Workers' Compensation

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Iowa: Third-Party Administrators Immune from Bad Faith Claims
Posted on 30 May 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

A common law cause of action for bad-faith failure to pay workers’ compensation benefits may not be pursued against a third-party administrator of a workers’ compensation insurer, held the Supreme Court of Iowa, in a divided (5-2) decision... Read More

7 Things Employers Should Do to Avoid a ProPublica Report
Posted on 9 May 2015 by Rebecca A. Shafer

I am reading the ProPublica Report with great interest because there are so many things I agree with. After reading all the press brouhaha over this report however, I still regard the high cost of workers compensation (for those companies which do have... Read More

Choosing an Effective Third Party Administrator - Do Your Homework!
Posted on 22 Jul 2014 by Teresa McLoughlin Rice

A seasoned adjuster could be just as good as, or better, than “predictive analytics” In an effort to streamline costs and promote efficiencies, more and more companies are turning to Third Party Administrators (TPAs) to handle insurance... Read More

Following up on the Year’s Top Workers’ Comp Issues: Back to the Future
Posted on 16 Oct 2017 by Karen C. Yotis

By Karen C. Yotis, Feature Resident Columnist, LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter Before the blogs and newswires start posting their usual “boy, wasn’t that something” year-in-review stuff, I thought it would be an... Read More

Federal: Sixth Circuit RICO Suit Related to Workplace Injury Claims Dismissed
Posted on 27 Sep 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Reversing a decision entered last year by a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, a divided en banc panel (11 to 5) of the Court has dismissed a suit alleging that a third-party claims administrator’s collusion with Coca-Cola... Read More

Alternative Service Concepts Names Teresa Long as Director of Regional Operations for Southeast Region
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by

Nashville, TN (CompNewsNetwork) - Alternative Service Concepts (ASC), a full-service, workers’ compensation and property & casualty third party claims administrator (TPA), today announced the hiring of Ms. Teresa Long as Director of Regional... Read More