workers’ compensation. In the 100+ years since, the economy and workers’ compensation laws have changed dramatically... Read More

Illinois Workers’ Comp Reform: An Interview With Mark Walls, Assistant VP - Claims, Safety National
Posted on 14 Feb 2012 by Karen C. Yotis

In this Emerging Issues Analysis article now available on the LexisNexis Bookstore for purchase, Karen C. Yotis, Esq. examines the 2011 legislative reforms to Illinois workers’ compensation from a claims-handling perspective, as explained to her... Read More

California: Paradigm Shift?
Posted on 11 Aug 2012 by Julius Young

The workers' comp community is abuzz with rumors about the impending comprehensive comp reform bill. I've not yet seen the bill (which could still be revised before it is introduced in print in the next week or so). But based on the summary... Read More