Workers' Compensation

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How to Achieve a Desirable Experience Modification Factor Under NCCI’s New System
Posted on 27 Sep 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. A recent Risk & Insurance webinar entitled “Big Changes Coming in Workers’ Compensation Premiums” stresses that actively reducing your “Experience Modification Factor” (“mod”) today should... Read More

Cost Containment Leads Employers’ Workers’ Comp Concerns for 2012
Posted on 22 Mar 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Cost containment is by far the number one workers' compensation insurance concern of employers for the next 12 months, a new study shows. Fifty-nine percent of employers say they are very or somewhat concerned about cost containment in 2012. Employers... Read More

Psycho-Social Challenges of Managing Employee Illness: Presenteeism, Absenteeism, and "Monday Effect" Oh My
Posted on 17 Dec 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The concept of “it’s complicated” extends beyond describing a romantic relationship; it also often applies to the relationship between an employee’s illness or injury and that person’s employment. ... Read More

The Aging Workforce: How to Manage Workers’ Comp Costs for the Silver Bunch
Posted on 31 May 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. Here’s the story of an aging workforce... Read More

California: DIR Director Christine Baker Provides Update on Progress of SB 863 Eighteen Months After Operative Date
Posted on 12 Sep 2014 by David Bryan Leonard

A report from the California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference, Sept. 10-12, 2014, Dana Point, CA By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Without pause, Christine Baker, Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations, took the... Read More

My Big Fat Annual Conference: MSP Litigation Strategies to Manage Some Very Risky Business
Posted on 10 Jan 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., the Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. MY BIG FAT ANNUAL CONFERENCE Although... Read More

Temporary Workers and Their Unique Risks
Posted on 9 Oct 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

Shining a risk manager’s analytical light on an evolving shadow industry Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and... Read More

2012 RIMS Annual Conference April 15-18: Why Workers’ Comp Defense Attorneys Should Attend the Lollapalooza of the Risk Management Industry
Posted on 24 Mar 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The 2012 RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition April 15-18 in Philadelphia is the lollapalooza of the risk management industry, what with its high energy, dynamic speakers, 120+ sessions, 10,000 attendees from 50 different countries, 400 exhibitors... Read More

Increase in Distracted Drivers Has Serious Ramifications for Fleet Risk Managers
Posted on 25 Mar 2013 by Rebecca A. Shafer

By Rebecca Shafer, LowerWC.com Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc. Do workers compensation laws need to be revised to exclude people who cause injury to themselves and others when driving distracted? And, how do employers manage this risk? As of today, a... Read More

LexisNexis® Workers Compensation Law Community Podcast: Scott Beckman on the 2012 RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition
Posted on 23 Mar 2012 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

In this edition, Scott Beckman, Vice President of Claims for ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co. and Chair of RIMS Conference Programming Committee, highlights the sessions, events and keynote speakers, including Moneyball's Billy Beane, for the 2012 RIMS... Read More

Marsh Report on ACA and Workers’ Compensation: Helping Employers to Keep a Foothold on Snowy Roads and Black Ice
Posted on 20 Mar 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. Whatever your views happen to be about... Read More

Workplace Injuries: Identification and Prevention – Risk Management Tips
Posted on 12 Jun 2017 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Workplace Safety Goals. One of the most challenging aspects of occupational safety is goal setting. Goals that will be achievable and sustainable seem to be a mystery to many organizations. Historically in safety, setting a goal of having zero injuries... Read More

Tragedy in Paris Reminds Us that Workplace Violence Is a Serious Risk
Posted on 17 Nov 2015 by Jennifer Jordan

As the 2015 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference concluded in Las Vegas last week, there were workers in restaurants and the concert venue in Paris experiencing real time workplace violence scenarios just like those discussed... Read More